Creating Your Home Wish ListScott Peterson

Before the home search begins, it’s important to know as much as possible about the features and amenities you desire. To help your agent better serve you, analyze what you want and what you need in a home’s features and amenities.

  • Age: Do you prefer historic properties or newer ones?
  • Style: Do you have a special preference for ranches, bungalows, or another style of construction?
  • Bedrooms: How many?
  • Bathrooms: How many? Do they need to be updated?
  • Living and Dining Areas: A traditional, formal layout, or a more open, contemporary plan?
  • Stories: How many?
  • Square feet: How much space?
  • Ceilings: How high?
  • Kitchen: How big? Recently updated? Open o other living areas?
  • Storage: Big closes, a shed, an extra-large garage?
  • Parking: A garage or carport? Room for how many cars?
  • Extras: Attic or basement?
  • Office
  • Play/Exercise Room
  • Security System
  • Sprinkler System
  • Workshop/Studio
  • In-Law Suite
  • Fireplace
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sidewalk
  • Wooded Lot
  • Patio, Deck or Porch
  • Laundry Room
This list is not exhaustive but it is a good starting point as you begin outlining your home needs.