Most insurance companies will only insure a fuel oil tank provided it is less than 20-25 years old and has been inspected and certified by a Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) inspector. If your oil tank is 25 years or older, your insurance company may require that you remove and replace it with a gas or
The best thing about buying a house over 75 years old is that it has basically already expressed the future of the viability of the structure, foundation and lot. We live in a hundred year old home we purchased 16 years ago. should i sell a house in AZ that i will own in 4 years to buy a
This new product is designed to cover houses built during the Victorian and Edwardian periods, i.e. houses which are over 100 years old, many of which are protected structures Currently owners of these houses have difficulty in securing home insurance policies.
If mature neighbourhoods are more your style over new subdivisions, and you're in the market to buy a new home, chances are you'll be looking at an older house. Some older homes, however, haven't been maintained as well as others. Learn what to look for so you're not surprised when it comes time to get home insurance.
I'm closing on a home in February. Started to get a quote from my current home insurer Liberty Mutual and they are telling me they won't insure the new home because the roof is over 20 years old. The house I'm buying is as-is so there is no chance the seller will be putting in a new roof before we close. Anyone run into this situation before?
Before we bought our current house, my wife and I went to an open house at a 100-year-old home with a half-finished basement (curtain walls marking off two small side rooms with recently laid carpet, otherwise totally barren), half-finished screen porch (the structure was built, but there were no screens or interior paint), and a literally