The decision of investing into property and your home is one of the most important moves you will make in your life time. Why not have it covered by a warranty?
When purchasing a home, safeguarding your investment is paramount. A home warranty offers peace of mind and financial protection, serving as a safety net against unexpected repairs and replacements. As your Realtor, I highly advocate for considering a home warranty as an integral part of your home buying journey.
Home warranties present several advantages. Firstly, they alleviate the potential burden of unforeseen repair costs. From malfunctioning appliances to HVAC system breakdowns, a home warranty can significantly offset these expenses. It's a particularly appealing option for buyers purchasing an older home or for those unfamiliar with the condition of the property's appliances and systems.
Here's the most recent example of one of my buyers saving hundreds of dollars having a home warranty in place when one of their refrigerators went out. For their warranty's $75 trade call fee, they were able to get a brand new refrigerator covered by their warranty.
A home warranty also saved me, personally thousands of dollars. Not one week after we moved into our new home, not one but both HVAC units starting malfunctioning. Both units were replaced under my home warranty, saving us over $30,000!
A home warranty is not insurance.
Negotiate a home warranty into your purchase agreement or inspection response.
The flexibility in acquiring a home warranty is also noteworthy. Buyers can negotiate for a warranty through seller concessions, which involves the seller paying for the coverage. Alternatively, buyers can opt to pay for the warranty themselves at closing, ensuring immediate protection upon possession of the property. Moreover, choosing to have a home warranty independent of these negotiations is a proactive step, offering ongoing coverage for your home systems and appliances.
For sellers, offering a home warranty can be a persuasive incentive, potentially making their property more attractive to buyers and setting their listing apart in a competitive market.
I understand the significance of a home warranty in a real estate transaction. As your trusted advisor, I'm dedicated to guiding you through the intricacies of buying a home, ensuring that your investment is not only a sound one but also a secure one. Contact me to explore how a home warranty can fortify your home purchase and provide you with confidence in your investment.