How to Buy a House in California

How to Buy a House in California

by Ralph Warner Attorney, Ira Serkes, George Devine
     
 

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Strategies that work in California's unique market

Looking for a house in the Golden State? How to Buy a House in California will show you how to get a house you can afford and will enjoy living in for many years.

With this bestseller in hand, you'll learn how to:

  • choose a house and neighborhood you'll love
  • select and manage

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Overview

Strategies that work in California's unique market

Looking for a house in the Golden State? How to Buy a House in California will show you how to get a house you can afford and will enjoy living in for many years.

With this bestseller in hand, you'll learn how to:

  • choose a house and neighborhood you'll love
  • select and manage a knowledgeable, hard-working agent
  • qualify for the best mortgage
  • figure out how much down payment you can afford
  • make an offer and negotiate a good deal
  • compete in multiple-bid situations
  • inspect a house for problems and hazards
  • buy and sell houses simultaneously
  • get through escrow successfully

This 15th edition is completely updated with tips on how to deal with increasing prices and tightened lending practices. Plus, you’ll find information on new laws regarding buying a foreclosure home.

Packed with checklists and financial information, How to Buy a House in California will guide you step-by-step through the process of buying a home.

Check out Nolo's list of California products for your other legal tasks. Not a California resident? Check out Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home for information on buying a home in your state.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“A valuable resource for California homebuyers and real estate professionals.” San Francisco Chronicle
“The most complete book for California homebuyers.” The Los Angeles Times
“Brimming with information on buying a house in California.” Oakland Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413321081
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
01/26/2015
Edition description:
Fifteenth Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
622,310
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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