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Tips and Traps When Buying a Condo, co-op, or Townhouse

© 2007
by Robert Irwin

2nd Edition Active, In-Print 208 Pages Paperback / softback
9780071467957 0071467955

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Steer clear of money pits and target the top properties in this hot investment sector!

Condos, co-ops, and townhouses account for more than one-third of real estate sales in the United States. Fully updated to address the many changes that have occurred in the market since the first edition, Tips & Traps When Buying a Condo, Co-Op, or Townhouse, Second Edition, covers all the bases to help you navigate the process of buying into a shared-ownership development.

1. Is It A Good Investment?

2. How to Decide if a Condo, Co-op, or Townhouse is Right for You

3. 9 “Red Flags†Questions You Must Ask Before You Buy

4. Buy Old, Buy New, or Buy a Conversion?

5. How To Evaluate What You’re Buying

6. Checking the Inspection and Disclosure Reports

7. Living By The Rules

8. Beware The Architectural Committee!

9. Fighting The Board

10. Can I Rent Out My Condo, Co-op, or Townhouse?

11. Tips For Financing a Condo or Co-op

12. How to Handle the Purchase

13. Just For Condo Buyers

14. Just For Co-op Buyers

15. Just for Townhouse Buyers

16. Tips for Selling Your Condo, Co-op, or Townhouse

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