People bought nearly 6.4 million in the U.S. last yearand many of them were young first-time buyers who are now find themselves wondering, Whats next? And with the subprime crisis quickly becoming a general slide in the housing market, theyre truly in the dark Picking up where a slew of home-buying books leave off, The Essential Guide for First-Time Homeowners is the all-in-one resource your readers need. Filled with crucial advice, helpful reminders and fun tips, our latest USA TODAY book covers: mortgages and refinancing prioritizing purchases maintenance and repairs organizing records and possessions safety and security homeowners insurance neighbors and disputes tax breaks remodeling with contractors budget decorating and renovations preparing for an eventual home sale Filled with real solutions and easy-to-implement ideas, this books incorporates excerpts of USA TODAY articles, handy charts, a sample budget and the ever-popular USA TODAY Snapshots.Maximize Your Investment aamp; Enjoy Your New Home Ilona M. Bray, Alayna Schroeder ... oil weight). make sure the used oil gets recycled. stay on top of the air filter too: replacing a clogged one can increase your efficiency by up to 10%. ... Youa#39;ll use more water doing it at home, and you wona#39;t have any way to clean up the soap that will go pouring onto the lawn or into the storm ... As long as youa#39; re checking things out, think about your homea#39;s energy efficiency, safety, and environmentalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essential Guide for First-time Homeowners, The|
|Author||:||Ilona M. Bray, Alayna Schroeder|
|Publisher||:||Nolo - 2008-10-01|