Are You Thinking of Buying a Home? Learn from qualified professionals in the real estate industry: • Typical home buyers' questions and answers. • Guidelines to home mortgages. • The benefits of master planned communities. • How to find a good, reliable contractor. • How to find the right location for your new home. • How to shop for a garage door and opener. • That paint sometimes covers up flaws you should know about. • What to do when you discover water damage. • How to deal with unclear titles, easement problems, code violations, structural damage, zoning, faulty sea walls, leaking roofs, termites, cracked pools, and more. • How an engineering report can plan a vital role. • Twenty tips for purchasing large-ticket items. • About crime in your new neighborhood. • How to find a friend in the real estate business. • What protections that are available to you when purchasing real estate. • The difference between adjustable rate mortgage and fixed rate mortgage. • The three methods of transferring the equity in your present home to another home. • Ten tips to hiring a home contractor. • What the job of an appraiser includes. This book is a collection of articles that were written as individual reports for the home buyer. After reading the entire book, you should be well-equipped to purchase that new home. Happy house hunting!
Valerie Hockert, was born in the Midwest where she has lived all her adult life. She has had much life experience through her various entrepreneurial life. She has a Master's Degree in Liberal Studies, and a PhD in Literary Studies. Dr. Hockert has been teaching at a college level for many years. She was the first publisher of the Writers' Journal and Today's Family, two national publications. She is also a certified personal trainer, great chef, and the Publisher of an e-magazine: www.realitytodayforum.com.read more