William Raveis Real Estate and Home Services

Hunting for a home can be a time consuming process, especially if you have not determined in advance the parameters of your search. Many home buyers make the mistake of misinterpreting a WANT as a NEED. As a result, they often dismiss homes that perfectly fit their needs in search for one that has their wants. Here is a helpful form you can either use online or print out.

Also, once you have started the process of viewing property use the Score card to narrow you choices for the perfect home! The goal is to put the emphasis on finding a house that includes all of your needs and as many of your wants as is practical.
Needs & Wants list to print

Score card to print

ITEM
NEED
WANT
Address:
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Location
Style 
# Levels 
# Bedrooms
# Baths
Formal Living Room
Formal Dining Room
Eat-in Kitchen
Family Room
Den/Office
Basement
1st floor laundry
Detached Storage
Acreage
Garage
Type of Heating
Central A/C
Flooring
Fireplace
Dishwasher
Fenced yard
Deck /patio
Water frontage/views
pool
Other:_______________________
Other:_______________________
Other:_______________________
Other:_______________________