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mtg Investors Group Mortgage

HOME BUYING
   CHECKLIST

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Address
Agent
Telephone
Asking Price
Occupancy Date
BUILDING ADDITIONAL FEATURES
Type of construction Fireplace
Age Air conditioning
Floor area Central humidifier
# of storeys Heat pump
# of rooms Pool
# of bedrooms Other
# of baths .
Lot size .
Garage .
LOCATION (DISTANCE) LEGAL REQUIREMENTS
Schools Assessments
Work Easements/Servitudes
Public Transportation
Zoning
Shopping Up-to-date survey
. .
ONGOING COSTS EXISTING MORTGAGE
Property taxes Lender
Other taxes/Assessments Balance owing
. Interest Rate
Condominium fees Payments
Garbage/trash pickup Maturity date

UTILITIES

Heating Water
Electricity Other

STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES

PLUMBING SIGNS OF WATER LEAKAGE
___ Galvanized       
___ Copper                    
___ Plastic      
___ Water Pressure

SEWAR/SEPTIC SYSTEM
___________________________

INSULATION
Type_______________________
___ Consistent Throughout

TYPE OF HEATING
  Primary ______________________
  Secondary_________________

POWER SUPPLY / VOLTAGE
___________________________
___________________________

DOORS AND WINDOWS
Type ______________________
Condition___________________
___ Screens
___ Insulation

VISIBLE CRACKS
___ Walls
___ Ceilings
___ Basement
___ Foundation

___ Basemen
___ Ceilings
___ Floors

FLOORS
Type ______________________________
Condition___________________________

EXTERIOR WALLS
Type ______________________________
Condition___________________________

ROOF
Age  ______________________________
Condition___________________________
___ Adequate ventilation

WOODEN STRUCTURES
   Condition of woodwork
   _________________________________
   Condition of paint
   _________________________________
   Signs of
   ___ dry rot
   ___ termites, carpenter ants, etc.

LAWN AND GARDENS
___ Exterior Water Outlets
___ Exterior Electrical Plugs
___ Landscaping

GARAGE / DRIVEWAY
 
Condition ______________________________
______________________________