Oklahoma County Home Buyer Checklist

Find the best home for you in Lakeland with Exit Realty of Lakeland as your real estate professional - (863) 688-2822

Most consumers shopping for real estate - whether they're first time buyers or experienced - want to buy their ideal house. And, it's not hard to lose sight of your goals with all the homes in Lakeland that seem like good candidates (price, no. of bedrooms, etc.).

So, to help you streamline your "contender" list from online to the list of properties you visit, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use true to life ways to measure the houses you're picking out. Keeping this list handy, you can judge the characteristics of two or three homes.

Buying a home is a big deal. We can give you home buying tips on choosing a place that you'll call home. Call Exit Realty of Lakeland, Lakeland's real estate experts, at (863) 688-2822 and we can help you get on the right track to the house of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Near the Job      
Miles Away From Schools      
Minutes Away From Stores / Restaurants      
Expressways Nearby      
Miles Away From Train Stations      
Minutes Away From Physicians      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
Neighborhood Rules      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year House Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
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      
Plumbing Quality      
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 Room      
Converted Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand House      

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