TITLE

CHAPTER 1: What’s So Great About Buying a House?

AUTHOR(S)
Bray, Ilona; Schroeder, Alayna; Stewart, Marcia
PUB. DATE
December 2016
SOURCE
Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home;Dec2016, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents Chapter 1 of the book "Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home" by Ilona Bray, Alayna Schroeder, and Marcia Stewart which focuses on the advantages of buying a house. It explores some of the primary financial and personal benefits to buying a home along with some common myths and fears, and how to get over them. Also outlined are topics related to mortgage interest, other tax-deductible expenses and the advantage to leaving rental living behind.
ACCESSION #
120280357

 

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