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Nolo's essential guide to buying your first home / Ilona Bray, J.D., Attorney Ann O'Connell, & Marcia Stewart.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library 643.12 BRA (Text) 33500013188651 New Available -
Godel Memorial-Warren Library 643.12 BRA (Text) 35500006278129 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781413327007
  • ISBN: 1413327001
  • Physical Description: 446 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 7th edition.
  • Publisher: [Berkeley, California] : Nolo, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Your homebuying companion -- What's so great about buying a house? -- What do you want? : figuring out your homebuying needs -- Does this mean I have to balance my checkbook? : figuring out what you can afford -- Stepping out : what's on the market and at what price -- Select your players : the real estate team -- Bring home the bacon : getting a mortgage -- Mom and dad? The seller? Uncle Sam? : loan alternatives -- I love it! It's perfect! Looking for the right house -- Plan B : fixer-uppers, FSBOs, foreclosures, and more -- Show them the money : from offer to purchase agreement -- Toward the finish line : tasks before closing -- Send in the big guns : professional property inspectors -- Who's got your back? : homeowners' insurance and home warranties -- Seal the deal : finalizing your homebuying dreams.
Summary, etc.:
"This book provides everything the reader needs to: research the local market and listings; decide between a house, condo, co-op or townhouse; create a realistic budget; qualify for a loan you can truly afford; borrow a down payment from friends or family; protect yourself with inspections and insurance; and negotiate and close the deal successfully. The reader will find insights from 15 real estate professionals -- brokers, attorneys, mortgage specialists, a home inspector, a neighborhood researcher, and more. Plus, this book contains real-life stories of over 20 first-time homebuyers"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: House buying.
House buying.

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