Juniata County Home Buying Checklist

Find the best home for you in Mifflintown with Jack Gaughen Network Services Hower & Associates as your agent - 717-436-8200

Buying a home in Mifflintown is no small task. You want to make an educated choice. Whether you're a new or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist identifies some of the critical elements to think about when choosing a home. Aside from the asking price, you want to be confident that the home plus the neighborhood meet the needs and expectations of your family.

So, to help you prioritize your "contender" list from the computer to the list of places you visit, 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 things in line and use real life ways to measure the homes you've been viewing. By using this list, you'll easily see side-by-side the attributes of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is an exciting step. We can give you advice about choosing the place that's your best fit. Call Jack Gaughen Network Services Hower & Associates, Mifflintown's real estate experts, at 717-436-8200 and we can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams.
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Property Address   
Listing Price$$$
Real Estate Taxes$$$
The Community
Near Work   
Near Schools   
Miles Away From Stores / Dining   
Expressways Nearby   
Close to Train Stations   
Miles Away From Hospitals   
Minutes Away From Churches   
Garbage Collection   
Traffic Signs   
Kid Friendly   
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained   
Type of Traffic   
Walking / Biking Trails   
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained   
All Utilities Available   
HOA Rules   
Close to Airports / Trains   
Area Zoned Residential   
Near Industry   
Proposed Special Assessments   
Environmental Concerns / Influences   
The Home
Year Home Built   
No. of Stories   
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding   
Quality of Roof   
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 Areas   
Fireplace   
Separate Dining Space   
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   
Landscaping   
Property Boundaries   
Security (dead bolts, detectors)   
Building Code   
Compliance   
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge House   
="#FFFFFF">. Energy-Conservation Features . . . Age of Heating System . . . Age of Water Heater . . . Capacity of Water Heater . . . Age of Electrical Wiring . . . Plumbing Condition . . . Estimated Water Bill $ $ $ Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $ Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $ Living Room . . . Fireplace . . . Separate Dining Room . . . Family Room . . . Drapes - No. of Rooms . . . Carpeting - No. of Rooms . . . Kitchen Eating Area . . . Refrigerator . . . Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric) . . . Garbage Disposal . . . Dishwasher . . . Broken Windows . . . Storm Windows / Screens . . . Washer / Dryer Outlets . . . Laundry Space . . . Finished Basement . . . Attic . . . Sump Pump / Drainage . . . Connected to Sewer System . . . Patio . . . Backyard Fence . . . Landscaping . . . Property Boundaries . . . Security (dead bolts, detectors) . . . Building Code . . . Compliance . . . Ability to Expand / Enlarge House . . .