Barron's Business Keys have gained deserved reputations as easy-to-read books of sound advice for consumers and non-experts. These brief, fact-filled volumes cut through business and financial jargon and speak to consumers in plain English. They offer information and advice on saving, investing, protecting one's assets, coping with taxes, and prudent management of personal finances. Updated to reflect the current real estate market, this book presents an informed view of the advantages and potential pitfalls connected with buying foreclosed and bargain properties. Various sources are described including lending institutions, the FHA, the Farmer's Home Administration, and others. There are valuable tips for buying at auction and for taking advantages of special programs such as urban homesteading.
Table of Contents
What is a Bargain?
How to Get the Best Price on a Home
Where to Find Repossessed Homes
Buying a Handyman's Special
Buying at Auction
Negotiation and Buying Skills
KEYS TO PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING