New homeowner

Congratulations on becoming a new homeowner! Discover essential tips and advice to make the most of your new property. Start creating your dream home today.

As a first time home owner, there are many items you will need to secure the safety of not only your property, but also your family. Below you will find a list of things to get once you own a home to make your new place the best it can be now and in the years to come.

Kathy Connolly Interiors
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Buying your first house is so darn exciting! Keep an eye out, though—as someone who doesn’t already have experience buying a home, you might overlook some of the smaller things that can really spell trouble down the line. The first house I owned was a renovated summer cottage—and it had so many problems that I didn’t know about until I moved in: faulty wiring, walls insulated with old clothing behind the drywall, a shot well, a finished attic with no ventilation.

Megan Bell, Realtor®