Oklahoma County House Hunting Checklist

Find the best home for you in Edmond with 525 Realty Group as your real estate agent - 405 285-7000

The most important source of capital you'll have in Oklahoma County is your property. With that opportunity comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to deciding on a home to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist provided helps you wade through all of the attributes of several houses and helps you get down to what you care about as a first-time home buyer.

To help you narrow your "good enough" list from online to the list of places you tour, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Make note of the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things in line and use realistic ways to measure the homes you've been seeing. By using this list, you'll easily judge the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.


Buying a house is a big step. I can offer advice and show you a home that you'll love. Call me, Edmond's real estate expert, at 405 285-7000 and I can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.


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Home Address . . .
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Miles Away From Work . . .
Near Schools . . .
Miles Away From Shops / Dining . . .
Interstates Nearby . . .
Minutes Away From Bus Stops . . .
Minutes Away From Hospitals . . .
Close to Place of Worship . . .
Garbage Collection . . .
Traffic Signs . . .
Pedestrian Friendly . . .
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained . . .
Traffic Volume . . .
Walking / Biking Trails . . .
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained . . .
All Utilities Available . . .
HOA Restrictions . . .
Near Airports / Trains . . .
Area Zoned Residential . . .
Near Industry . . .
Proposed Special Assessments . . .
Green-Friendly Neighborhood . . .
The House
Age of Home . . .
No. of Floors . . .
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding . . .
Roof Quality . . .
Foundation Condition . . .
Overall Exterior Condition . . .
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 Condition . . .
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Areas . . .
Fireplace . . .
Separate Dining Room . . .
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 Space . . .
Renovated Basement . . .
Attic . . .
Sump Pump / Drainage . . .
Connected to Sewer System . . .
Patio / Deck . . .
Backyard Fence . . .
Landscaping . . .
Property Boundaries . . .
Security (dead bolts, detectors) . . .
Building Code . . .
Compliance . . .
Ability to Expand / Expand House . . .

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