West Poland, Maine House Hunting Checklist

 

Find the best home for you in West Poland with Belanger Realty as your REALTOR - 207-998-4516

All home buyers - whether new to the process or experienced - want to buy their perfect house. And, it's not hard to get lost in the choices with all the houses in West Poland, Maine that might fit your needs (neighborhood, architecture style, etc.).

So, to help you prioritize your "contender" list from online to the list of places you tour, 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 characteristics into perspective and use real life ways to measure the homes you're looking at now. Keeping this list handy, you can judge the features of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a big deal. We can offer advice and show you the place that's your best fit. Call Belanger Realty, West Poland, Maine's real estate experts, at 207-998-4516 and we can help you make the decision that leads you to the house of your dreams.
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Androscoggin County Address      
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Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Minutes Away From Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Highways Nearby      
Near Public Transportation      
Miles Away From Hospitals      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Quality      
General 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      
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      
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 Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand House