The authors managed to keep the reading light, using lots of examples and sidebars, to avoid reader boredom. On my scale of one to 10, this superb new book rates an off-the-chart 12. (Robert Bruss, Nationally Syndicated Real Estate Columnist 20080508)
If you are looking for authoritative information about virtually every important home-purchase topic, you won't find a better easy-to-read resource than this up-to-date book. (The Boston Globe 20080608)
Nolo's excellent guide for novice home buyers provides fresh, updated information about the whole process that even those in the know will find useful. (Library Journal 20080205)
Takes the guesswork out of home buying... two thumbs up! (Elizabeth Weintraub About.com, Home Buying & Selling Guide 20090101)
Like having over a dozen real estate experts over for dinner. (Steve Kropper, President, Founder Bank on Real Estate, Domania.com 20090101)
A must-have for any new homebuyer. Empower yourself by informing yourself! (Heidi Baker BeJane.com 20090101)
A must-have for any new homebuyer. Empower yourself by informing yourself! (Eden Jarrin BeJane.com 20090101)
If you are looking for authoritative information about virtually every important home-purchase topic, you won't find a better easy-to-read resource than this up-to-date book. (The Boston Globe 20090101) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Schroeder specializes in employment law and real estate and is co-author of Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home. Before joining Nolo, she worked as an associate in a large San Francisco law firm where she represented employers in litigation, drafted employee handbooks and policies and counseled employers on sound employment practices. Schroeder also has experience in employment consulting and human resources. She holds a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.
Bray is an author and legal editor at Nolo, specializing in real estate, immigration law, and nonprofit fundraising. She is co-author of Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home and also edits a number of Nolo's small business books. Bray's working background includes solo practice, nonprofit, and corporate stints, as well as long periods of volunteering, including an internship at Amnesty International's main legal office in London. She received her law degree and a Masters degree in East Asian (Chinese) Studies from the University of Washington.