Do you know how long your appliances and systems last? This may not be something you notice in rentals because well, your landlord should be handling the replacement of these items once they finally kick the bucket – however, it’s good information to know when you do decide to start shopping for a home!

An inspector might tell you that your water heater was
replaced in 2010, but what does that information mean to you? Having this knowledge may provide an upper hand when your realtor is negotiating what items might need to be replaced by
the seller. It might also generate better expectations of what upcoming costs you may encounter in the near future, and if the home will be the right fit for you or not.

Keep reading to see our list of typical costs and lifespans associated with your daily household systems!

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