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If it were designed, selected and installed by another idiot, then definitely. No-one wants a liability, and no-one wants something that looks like it needs to be fiddled with all the time in order to make it work. It needs to be there and just work, properly, all the time.What idiot would ask for it to be removed?
It will increase the value but you wont recoup costs from the sale of the house.I seem to be hearing both sides of the coin, a friend had to remove his solar installation, as the buyer didn't want it, nor pay additional for it.
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Asking for it to be removed is a bit silly. It's like the buyer asking for the 4th bedroom to be removed because he only wants 3 bedrooms and doesn't want to pay extra for a 4th bedroom. I would tell the buyer to take it or leave it.
... (who was intimately involved in installing and running the system)
Or you can purchase the property and install your own cctv security linked to arm response? Solar is really nothing out of the ordinary, just like people take measures to protect their belongings like cars and other property, solar is just one of those, people I know who installed solar certainly did not have to go out of their way increasing security and I have never heard of anyone waking up to find their panels ripped off the roof.I wouldn't purchase a new property with a solar installation visible from the street unless the property had decent security including CCTV linked to armed response.
Installing a visible solar PV system without the relevant security to complement it is like painting a target on your back in this country.