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When owners stop taking care of their homes, they're leaving the eventual buyers with lots of maintenance issues to address, from gutters that need cleaning to overgrown vegetation that needs pruning. Keep an eye out for cheap repairs like duct tape patched over leaky pipes or electrical wiring. These shoddy fixes—indications of cutting corners—can lead to water damage, mold, or fires, and may require costly repairs down the line. Call a trusted handyman to resolve any hazardous issues.
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