Coos Bay, Oregon Home Comparison: Things to Look For

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Purchasing a house in Coos County is no simple task. You want to make the right decision. Whether you're a new or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist presents many of the pertinent components to consider when choosing a house. Aside from price, you want to make sure that the home and the neighborhood surpass the needs and desires of your family.

To help you narrow down your "likes" list from online to the list of places you visit, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's features into perspective and use practical ways to measure the homes you're evaluating. By thinking through this list, you'll easily compare and contrast the attributes of up to three houses.

Buying a home is a big deal. We can give you advice about choosing a home that's right for you in Coos Bay, Oregon. Call Pacific Properties, Coos County's real estate experts, at (541) 269-5263 and we 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
Close to Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Expressways Nearby      
Miles Away From Bus Stops      
Near Hospitals      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
HOA Rules      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Condition      
Multi-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      
Kitchen Eating Area      
Refrigerator      
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric)      
Garbage Disposal      
Dishwasher      
Broken / Drafty Windows      
Storm Windows / Screens      
Washer / Dryer Outlets      
Laundry Room      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge House      

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