What to Look For When Buying a House and Property

Check out this easy scorecard of qualities to look for in a house and property before signing any home contracts.

| March/April 1970

  • Home Buying
    Before buying property for your homestead, consider these few qualities.
    Photo by Fotolia/Robert Kneschke

  • Home Buying

Before making the big move to a homestead, take care to evaluate the property to make sure it fits your needs and desires. Here is a quick guide for some factors you may want to consider.

I. How is the Location?

Owner's or Brokers Name and Address

Distance to your job (time and miles)

Commute expenses



Condition of the roads in winter and spring

Distance to other frequented places, such as school, church, town, etc.






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