If you are a new homeowner, you may be inundated with paper work at closing. It is important to note that you definitely want to file it away for safekeeping. If your realtor has the ability to scan the data on a CD, definitely take the offer. These documents are important for taxes and for any future refinances, so you definitely want to keep them.
Whether or not you have purchased your home from a builder or homeowner, you should expect to get any manuals and warranties for the appliances and electronics that come with the home. You should go through it and file it away for safe keeping as well. If you have purchased a bank-owned or foreclosure you may not have these given to you. If that is the case, you should be able to find these references on-line. You will need to get the make and model of the appliance and research on-line.The more information you know about these items, the more prepared you will be when something goes wrong.