Should Kansas City Homes for Sale Come With a Home Warranty?

When you purchase a new home, people usually consider location, amenities, employment, crime rates, and accessibility. However, a potential home buyer should also consider looking into home warranties and insurance when looking into Kansas City homes for sale.

Differentiating Home Insurance and a Home Warranty

Many potential home buyers tend to get confused between a home warranty and home insurance. While both guarantees protection of your property, home insurance only covers structural damage or loss caused by disasters like fire, earthquake, or flood. On the other hand, a home warranty covers specific home components from breakdowns mainly caused by normal wear and tear.

Newly built homes might not need a warranty, since everything is still covered by the manufacturer’s insurance. However, older Kansas City homes for sale should come with a warranty especially since age might inevitably cause problems with any of the home’s systems. Read more from this article:


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