Polk County Home Comparison Checklist

Find the best home for you in Tryon with RE/MAX Advantage Realty as your real estate professional - (828) 899-0797

Most consumers shopping for real estate - whether new to the process or experienced homeowners - want to buy their ideal house. And, it's common to get lost in the choices with all the houses in Tryon that might fit your needs (neighborhood, architecture style, etc.).

So, to help you streamline your "possibilities" list from online to the list of houses you actually see, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things in line and use realistic ways to measure the houses you've been picking out. With this list, you'll be able to judge the attributes of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a new experience, but not an easy decision. I can give you advice about choosing the place that's going to be your first home. Call RE/MAX Advantage Realty, Polk County's real estate expert, at (828) 899-0797 and I can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams.
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Polk County Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Minutes Away From Work      
Near Schools      
Minutes Away From Shopping      
Near Highways      
Miles Away From Train Stations      
Near Hospitals      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Age of House      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall 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 Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Areas      
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 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 Renovate / Expand Home      

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