Owning a house can lead to countless worries and surprises. Tackle them one by one, with real solutions.You bought your first home - now what? Nearly 6.4 million homes were purchased in the U.S. last year - and many of them are owned by young first-time buyers like you, who now find themselves wondering, "What's next?" And with the subprime crisis quickly becoming a general slide in the housing market, you're looking for guidance on how to stay on track financially.With The Essential Guide for First-Time Homeowners, you'll get the crucial information that will make the difference between worrying about your home and loving every minute you spend in it -- or, at least, sleeping easily at night! Containing fun tips and timely reminders too, this audiobook, co-published with USA Today, gives you the lowdown on prioritizing purchases, maintenance and repairs, safety and security, homeowners insurance, neighbors and disputes, taxes, remodeling and working with contractors, decorating and renovating on a budget, mortgages and refinancing, tips for going "green," and preparing your home for an eventual sale. The Essential Guide for First-Time Homeowners could potentially save you and your family thousands of dollars -- and perhaps even your home. Listen in for the advice and tips you need to keep home ownership simple and fun! Includes eGuide with resources.
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