Before you buy a house. by Marshall, Robert A.

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Published by Kiplinger Washington Editors in Washington .

Written in English

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  • House buying.

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The Changing times library.

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SeriesKiplinger books that work for you, bk. 1.
LC ClassificationsHD1379 .M37
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5911321M
LC Control Number64012970

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