100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask
With Answers from Top Brokers from Around the Country
4th Edition Paperback ISBN: 1524763438
From the most trusted name in real estate, a new and fully updated edition of the indispensable guide that helps first-time buyers land the home of their dreams What does "location, location, location" really mean? How do I decide what to offer on a house? What exactly is the closing? Buying a home is one of the most important decisions in any person's life. It will be the place where you plant your roots, come home after a long day, raise a family, or make a successful investment. But how, with everything from student loans and an uncertain marketplace stacked against you, do you get to that idyllic future? In 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask, Ilyce Glink, one of the most trusted names in real estate, answers all of your questions about home buying--and some you didn't know you had--and takes you on a personal journey from open houses to moving day. Weaving together advice from top brokers around the country with illustrative stories and her own unparalleled expertise, 100 Questions is a one-stop shop to getting the home of your dreams.
1908 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue
Paperback ISBN: 1632206862
A fascinating piece of history and a window to turn-of-the-century America. The Sears, Roebuck & Co. catalog was the Amazon.com of its day, giving American families across the country access to thousands of items from clothing and furniture to buggies and hair tonic. Whether they could buy it or not, people would pour over the massive volume that represented an icon in American retail. The 1908 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue offers an amazing look at life in early twentieth-century America. Sears, Roebuck & Co. have defined and innovated American retail for years, As the company grew from humble beginnings, it’s catalog selection exploded to include all sorts of categories and encompassed almost everything imaginable. With merchandise ranging from ordinary to fantastical (and almost all of it priced at the pennies-on-the-dollar rate of the time), browsing through this vintage collection is sure to be an enjoyable experience.
ABA Consumer Guide to Adopting a Child
Everything You Need to Know for a Successful Adoption
Paperback ISBN: 1634250230
This is one book in the ABA Consumer Guide Series. This volume examines the process of adopting a child, and provides readers with the information needed to understand and navigate the adoption process and to successfully adopt a child. The books provides background information and history on adoption, and offers essential guidance from the American Bar Association on approaching the process with confidence and making good decisions every step of the way.
The ABA Consumer Guide to Employee Rights
Understanding and Asserting Your Rights on the Job
Paperback ISBN: 1634250214
This is one book in the ABA Consumer Guide Series. This volume examines the rights of employees, and provides readers with their options when their relationship with their employer sours. The book explains everything yen need to know about your rights as an employee, from job security and termination issues to discrimination, job applicant rights and more. It's a perfect guide for anyone involved in a employee/employer legal dispute.
ABA Guide to Assisted Reproduction
Techniques, Legal Issues, and Pathways to Success
Paperback ISBN: 1634250176
This is one book in the ABA Consumer Guide Series. This volume examines assisted reproductive technology, and provides readers with the information needed to understand and navigate the process and to achieve their goal of parentage through ART. The book explains the available ART options; the process for choosing a medical provider and legal representative; understanding and entering into appropriate agreements; and the unique issues that may arise pre-and post-birth.
The Illustrated Encyclopedia
Hardcover ISBN: 0785835717
Acoustic Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive guide of its type ever produced, covering decades of great instruments and the people who played them. You will find here the highest quality photos of acoustic guitars produced by every significant maker, from Alvarez to Zemaitis, plus detailed information, and a host of action pictures of important players from pop, rock, jazz, country classical, blues, and folk. An acoustic guitar need not be a simple brown box with a neck attached. Acoustic Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia celebrates the unusual, the different and the purely bizarre in addition to the assured roots-based craft of the finest unadorned instruments, underlining the sheer diversity and variety of the acoustic stringed instruments that have been built and sold and played through three centuries. Here are resonator guitars made since the 1920s by Dobro, National, and others, often with highly decorated metal bodies; revered flat-tops from Martin, Taylor, Gibson, and more; peculiarly shaped and oddly featured creations from many of the custom builders; early 20th-century harp guitars with extra strings and extended bodies; creative archtops from D’Angelico, Epiphone, Benedetto, and more; and plastic-equipped constructions from Ovation. The comprehensive and informative text is in a clear A-to-Z format organized by brand name, written and researched by a unique team of the world’s leading authorities on the subject. Acoustic Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia shows in words and pictures just why and how the acoustic guitar continues to be the most popular musical instrument in the world.
