Buying a house - ? for those that have bought a house ETA
We got pre-approved to buy a house, so we are looking at a couple of houses this afternoon when I get off work. With having 3 kids(2 girls,1 boy), a 3 bedroom house with 2 full baths is a necessity for us.
When you were looking at houses, what kind of things did you look at to help you decide that you wanted your house? What else do I need to add to our list?
Number/size of bedrooms-
Number of bathrooms-
Dining room size-
Living room size-
Kitchen size/sufficient number of cabinets? -
Size of backyard/number of trees -
How far to school -
How far to closest park -
How far to library -
Any outdoor storage/pool-
Size/types of indoor storage(linen/coat closets)-
ETA: Thanks so much for the wonderful suggestions! Some of it was things I would have never thought of. None of the 3 we looked at would have worked. The first was really too small, and the shower in the master you had to step up(like 6 inches!). And there wasn't enough space in the laundry area for our front loaders. The other 2 needed way too much work done. The last one, that we both really liked, had had a bunch of remodeling started and not finished. I mean at least a little in every room. That would have been at least another $20-30K we would have had to put in just to make it livable. Oh well, we will find a place eventually.