Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home
Author: Ilona Bray,Ann O'Connell
Publsiher: Nolo
Total Pages: 449
Release: 2022
ISBN: 1413330053
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home Book Excerpt:

Everything you need to know to buy a first home, with tips and advice from real estate experts!Rental prices are sky-high, interest rates remain relatively low, and buying a home is a sound investment. But what steps should you take in the weeks or months ahead to find, buy, and move into your new home? Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home will help you find the right place to live and invest in --and to enjoy the process, too. As exciting as buying a first home is, it involves huge financial, contractual, and other decisions. This book gives you the inside scoop from industry experts such as real estate agents, mortgage brokers, home inspectors, and lawyers. It provides clear, in-depth information about important steps like: checking out prospective homes making a purchase offer that a seller will choose above all others getting a mortgage whose terms you can live with examining the house's physical condition negotiating complications during escrow taking title, and closing on the purchase. You'll hear from other homebuyers, too--about important lessons learned from what went right or wrong with their own home purchases. This latest edition is fully updated to reflect current real estate and mortgage market conditions as well as technological innovations.

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home
Author: Ilona Bray,Ann O'Connell
Publsiher: Nolo
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2022-12-27
ISBN: 1413330061
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home Book Excerpt:

There’s no place like home! Ready to say goodbye to your landlord? With help from Nolo’s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home, you’ll not only find the right house for you, you’ll have fun doing it. Learn how to: • research the local market and listings • choose a house, condo, co-op, or townhouse • create a realistic budget • qualify for a loan you can truly afford • borrow a down payment from friends or family • protect yourself with inspections and insurance, and • negotiate and close the deal successfully. You’ll find insights from numerous real estate professionals—agents, attorneys, mortgage specialists, a home inspector, and more. It’s like having a team of experts by your side! Plus, read real-life stories of over 20 first-time homebuyers.

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home
Author: Ilona Bray,Alayna Schroeder,Marcia Stewart
Publsiher: NOLO
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2014-12-12
ISBN: 9781413321180
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home Book Excerpt:

Everything a buyer needs to know to buy a first home, with insider tips and advice from the experts! Rental prices have gone through the roof, more homes are coming up for sale, and buying a home remains a sound investment. But how do you know whether you’re ready? And what steps should you take in the weeks or months ahead to find, buy, and move into your new home? Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home will help you find the right place to live and invest in -- and enjoy the process, too. Filled with interesting facts, real-life stories and insights, and common pitfalls to avoid, this book provides everything you need to select the right type of home, the right mortgage, the right agent, the right inspections -- and much more. Get the inside scoop on: deciding between a house, condo, co-op or townhouse exploring your local market for the best value creating and managing a realistic homebuying budget qualifying for and securing loan financing getting the right inspections and insurance negotiating with sellers or new home builders successfully closing the deal Read through the real-world experiences of over 20 first-time homebuyers, as well as valuable insights from a team of 13 real estate professionals, including: real estate brokers attorneys who specialize in real estate a home inspector a neighborhood researcher a mortgage specialist and more! The brand new edition of Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home is fully updated to reflect the dramatically changed U.S. housing market, with emphasis on how to assess the state of your local market and local homes’ true worth before making an offer and negotiating the terms of the deal. Download forms for book at nolo.com

Selling Your House

Selling Your House
Author: Ilona Bray
Publsiher: NOLO
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2017-01-30
ISBN: 9781413323511
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Selling Your House Book Excerpt:

Whether your local real estate market is super-heated or still making a comeback, there are steps you can take to reach the right buyers, pick the best offer, and ultimately get top dollar for your home. Selling Your House: Nolo’s Essential Guide will take you through the process from start to finish. And, you’ll learn how to do it all in the shortest possible time. Real estate expert and best-selling author Ilona Bray will give you the inside scoop on: getting to know your local market setting a price that will attract buyers finding the right real estate agent for you determining which repairs and upgrades pay off making legally required disclosures to buyers selling the house without an agent (FSBO) evaluating offers negotiating over repairs and contingencies, and closing successfully. Selling Your House: Nolo’s Essential Guide provides tips from industry pros—including real estate agents, attorneys, home stagers, and more—as well as stories from home sellers describing strategies that worked for them and mistakes to avoid.

