Oklahoma County House Hunting Checklist

Find the best home for you in Metter with Jones Realty & Auction Company, Inc. as your real estate agent - (912) 685-5045

All house hunters - whether new to the process or experienced - want to buy their ideal home. And, it's common to become overwhelmed with all the homes in Metter, Georgia that might fit your needs (price, no. of bedrooms, etc.).

To help you narrow down your "good enough" list from the computer to the list of houses you visit, 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 into perspective and use true to life ways to measure the homes you're touring. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to judge the features of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a major decision. We can offer advice and show you the place that's going to be your first home. Contact us and we can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams.
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Oklahoma County Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Miles Away From Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Close to Stores / Restaurants      
Interstates Nearby      
Close to Bus Stops      
Minutes Away From Hospitals      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
HOA Restrictions      
Miles Away From 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 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      
Plumbing Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Spaces      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Area      
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 Area      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand Home