said by Msradell:
Another thing not to forget to check on is the provider for Internet, television and telephone service. There are many stories on here about people who buy a new house, only to find out that their choice of these services is very limited or nonexistent as far as television and Internet go. Good Internet service is becoming more and more important to most households.
ISP is one of the first things I check before considering any house. Too dependent on reliable internet connection for work and fun to not check.