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home
Author: Ilona Bray,Alayna Schroeder,Stewart Stewart
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2019-12-30
ISBN: 9781413327007
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home Book Excerpt:

A fun-to-read guide for anyone looking to leave apartment living behind and enjoy the benefits of homeownership. Makes the complicated process of buying a first home manageable, financially and otherwise. Helps avoid newbie mistakes and possible legal disputes. A favorite among readers, fully updated to reflect today's widely variable U.S. real estate market.

Library Journal

Library Journal
Author: Melvil Dewey,Richard Rogers Bowker,L. Pylodet,Charles Ammi Cutter,Bertine Emma Weston,Karl Brown,Helen E. Wessells
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 836
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Libraries
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Library Journal Book Excerpt:

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

How to Buy a House in California

How to Buy a House in California
Author: Ira Serkes,George Devine,Ilona Bray
Publsiher: NOLO
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2017-01-30
ISBN: 9781413323337
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Buy a House in California Book Excerpt:

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“br> compete in multiple-bid situations inspect a house for problems and hazards buy and sell houses simultaneously, and get through escrow successfully. This 16th edition is completely updated with tips on how to deal with increasing prices and tightened lending practices. 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. Not a California resident? Check out Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home for information on buying a home in your state.

Quicken WillMaker Plus 2009

Quicken WillMaker Plus 2009
Author: Shae Irving
Publsiher: NOLO
Total Pages: 606
Release: 2008
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quicken WillMaker Plus 2009 Book Excerpt:

The most respected and bestselling estate planning software is now available in an easy-to-use book format! No one wants to hire expensive lawyers to make a will and other important documents so turn to Quicken WillMaker, the most complete estate planning title available on the market. Quicken WillMaker is Nolo's all in one estate planning book, covering everything from the basics of wills to sophisticated tax-saving strategies. Your customers won't just understand wills, living trusts or financial power of attorney they'll create them, quickly and easily. The interactive CD-ROM lets them make: legal wills, living trusts, healthcare directives (living wills), powers of attorney, final arrangements documents, forms for executors, promissory notes, credit repair forms, authorizations and agreements, and more! Many companies publish books about estate planning, but Nolo is the only publisher to provide a complete solution to your readers' needs! There will be a special value added eBook included with the new edition.

American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 748
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: American literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Essential Guide for First time Homeowners

The Essential Guide for First time Homeowners
Author: Ilona M. Bray,Alayna Schroeder
Publsiher: NOLO
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9781413308952
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Essential Guide for First time Homeowners Book Excerpt:

People bought nearly 6.4 million in the U.S. last yearand many of them were young first-time buyers who are now find themselves wondering, Whats next? And with the subprime crisis quickly becoming a general slide in the housing market, theyre truly in the dark Picking up where a slew of home-buying books leave off, The Essential Guide for First-Time Homeowners is the all-in-one resource your readers need. Filled with crucial advice, helpful reminders and fun tips, our latest USA TODAY book covers: mortgages and refinancing prioritizing purchases maintenance and repairs organizing records and possessions safety and security homeowners insurance neighbors and disputes tax breaks remodeling with contractors budget decorating and renovations preparing for an eventual home sale Filled with real solutions and easy-to-implement ideas, this books incorporates excerpts of USA TODAY articles, handy charts, a sample budget and the ever-popular USA TODAY Snapshots.

How to Buy a House in California

How to Buy a House in California
Author: Ira Serkes,Ilona Bray
Publsiher: Nolo
Total Pages: 353
Release: 2023
ISBN: 1413330444
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Buy a House in California Book Excerpt:

Strategies to help you become a homeowner in California's unique real estate market Looking for a house in the Golden State? You'll find the process much easier after reading this friendly, jargon-free guide, containing insights from California realtors and attorneys. Covers everything from doing real estate market research to figuring out how much house (and mortgage) you can afford to presenting a purchase offer to handling home inspections and closing procedures. Includes in-depth guidance on avoiding financial mistakes and legal disputes, and examining the seller's required disclosures to better understand the house's physical condition and environmental hazards. If you're hoping to buy in one of California's many hot and expensive areas, you'll also find tips on competing with other bidders and making your purchase offer stand out from the rest. This bestselling book will show you how to get a house you can afford and will enjoy living in for many years.

