North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina House Hunting: Things to Look For

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Most house hunters - whether new to the process or experienced homeowners - want to buy their ideal home. And, it's common to become overwhelmed with all the houses in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina that seem like good candidates (list price, location, etc.).

To help you streamline your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of houses 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 sensible ways to measure the homes you've been touring. By using this list, you can compare and contrast the features of up to three homes.

Buying a home is nothing to take lightly. I can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's your best fit. Use Ben Guyton and I can help you get on the right track to the house of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Near the Job      
Close to Schools      
Close to Shopping      
Interstates Nearby      
Miles Away From Train Stations      
Near Hospitals      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
HOA Rules      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Condition      
Garage Size      
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 Condition      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
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 Area      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand Home      

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