South Florida House Hunting List

Find the best home for you in South Florida with Marshall Minotto Network/Atlantic Properties International Inc. as your real estate professional - 954-881-1753

It's a given that house hunters - whether new to the process or experienced - want to buy their ideal house. And, it's not hard to lose sight of your goals with all the houses in South Florida, Florida that might fit your needs (price, no. of bedrooms, etc.).

To help you narrow down your "contender" list from online to the list of places you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's strong and weak points into perspective and use true to life ways to measure the homes you've been evaluating. Filling in this list, you'll easily compare and contrast the attributes of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is nothing to take lightly. We can give you advice about choosing a place that you'll call home. Call us, Broward County's real estate experts, at 954-881-1753 and we can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.
Home Buyer Checklist 1 2 3
Broward County Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Miles Away From Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shops / Restaurants      
Close to Interstates      
Near Train Stations      
Miles Away From Physicians      
Miles Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Rules      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Quality of Foundation      
General 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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Areas      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Area      
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 Area      
Converted 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 Expand / Enlarge House