Castro Valley Home Comparison List

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Most house hunters - whether new to the process or experienced homeowners - want to buy their perfect house. And, it's easy to get lost in the choices with all the houses in Castro Valley that seem like good candidates (list price, location, etc.).

So, to help you narrow your "likes" list from the computer to the list of houses you actually see, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Make note of the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use sensible ways to measure the houses you're seeing. Using this list, you'll easily compare the attributes of two or three houses.

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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Minutes Away From Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Near Shops      
Miles Away From Expressways      
Minutes Away From Public Transportation      
Close to Physicians      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Restrictions      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Foundation Appearance      
Overall Exterior Appearance      
Two-Car Garage      
No. of Bathrooms      
No. of Closets      
No. of Bedrooms      
Oil, Gas or Electric Heat      
Insulation      
Central Air Conditioning      
Energy-Conservation Features      
Age of Heating System      
Age of Water Heater      
Capacity of Water Heater      
Age of Electrical Wiring      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Spaces      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Room      
Family Room      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Kitchen Eating Area      
Refrigerator      
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric)      
Garbage Disposal      
Dishwasher      
Broken / Drafty Windows      
Storm Windows / Screens      
Washer / Dryer Outlets      
Laundry Area      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand House      

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