Nolo’s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home
Find the right house at the right price with insider tips and advice from the experts! Say goodbye to landlords and laundromats with Nolo’s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home. This time…
Say goodbye to landlords and laundromats with Nolo’s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home. This timely title will help you find the right place to live and invest in — and even enjoy doing it.
. deciding between a house, condo, co-op or townhouse
. exploring your local market for the best value
. creating and managing a realistic homebuying budget
. qualifying for and securing financing
. getting the right inspections and insurance
. negotiating with sellers or new home builders
. successfully closing the deal
. attorneys who specialize in real estate
. a home inspector
. a neighborhood researcher
. a mortgage specialist
. and more!
Along with this step-by-step handbook, you’ll get The Homebuyer’s Toolkit, including dozens of forms and MP3s to help you find the right place, crunch the numbers, interview real estate professionals, and even borrow down payment money from your parents.
The brand new edition of Nolo’s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home is fully updated to reflect the dramatically changed housing market, with emphasis on how to do the right kind of research before deciding on a price and the terms of your offer. It also includes a new discussion of what to expect when you’re looking for financing.
Are you a California resident? Check out How to Buy a House in California