From the most trusted name in real estate: the indispensable guide that helps first-time buyers land the home of their dreams. Now revised and updated for today's marketplace. Ac How do I know if my broker is doing a good job? (See question #18.) Ac How should I decide how much to offer for a home? (See question #29.) Ac How does the negotiation process work? (See question #37.) Ac How much of a down payment will I need to buy my home? (See question #61.) Ac What are the different types of mortgages available? (See question #75.) Ac What if I'm rejected for my loan? (See question #86.) Ac What exactly is the closing? And where is it held? (See question #89.) Ac Will I need homeowner's insurance? What should it cover? (See question #93.) What's new in this edition? Internet resources for home buyers: Where to shop for a loan on the web, how to apply online for a mortgage, and how to contact the agency that regulates real estate brokers and mortgage lenders in your state Tax laws and what they mean to you: Why the Taxpayer Relief Act is a windfall for homeowners, and how you can take full advantage of it Buying new construction: How to compare developers and negotiate the best deal The competitive mortgage market: How to find a reputable lender, how to find a true zero-down loan, and what service premiums tell you about your loanOfthe home buyers and homeowners who actually check for radon, the EPA estimates around20 percent will find an unacceptable level. ... Lori, a first-time buyer in Chicago, said she wasna#39;t deterred from buying her home because of asbestos. Theseller agreed togive her acash credit(a payment to the buyer at closing) equal to the price of removing the asbestos. filtering system or bottled water, or lookinganbsp;...
|Title||:||100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask|
|Author||:||Ilyce R. Glink|
|Publisher||:||Three Rivers Press - 2014-11-26|