How to Buy a Home When You Can't Afford It

Paperback | July 15, 2002

byRobert Irwin

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Good news for those who think they cannot scrape together a down payment and get approved for a mortgage

This latest book from million-selling real estate author Bob Irwin brings a ray a hope to the millions who dream of owning their own homes but who either aren't sure they can afford one or lack the "official" financial qualifications for a mortgage. Pitched exclusively to the needs of this market, How to Buy a Home When You Can't Afford It is a treasure trove of innovative tactics, tips, strategies, and methods for finding financing and closing on a home. Irwin shows readers how to determine how much they're really worth, how to uncover hidden assets they never new they had, and how virtually anyone can improve his or her credit rating in just six months. He then cuts right to the chase with dozens of proven options, including:

  • First-time home owner benefits
  • Creative ways to cover closing costs
  • Bargaining down sellers
  • Obtaining "sweat equity" government homes

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Good news for those who think they cannot scrape together a down payment and get approved for a mortgageThis latest book from million-selling real estate author Bob Irwin brings a ray a hope to the millions who dream of owning their own homes but who either aren't sure they can afford one or lack the "official" financial qualifications...

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Think you can't afford to buy a home? Think again!If you are thinking about buying your first home in today's real estate market, it's easy to feel discouraged. It may seem as if you needed to save up for your down payment since kindergarten and never pay a bill late in your life. Nothing could be further from the truth! Best-selling r...

Robert Irwin, one of America's leading experts in all areas of real estate, is the author of more than 50 books, including McGraw-Hill's best-selling Tips and Traps series. For more real estate tips and traps, go to www.robertirwin.com.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 5.9 × 0.65 inPublished:July 15, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071385185

ISBN - 13:9780071385183

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