Naples House Hunting Checklist

Purchasing a house in Naples, Florida is no easy task. You want to make the right decision. Whether you're a fresh or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists some of the critical points to think about when choosing a house. Aside from price, you want to ensure that the home and the neighborhood meet the needs and wants of your family.

So, to help you narrow down your "possibilities" list from online 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 a home's attributes into perspective and use realistic ways to measure the houses you're evaluating. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to see side-by-side the characteristics of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is an exciting step. We can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's going to be your first home. Call Metro Properties, Naples, Florida's real estate experts, at 800-252-6633 and we 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 Neighborhood
Minutes Away From the Job      
Near Schools      
Miles Away From Shops      
Interstates Nearby      
Close to Bus Stops      
Near Physicians      
Close to Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
Neighborhood Rules      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Condition      
Overall 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 Spaces      
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 Space      
Converted 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 Home      

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