It also depends on the type of materials you use in the kitchen-- for many people, granite is worthwhile, but costs much more than laminate counter tops. Same thing as using stainless steel appliances.... more
Find an experienced Insurance Broker who represents more than just one company. I have had great success with Anchor Insurance company in Plymouth. They represent 20 high quality carriers including Encompass, Chubb, Traveler's, Met Life, Progressive, etc. They can tell you who has the best coverage, claim service and premiums. Dave Strebel is a principal in the company with 40 some years of experience.
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In my opinion make sure that all the mechanicals are in working order. Also make sure windows and insulation is satisfactory. At the end of the day get a qualified home inspector to look at the house with you.... more
I would not be surprised if people in the neighborhood don't just COME TO YOU. Happens all the time and is very normal for your neighbors to stop by.
I REALLY love the idea of your realtor throwing a house warming party. It is a win-win hands down for both sides. Also, "national night out" is to me one of the best ways to get together with your neighbors. It will happen soon and you should be a part of it.
Can you tell I like food!? Haha who doesn't...... more