The Home Warranty and How it can help Sell your Home

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A Home warranty can be especially helpful for buyers who are new to the area, as a home warranty gives the new resident a local, one-stop repair source in case something does go wrong. This could be very comforting to someone who might not otherwise know where to go or no somebody to call.

Home warranties generally cover plumbing and electrical systems, major appliances, pumps, central air conditioning and heating, light fixtures, septic tanks, and exhaust and attic fans. Some policies can also cover jacuzzi and swimming pools.

Most home warranty policies operate in the same manner. When a problem arises, the homeowner calls the home warranty company. They send out a local provider with whom they have a contract. The service provider makes an appointment with the homeowner. The homeowner only needs to pay a small deductible as a fee (depending on the type of coverage).

When shopping for a home warranty, there are several points to remember when comparing policies.

  •     What features the home warranty covers (and doesn’t cover)
  •     The cost of the policy
  •     The deductible amount
  •     What features the home seller may want to add

A home warranty not only gives a buyer a feeling of confidence, but it also gives them even more reason to consider purchasing your home. A home warranty gives your home an extra edge in the market. Your investment in a home warranty will pay off and keep you ahead of other home sellers.

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Michelle Manter Giglietti

Owner~Realtor at Manter Realty Group of Keller Williams
Top Producing Realtor and recognized blogger. In her free time you can hear her screaming fore at the local golf course,or catch her at home enjoying fresh cooking and a glass of wine with her husband and favorite 6 pound Morkie named Pedro.
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