What Is A Home Warranty Plan?
By Bob Tanski, Realtor
(Century 21 Shawmut Properties)
A home warranty plan, also known as a home protection plan, is a service contract that offers homeowners a way to safeguard themselves against possible breakage or a malfunction within the home. It's impossible to predict the future, which is why so many buyers look for that little extra peace of mind to comfort them when life unexpectedly throws them an unforeseen problem. Who Needs A Home Warranty Plan Basically, anyone who purchases a home and is concerned with the cost of repairs should consider a home warranty plan. This is especially true of first-time home buyers who may not be familiar with home maintenance. Factoring In The Cost When factoring in the potential cost of repairing a major appliance or other home component, a home warranty plan may not be a bad investment. The actu...