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Title:
Buy your first home!
Author:
Irwin, Robert, 1941-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago, IL : Dearborn, 2000.
Physical Description:
vi, 186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780793136001
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Explains the homebuying process from selecting a property to closing, discusses mortgages and potential roadblocks for first-time homebuyers, and includes tips for using online resources.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
1. Deciding to Purchasep. 1
2. Dream Home or Doghouse?p. 7
3. Getting Preapprovedp. 13
4. Budgeting for a Mortgagep. 23
5. Finding a Productive Agentp. 33
6. Selecting the Right Type of Homep. 45
7. Choosing the Best Locationp. 55
8. Making the Offer to Buyp. 69
9. Understanding the Transaction Processp. 77
10. Learning from Disclosures and a Home Inspectionp. 85
11. Your Guide to Financingp. 99
12. Selecting the Right Mortgagep. 119
13. Saving on a Fixer-Upperp. 137
14. Capitalizing on Those Tax Benefitsp. 151
15. Tackling the Long-Awaited Movep. 161
16. Tracking Your Annual Profits and Expensesp. 171
17. Worrying About "What If ..."p. 177
Indexp. 181

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