How to Buy a Home Without Getting Hammered

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9781885539359: How to Buy a Home Without Getting Hammered

Few things in life can put you on the emotional roller coaster like buying a home, from the highs of finding the perfect one and seeing it completed to the lows of construction delays and mortgage red tape. "You mean the hardwood flooring we saw in the model isn't included?" "Why won't our builder return our calls?" "Where did these extra costs come from?"

Before you buy your next home, let one of America's most successful home builders show you how to avoid the "land mines" that spoil the fun for so many unsuspecting buyers.

After 25 years and 30,000 homes, David Weekley has seen it all. And in this enlightening homebuyer's guide he tells it all. You'll learn how to look past the extras of a furnished model to see exactly what you're buying. Find out how to get your builder's attention if he won't return your calls. What are your options if construction delays are threatening your lock-in of a low interest rate?

Whether it's your first or fifth home, this book will open your eyes and put your back in the driver's seat where you belong. Checklists key questions and enlightening anecdotes make this an invaluable companion for anyone in the market for a home. Don't make a move without it.

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Buying a new home is a lifetime investment and as an industry-leading homebuilder, David Weekley Homes is committed to ensuring consumers are comfortable with the process. Beginning February 14, David Weekley Homes will build a new home in just 12 short weeks in Tampa, Florida as part of a joint venture with NBC’s Today Show and ourhouse.com. Each week, Today Show viewers will have the opportunity to long on to msnbc.com and be part of the homebuilding process by voting for their favorite floorplan and a variety of features. Every Wednesday for 12 weeks, viewers can tune in to the Today Show to see the progress that has been made on the home, which feature viewers selected and which feature will be highlighted during the coming week. The completed home will be auctioned off in May 2001, with proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity. In addition to reaching 7.5 million consumers through the Today Show, David Weekley’s new book, “How to Buy a Home Without Getting Hammered,” is a terrific resource for future homebuyers. The book offers valuable homebuying tips in a highly readable format full of personal stories and anecdotes. It is a resource every homebuyer should have and is just one of the many reasons why David Weekley Homes continues to be among the most respected homebuilders in America.

About the Author:

At the age of 23, shortly after earning degrees in economics and geology from Trinity University, David Weekley founded David Weekley Homes in 1976. His company builds in 14 cities from Colorado to the Carolinas, and is the second-largest, privately-owned homebuilder in America.

Professional Builder magazine and Builder magazine have named David Weekley Homes "National Builder of the Year" and "America's Best Builder" respectively. The company is on Fortune's magazine's list of "The Top 100 Companies To Work For." Mr. Weekley lives in Houston, Texas with his wifek, Bonnie, and their three children.

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