Clearwater House Hunting Checklist

Purchasing a house in Clearwater is no quick task. You want to make the best choice. Whether you’re an inexperienced or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers’ Checklist lists many of the impact points to consider when deciding on a home. Aside from cost, you want to make sure that the home and the neighborhood measure up to the needs and wants of your family.

So, to help you narrow down your “possibilities” list from the computer to the list of houses you actually see, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Highlight the items that are most valuable to you. It’ll help you put things in line and use rational ways to measure the houses you’ve been touring. With this list, you’ll easily judge the attributes of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is an exciting step. We can give you advice about choosing a home that you’ll love. Call us, Pinellas County’s real estate experts, at (727) 443-5000 and we can help you make the decision that leads you to the house of your dreams.
Home Buyer Checklist 1 2 3
Property Address
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Minutes Away From Work
Miles Away From Schools
Near Shopping
Close to Expressways
Close to Public Transportation
Miles Away From Doctors / Dentists
Miles Away From Churches
Garbage Collection
Traffic Signs
Kid Friendly
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained
Type of Traffic
Walking / Biking Trails
Neighbors’ Properties Well-Maintained
All Utilities Installed
HOA Rules
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains
Area Zoned Residential
Near Industry
Proposed Special Assessments
Green-Friendly Neighborhood
The Home
Age of House
No. of Stories
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding
Quality of Roof
Foundation Appearance &nbsnbsp;
Overall Exterior Quality
Garage Size
No. of Bathrooms
No. of Closets
No. of Bedrooms
Oil, Gas or Electric Heat
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 Areas
Separate Dining Area
Family Room
Carpeting – No. of Rooms
Eat-In Kitchen
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric)
Garbage Disposal
Broken / Drafty Windows
Storm Windows / Screens
Washer / Dryer Outlets
Laundry Room
Finished Basement
Sump Pump / Drainage
Connected to Sewer System
Patio / Deck
Backyard Fence
Property Line
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)
Building Code
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge Home

Great real estate transactions don’t just happen.

They are created.

Contact Us