An Insider's Guide to Home Buying
Home Buying "Straight Talk" from Someone You Can Trust
Of all the real estate professionals out there—only one is truly unbiased and objective—the real estate appraiser. Lenders rely on appraisers for straight talk on what a house is worth. Now consumers can get the same insider information.
With straightforward advice and dozens of examples, An Insider’s Guide to Home Buying can help anyone make better decisions about buying a house. This short handbook explains all the steps involved in buying a home—from when is the right time to buy to what to expect on closing day. Topics include:
- Finding a qualified real estate agent
- Choosing the best home on the market
- Negotiating for the best deal
- Applying for a mortgage
- What you need to know about home inspections and appraisals.
An Insider’s Guide to Home Buying presents an unbiased view of the risks, rewards, people, and processes typically encountered when shopping for a home. Written by a real estate appraiser with more than 30 years of experience in the residential market, this handbook is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to feel more confident in their home-buying decisions.