El Reno, Oklahoma House Hunting Checklist

Purchasing a house in El Reno, Oklahoma is no simple task. You want to make the right choice. Whether you're a new or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist presents some of the impact criterion to note when choosing a home. Aside from cost, you want to ensure that the house and the neighborhood meet the needs and desires of your family.

So, to help you streamline your "contender" list from the computer to the list of properties you actually see, take this Home Buyer 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 into perspective and use sensible ways to measure the houses you've been looking at now. Using this list, you'll easily judge the characteristics of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a new experience, but not an easy decision. I can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's your best fit. Call Preferred Properties, R.E., El Reno's real estate expert, at 405-262-6020 and I can help you make the decision that leads you to the home of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Near Work      
Close to Schools      
Close to Shops / Restaurants      
Interstates Nearby      
Miles Away From Train Stations      
Miles Away From Hospitals      
Miles Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
Neighborhood Rules      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Age of House      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall 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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Areas      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
Family Room      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Kitchen Eating Area      
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      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge Home      

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