North Myrtle Beach Home Buyer: Things to Look For

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Buying a home in North Myrtle Beach is no small task. You want to make the right decision. Whether you're an inexperienced or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists some of the impact elements to consider when deciding on a house. Aside from cost, you want to make sure that the house and the neighborhood measure up to the needs and desires of your family.

So, to help you narrow down your "good enough" list from online to the list of properties you tour, take this 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 sound ways to measure the homes you've been picking out. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to compare and contrast the features of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is an exciting experience. We can help you choose the place that's going to be your first home. Call us, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina's real estate experts, at (843) 249-4994 and we can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Minutes Away From the Job      
Close to Schools      
Close to Shopping      
Minutes Away From Interstates      
Minutes Away From Public Transportation      
Miles Away From Physicians      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
Neighborhood Rules      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Foundation Quality      
Overall Exterior Condition      
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 Room      
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 Area      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge House