Dallas, Texas Home Buying List

Find the best home for you in Dallas with Jean Pasvar as your agent - (214) 402-6619

All house hunters - whether they're first time buyers or experienced homeowners - want to buy their perfect home. And, it's easy to get lost in the choices with all the houses in Dallas that look like possibilities (list price, location, etc.).  11 Must-do's for the First-Time Homebuyer


To help you narrow down your "likes" list from online to the list of houses you tour, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use true to life ways to measure the homes you're viewing. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to see all at once the features of up to three houses. 

Buying a home is an exciting experience. I can give you home buying tips on choosing a home that you'll love. Call Jean Pasvar, Dallas's real estate expert, at (214) 402-6619 and I can help you make the decision that leads you to the home of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Near Work      
Near Schools      
Minutes Away From Stores / Restaurants      
Interstates Nearby      
Near Public Transportation      
Minutes Away From Hospitals      
Close to Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Playgrounds      
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 House
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Quality      
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 Areas      
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 Room      
Renovated 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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