Los Gatos, California Home Buying: Things to Look For

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All home buyers - whether they're first time buyers or experienced - want to buy their perfect home. And, it's common to become overwhelmed with all the houses in Los Gatos, California that might fit your needs (list price, location, etc.).

To help you narrow down your "possibilities" list from online to the list of properties you tour, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's strong and weak points into perspective and use real life ways to measure the houses you've been touring. Keeping this list handy, you can compare the features of two or three houses.

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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Minutes Away From Work      
Close to Schools      
Minutes Away From Shopping      
Near Expressways      
Near Train Stations      
Near Physicians      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
HOA Restrictions      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Age of Home      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Quality      
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 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      
Converted Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge House      

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