Seller Home Warranty Benefits

What is a home warranty?
A home warranty is a service contract that covers the repair or replacement of many of the most frequently occurring breakdowns of home systems and appliances. 

Why do I need a home warranty?   
Your home is most likely one of your biggest investments.  Unexpected repair or replacement costs during a listing period can easily strain your budget.  Plus, finding a qualified professional to solve your problem can be stressful and inconvenient.   A home warranty cannot prevent systems or appliances from breaking down, but it can help make covered repairs or replacements easier.   
 
Benefits:
You can add a home warranty for both your listing period and continue it on for the buyer, for a year.  A home warranty is a renewable service contract that covers the repair or replacement of many major systems and appliances in your home.   Statistics show there is a 68% chance that a major system or appliance will break down in a given year* and the average replacement cost of a home system/appliance is $1388.* When a covered item fails, just call you would call the warranty company An agent of the company will contact an insured contractor to handle your request.   The contractor will schedule a time to assess the problem and make a repair or replacement.  Upon arrival, you’ll pay the contractor a trade service call fee.  Customer service representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to accept service requests by phone or online.

Commonly asked questions:
“How many times can I use my home warranty?” 
Unlimited during your contract term.  Please refer to a brochure for specific covered items, terms and conditions, limitations and exclusions. 
 
 Information Provided by Diane Silvery @ American Home Shield
 

Diane Silverly
American Home Sheild
Phone: 800-735-4663
HMS Warranty
Phone: 1-800-521-8264
Website: www.hmsnational.com 

Questions? Just Ask!