Sarasota Home Buyer List

Find the best home for you in Sarasota with RE/MAX Platinum Realty as your real estate agent - 941-929-9090, Ext 195

Purchasing a home in Sarasota is no small task. You want to make an educated choice. Whether you're a fresh or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist presents plenty of the pertinent points to think about when deciding on a home. Aside from the listing price, you want to be confident that the home as well as the neighborhood meet the needs and desires of your family.

To help you streamline your "good enough" list from online to the list of places you visit, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Make note of the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's features into perspective and use real life ways to measure the houses you're looking at now. Keeping this list handy, you can compare and contrast the characteristics of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is nothing to take lightly. I can help you choose a home that you'll love. Call me, Sarasota, Florida's real estate expert, at 941-929-9090, Ext 195 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 Community
Miles Away From Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shops      
Near Highways      
Minutes Away From Public Transportation      
Miles Away From Physicians      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
HOA Restrictions      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Age of Home      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Foundation Condition      
Overall 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 Condition      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Spaces      
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 Space      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand Home