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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.
¸  How do I know if my broker is doing a good job? (See question #18.)
¸  How should I decide how much to offer for a home? (See question #29.)
¸  How does the negotiation process work? (See question #37.)
¸  How much of a down payment will I need to buy my home? (See question #61.)
¸  What are the different types of mortgages available? (See question #75.)
¸  What if I'm rejected for my loan? (See question #86.)
¸  What exactly is the closing? And where is it held? (See question #89.)
¸  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 loan


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
House buying.
Residential real estate -- Purchasing.
House buying -- United States.
Residential real estate -- Purchasing -- United States.