Second-home hunting has never been easier with everything you need to find and buy the right place at the best price!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 goods, showing you 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 strategieshow to rent your property profitablyhow to assess the investment potential of a fixer-upperchoosing the right mortgage for youprofiting from a second-home salebuying a home in foreclosureThe CD-ROM includes handy checklists and custom worksheets that help you make sense of the entire process, from buying to ownership. The new 2nd edition includes updated market and mortgage information, including the latest criteria you'll need to meet in order to get a loan and how to assess the potential of a recently foreclosed home. Get the step-by-step information you need to be smart about your investment with Buying a Second Home. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.