House Criteria

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Home criteria List:
Price range: Not too expensive, you know the numbers
Detached/Townhome/Condo – No condo
Number of bedrooms – 2 or 3
Living area square footage : Not less than 1200 sqft
Number of bathrooms: 1.5 – 2
Geographic area : Not in downtown
School district(s): Irrelevant
Age of home: Not older than 30 years ( unless well taking care of )
One story: Preferably, it is OK 2 stories
Lot type (corner/cul-de-sac): Does not matter
Number of garage: 1
Commute time to work : Does not matter
Screened porch / Lanai: Desirable
Fireplace (wood/gas): Prefer gas, if there is no fireplace does not matter
Exterior: Prefer Brick or Cement concrete
Community pool: Desirable
Golf course community: It does not matter
Direction house faces: Not important
Short-sale/foreclosure: Maybe
“Fixer-upper”: If it is in good location, yes
Flooring: Carpet or Hardwood, Tile: Prefer Tile in FL
Cooling: Central
Structure type: Bungalow is OK, townhouse is OK
Age Restricted Communities (55+) is OK

Wish List:
Neighborhood: Matters most
Walkability: Very important
Convenience to shopping: Important
Fenced yard: Desirable
Appliances: Prefer Gas stove
Deck or Lanai: Desirable
Storage shed: Desirable
Gated Community: Desirable
Garage/Storage space: Desirable
Jetted Tub: Desirable
County/City: In the city
HOA Dues: Not more than $100
Verizon Fios Available/High Speed Internet ready
Close to: Coffee shops, grocery stores, ( not shopping malls ) library, book stores, universities, bike trail, parks, must have sidewalks

Not Want:
Close to: Churches, Bars, Train stations, Strip malls, house on a hill
Structure type: Not a shotgun house, tiny house, high-rise condo