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About the Author
MARTIN M. SHENKMAN, CPA, MBA, JD, is a well-known attorney with extensive knowledge of tax law and investments. He is the author of twenty-six books, including How to Sell Your House in a Buyer's Market, Real Estate After Tax Reform, and the previous editions of How to Buy a House with No (or Little) Money Down, all from Wiley.
WARREN BOROSON is an award-winning real estate columnist formerly with the Bergen Record. He has written several bestselling books on mutual funds.
Table of ContentsWhy Buy a House with Little or No Money Down?
How Much House Can You Afford?
If Your Credit Record Is Poor...
The Smarter You Buy--The Lower the Down Payment.
Cutting Closing Costs.
Let the Seller Also Be the Banker.
Mom and Dad (or a Good Friend) Give the Down Payment.
Borrow the Down Payment from Family or Friends.
FHA-Insured Mortgages: The 1.25% to 2.85% Solution.
VA-Guaranteed Loans: The 0% Solution.
The Perfect Mortgage.
Private Mortgage Insurance: The 3% to 19% Solution.
Lease the House with an Option to Buy.
Still Other Sources of Down Payment Money.
The Unconventional Buyer.
More Ways Uncle Sam Can Help--Tax Savings.
Using the Internet.