Housecall did a great job on a condo I was looking to purchase in Carlsbad. Very detail oriented and explained everything to me after the home inspection. I highly recommend this company.         -  Sam in SD, San Diego

Checklist for Home Buying in San Diego E-mail

There are many important factors to consider when shopping for a home in San Diego.  Stay focused in your search with this Home Buying Checklist.

Take this "Home Buying" checklist along whenever you go house shopping. It will help you evaluate the neighborhoods and assess the availability and condition of various features of up to three homes in a side-by-side comparison.  The last thing you want is to finish your day and think to yourself, did we check that the home is not in the flight path of the airport?  Trust us, these things happen.  They won't if you print and bring this checklist with you!  Download a PDF version of this checklist for home buying.  You can also email this checklist to a friend or client by clicking the envelope icon at the top right of this page.

Home Buying Checklist 1 2 3
Street Name         
Camera picture number
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
HOA Dues $ $ $
Other Association Dues $ $ $
Estimate Gas & Electric Bill $ $ $
Estimate Water Bill
$ $ $
The Neighborhood
Talk to a neighbor & list their name
Kids in area
Near Work
Near Schools
Near Shopping
Near Expressways
Near Public Transportation
Near Doctors/Dentists
Near Churches
Garbage Collection
Street Lights
Streets/Alleys Well Maintained
Traffic Volume
Neighbor's Property Well Maintained
HOA Restrictions
Near Trains/Airport/Flight Path
Area Zoned Residential
Near Industry
Proposed Special Assessments
Environment Concerns/Influences
Any Negative Features      
The Home
Approximate Square Footage
Year Built
Lot Square Footage
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame
Brick Frame
Wood & Brick Frame
Aluminum Siding
Roof Condition      
Foundation Condition      
Overall Exterior Condition      
Anything in disrepair
Garage Size      
No. of Bathrooms      
No. of Bedrooms      
Gas Heat
Electric Heat
Central Heat
Central Air Conditioning
Energy-Conservation Features
Age of Heating System      
Age of Water Heater      
Capacity of Water Heater      
Age of Electrical Wiring      
Plumbing condition      
Living Room
Separate Dining Room
Family Room
Drapes - No. of Rooms      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Kitchen Eating Area
Stove/Oven (Gas/Electric)
Garbage Disposal
Washer/Dryer Outlets
Laundry Space
Sump Pump/Drainage
Connected to Sewer System
Backyard Fence
Security (dead bolts, detectors)
Building Code Compliance
Ability to Expand/Enlarge House

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Housecall Property Inspections

Housecall Property Inspections
6826 Millbrook St.
San Diego, CA 92120