Saint Johns County House Hunting Checklist

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The largest investment you'll make in Saint Johns County is a home. With that choice comes a lot of thoughtful decision-making when it comes to picking a place to live. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist here will help you judge all of the features of several homes and helps you to narrow down what really matters to you in a home.

So, to help you prioritize your "contender" list from the computer to the list of places you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put things in line and use sound ways to measure the houses you're picking out. With this list, you'll easily see side-by-side the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a new experience, but not an easy decision. We can give you advice about choosing a place that you'll call home. Contact us and we can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams.

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Property Address . . .
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Close to Work . . .
Miles Away From Schools . . .
Near Shops . . .
Minutes Away From Expressways . . .
Close to Bus Stops . . .
Minutes Away From Hospitals . . .
Near Churches . . .
Garbage Collection . . .
Traffic Signs . . .
Kid Friendly . . .
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained . . .
Traffic Volume . . .
Walking / Biking Trails . . .
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained . . .
All Utilities Installed . . .
Neighborhood Restrictions . . .
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains . . .
Area Zoned Residential . . .
Near Industry . . .
Proposed Special Assessments . . .
Environmental Concerns / Influences . . .
The House
Age of House . . .
No. of Floors . . .
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding . . .
Roof Appearance . . .
Quality of Foundation . . .
Overall Exterior Condition . . .
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 Room . . .
Fireplace . . .
Separate Dining Room . . .
Family Room . . .
Carpeting - No. of Rooms . . .
Kitchen Eating Area . . .
Refrigerator . . .
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric) . . .
Garbage Disposal . . .
Dishwasher . . .
Broken / Drafty Windows . . .
Storm Windows / Screens . . .
Washer / Dryer Outlets . . .
Laundry Area . . .
Finished Basement . . .
Attic . . .
Sump Pump / Drainage . . .
Connected to Sewer System . . .
Patio / Deck . . .
Backyard Fence . . .
Landscaping . . .
Property Boundaries . . .
Safety (dead bolts, detectors) . . .
Building Code . . .
Compliance . . .
Ability to Expand / Expand House . . .

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