Home Buyer's Checklist: A Foolproof Guide to Finding the Perfect House by Richard M. Scutella, Jay Marcinowski, David Heberle
". . . excellent. . . a detailed,yet simple,guidebook. . . numerous illustrations and extensive checklists add to the practicality of the book. . . provides a quick education on the essentials of the physical aspects of a home. . . On my scale of one to ten,this outstanding book rates a nine. "-Robert Bruss,syndicated real estate columnist,Tribune Media Services. This home inspection book stands out-it's the only one that helps home buyers determine what they need and want in a home,and the only one that follows a unique system of checklists to help them find that "dream house. "
Preparing Yourself. Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents. Financing. A Home's Vital Statistics. Narrowing the Field. Foundations. Framing. Insulation. The Electrical System. Plumbing. Water Heaters. Heating and Cooling. Fireplaces and Wood Stoves. Floor Coverings. Interior Wall Coverings and Trim. Interior Doors. Appliances. Kitchens. Bath Rooms. Living Rooms. Family Rooms. Bedrooms. Hallways, and Closets. Laundry and Utility Rooms. Basements. Attics. Exterior Wall Sidings. Roofs. Exterior Doors. Windows. Garages. Security. Wood-Destroying Insects. City, Suburbs, and Country. The Building Site. House Positioning. Porches, Decks, and Patios. Landscaping. Driveways and Sidewalks. Swimming Pools. Selecting Your Home. Arranging for Help. Making the Offer. Attorneys and Closings.