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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buying a Home by Peter Richmond

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Chapter 15
Warranty and Additional Insurance Protection
In This Chapter
• Conducting a final walkthrough
• Using home warranties to protect against surprises
• Getting the insurance you need
Once you’ve bought a home, you want to move in and already know what works and what needs to be repaired. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work that way. Worst-case scenario: you move in and—surprise—you have unforeseen plumbing problems or appliance breakdowns.
The information in this chapter helps you deal with problems if you find yourself with them after you close on the house. You’ll learn about a final buyer’s walkthrough, during which you should make sure the home looks the way you expect it to when you move in and that nothing has changed since the ...

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