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Subject:  Re: Real cost of owning a home. Date:  11/1/2000  9:13 PM
Author:  Jag2100 Number:  14888 of 128973

There are big ticket items that you need to check out before buying a home. They are: plumbing, sewer, electrical, roof, termites, and possible asbestos. If any of these items need replacement they will run about 5k a piece. It is vital that you have an home inspection done by a licensed professional. If they find any problems you must negotiate the price of repairs with the owner or you may be stuck holding the bag.

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