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10 Essential Things Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Buying a house is considered one of the most significant purchases you will make in your lifetime and there is so much to think about – the move itself, changing billing addresses, unpacking, setting up new accounts and even getting used to the sounds that your new home makes. In short, it’s far too easy to forget the importance of getting acquainted with your new home. Much like going on a first date, it’s important to ask the right questions. Here is a list of essential things you should know before hopping into bed in your new SFH (single-family-home).

Brian McCourt is a contractor, design expert and co-host of HGTV Canada’s Backyard Builds.



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