This book is designed to be a roadmap for anyone buying or selling a home. Millions of people buy or sell real estate each year but the vast majority stumble along and get mediocre results. This book will help make sure you are well prepared from the start. For home buyers this means how to choose the best financing options for your needs, how to see homes in a strategic way, or how to craft a winning offer in a multi-offer scenario. For sellers this means learning how to vet your listing agent, how to make sure your home is priced correctly, and how to handle problems should they arise. Packed with case studies from real life experience, this book will help both first-time home buyers and seasoned veterans achieve their goals in their next real estate transaction.