Hanover Park House Hunting: Things to Look For

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It's a given that house hunters - whether they're first time buyers or experienced homeowners - want to buy their ideal house. And, it's very easy to become overwhelmed with all the homes in Hanover Park, Illinois that look like possibilities (neighborhood, architecture style, etc.).

To help you prioritize your "contender" list from the computer to the list of properties you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's attributes into perspective and use practical ways to measure the homes you're touring. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily judge the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a big deal. We can help you choose a home that's right for you in Hanover Park, Illinois. Call us, Hanover Park's real estate experts, at (630)540-2780 and we can help you make your way to the house of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Close to Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Near Shops / Restaurants      
Near Highways      
Near Bus Stops      
Miles Away From Doctors / Dentists      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Quality      
Multi-Car Garage      
No. of Bathrooms      
No. of Closets      
No. of Bedrooms      
Oil, Gas or Electric Heat      
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 Areas      
Separate Dining Room      
Family Room      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Eat-In Kitchen      
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric)      
Garbage Disposal      
Broken / Drafty Windows      
Storm Windows / Screens      
Washer / Dryer Outlets      
Laundry Area      
Finished Basement      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Ability to Renovate / Expand Home      

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