Homebuyer Needs and Wants

Our purpose is to find you what you want… and to give you enough information about the marketplace so you’ll know what you can afford in your price range.

We help you get the best deal available by assisting you in pre-buy preparation, and making sure that your offer is exciting to the Seller when your dream, mountain home comes on the market.

By answering the following questions, we will both be able to understand what you need versus want to better help you find the perfect property.

To provide a thorough assessment and recommendation, each question requires a response. Therefore, if you do not feel a question is relevant to you, please enter “N/A”. Upon completion and submittal of this form, we will email you a copy for your records.

General Information

Is this your first time buying a home? yesno
How will the property be used: a primary residence, second home, rental property, other? primary residencesecond homeinvestment propertyother
Have you owned a house in the past three (3) years? yesno
How soon would you like to be able to use/live-in the property?


What is your preferred price range?
How will you purchase the property? CashLoan
What is your preferred down payment amount?

Property Needs

How many bedrooms/baths?
Will you have lots of guests? Will this require extra rooms?
What are the 5 most important characteristics including location and use for your new mountain home:


When do you usually visit Summit?
How do you play when you visit?
Alpine skiingMountain hike/climbBackcountry skiing/skate skiingMountain bikingIce skatingRoad BikingIce FishingFly/Lake fishingTrail RunningBoating/SailingRaftingHockeyATVingHuntingSnowmobilingSnowboardingKayakingPaddleboarding
Why are you looking for property in Summit County?
How well do you know the area?
During what seasons do you visit Summit?

Type of Property

Do you want a house or a condo? HouseCondo
How much work do you want to commit to on your dream home? For instance, do you want to walk in the door when you return and just enjoy the place or would you be interested in home maintenance like mowing, plowing, heat tape, etc.?
How high of an HOA are you comfortable paying?

Rank the importance of the following and add any other important details:

1 through 5 (with 1 being not at all important and 5 being of utmost importance)
Mountain views 12345
Ski-in/ski-out 12345
Golf community 12345
Lake view 12345
Lake Access 12345
On a creek 12345
On the bike path 12345
Woods/National Forest 12345
Bus route 12345
Walkability to town 12345
Prior rental income 12345

Other Important Details

Contact Information

Thank you for completing our homebuyer questionnaire. We hope the process has helped you to better understand the needs versus wants in your mountain dream home. After review of your answers, we will be in touch with current local market information and recommended next steps.

Best time to call you?
Do you prefer text/email for updates? yesno