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jiten.ved, Home Owner in Raleigh, NC

Home Warranty Companies

Asked by jiten.ved, Raleigh, NC Mon Mar 4, 2013

Recommend good Home Warranty Companies

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Daniel Fisher’s answer
Good morning, Jiten:
There is a good website with
http://www.homewarrantyreviews.com/reviews 2-10, First American, AHS, Old Republic are fairly commonly seen in NC. If you appreciate an answer, please give thumbs up. For the most helpful answer, please say thanks with a best answer click.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Mar 16, 2013
I myself do not think any of them are any good. Many of these warranties "have loopholes" You have to be aggressive and really make them hold up their warranty.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Tue Mar 5, 2013
I have an old republic home warranty and our inside unit needs to be replaced due to a leak that cannot be repaired. They called this morning and said the state (FL) mandates the outside unit be replaced as well or it won't be up to code even though the thing is working perfectly. They want me to pay $2400 for a new outside unit! They won't do the work inside if I don't. Any ideas? That's a nice loophole they have there.
Flag Fri Sep 13, 2013
I wrote in depth about this on my blog. I was able to corner the repair man who does work for all of them, and got his opinion. My tips are also included: http://www.arianemcclure.com/blog.php
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Oct 1, 2013
Is there one. I do not believe home warranties in most cases are worth the paper they are printed on. So many of them try not to do the work. There is always a loop hole.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Mar 7, 2013
There are so many warranty companies out there and not being familiar with Texas, you could have some that are different. The main thing to do is if your home has something special in it, you may need to do some checking. My son bought a home in Nov 2012 and his has a sump pump to flow sewage up to the street main line as his home sits below the street level some. Only one of the 6 or 7 companies covering our area supplied coverage for that unit.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Mar 4, 2013
Thanks. My home is actually in Raleigh, not in Texas. There was a mixup in my profile on Trulia and I have corrected it since then. I have a standard single family with traditional drainage/sweage home, without the sump pump or the septic tank, etc. It is getting to be 10 years old and I thought it might be good idea to be proactive and purchae some kind of protection for unforseen expenses.
Flag Tue Mar 5, 2013
There are so many Home Warranties on the market, you can look at and see which one have the best coverage for your needs. I have been happy with Old Republic Home Warranty for many years, you can see their coverage at http://www.orhp.com or call them at 800-445-6999, no home inspections needed and sellers get free coverage till closing!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Mar 4, 2013
Good afternoon. I work for Prudential York Simpson Underwood Realty and we use HomeServices Warranty and our clients have been very pleased. You can contact HomeServices online or toll free:
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Mar 4, 2013
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