A great book for the first time home buyer is Kiplinger's Buying & Selling A Home. The book is a compilation of home buying savvy edited by the staff of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine. In it you will find tips and resources to guide first time homebuyers through every step of the home buying process, including picking an agent, finding listings, placing an offer, home inspections, and closing costs. The book is available at both local and online book stores. Another great book is 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask: With Answers from Top Brokers from Around the Country by Ilyce R. Glick, also available locally and online.
I am the buyer. Closing on the 25th. Seller wants to stay in house for three days *after* closing. How can I *best* limit my liabilities if someone were to get hurt , brak something ? etc... Is there a legal form online I can download/print ?