Questions and Answers About Buying A New Home. This
great guide focuses on finances-from how much home you can afford,
to various loan programs, insurance taxes, etc. 40 pp. (1998. HUD) 634F.
Your Home: Settlement Costs and Helpful Information.
Describes the home buying, financing, and settlement (closing)
process. Helpful tips on shopping for a loan with worksheets to
calculate and compare closing costs. 35 pp. (1997. HUD) 121F.
Handbook On Adjustable Rate Mortgages. Basic
features, advantages, risks, and terminology associated with
adjustable rate mortgages. Explains how ARM's work, how to reduce
your risk, and more. Includes a table for comparing mortgages. 25
pp. (1990. FRB) 329E.
Guide to Mortgage Lock-Ins. Basic information to help
you obtain the terms of credit you really want. Lists questions to
ask when shopping for a mortgage. 14 pp. (1995. FRB) 336F.
Guide to Mortgage Refinancings. Is refinancing
beneficial to you? Learn the costs and how to tell if the time is
right. 8 pp. (1996. FRB) 337F.
Buyer's Vocabulary. Defines common words and terms
used in the real estate world. Especially useful for the first time
buyer. 14 pp. (1987. HUD) 114E.
A Home. Gives practical tips on how to prepare your
house for sale, how to choose an agent, setting a fair price, where
to get legal help, and tax implications. 13 pp. (1996. USDA) 568E.
Ways to Lower Your Homeowners Insurance Costs.
Practical tips to help reduce your expenses. Lists phone numbers of
state insurance departments for more information. 4 pp. (1995. HHS) 339F.