Suffolk County Home Comparison List

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Purchasing a home in Port Jefferson, New York is no quick task. You want to make the right decision. Whether you're an inexperienced or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists plenty of the impact criterion to note when choosing a home. Aside from the listing price, you want to make sure that the home and the neighborhood surpass the needs and expectations of your family.

To help you narrow your "contender" list from the computer to the list of places you tour, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's strong and weak points into perspective and use rational ways to measure the homes you've been seeing. Filling in this list, you'll easily compare the features of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Near the Job      
Near Schools      
Miles Away From Shops      
Expressways Nearby      
Close to Bus Stops      
Near Hospitals      
Miles Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
Neighborhood Rules      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Areas      
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 Room      
Converted 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 Home      

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