Tarpon Springs House Hunting Checklist

The most important secured investment in Tarpon Springs, Florida is your house. With that opportunity comes a lot of thoughtful decision-making when it comes to choosing a place to live. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist below will help you see side-by-side all of the characteristics of different homes and helps you see what you care about as a home buyer.

To help you narrow down your "contender" list from online to the list of properties you actually see, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use true to life ways to measure the homes you're looking at now. With this list, you'll easily see side-by-side the attributes of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a major decision. I can give you advice about choosing a home that's right for you in Tarpon Springs. Call me, Tarpon Springs's real estate expert, at 727-647-0449 and I can help you make the decision that leads you to the house of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Miles Away From Work      
Close to Schools      
Near Shops / Dining      
Minutes Away From Highways      
Close to Public Transportation      
Close to Hospitals      
Miles Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
Neighborhood Rules      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Condition      
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 Area      
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 Space      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand Home      

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