For More Tips and Information:

Here are some other sections of The Sound Home Resource Center that may help your in purchasing or selling a piece of property:

George's House Hunting Tips

Real Estate Legal Terms by Mary Anne Vance

Condominium Ownership and Maintenance

Condominium Practices and Procedures by Dale Galvin

Closing Home Loans - Tips from an Expert by Joel Wilder

So: take your time, ask questions, make the effort and get the professional help you need. Buying and Selling property is a very big job and mistakes can be very expensive.