Traffic.Are the roads safe enough for a family with children?
Shopping.Are there grocery stores etc. in close proximity?
Churches:Are the churches close to the neighborhood?
If you attend church regularly, I would recommend that you attend a few church services in that church.
Parks and Golf course should be nearby.
Views:Every lot is a view lot, but a view of what?Is it overlooking the lake or just the city sewer ponds?
Schools.Every area has good schools and schools with bad reputations.Believe it or not, but this is a major factor when choosing a lot for a spec home.I will not build a large spec home if I know it is in a certain high schools’ area.The locals know about the bad reputation and will shy away from buying their dream home in such an area.
Sewer:Areas with sewer and water are always an easier home to sell.
Noise.Is the lot too close to freeways, airports or manufacturing zones?
Water table:Is the water table too high to build a home with a basement?
Wind:Some areas are simply too windy too frequently.
Hospital:Is there a hospital nearby?
Taxes:Check on the property taxes for that area.
Covenants and Restrictions:Will your home plan meet these requirements?
Other houses:Is your home plan too big or too small for the area?
Are the homes new?Are they well landscaped and maintained?
Well, I have a golf tournament in the morning so I am going to bed