Now that you’re going to be a new homeowner, you now have the huge, added responsibility of caring for your home. It’s going to need maintenance. It’s all about making sure that all the parts, the roof, the A/C, the water heater, the appliances, and all other nooks and crannies, get the attention that they deserve. If you’re coming from renting as a tenant, you can no longer call the landlord to make any needed maintenance – it’s now all up to you.
Don’t panic with the thought of this as this is where maintenance comes into play so you can lessen the panic episodes by keeping ahead of the curve. Plus, by always being on top of any potential maintenance issues, you’ll home will shine as being a well cared for home that will bring you top dollar when the time circles around that you’ll be selling your home.
To Sum it up
In the end, you’ll find how really wild you are about the advice laid out here while in the midst of buying your first home. You’ll be so glad that you got off on the right foot. You’ll be glad that you had a moving checklist, glad that you planned for your storage needs, glad that you didn’t forget to budget for your new home and really glad that you maintained your home along the way, especially when it came time to put your home on the market after all the kids have grown and you’re now ready to move out and downsize, only to have received top dollar from the sale of your home because you realized the importance of maintaining a home over the years. All home home Buyers love a home that has been maintained – they stick out amongst those that have not. A well maintained home always fetches top dollar.