People bought nearly 6.4 million in the U.S. last yearand many of them were young first-time buyers who are now find themselves wondering, Whats next? And with the subprime crisis quickly becoming a general slide in the housing market, theyre truly in the dark Picking up where a slew of home-buying books leave off, The Essential Guide for First-Time Homeowners is the all-in-one resource your readers need. Filled with crucial advice, helpful reminders and fun tips, our latest USA TODAY book covers: mortgages and refinancing prioritizing purchases maintenance and repairs organizing records and possessions safety and security homeowners insurance neighbors and disputes tax breaks remodeling with contractors budget decorating and renovations preparing for an eventual home sale Filled with real solutions and easy-to-implement ideas, this books incorporates excerpts of USA TODAY articles, handy charts, a sample budget and the ever-popular USA TODAY Snapshots.If you buy a new house before selling your old one, you risk having two mortgages and may sell for a lower price because youa#39;re ... Here are a few ways to make this work: Make a contingent offer. ... Extend escrow. ac when you contract to sell your home, negotiate a long escrow period so that youa#39;ll have adequate time to findanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essential Guide for First-time Homeowners, The|
|Author||:||Ilona M. Bray, Alayna Schroeder|
|Publisher||:||Nolo - 2008-10-01|