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Do I need a window well

First time homeowner here, but recently purchased an older home with 3 basement windows.  One is an egress window and the other has a well.  The third one is about an inch above grade, but is on the highest side of the house, so drainage isn't a major concern.  Haven't seen any evidence of water intrusion through it, but nearness to the ground concerns me.  We don't get a of snow, but seems like that might make an issue.  Even though I haven't seen any evidence of water intrusion, I was thinking I should preemptively have a window well put it.  Any reasons I might not want to do so?  I don't want to somehow create problems where there were none.  Sorry if this is a silly question!  

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