Cape Girardeau, Missouri House Hunting List

Find the best home for you in Cape Girardeau with Realty Executives of Cape County as your agent - (573) 335-8111

Most house hunters - whether they're first time buyers or experienced - want to buy their ideal house. And, it's easy to become overwhelmed with all the houses in Cape Girardeau that seem like good candidates (price, no. of bedrooms, etc.).

So, to help you prioritize your "contender" list from the computer to the list of properties you tour, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things in line and use realistic ways to measure the houses you're touring. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to compare and contrast the attributes of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a major decision. I can help you choose a home that's right for you in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Call Realty Executives of Cape County, Cape Girardeau County's real estate expert, at (573) 335-8111 and I can help you get on the right track to the house of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Minutes Away From Work      
Near Schools      
Minutes Away From Shopping      
Miles Away From Interstates      
Close to Train Stations      
Minutes Away From Doctors / Dentists      
Close to Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Rules      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year House Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Appearance      
Multi-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 Space      
Family Room      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Eat-In Kitchen      
Refrigerator      
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric)      
Garbage Disposal      
Dishwasher      
Broken / Drafty Windows      
Storm Windows / Screens      
Washer / Dryer Outlets      
Laundry Room      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand Home      

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