How do you check and expired domain?

Hey guys,
I wanted some help in checking a couple of expired domain names.

Everything from start till end :)

Steps I know:
Checking pa,da,tf,cf,moz rank
checking backlinks and the pages where those backlinks are added
referring domains
History from archive (avoid any domain with chinese/russian/arabian etc pages )
Checking if hasn't been used as a pbn
Ip addresses

What else? :)
Also, it would be great if you guys could add some tips to simplify the steps mentioned above, for example,…

How do you check and expired domain?