How to Buy a House in California

How to Buy a House in California

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How to Buy a House in California by Ralph Warner, Ira Serkes, George Devine

Buy a home in California using these effective strategies

A thorough, practical guide to every aspect of buying a house, How to Buy a House in California will help you make informed decisions that can save you thousands of dollars. With this bestseller in hand, you'll learn how to:

. choose a house and neighborhood
. find the right agent
. get the most up-to-date information on mortgage options and rates
. take advantage of creative financing strategies – from seller financing to government loans
. figure out how much down payment you can afford
. make an offer and negotiate with confidence for the best price
. buy a new house in a development
. inspect a house for physical problems and environmental hazards
. juggle buying and selling houses simultaneously
. successfully go through escrow

This edition is completely updated to reflect a new housing market. You'll get the most up-to-date information on how to perform effective research before you decide on the price and terms of your offer. Plus, you'll get the lowdown on the ever-changing process of securing financing successfully.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781413318258
Publisher: NOLO
Publication date: 01/31/2013
Edition description: Fourteenth Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ralph  Warner is widely recognized as a pioneer of the do-it-yourself law movement, Warner founded Nolo with Ed Sherman in 1972. He began publishing do-it-yourself law books written by him and his colleagues after numerous publishers rejected them. Warner holds a law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley and an undergraduate degree from Princeton.

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