We know you’re excited to start adding your personal touch to your new home. While you can jump right into hanging family photos and picking paint colors, there are some projects that’ll need to wait until your home is officially transferred to your name.
Here’s a look at some updates you can make right away:
If you’re using a general contractor for any work, make sure they’re licensed and have at least $1M of general liability insurance coverage. The contractor must also provide a Certificate of Insurance (COI) that names Orchard Homes, LLC as an “additional insured.” Lastly, make sure your updates are allowed under any local regulations and HOA rules that might apply.
On the flip side, there are some things you’ll need to avoid until after your home is officially transferred into your name. For example, you can’t install any equipment that’s subject to a third-party lease, like an HVAC unit or solar panels.
You should also avoid any major renovations that require a city permit, such as:
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