Architectural Books in Early America
Architectural Treaties and Building Handbooks Available in American Libraries and Bookstores Through 1800
Hardcover ISBN: 188471899x
An annotated bibliography citing 147 books that influenced business and the built landscape in colonial America. Schimmelman (art history, Oakland U.) has updated and revised her 1985 publication that was part of the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society. Similar bibliographies have not appeared since 1961 and 1946. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Secrets to Saving 20% to 50% on Baby Cribs, Car Seats, Strollers, High Chairs and Much, Much More!
Paperback ISBN: 188939257x
America's best-selling and best-loved guide to baby gear is back with an updated and revised edition! Yes, a baby book that actually answers the big question about having a baby: How am I going to afford all this? With the average cost of a baby topping $7000 for just the first year alone, new parents need creative solutions and innovative ideas to navigate the consumer maze that confronts all parents-to-be. Baby Bargains is the answer! Inside, you’ll discover: • NAME BRAND REVIEWS of car seats, bedding, strollers ,high chairs, diapers and more! • Dozens of safety tips to affordably baby proof your home. • FIVE wastes of money with baby clothes and the best outlet bargains. • NINE tips to saving money on cribs, plus in-depth reviews of crib brands. • THE TRUTH ABOUT STROLLERS—and which brands work best in the real world. • The SEVEN MOST RIDICULOUS BABY PRODUCTS. • DETAILED CHARTS that compare brands of cribs, strollers, car seats and more! This new 12th edition adds the latest tips and advice on getting bargains on baby gear, including: - The latest model strollers and car seats, all reviewed and rated. - Detailed crib reviews with in-depth brand comparisons. - Top picks for dozens of items, from high chairs to infant car seats. - Expanded coverage of baby carriers with best picks.
The Essential Guide to Chinese Spirits
Paperback ISBN: 0143800132
Baijiu, China's national drink, is the world's most consumed alcohol—discover the final frontier of great world alcohols in this comprehensive and practical guide Drawing on interviews with baijiu aficionados, distillers, and key players in the alcoholic beverage industry, Sandhausintroduces the history and development of alcohol in China—the birthplace of grain-based alcohol. Distillation and production processes, the landscape of the industry today, and a page-by-page guide to the major varieties, distilleries and brands all feature in Baijiu: The Essential Guide to Chinese Spirits.
The Best of America's Test Kitchen 2019
Best Recipes, Equipment Reviews, and Tastings
Hardcover ISBN: 1945256532
The best of the best--including recipes, tastings, and testings--of 2019, all compiled into one must-have collection from America's most trusted kitchen. A carefully curated collection--in full color for the first time--of ATK's best recipes of the year, selected from the hundreds of recipes developed for Cook's Illustrated and Cook's Country magazines and for new books such as The Complete Make-Ahead Cookbook, The Complete Slow Cooker, Nutritious Delicious, How to Roast Everything, Just Add Sauce, The Perfect Cake, and Multicooker Perfection. This year's edition offers a wide array of fresh, foolproof recipes like Chinese Pork Dumplings, Shrimp Po' Boys, Braised Brisket with Pomegranate, Cumin, and Cilantro, Thai Grilled Cornish Hens with Chili Dipping Sauce, and Roasted Lobster Tails. And we didn't forget about dessert! From Easy Holiday Sugar Cookies and Lazy Strawberry Sonker to Coconut Cream Pie and Blackberry-Mascarpone Lemon Cake, this collection will satisfy every sweet tooth. All of this year's ingredient and equipment tastings and testings are here, too. Want to find out which high-end blender makes the grade? Wonder how we selected our top supermarket turkey? Curious to know which roll of paper towels really gets the job done? For the answers to these questions and more, look no further than The Best of America's Test Kitchen 2019.