Author : Ilona Bray
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : NOLO
ISBN : 1413313221
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 426 page

"Presents a detailed view of how home purchases take place across the U.S. in easy-to-understand terms. The new edition emphasizes that careful research is necessary before deciding what price and terms to include in an offer and warns of the changing requirements to secure financing"--Provided by publisher.

Author : Ilona Bray
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Nolo
ISBN : 9781413330052
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 449 page

Everything you need to know to buy a first home, with tips and advice from real estate experts!Rental prices are sky-high, interest rates remain relatively low, and buying a home is a sound investment. But what steps should you take in the weeks or months ahead to find, buy, and move into your new home? Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home will help you find the right place to live and invest in --and to enjoy the process, too. As exciting as buying a first home is, it involves huge financial, contractual, and other decisions. This book gives you the inside scoop from industry experts such as real estate agents, mortgage brokers, home inspectors, and lawyers. It provides clear, in-depth information about important steps like: checking out prospective homes making a purchase offer that a seller will choose above all others getting a mortgage whose terms you can live with examining the house's physical condition negotiating complications during escrow taking title, and closing on the purchase. You'll hear from other homebuyers, too--about important lessons learned from what went right or wrong with their own home purchases. This latest edition is fully updated to reflect current real estate and mortgage market conditions as well as technological innovations.

Author : Ilona Bray
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Nolo
ISBN : 9781413328189
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File Download : 288 page

A home seller’s best friend, offering guidance from industry insiders on succesfully preparing, marketing, negotiating over, and ultimately closing the sale of one’s residential property.

Author : Peter Richmond
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101159804
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 352 page

In real estate, it's a buyer's market - and here is the buyer's bible... Buying a home is the single most important financial move in most people's lives. This book covers a variety of topics including inspecting, evaluating, negotiating, financing, contracts, and legal issues. It also breaks down the roles of the key players and what these professionals, agents, brokers, and inspectors are responsible for - and when to go it alone. The thorough advice, covering everything from buying houses at auctions to what neighborhood to live in, will provide reassurance for every soon-to-be homeowner. - A necessary tool tool for those who plan to buy homes and even current homeowners in order to keep up with an ever-changing market. - Will be published in time for spring, when most people start looking into buying new homes. - Covers a broad range of buying options and homeowner's needs.

Author : Gary W. Eldred
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 111804634X
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 324 page

Everything first-timers need to know to avoid the most common mistakes homebuyers make Written especially for first-timers, this eye-opening guide turns you into an educated consumer, ensuring that the home or condo you buy is both a comfortable place to live and a great investment for the future. Compiled from the experience of hundreds of homebuyers, real estate agents, home builders, and mortgage lenders, it shows you the most common mistakes buyers make and illustrates them in practice so you don't fall into the same traps. Now revised and updated for today's hot real estate market, this invaluable resource covers everything from negotiating with sellers and making the down payment to shopping for the best mortgage and handling the closing. The new Fourth Edition also includes totally up-to-date guidance on using the Internet to find properties, secure financing, and collect important data. If you're thinking about buying a home in this overheated market, don't make these mistakes: Researching selling prices and still overpaying Believing everything your agent tells you Buying into an upscale neighborhood that's moving downscale Underestimating utilities and other costs Allowing your agent to negotiate for you Letting fear get the better of you and not buying at all Written by one of the nation's leading real estate experts and packed with hundreds of valuable tips and suggestions, The 106 Common Mistakes Homebuyers Make, Fourth Edition will give you the confidence--and the wisdom--to buy the right home at the right price.

Author : Ilona Bray
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : NOLO
ISBN : 1413321186
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 448 page

Everything a buyer needs to know to buy a first home, with insider tips and advice from the experts! Rental prices have gone through the roof, more homes are coming up for sale, and buying a home remains a sound investment. But how do you know whether you’re ready? And what steps should you take in the weeks or months ahead to find, buy, and move into your new home? Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home will help you find the right place to live and invest in -- and enjoy the process, too. Filled with interesting facts, real-life stories and insights, and common pitfalls to avoid, this book provides everything you need to select the right type of home, the right mortgage, the right agent, the right inspections -- and much more. Get the inside scoop on: 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 loan financing getting the right inspections and insurance negotiating with sellers or new home builders successfully closing the deal Read through the real-world experiences of over 20 first-time homebuyers, as well as valuable insights from a team of 13 real estate professionals, including: real estate brokers attorneys who specialize in real estate a home inspector a neighborhood researcher a mortgage specialist and more! The brand new edition of Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home is fully updated to reflect the dramatically changed U.S. housing market, with emphasis on how to assess the state of your local market and local homes’ true worth before making an offer and negotiating the terms of the deal. Download forms for book at nolo.com

Author : Ilyce R. Glink
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Three Rivers Press
ISBN : CORNELL:31924086754391
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 532 page

A practical guide to buying one's first home features information on Internet resources for would-be home buyers, tax regulations, mortgages, real estate listings, agents and brokers, and negotiation with developers

Author : Brian Yui
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Quantum Leaves Pub
ISBN : 0976152606
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 228 page

Author : Egypt Sherrod
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Running Press
ISBN : 9780762457564
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 224 page

Egypt Sherrod knows how to take nervous prospective home-buyers by the hand and lead them through the process. She does it every week as host of HGTV's highly-rated show, Property Virgins. Now she translates her reassuring personality onto the page, with this "No-Stress" guide to buying a home. Egypt takes readers through, simplifying all the many steps of the process, and giving them invaluable information, including: -Top ten things to consider before buying a home -How sticking with one agent works in your favor -Eight ways to be an attractive homebuyer on paper, and ease the mortgage-approval process. -What to do in a bidding war -Why you should NEVER overlook the home inspection -And much more! Egypt blends her professional know-how and her personable touch with this down-to-earth guide, providing plenty of anecdotes, handy lists, and even a glossary to ensure that readers keep calm...and experience the thrill of home ownership.

Author : Ilona Bray
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : NOLO
ISBN : 1413323510
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 272 page

Whether your local real estate market is super-heated or still making a comeback, there are steps you can take to reach the right buyers, pick the best offer, and ultimately get top dollar for your home. Selling Your House: Nolo’s Essential Guide will take you through the process from start to finish. And, you’ll learn how to do it all in the shortest possible time. Real estate expert and best-selling author Ilona Bray will give you the inside scoop on: getting to know your local market setting a price that will attract buyers finding the right real estate agent for you determining which repairs and upgrades pay off making legally required disclosures to buyers selling the house without an agent (FSBO) evaluating offers negotiating over repairs and contingencies, and closing successfully. Selling Your House: Nolo’s Essential Guide provides tips from industry pros—including real estate agents, attorneys, home stagers, and more—as well as stories from home sellers describing strategies that worked for them and mistakes to avoid.