Naples, Florida House Hunting List

The biggest secured investment you’ll make in your lifetime is your home. With that decision comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to choosing a place to live. Using the Home Buyer’s Checklist here will help you see side-by-side all of the attributes of various houses and helps you see what you care about as a home buyer.

So, to help you narrow your “possibilities” list from the computer to the list of places 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 things in line and use rational ways to measure the houses you’re evaluating. Keeping this list handy, you’ll easily compare the features of two or three homes.

Buying a home is a big step. We can give you home buying tips on choosing a home that you’ll love. Use Downing-Frye Realty, Inc. and we can help you get on the right track to the house of your dreams.

Home Buyer Checklist 1 2 3
Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Miles Away From the Job      
Miles Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Near Highways      
Miles From Public Transportation      
Close to Physicians      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors’ Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
HOA Restrictions      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Quality      
Garage Size      
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 Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Area      
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      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand House      

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180 Ninth Street South
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23421 Walden Center Drive
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The data relating to real estate for sale displayed on this Website comes in part from the Broker Reciprocity Program (BR Program) of M.L.S. of Naples, Inc., under License No.NPLSMLS-100409. Properties listed with brokerage firms other than Downing-Frye Realty, LLC. are marked with the "BR House" logo. Detailed information about such properties includes the name of the brokerage firm with which the seller has listed the property. The properties displayed may not be all the properties listed with brokerage firms participating in the M.L.S. of Naples, Inc. BR Program, or contained in the database compilation of the M.L.S. of Naples, Inc. Some properties that appear for sale on this limited electronic display may no longer be available. For the most current information, contact Downing-Frye Realty, LLC at (239) 261-2244