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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buying a Home by Peter Richmond

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Chapter 1
An Introduction to Buying a Home
In This Chapter
• Why now is the right time to buy
• The benefits of owning a home
• Are you ready to buy?
• Home-buying myths
• Mistakes to avoid
Congratulations on your search to buy a new home! If this will be your first home, you might think that all you need to do is connect with a good real estate professional. If you’ve purchased a home before, you might think that you already have enough experience with the home-buying process to get the job done. Working with a real estate professional, or going through the process once before, is a great first step to finding your new home, but there’s so much more to it. Reading this book will make you a much more educated buyer.
Buying a home involves more than ...

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