Who will be living in the home you purchase?

Will anyone else be spending more than an occasional overnight stay (e.g., parents)?
Do you have a preference for when the house was built?
Do you want a house in move-in condition or are you willing to do some work on it?
When people come to your home, what do you want your home to say about you?
Do you want to have a swimming pool or hot tub?
Are you looking for any structures such as a greenhouse or shed?


What Areas/Neighborhoods do you like?
Tell me about your ideal location.
What is your maximum commute time and distance?
What is your work address?
Are schools important?
What else is important about your location?


What type of home are you looking for (e.g., single-family, condo, town house, etc.)?
Approximately what size house are you looking for (square footage)?
How many stories?
What size lot would you like?
What type of exterior siding will you consider?
Do you want a porch or deck?
What are you looking for in terms of a garage (e.g., attached, carport, etc.)?
What other exterior features are important to you?


Describe your lifestyle. What do you enjoy doing at home? Do you do a lot of entertaining? How do you spend your time in the evenings and on the weekends?
Does your home need to accommodate any special needs?
Do you have any pets? (cats, dogs)
Do you have anything special that needs to be accommodated such as athletic equipment, fine art, large furniture, or a large collection?


What kind of style do you want the interior of your home to have (e.g., formal, casual, cozy, traditional, contemporary)?
What kind of floor plan do you prefer (e.g., open vs. walls between all living spaces)?
In general, what are your likes and dislikes for the interior of your home?


How many bedrooms do you need?
How will each of those rooms be used?

What are your preferences for the Master bedroom?


How many bathrooms do you need?
What are your preferences for the Master Bath?


What features must your kitchen have (e.g., breakfast area, types of appliances, etc.)?
What finishes do you want (e.g., countertops, flooring, appliances, etc.)?
What are your LIKES for the kitchen?
What are your DISLIKES for the kitchen?


Would you like the dining room to be part of the kitchen configuration? What about the living room?
What size dining room table do you have?


Describe your likes and dislikes.
Do you want a fireplace?
What size room(s) do you have in mind?
What other rooms do you need or want?


What are the top five things your home NEEDS to have? Deal breakers if they don’t exist?
What are the three WANTS you would like in your ideal home, but don’t necessarily need to have?
If you could have one last thing to make this your dream home, what would that be?


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