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    • kalamity52
    • By kalamity52 11th Jan 19, 8:00 PM
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    Should I pay for a boiler service for my buyer?
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    • 11th Jan 19, 8:00 PM
    Should I pay for a boiler service for my buyer? 11th Jan 19 at 8:00 PM

    I am new to this site and wonder if I can have some opinions please.

    I am in the process of selling my Victorian house with an almost Victorian boiler. I bought the house in 2000 and do not know how old the boiler was then and have not had it changed. I have never had a problem with the boiler but the pump stopped working in Year 1 after the heating was left off for about 3 months during Spring/Summer. When the same thing happened in Year 2 I just made sure I put the heating on in the summer months for a few minutes a day and it never happened again. On both these occasions my local plumber came in and sorted it out.

    I received an offer on my house in November and today I received a letter from my solicitor advising me that my buyer would like me to get the boiler serviced by a qualified engineer and to provide a certificate. I have done a bit of research and can appoint a firm that will do this for 60.

    The question is: should I?

    The house does need work doing to it which is reflected in the selling price so I am inclined to go back to my solicitor and so no!
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    • FluffityBunny
    • By FluffityBunny 13th Jan 19, 9:20 PM
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    For the sake of 60 I'd get it serviced, you should anyway for your own safety.
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