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Preventive Home Maintenance Check-up

By: Sandy Zaslow, Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication offers a simple guide to home maintenance and includes an inspection checklist.

Should You Buy or Rent?

By: Glenda Herman, Janice Holm Lloyd A Home For Your Family

Should you buy a home? Or would you be better off renting? This publication lists the pros and cons of buying versus renting and examines the differences in responsibility.

Environmental Considerations When Buying or Selling Real Estate

By: Glenda Herman, Sandy Zaslow A Home For Your Family

Before making a real estate transaction, both buyers and sellers should take care to ensure there is no environmental contamination of the land.

Selecting Home Buying Professionals

By: Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication describes the responsibility of the many home buying professionals you will be working with, including realtors, surveyors, attorneys, architects, mortgage lenders, home inspectors, and appraisers.

Choosing to Rent

By: Carol A. Schwab, Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication provides a checklist and legal guidelines to help you when you choose to rent.

Inspecting a House

By: Sandy Zaslow, Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication provides checklists to guide potential buyers as they check out homes before they put in a purchase offer.

Negotiating for Your House

By: Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication will help you understand the negotiating process in home buying.

Selecting Your House

By: Glenda Herman, Sandy Zaslow A Home For Your Family

This publication covers factors involved in purchasing a home, including when to buy, setting your priorities, house inspections, and managing expectations.

Removing Barriers in a Home

By: Glenda Herman, Sandy Zaslow Life-Cycle Housing

This factsheet discusses remodeling and changes that can be made to homes as residents age.

Selecting the Location for Your House

By: Glenda Herman, Sandy Zaslow A Home For Your Family

When selecting a house, think about more than just the basic structure. The site and environmental factors are other aspects to investigate.

How Does the Space in the House Rate?

By: Wilma Hammett, Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication provides a scoring chart to help you judge and compare the interiors of various homes and look for ways to improve them.