Central Ohio Home Comparison List

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The largest source of capital you'll have in Central Ohio is your house. With that in mind comes a lot of thoughtful decision-making. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist provided helps you understand all of the attributes of many homes and helps you get down to what you really want as a homeowner.

So, to help you prioritize your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of properties you tour, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's characteristics into perspective and use realistic ways to measure the homes you're seeing. By completing this list, you can see all the characteristics of up to three homes.

Buying a home is a big step. We can offer advice and show you a home that you'll love. Contact us and we can help you make your way to the house of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Close to Work      
Close to Schools      
Close to Stores / Restaurants      
Close to Interstates      
Minutes Away From Train Stations      
Miles Away From Hospitals      
Miles Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
Neighborhood Rules      
Minutes 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      
Roof Quality      
Foundation Condition      
Overall Exterior Appearance      
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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
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 Area      
Renovated 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 Expand / Expand House      

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