I know this looks like a lot of work. It is. Thoughtful answers to these questions will make the home search process easier, faster, smoother and more efficient. With your answers, I'll be able to send you every property that's a match on the MLS. In addition, I'll be able to search the "hidden inventory" of properties that most Realtors don't even know about!

Please complete. You can copy/paste into an email to You can also mail to Green Light Real Estate at 17 State Street #101, Montpelier, VT 05602.

Or, just call or email, and we can work through this together. It can actually be kind of fun!

The Big Questions
Why are you moving?
What's your timeframe for finding and buying your next home?
Target Property Profile
 Location Notes/Thoughts
Town(s) Commute? Distance to work?
School District(s)
Neighborhood type (Distance to town, schools, walkable, etc?)
Lot Size/Acreage (in town, country, views, water, level, etc.)
Amenities (Municipal water and sewer, cable, internet, etc.)
Type of House Notes/Thoughts
Construction (wood frame, modular, log home etc.)
Condition (well-maintained, deferred maintenance, fixer upper?)
Style (single family, multi-family, 1 story, 2 story, cape, colonial, manufactured, farmhouse, etc.)
Garage (attached, detached, 1 car, 2 car, heated, shop, etc.)
Basement (finished, finishable, neither?)
Porch, deck, sunroom?
Age (new, mid-century, older, very old)
Features of House Notes/Thoughts
Size (approximate square footage)
Lifestyle (entertaining, large bedrooms, separate spaces, etc.)
Kitchen (eat-in, updated, level of finish, etc.)
Dining Room (formal, informal, kitchen-dining combo?)
Bedrooms (number, size, 1st floor needed? Master suite?)
Bathrooms (number of full, half, etc.)
Accessory unit (in-law apartment)
Any special storage or closet needs?
Laundry/mudroom (1st floor laundry needed?)
Heating system (oil, gas,wood, hot water, hot air, solar)
Electrical system--any special requirements?
Plumbing (town water and sewer, well and septic tank?)
Thinking about your home or your friends' homes, what features do you really want in your next home?
Are there any features that you definitely do not want to see in your next home?
Financials Notes/Thoughts
Price range
Will you need to get a mortgage to purchase your next home?
Do you currently own a home?
If you currently own a home, will that need to be sold before you can buy your next home?
Have you been pre-approved for a mortgage?
If yes, with what lender(s). If not, can I recommend a few good, local lenders?