Public Library Core Collection

Public Library Core Collection
Author: John Greenfieldt,Patrice Bartell
Publsiher: H. W. Wilson
Total Pages: 1880
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9780824210946
Category: Classified catalogs (Dewey decimal)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Public Library Core Collection Book Excerpt:

Wilson's Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction (13th Edition, 2008) recommends reference and nonfiction books for the general adult audience. It is a guide to over 9,000 books (over 6,500 titles are new to this edition), plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and media specialists. Acquisitions librarians, reference librarians and cataloguers can all use this reliable guide to building and maintaining a well-rounded collection of the most highly recommended reference and nonfiction books for adults. All titles are selected by librarians, editors, advisors, and nominators-all of them experts in public library services. The collection is a valuable tool for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory, weeding your collection, and curriculum support. Richly enhanced records provide a wealth of useful information. All entries include complete bibliographic data as well as price, subject headings, annotations, grade level, Dewey classification, cover art, and quotations from reviews. Many entries also list awards, best-book lists, and starred reviews. Save Time: Efficiently organised and includes ""Starred"" titles Save Money: Allocate your resources to the best materials available Stay Relevant: Discover the best in important, contemporary categories Complete Coverage: Includes recommendations on periodicals and electronic resources, too Four-Year Subscription This Core Collection was originally sold as a four-year subscription. The core edition, published in 2008, delivers a library-bound volume with an extensive, selective list of recommended books. From 2009 to 2011 Wilson published extensive paperback supplements to the 2008 edition. A new cycle of materials will begin in 2012. However, the 2008 to 2011 materials are currently available. Buyers of them will receive all these materials immediately. All four years are only $420. Uniquely Valuable There is nothing quite like Wilson Core Collections. The accumulated expertise of our selectors, and the unquestioned reputation of these collections, is invaluable. Wilson Core Collections are universally recognised as impartial and expert aids to collection development that assist and reinforce the judgement of librarians everywhere. Selection to a Wilson Core Collection is strong support to any challenged purchase. Contemporary Relevance This Core Collection includes broad updates in the areas of crafts; terrorism, and international security; environment and global warming; diseases and medicine; and religion, plus other contemporary topics that keep the library's collection as current as today's headlines. Other Key Features Classified Catalogue - A list arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification, with complete cataloguing information for each book. Author, Title, Subject and Analytical Index - An in-depth key to the information in Classified Catalogue-including author and title analytics for works contained in anthologies and collections. Richly enhanced records provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, descriptive annotations, grade level, Dewey classification, evaluative quotations from a review, when available. Listing works published in the United States, or published in Canada or the United Kingdom and distributed in the United States, Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction features extensive revisions in the areas of health, science and technology, personal finance, sports, cooking and gardening, and handicrafts. Biography, poetry and literary criticism continue to receive comprehensive treatment. Reference works in all subject fields are included.

Library Journal

Library Journal
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic journals
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Library Journal Book Excerpt:

The Complete Guide to Selling a Business

The Complete Guide to Selling a Business
Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publsiher: Nolo
Total Pages: 490
Release: 2017-08-30
ISBN: 1413324541
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Guide to Selling a Business Book Excerpt:

Out there somewhere is a buyer looking to buy a business like yours. So if you're ready to sell, make sure you protect your interests and maximize your profit with this all-in-one guide.

