What should I consider when hiring a homewatch services company?

If you are a seasonal resident who owns both northern and southern residences and spends time at each during different parts of the year, you’ll know that spending summer in the north and winter in the south is the ideal lifestyle choice. There is one small catch however – who takes care of your ‘other’ home when you spend months away from it? This is where hiring a competent homewatch company becomes essential. Here’s what to consider when looking for a home management company to give you peace of mind: Is the company licensed? A company providing reliable homewatch services should be fully licensed to complete home inspections. In addition to checking for general security, your homewatch company should also be qualified to: Inspect for pest problems Check for weather and water damage Perform maintenance checks on air conditioning, electrical and plumbing Provide pool and landscape maintenance Is the...

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