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Own It!: The Ups and Downs of Homebuying for Women Who Go It Alone

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Do you dream of owning a home but don’t think you can buy one alone?

These days more and more single women are buying homes on their own, whether they’re are purchasing a home because it’s a good investment, buying a condo on the beach for the view (and the tax write-off), or finally realizing their dream as a DIY remodeler, they’re making it happen.

Now with Own It!, you ca
Paperback, 280 pages
Published May 27th 2008 by Seal Press
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As someone with absolutely *zero* knowledge about buying a home, I found this book to be a pretty good introduction. I picked it up before any other guide because I think I felt that as a single woman I needed a little emotional advice about this process along with practical/logistical advice. It doesn't replace a guidebook like Homebuying for Dummies, however (which will be my next purchase), as she touches on most of the major issues related to a home purchase but doesn't give an excessive amo ...more
Great advice but stuff your agent should cover with you.
The book was a good start, however, the author drove me crazy with all these inserts on each page with additional information. If she found it important enough to write about, it should have been included in the body of the chapter. It was very disorganized reading which detracted from the reading of the book.
Jen Musselman has a great writting style that makes all her books fun to read! She must be a UNI graduate!
Just starting to think about home buying... decent place to start.
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