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The Resource Second homes for dummies, by Bridget McCrea ; with Stephen Spignesi

Second homes for dummies, by Bridget McCrea ; with Stephen Spignesi

Label
Second homes for dummies
Title
Second homes for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Bridget McCrea ; with Stephen Spignesi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thinking about owning a second home? Whether you want a relaxing getaway spot, a future retirement home, or just a place to rent out for profit, having a second home has always been a good investment. But how will you know where to look, how to invest, and what you need to avoid? Second Homes For Dummies gives you the tools you need to handle the entire second-home buying process from concept to completion! This book covers the bases and the basics of buying a second home, presenting all information in a logical and modular format so you can find just what you need on the subjects that
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCrea, Bridget
Dewey number
643/.12
Index
index present
LC call number
HD259
LC item number
.M33 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
Series statement
--For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • House buying
  • House buying
  • Home ownership
  • Home ownership
  • HOUSE & HOME
  • Home ownership
  • House buying
  • United States
Label
Second homes for dummies, by Bridget McCrea ; with Stephen Spignesi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Second Homes For Dummies; About the Authors; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Seeing a Second Home in Your Future; Chapter 1: The Lowdown on Buying and Owning a Second Home; Identifying Why People Buy a Second Home; Understanding the Second-Home Market; Getting in on the Second-Home Boom: Are You Ready?; Finding and Purchasing a Second Home: On Your Own or with an Agent
  • What Kind of Second Home to AvoidAre You Saying I'm a Real Estate Investor with Only Two Houses? Yes!; After You Purchase: Putting Together a Support Team; Retiring to (And Protecting) Your Second Home; Chapter 2: Figuring Out Whether You Can Afford a Second Home; Evaluating Your Financial Situation: Can You Afford a Second House Now?; Figuring Out How Much (Second) House You Can Afford; How Are You Going to Pay for It?; Chapter 3: Considering Your Second-Home Options; Narrowing Your Options: What Do You Want?; Single-Family Homes: The Most Popular Option
  • Condos: Fun in the Sun (Or Snow) without the Yard WorkTownhouses: Your Own Home and Land (Really) Close to Neighbors; Mobile Homes: More Than a Trailer; Buying Land and Building a New Home; Contemplating Other Options If You Don't Want to Buy Outright; Chapter 4: A Second Home Is All about Location; Asking Yourself Where You Want to Retire; Where to Look for Your Second Home; What to Look for in Your Second Home's Area, Now and Later; Part II: Searching for Your New Home and Sealing the Deal; Chapter 5: In Search of the Perfect Second Home: What You Can Do
  • The Do-It-Yourself Approach: Finding Your Second Home on Your OwnWhen to Start Looking for a Second Home; Taking Advantage of Nearby Resources; Making an Offer and Negotiating; Chapter 6: Relying on the Experts When Buying Your Second Home; How the Real Estate Game Is Played (And Possibly Has Changed); Making a Buyer's Agent Your Right-Hand Man (Or Woman); Using a Transaction Broker; Depending on Other Professionals during the Purchasing Process; Chapter 7: Inspecting Your Second Home before You Sign on the Dotted Line; Recognizing the Importance of Your Second Home's Inspection
  • Finding and Hiring a Reputable InspectorUsing the Inspection Report; What to Do When the Inspection Turns Up Problems; This Is It! Deciding Whether to Buy the Home; Handling Long-Distance Inspections: How to Protect Yourself; Understanding Disclosure Statements; Chapter 8: Financing Your Second Home and Closing the Deal; Starting the Financing Process; Knowing Your Financing Options; Managing the Cash Deal; Knowing What to Expect when Closing on a Second Home; Buying the Appropriate Homeowners' Insurance on Your Second Home; What Happens After Closing Day? All the Paperwork and Such
Control code
126809731
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (364 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470174241
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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ec1b0fbb-a185-4ebf-90c1-fd0d1686439f
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)126809731
Label
Second homes for dummies, by Bridget McCrea ; with Stephen Spignesi
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Second Homes For Dummies; About the Authors; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Seeing a Second Home in Your Future; Chapter 1: The Lowdown on Buying and Owning a Second Home; Identifying Why People Buy a Second Home; Understanding the Second-Home Market; Getting in on the Second-Home Boom: Are You Ready?; Finding and Purchasing a Second Home: On Your Own or with an Agent
  • What Kind of Second Home to AvoidAre You Saying I'm a Real Estate Investor with Only Two Houses? Yes!; After You Purchase: Putting Together a Support Team; Retiring to (And Protecting) Your Second Home; Chapter 2: Figuring Out Whether You Can Afford a Second Home; Evaluating Your Financial Situation: Can You Afford a Second House Now?; Figuring Out How Much (Second) House You Can Afford; How Are You Going to Pay for It?; Chapter 3: Considering Your Second-Home Options; Narrowing Your Options: What Do You Want?; Single-Family Homes: The Most Popular Option
  • Condos: Fun in the Sun (Or Snow) without the Yard WorkTownhouses: Your Own Home and Land (Really) Close to Neighbors; Mobile Homes: More Than a Trailer; Buying Land and Building a New Home; Contemplating Other Options If You Don't Want to Buy Outright; Chapter 4: A Second Home Is All about Location; Asking Yourself Where You Want to Retire; Where to Look for Your Second Home; What to Look for in Your Second Home's Area, Now and Later; Part II: Searching for Your New Home and Sealing the Deal; Chapter 5: In Search of the Perfect Second Home: What You Can Do
  • The Do-It-Yourself Approach: Finding Your Second Home on Your OwnWhen to Start Looking for a Second Home; Taking Advantage of Nearby Resources; Making an Offer and Negotiating; Chapter 6: Relying on the Experts When Buying Your Second Home; How the Real Estate Game Is Played (And Possibly Has Changed); Making a Buyer's Agent Your Right-Hand Man (Or Woman); Using a Transaction Broker; Depending on Other Professionals during the Purchasing Process; Chapter 7: Inspecting Your Second Home before You Sign on the Dotted Line; Recognizing the Importance of Your Second Home's Inspection
  • Finding and Hiring a Reputable InspectorUsing the Inspection Report; What to Do When the Inspection Turns Up Problems; This Is It! Deciding Whether to Buy the Home; Handling Long-Distance Inspections: How to Protect Yourself; Understanding Disclosure Statements; Chapter 8: Financing Your Second Home and Closing the Deal; Starting the Financing Process; Knowing Your Financing Options; Managing the Cash Deal; Knowing What to Expect when Closing on a Second Home; Buying the Appropriate Homeowners' Insurance on Your Second Home; What Happens After Closing Day? All the Paperwork and Such
Control code
126809731
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (364 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470174241
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ec1b0fbb-a185-4ebf-90c1-fd0d1686439f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)126809731

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