Second Homes for Dummies
Part I: Seeing a Second Home in Your Future.
Chapter 1: The Lowdown on Buying and Owning a Second Home.
Chapter 2: Figuring Out Whether You Can Afford a Second Home.
Chapter 3: Considering Your Second-Home Options.
Chapter 4: A Second Home Is All about Location.
Part II: Searching for Your New Home and Sealing the Deal.
Chapter 5: In Search of the Perfect Second Home: What You Can Do.
Chapter 6: Relying on the Experts When Buying Your Second Home.
Chapter 7: Inspecting Your Second Home before You Sign on the Dotted Line.
Chapter 8: Financing Your Second Home and Closing the Deal.
Chapter 9: Thinking Like a Global Home Buyer.
Part III: Making Your Second Home a Smart Investment.
Chapter 10: Setting Up Your New Digs.
Chapter 11; Renting Out Your Second Home to Pay for Itself .
Chapter 12; Investing in Your Investment: Renovations That Pay Off.
Chapter 13: Handling the Maintenance and Upkeep on Your Second Home.
Chapter 14: What Uncle Sam Wants to Know: Important Tax Implications.
Part IV: Home, Sweet Home: Retiring to Your Second Home.
Chapter 15: From Landlord to Resident: Living Permanently in Your Second Home.
Chapter 16: Selling Your Primary Residence and Settling into Your Second Home.
Chapter 17: Protecting Your Home for the Future.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Popular Second-Home Locations.
Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Make Your Second Home First-Rate.
Chapter 20: Ten Rules Your Friends and Family Must Follow When Using Your Home.