House for sale in Idaho Falls ID

Ultimate Home Buyer’s Checklist

Buying a house is very exciting, in order to help you decide what is important to you and your family, making a checklist is a must.

The Weichert Real Estate group has created an excellent wishlist that we’ve recreated below.

It’s helpful to think of your requirements in three columns – needs, wants and wishes. Needs are features that are must-haves. Wants are amenities that may not be must-haves, but are key factors in your decision-making process. Your wish column will help define the gap between the home of your dreams and the home you can afford.

Home Size





Close to work

Close to School

Close to Hospital

Close to Highway

Close to Supermarket

Close to Parks/Recreation

Close to Restaurants

Close to Public Transport


No Traffic

Younger Neighbors

Older Neighbors


Child Friendly


Close to Home

Good Reputation

Solid Curriculum

Small Class Size

Home Amenities


Forced Hot Air Heat

Oil Heat

Baseboard Heat

Radiant Heat


Security System

Wood Stove


Tankless Water Heater

Copper Plumbing

Solar Power

Home Automation

Fiber Optic Internet

Home Features (exterior)



Screened Porch


Walk Out Basement


Fence Yard


Home Amenities

Mud Room

Laundry Room

Eat-In Kitchen


Master Bedroom

Master Bathroom

Walk in Closet

Open Floor Plan

Wood Flooring

Finished Basement

Game Room

Theater Room

In-Law Suite

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