Sunrise Home Buying Checklist

Most home buyers - whether new to the process or experienced - want to buy their dream home. And, it's not hard to get lost in the choices with all the houses in Sunrise, Florida that might fit your needs (neighborhood, architecture style, etc.).

So, to help you prioritize your "contender" list from online to the list of houses you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use sensible ways to measure the homes you've been touring. Filling in this list, you'll easily compare and contrast the attributes of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is nothing to take lightly. I can give you advice about choosing the place that's your best fit. Call me, Sunrise, Florida's real estate expert, at (954) 452-4662 and I can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Near the Job      
Close to Schools      
Miles Away From Shops      
Minutes Away From Interstates      
Miles Away From Train Stations      
Near Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Quality      
General Exterior Quality      
Two-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 Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Room      
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      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Enlarge Home