Norman, Oklahoma Home Buying: Things to Look For

The largest investment you'll make in Norman, Oklahoma is a property. With that option comes a lot of detailed decision-making when it comes to picking a place to live. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist provided helps you wade through all of the attributes of many houses and helps you see what you value as a home buyer.

So, to help you streamline your "likes" list from the computer to the list of places you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Highlight the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's characteristics into perspective and use sound ways to measure the houses you're seeing. Keeping this list handy, you can compare and contrast the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is an exciting step. We can give you advice about choosing the place that's going to be your next home. Contact us and we can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Minutes Away From Work      
Close to Schools      
Minutes Away From Shopping      
Highways Nearby      
Miles Away From Train Stations      
Near Hospitals      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
HOA Rules      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Quality      
General Exterior Appearance      
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 Spaces      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
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 Area      
Converted Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge Home      

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