South East Florida House Hunting List

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Purchasing a house in Palm Beach County is no quick task. You want to make the right choice. Whether you're an inexperienced or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist classifies plenty of the impact points to note when choosing a home. Aside from price, you want to be 100% confident that the home and the neighborhood surpass the needs and desires of your family.

So, to help you narrow down your "good enough" list from online to the list of properties you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things in line and use rational ways to measure the houses you've been looking at now. Using this list, you'll be able to judge the features of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is an exciting step. I can give you advice about choosing the place that's going to be your next home. Contact me and I can help you get on the right track to the house of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Minutes Away From Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shops      
Miles Away From Interstates      
Near Public Transportation      
Near Hospitals      
Close to Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
Neighborhood Rules      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Foundation Appearance      
Overall Exterior Condition      
Two-Car Garage      
No. of Bathrooms      
No. of Closets      
No. of Bedrooms      
Oil, Gas or Electric Heat      
Insulation      
Central Air Conditioning      
Energy-Conservation Features      
Age of Heating System      
Age of Water Heater      
Capacity of Water Heater      
Age of Electrical Wiring      
Plumbing Condition      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Room      
Family Room      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Eat-In Kitchen      
Refrigerator      
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric)      
Garbage Disposal      
Dishwasher      
Broken / Drafty Windows      
Storm Windows / Screens      
Washer / Dryer Outlets      
Laundry Room      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand House      

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