Things Left Behind


When a seller leaves their house for a buyer at closing, they are supposed to leave it empty and in broom clean condition. Fixtures that were agreed upon during the contract signing remain. Items like kitchen appliances, attached lighting, sometimes draperies. The buyer has a chance to do a final walk through before their closing to make sure the house is empty other than what should remain and that no damage has occurred since the

Junk in Your Basement

When you bought your home, did you allow the previous owners to leave items in the basement, garage or attic of the home? When a buyer purchases a property in the Greater Hartford area, it’s supposed to be left in “broom clean condition” by the closing. That means the previous owners shouldn’t leave old paint cans, cleaning products or a host of other things behind. Often you’ll see a seller ask a buyer if it’s