Durham, North Carolina Home Comparison List

Find the best home for you in Durham with Seagroves Realty as your agent - 919-317-1115

All home buyers - whether new to the process or experienced - want to buy their dream house. And, it's easy to lose sight of your goals with all the houses in Durham that seem like good candidates (list price, location, etc.).

So, to help you prioritize your "good enough" list from the computer to the list of places you visit, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's features into perspective and use realistic ways to measure the houses you're picking out. Filling in this list, you'll easily compare the characteristics of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is nothing to take lightly. We can offer advice and show you a home that's right for you in Durham, North Carolina. Call Seagroves Realty, Durham's real estate experts, at 919-317-1115 and we can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.
Home Buyer Checklist 1 2 3
Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Miles Away From Work      
Near Schools      
Near Stores / Restaurants      
Close to Interstates      
Near Bus Stops      
Close to Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Miles 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 Quality      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Condition      
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      
Plumbing Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Spaces      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Area      
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 Space      
Converted Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Enlarge Home      

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