What’s the best way to get the highest return if you want to sell your home now? With pent-up demand for homes, you hope yours will inspire multiple offers; but want to make sure to choose a solid one that will proceed successfully to closing. Selling Your House: Nolo's Essential Guide provides the practical and legal steps you'll need to take to reach your goal. Written with the current market and national economy in mind, this book goes over the specifics that homeowners need to know in order to make the sale. Whether you're selling your property because of a job change, growing family, or financial troubles, you'll get the information and guidance you need, including how to: check out your local market decide on the right price hire the best real estate professionals to help you dress up, market, and otherwise set your house apart from the pack make required disclosures, and negotiate and successfully close the sale. Selling Your House: Nolo's Essential Guide draws on input from a wide range of experts, helping you conclude a sale you’ll be satisfied with, no matter the state of your local housing market.
Get insights from real estate professionals to help you determine when is the best time for you to buy a house. The authors show you how to research the market, decide what you want-- and what you can afford-- and ways to protect yourself with inspections and insurance.
Author: George Devine
Release Date: 2011-01
Genre: Business & Economics
Sell your California home yourself -- and save big! Using a broker to sell your home can cost you up to six percent of the selling price -- in other words, if you sell your house for $400,000, you can lose up to $24,000. But you'll save that money if you sell the house yourself, and it's not hard to do! Thoroughly revised and scrupulously researched, For Sale by Owner in California takes you step by step through the entire selling process, from putting your house on the market to transferring the title. Find out how to: select the best time to sell prepare your house for sale price and market your home coordinate the sale of one house with the purchase of another screen buyers for financial feasibility make required disclosures working with or without real estate agents attract potential buyers with creative financing handle multiple offers write and negotiate a contract complete the escrow process The 10th edition of For Sale by Owner in California reflects the most recent changes in the housing market and laws, and now includes additional discussion of the importance of pricing a house to sell and performing a thorough vetting of potential buyers' financial conditions. It also provides all the forms and instructions you need, including: disclosure forms offer and counteroffer sales contract contingency releases deeds second mortgage note and more Not a resident of the Golden State? Check out the Nolo books Selling Your House in a Tough Market and Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home for real estate help in your state. Nolo has dozens of products created just for California residents. Check out Nolo's list of California products.
Author: Ed Sherman
Publisher: Ed Sherman
Release Date: 2014-03-24
Specific to California, this book gives you practical and legal advice in clear, simple language that will answer your questions and guide you to a faster, smoother, less painful and less expensive divorce. Shows you how to stay out of court and complete your divorce with little or no help from an attorney. Updated for 2014.
Author: John Suttle
Release Date: 2008-11-20
Genre: Business & Economics
Retire and keep your hard-earned cash! When you retire, your potential tax deductions change considerably -- and if you're a baby boomer on your way to retirement, you'll want to keep your hands on as much of your money as possible. That's why you need Nolo's Essential Retirement Tax Guide, the first book of its kind that helps boomers and their parents understand their tax benefits in plain English. Find out how to save on taxes, step by step, by: doing volunteer work accounting for increased medical expenses buying a boat, RV or second home making charitable donations paying for a grandchild's education living off your investments selling or renting out a home starting a business giving financial help to your family With Nolo's Essential Retirement Tax Guide, you get winning strategies and the legal information you need to keep the tax collector happy while saving you a bundle -- so you can have enough money to enjoy your golden years.
Sell your house quickly at the best price in any market! National median home prices dropped 7.9% between 2005 and 2008, and the downward trend shows no signs of slowing. So what do you do if you want to sell your home now, when the getting a good price for your investment seems nearly impossible? If you want to maximize your return and close the deal quickly, Selling Your House in a Tough Market provides the practical and legal steps you'll need to take to reach your goal. Written with the current market and national economy in mind, this book goes over the specifics that homeowners need to know to make the sale. Whether you're selling your property because of a job change, growing family, or financial troubles, you'll get the information and guidance you need, including: knowing your local market picking the right price hiring the best professionals marketing and setting your house apart from the pack how and when to consider options other than a sale, such as renting negotiating the sale Selling Your House in a Tough Market is the only book available that gives you proven strategies to maximize the return on your investment in your home, no matter what the state of your local housing market.
"Offers ten strategies for successfully selling a home for the maximum amount in a tight economy. The 2nd edition includes expanded information on short sales, financing for buyers, and updated figures"--Provided by publisher.
Many people have misconceptions about the complex tangle that is U.S. immigration law. Even a prospective immigrant with simple questions about who is eligible to come to the U.S. on a permanent or temporary basis will find the rules hard to interpret, and even harder to act upon. U.S. Immigration Made Easy demystifies the system, discussing almost every possible way to legally enter, live in, or stay in the United States. Learn how the immigration system really works and find out whether you qualify for: a work visa a student visa asylum or refugee status a green card through family, employment, or in some other category Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) a U visa, and more. Get tips on dealing with paperwork, government officials, delays and denials. Plus, you'll get step-by-step instructions on filling out and filing application forms, and learn the best way to approach the enormous U.S. government bureaucracy. Thoroughly updated and revised, this edition covers the latest changes in immigration law, including expansion of the new “provisional waiver of unlawful presence” to family members of lawful permanent residents living in the U.S.), the latest average processing times, and much more.
Author: Ralph Warner
Release Date: 2015-01-12
Genre: Business & Economics
Strategies that work in California's unique market Looking for a house in the Golden State? How to Buy a House in California will show you how to get a house you can afford and will enjoy living in for many years. With this bestseller in hand, you'll learn how to: choose a house and neighborhood you'll love select and manage a knowledgeable, hard-working agent qualify for the best mortgage figure out how much down payment you can afford make an offer and negotiate a good deal compete in multiple-bid situations inspect a house for problems and hazards buy and sell houses simultaneously get through escrow successfully This 15th edition is completely updated with tips on how to deal with increasing prices and tightened lending practices. Plus, you’ll find information on new laws regarding buying a foreclosure home. Packed with checklists and financial information, How to Buy a House in California will guide you step-by-step through the process of buying a home. Check out Nolo's list of California products for your other legal tasks. Not a California resident? Check out Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home for information on buying a home in your state.
Whether you're ready for a new entrepreneurial opportunity or considering renting out a home instead of selling, you'll need to learn the basics of being a landlord. Let First-Time Landlord show you how to start your landlording business and maintain it in your spare time. Get the concise information you need to start making money with a single-family home, written for property owners with little business savvy -- and even less time and patience. Learn how to rent out your property lawfully and safely with valuable information on: how to determine whether the property will turn a profit landlord business basics finding the right tenants preparing and signing the lease handling repairs complying with your state's rental laws dealing with problem tenants, and preparing for sale of the property. From timely tips to true stories from successful landlords, First-Time Landlord is an indispensable book for property owners who want to rent out a single-family home without the hassle -- quickly, efficiently and legally.
"A comprehensive guide to raising money written for volunteers and staff who aren't necessarily professional fundraisers. Containing insights and stories from a team of nonprofit experts, this book covers both the practical and the fun, creative aspects of fundraising"--Provided by publisher.