"A homeowner's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a weekend for." You're gonna need some tools...
Ooh! Zombie infestation. Now I know what to get you as a housewarming gift (no, not a zombie infestation).
Congratulations, and Welcome to the Neighborhood! :)
Congrats! Best wishes on what most certainly is a Grand Adventure (tm). Oh, the first things you should learn as a homeowner are garbage. That is, learn the garbage/recycle pickup schedule and location of the city dump. Very important. Good luck!