Super gives DC-area homeowners less to worry about

Subscription service helps manage home maintenance costs
  • New home care and and service concierge Super seeks to help homeowners get a better handle on home repair and maintenance costs.
  • Three plans offer protection for basic appliances, up to major home systems, at one monthly cost.
  • Super is available on computers and mobile devices, and as of now, only to homeowners in DC and parts of Maryland.

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While owning a home is one of the best investments that most people can make, the initial financial hurdle to home ownership might not be the last big chunk of change that is dropped. Routine home maintenance, surprise repairs and the time needed to coordinate repairs or upgrades weighs on the wallet, and the calendar. New home care and and service concierge Super is in business to change that. Jorey Remer, founder of Super, posted on blogging site Medium this week to announce that Super is out of what he called “stealth mode,” and about the reasons why he founded the company after moving to the Bay Area. “As a long-time renter, I had been used to paying the same amount month-over-month and having someone else manage the property,” Remer wrote. “I knew what to expect in costs, and I had one person to call when I needed help. “Home ownership is a different experience altogether. I love my home. I love my home equity. But I hate the home ownership. Home own...