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Nolo's essential guide to buying your first home / Ilona Bray, Ann O'Connell.

Summary:

"This book provides everything a first-time home buyer needs to research the local market and listings; choose a house, condo, co-op, or townhouse; create a realistic budget; qualify for an affordable loan; borrow a down payment from friends or family; get protection with inspections and insurance; and negotiate and close the deal successfully. This book includes insights from 15 real estate professionals--brokers, attorneys, mortgage specialists, a home inspector, and more. Also included are the real-life stories of over 20 first-time homebuyers"-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781413330052
  • ISBN: 1413330053
  • Physical Description: 430 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 8th edition.
  • Publisher: [Berkeley, California] : Nolo, 2023.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Revised edition of the authors' Nolo's essential guide to buying your first home, ©2019.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Your homebuying companion -- What's so great about buying a house? -- What do you want? Figuring out your homebuying needs -- Does this mean I have to balance my checkbook? Figuring out what you can afford -- Stepping out : what's on the market and at what price -- Select your players : the real estate team -- Bring home the bacon : getting a mortgage -- Mom and dad? The seller? Uncle Sam? Loan alternatives -- I love it! It's perfect! Looking for the right house -- Plan B : fixer-uppers, FSBOs, foreclosures, and more -- Show them the money : from offer to purchase agreement -- Toward the finish line : tasks before closing -- Send in the big guns : professional property inspectors -- Who's got your back? Homeowners' insurance and home warranties -- Seal the deal : finalizing your homebuying dreams.
Subject: House buying.

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