Lexington, Kentucky Home Comparison Checklist

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Buying a home in Clark County is no simple task. You want to make the best decision. Whether you're a first-time or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist identifies many of the critical criterion to think about when choosing a house. Aside from the listing price, you want to make sure that the home plus the neighborhood measure up to the needs and desires of your family.

To help you prioritize your "good enough" list from online to the list of houses you visit, take this Home Buyer 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 sensible ways to measure the homes you've been touring. Using this list, you'll easily compare and contrast the characteristics of up to three houses.

Buying a house is a new experience, but not an easy decision. We can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's going to be your first home. Contact us and we can help you make the decision that leads you to the home of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Close to the Job      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Close to Shops      
Minutes Away From Expressways      
Miles Away From Public Transportation      
Close to Doctors / Dentists      
Miles Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Quality      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Condition      
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 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 Room      
Renovated 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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