For Sale by Owner in California

For Sale by Owner in California
Author: George Devine
Publsiher: NOLO
Total Pages: 236
Release: 2014
ISBN: 9781413319873
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

For Sale by Owner in California Book Excerpt:

Sell your California home yourself and save big! Using a broker to sell your home can cost you up to six percent of the selling price -- in other words, if you sell your house for $400,000, you can spend up to $24,000. But you'll save that money if you sell the house yourself, and it's not hard to do! Thoroughly revised and scrupulously researched, For Sale by Owner in California takes you step by step through the entire selling process, from putting your house on the market to transferring the title. Find out how to: - select the best time to sell - prepare your house for sale - price and market your home - coordinate the sale of one house with the purchase of another - screen buyers for financial feasibility - make required disclosures - work with or without real estate agents - attract potential buyers with creative financing - handle multiple offers - write and negotiate a contract - complete the escrow process This edition of For Sale by Owner in California reflects the most recent changes in the housing market and laws, and now includes additional discussion of the importance of pricing a house to sell and performing a thorough vetting of potential buyers financial cresources. It also provides all the forms and instructions you need, including: - disclosure forms required by law - offer and counteroffer - sales contract - contingency releases - deeds - second mortgage note - and more Not a resident of the Golden State? Check out the Nolo books Selling Your House in a Tough Market and Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home for real estate help in your state.

The Volunteers Guide to Fundraising

The Volunteers  Guide to Fundraising
Author: Ilona Bray,Ilona M. Bray
Publsiher: NOLO
Total Pages: 414
Release: 2011
ISBN: 9781413313321
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Volunteers Guide to Fundraising Book Excerpt:

"A comprehensive guide to raising money written for volunteers and staff who aren't necessarily professional fundraisers. Containing insights and stories from a team of nonprofit experts, this book covers both the practical and the fun, creative aspects of fundraising"--Provided by publisher.

Every Landlord s Legal Guide

Every Landlord s Legal Guide
Author: Marcia Stewart,Janet Portman,Ann O’Connell
Publsiher: Nolo
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2022-05-31
ISBN: 1413329756
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Every Landlord s Legal Guide Book Excerpt:

Every Landlord's Legal Guide makes landlords’ jobs easier by putting everything they need to legally and successfully run their business in one package. Every Landlord's Legal Guide details all the steps, procedures, laws, and tips landlords should consider from the time they start looking for tenants to the time the tenants move out. There’s no need to reinvent the wheel or take a chance with iffy stationery store forms: this book includes updated, downloadable, and customizable versions of all the forms landlords need, along with directions on how to customize and use them. It’s the complete how-to guide for landlords, all for the price of less than 30 minutes of a typical lawyer’s time.

Selling Your House in a Tough Market

Selling Your House in a Tough Market
Author: Alayna Schroeder,Ilona Bray,Ilona M. Bray
Publsiher: NOLO
Total Pages: 226
Release: 2011
ISBN: 9781413313833
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Selling Your House in a Tough Market Book Excerpt:

"Offers ten strategies for successfully selling a home for the maximum amount in a tight economy. The 2nd edition includes expanded information on short sales, financing for buyers, and updated figures"--Provided by publisher.

First Time Landlord

First Time Landlord
Author: Janet Portman,Ilona Bray,Marcia Stewart
Publsiher: Nolo
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2020-09-29
ISBN: 1413327931
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

First Time Landlord Book Excerpt:

The 101 on earning rental income from a single-family homeDo you own a house you’d like to rent out rather than sell? It’s a common scenario in today’s market, especially if you’ve inherited a house, are moving to another home, or are buying an investment property. And it may mean you’re about to be a first-time landlord. Follow the advice in this book to ease into your new role and earn substantial profits while avoiding costly mistakes. Learn your legal obligations. Estimate costs and profits. Choose good tenants and avoid problem ones. Make the most of valuable tax deductions. Handle repairs and property management tasks. The 5th edition is updated to cover major legal changes, in particular how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created pass-through deductions that can benefit landlords. Includes sample forms and budget worksheets.

Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits

Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits
Author: Ilona M. Bray
Publsiher: NOLO
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2010
ISBN: 9781413312539
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits Book Excerpt:

Features advice and stories from over forty experienced fundraisers, with information on how to work with individual donors, plan special events, solicit grants, get media coverage, and use the Web to further fundraising goals.