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The Complete Guide to Second Homes for Vacation, Retirement, and Investment
Gary W. EldredThe Complete Guide to Second Homes for Vacations, Retirement, and InvestmentChoosing the perfect locationFinding the right homeForecasting investment potentialHow to save thousands on financingHere's the knowledge you need to find, buy, and get the most fun and profit from your second homeIf you've been thinking about buying a second home for getaways, vacations, investment, or retirement, now is the time to do it. You'll gain from low interest rates, easier financing, large tax savings, and strong potential for appreciation. Smart buyers are getting into the market now, before aging boomers push prices even higher.But what's the best way to afford a second home? How much should you pay? What are the tax benefits? How can you be sure you're getting good value for your money? What kinds of financing are possible? How can you negotiate the best deals and bargain prices? Nationally renowned real estate expert Dr. Gary Eldred provides complete answers to these and all your other questions concerning the purchase of a second home. In a simple and clear style, he fills you in on everything you need to know to:* Develop a strategy to increase affordability * Research the market to find your best location * Choose a home that will quickly appreciate * Make the most of current tax-saving techniques* Select the right homeowner's insurance* Rent to minimize risk and maximize profit* Create value through home improvements* Vacation free worldwide through home exchanges
Home-Based Business For Dummies
Paul Edwards, Sarah Edwards and Peter EconomyExpert tips and advice on starting a home-based businessStarting your own home-based business is a great way to supplement your income in these tough economic times. With thirty percent new and revised material, Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition gives you the most current and up-to-date information you need to navigate your way through the whole process.You'll get trusted and creative advice on how to start being your own boss, bringing in a steady paycheck, and running a business you'll enjoy.Complete coverage of legal and financial aspects of a home-based businessEffective advertising and promotional strategies that won't break the bankTips and information you need to make your business profitableAdvice on outfitting and running a home office Whether you've been affected by downsizing in these uncertain times or are just looking to earn some extra cash, Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition shows you how to avoid scams and truly start working from home for profit.
Second Homes for Dummies
Bridget McCrea and SpignesiThinking about owning a second home? Whether you want a relaxing getaway spot, a future retirement home, or just a place to rent out for profit, having a second home has always been a good investment. But how will you know where to look, how to invest, and what you need to avoid?Second Homes For Dummies gives you the tools you need to handle the entire second-home buying process from concept to completion! This book covers the bases and the basics of buying a second home, presenting all information in a logical and modular format so you can find just what you need on the subjects that interest you. You’ll find out everything you need to know to:Determine whether or not a second home is right for youMaximize your options for a second homeSearch for a home and find the money to pay for itRent out your home for profitRenovate and maintain it to ensure its growing valueMake your second home your primary homeLook for and purchase a home in another countryAlso provided are a list of the best places in the world to buy a home, ways to improve your home and make it first rate, and rules that you should talk about with your guests. With Second Homes For Dummies, you can make your dream of having a second home come true!
Organizing Your Home Office For Success : Expert Strategies That Can Work for You
Lisa KanarekWorking from home offers many challenges from finding the right space for your home office to balancing your home and office life. This easy-to-follow guide to organizing your home office is filled with proven strategies for creating a clutter-free, efficient home office. Whether you're suffering from information overload or sharing a home office with your toss-everything spouse, home office organizing expert Lisa Kanarek's advice will get you on the right track to an organized and productive home office. Her organizing methods are tailored to meet everyone's needs from a perfectionist to a pack rat.
199 Great Home Businesses You Can Start (and Succeed In) for Under $1,000: How to Choose the Best Home Business for You Based on Your Personality Type
Tyler G. HicksTurn Your Dream of Starting a Home-Based Business into Reality!It's incredibly easy to start a money-making business right from the comfort of your own home. Millions of people just like you are enjoying the freedom—and extra income—of working for themselves. You can too. In 199 Great Home Businesses You Can Start (and Succeed In) for Under $1,000, home-based business guru Tyler Hicks shows you how to achieve your work-at-home dream.Inside you'll learn the secrets to:·Choosing the home-based business that's just right for you ·Getting started in your business with minimal cost ·Building your fortune doing what you love ·Running a business from home while keeping your day job ·Using the Internet to advertise and promote your home-based business ·And much more!This invaluable book will help you begin your promising new life today as a successful home-based entrepreneur!
Making Money from Home: How to Run a Successful Home-Based Business
Donna PartowIn tough economic times, conventional jobs can be hard to find. A home-based business could be the answer for many people. Making Money from Home compares the cost of working outside the home with the benefits of working from home. It provides readers with the tools they need to run a successful home business, such as time management advice, details on the foundations of a solid business, tips on marketing goods and services, legal issues to consider, and information on how to use the Internet effectively and how to create a business plan.
Buying a Second Home: Income, Getaway or Retirement
Craig VeneziaEverything you need to know when hunting for a second home! You don't have to be rich to buy a second home -- but you do need to be smart. Buying a Second Home delivers the smarts, showing how to make the purchase of your second home a success! You'll learn how to identify an affordable price range, choose a great location, get low-cost financing, minimize taxes and more. Explore topics you won't find in other home-buying books, including: innovative financing strategies, how to rent your property profitably, how to assess the investment potential of a fixer-upper, choosing the right mortgage for you, profiting from a second-home sale, buying a home in foreclosure and much more! The CD-ROM is chockful of handy checklists and custom worksheets that help you make sense of the entire process. If you're considering what could be the largest investment you'll make in your lifetime, be smart about it with Buying a Second Home.
Home Office Solutions: Creating a Space That Works for You
Lisa KanarekThere are more than 32 million home office households in America and the number continues to grow. Whether you work from home full-time, part-time, or after-hours, having a dedicated home office is a necessity. This information-packed guidebook offers solutions and layouts for carving out home offices that work with your space and boost your success. Home Office Solutions helps readers take charge of productivity, find their optimum work style, and organize space for efficiency and creativity. No matter the size of your home, there's always space for a home office. Practical advice is intermingled with sumptuous, creative, and hardworking office environments that don't detract, but rather complement your home. Home offices don't have to be eyesores that require the door always be kept shut tight. More important, if your office shares a room with another family activity, it need not be kept hidden behind a screen. The offices featured in Home Office Solutions are ones anyone would be proud to showcase centerstage in their home.
At Work at Home: Design Ideas for Your Home Workplace
Neal ZimmermanMore than 50 million Americans work at home ... and the work they do is as varied as the houses they live in. This fresh take on home workspaces looks at a wide range of designs that suit some unique employment needs -- from a daycare center to a dance studio.
At Work At Home: Design Ideas for Your Home Workplace
Neal ZimmermanMore than 50 million Americans work at home ... and the work they do is as varied as the houses they live in. This fresh take on home workspaces looks at a wide range of designs that suit some unique employment needs -- from a daycare center to a dance studio.
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