Pinellas Park Home Buying: Things to Look For

Buying a house in Pinellas Park is no small task. You want to make the best decision. Whether you're a first-time or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist classifies some of the critical elements to note when deciding on a house. Aside from cost, you want to be 100% confident that the home and the neighborhood meet the needs and expectations of your family.

To help you prioritize your "likes" list from online to the list of properties you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Make note of the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things in line and use realistic ways to measure the houses you're looking at now. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to compare the characteristics of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Close to the Job      
Miles Away From Schools      
Near Shops      
Expressways Nearby      
Close to Public Transportation      
Miles Away From Hospitals      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Appearance      
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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Areas      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
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      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand House      

Mainlands Real Estate, Inc

9185 US Highway 19 N
Pinellas Park, FL 33782-5406