"... the best of the how-to-buy-a-home books ... filled with solid practical information plus methods of buying without taking much money out of your pocket."—Robert Bruss Tribune Media Services"A comprehensive guide to every aspect of financing....Even if you consider yourself an expert on home shopping, this book will probably teach you a trick or two."—Boston Sunday GlobeDon't let hefty down payments or a poor credit rating stand in the way of your dreams of home ownership. Financing a home can be a lot easier than you ever imagined, and this book tells you how. How to Buy helped tens of thousands of Americans become home owners during one of the worst real estate slumps in history. Now, this completely updated and expanded Second Edition is the ultimate guide to finding and financing a home in the 1990s. In clear, nontechnical language it tells how to: Obtain a mortgage regardless of your credit rating or level of income Make seller financing the ticket to your dream home Take advantage of equity sharing and equity kicker mortgages Use lease options Apply for and obtain FHA, VA, family, and other loans you may qualify for Make the tax laws work to your advantage when buying a house Help your child buy a home while protecting against the child's divorce Inspect a house from top to bottom, inside and out Bargain with a seller and save a bundle Check your own credit ratingStop dreaming about owning a new home. Read How to Buy a House with No (or Little) Money Down and get the financing you need to make your dream a reality!