A roof renovation or replacement costs a lot money, so make sure the actual condition of the roof is reflected by the price you pay for the house. A new roof raises the value of a property because many prospective home buyers are willing to pay more if they are sure the roof is completely functional and they will not have to worry about a roofing project for a very long time. On the other hand, an old roof, or a roof with different problems should lower the purchasing price of a house, because the new homeowners will likely have to re-roof the building before moving in.
Before buying a house, make sure you also get the documentation of its roof, which must include the installation documents, available warranties as well as a recent inspection performed by a licensed roofing Wichita KS company, which evaluates in details the current state of the roof.
As a new homeowner, even if you get a fully functional roof above your head, you must schedule periodic maintenance operations. This is a very important aspect that must not be neglected.