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Title:
Home closing checklist
Author:
Irwin, Robert, 1941-
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xvi, 204 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
What are closing costs? -- Understanding lenders closing costs -- Understanding title insurance and escrow and their fees -- What closing costs will my attorney charge? -- Closing the offer -- Negotiating the closing costs -- Creating a powerful purchase agreement -- Home inspection tips & traps -- Getting financing to close the deal -- Finding a good lender -- Finding just the right loan -- Closing the escrow -- Finding a good escrow/title insurance company -- Removing contingencies -- Signing the right documents at closing -- Extras, extras! -- Using the final walk-through inspection -- Finally taking possession of your new home.
Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/mh031/2003014816.html
ISBN:
9780071409971
Format :
Book

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A concise, quick-reference guide to save money and headaches when closing on a home

Fraught with arcane rituals, hidden traps and pitfalls, and confusing legal mumbo jumbo, the closing can be the most harrowing part of the home buying equation.

Modeled after Robert Irwin's popular Home Buyer's Checklist , this book is packed with checklists, pointers, questions, and tactics that help a home buyer close the deal without losing his or her sense of humor, sanity, or shirt, including:

A complete lowdown on what to ask, where to get the answers, and how much things cost A list of information and documents needed to ensure a closing goes smoothly Guidance on issues such as attorneys, bankers, title, inspections, insurance, surveys, and walk-throughs