The Oregon Association of Realtors® has published an advisory guide to inform home buyers over subject areas they should consider when looking to purchase a home. Below, is a summary of this advisory and its specific topic areas. To read the full text version, please go to the Oregon Property Buyers Advisory.

Property Condition Inspection and Investigation 

  • Professional Home Inspections
  • Pest and Dry Rot Inspection
  • Defective Products and Materials
  • Repairs and Remodels
  • Homebuyer Protection Act
  • Sewer and Septic Systems
  • Wells
  • Underground Oil Storage Tanks
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Woodstoves
  • Mold
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Carbon Monoxide Alarms
  • Deaths, Crimes and External Conditions
  • Neighborhoods
  • Short Sale Properties
  • Real Estate Owned Properties
  • Radon

Document Inspection and Investigation

  • Information Generally
  • MLS Information
  • Seller's Property Disclosure Statement
  • Real Estate Sale Form (Sale Agreement)
  • Financing
  • Title Report and Commitment
  • Homeowners' Insurance
  • Flood Insurance Disclosure
  • Home Warranties
  • Square Footage and Acreage
  • Homeowners' Association Documents, Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions
  • Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Form
  • Historic Property
  • Property Taxes

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