My Home Buying Wish List

Spend a little time formulating what is important to you in a home

What is important to me in my home?
How long do I plan to live in this home?
Minimum # of Bedrooms?
Minimum # of Bathrooms?
How large of a home do I want?
Do I want a formal living room?
Do I want a separate family room?
Do I like the greatroom concept?
What kitchen amenities do I want?
Gas or electric cooktop?
How many ovens do I need?
Do I like the kitchen enclosed or open to other rooms?
Do I need a formal dining room?
Do I want a 1 story or 2 story home?
Do I want my master bedroom close to the other bedrooms and on the same level?
Do I need a downstairs bedroom or master bedroom?
Do I need a dedicated office?
What size yard do I want?
What do I want to do with my yard?
Do I want a pool?
Do I need a fenced yard?
How large a garage?
Do I want to live in a neighborhood with a Home Owners Association?
What amenities do I want in my neighborhood?
Do I want to make upgrades to the home?
Home much am I willing to spend on upgrades?
What do I need to be close to in terms of location? Schools, freeway, shopping?