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Jph, Home Buyer in 11385

What is involved in switching from 2 electric meters to one as far as cost and utility notification?

Asked by Jph, 11385 Sat Aug 29, 2009

I am thinking of purchasing a home that used to be 2 units and is being sold as a single unit. If there are still 2 electric meters, what do I need to do to have my home on a single meter and is this very expensive?

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I'm sure you would have to notify the utility company because if there's two meters, there's probably two accounts and one would have to be shut down. A licensed electrician should be able to most if not all of the work for you and then an electrical underwriter needs to certify the work. I would imagine the cost would be under $5,000. If you're not working with an agent and need assistance, I would be pleased to assist you.

Ralph Windschuh
Associate Broker
Certified Buyer Representative
Century 21 Princeton Properties
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