Home Buyer Checklist

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Most house hunters - whether they're first time buyers or experienced homeowners - want to buy their ideal home. And, it's very easy to become overwhelmed with all the homes in Central Florida that look like possibilities (list price, location, etc.).

So, to help you narrow your "contender" list from the computer to the list of houses you actually see, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use sensible ways to measure the homes you're viewing. Keeping this list handy, you can judge the attributes of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is an exciting experience. We can help you choose a place that you'll call home. Use Ferrell Realty, Inc. and let us help you make your way to the house of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Near the Job      
Near Schools      
Near Shops / Dining      
Interstates Nearby      
Near Public Transportation      
Near Physicians      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
HOA Restrictions      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Quality      
Multi-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 Quality      
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 Area      
Converted Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Enlarge House      

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