In this book, you will find insights and tips for first time home buyers and seasoned investors alike. This is a guide that you can reference any time questions arise, and it incorporates new attitudes, technologies, laws, demographic trends, environmental concerns, and economic realities.
The following chapters are organized in a logical progression but are designed to stand on their own. To help you translate the concepts presented into real life, you will be following a young couple, Jack and Eva, through the home buying process along with some great help and advice from Jack’s father. You can see how they use the tools and fill in the forms, which will give you a great example of planning, budgeting and purchasing.
Chapter 1 – Thinking About Buying a Home
Chapter 2 – How Much Can You Afford?
Chapter 3 – Your Credit History and Score
Chapter 4 – Multiplying Your Buying Power
Chapter 5 – Borrowing To Buy Your Home
Chapter 6 – Starting Your Home Search
Chapter 7 – Neighborhoods and Homes
Chapter 8 – I Want That Home! What Comes Next?
Chapter 9 – Pre-Closing Preparations
Chapter 10 – Closing
Chapter 11 – Packing and Moving
Chapter 12 – Become a Homeowner