West Bridgewater, Massachusetts Home Buyer: Things to Look For

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Buying a home in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts is no small task. You want to make an educated decision. Whether you're a first-time or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist identifies plenty of the critical points to note when deciding on a home. Aside from the asking price, you want to make sure that the home plus the neighborhood measures up to the needs and wants of your family.

To help you streamline your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of houses you actually see, 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 a home's features into perspective and use practical ways to measure the homes you're looking at now. With this list, you'll be able to compare the features of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.


Buying a house is a big step. We can offer advice and show you the place that's going to be your first home. Call us, West Bridgewater's real estate experts, at 5085889330 and we can help you make your way to the house of your dreams.


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Plymouth County Address . . .
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Minutes Away From Work . . .
Near Schools . . .
Close to Shopping . . .
Near Expressways . . .
Miles Away From Public Transportation . . .
Minutes Away From Hospitals . . .
Minutes Away From Place of Worship . . .
Garbage Collection . . .
Traffic Warnings . . .
Sidewalks . . .
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained . . .
Traffic Volume . . .
Playgrounds . . .
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained . . .
All Utilities Installed . . .
Neighborhood Restrictions . . .
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains . . .
Area Zoned Residential . . .
Near Industry . . .
Proposed Special Assessments . . .
Green-Friendly Neighborhood . . .
The House
Age of Home . . .
No. of Stories . . .
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding . . .
Quality of Roof . . .
Quality of Foundation . . .
General Exterior Quality . . .
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 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 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 / Enlarge House . . .

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