Tallahassee Home Comparison

Find the best home for you in Tallahassee with Carey & Hart Realtors as your real estate agent - 850-386-6160

It's a given that house hunters - whether they're first time buyers or experienced homeowners - want to buy their dream house. And, it's easy to lose sight of your goals with all the homes in the Tallahassee area that seem like good candidates (price, no. of bedrooms, etc.).

So, to help you narrow down your "contender" list from online to the list of places you actually see, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most valuable to you. It will help you put a home's attributes into perspective and use true to life ways to measure the homes you're touring. By using this list, you can compare the features of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is an exciting step. We can give you home buying tips on choosing a home that you'll love. Call us, Tallahassee's real estate experts, at 850-212-3083 and we can help you get on the right track to the house of your dreams.
Home Buyer Checklist 1 2 3
the Tallahassee Area Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Miles Away From Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Near Shops      
Highways Nearby      
Near Bus Stops      
Near Physicians      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
Neighborhood Rules      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Foundation Condition      
Overall Exterior Appearance      
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 Areas      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
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 Space      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Enlarge House