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Dan Ramsey has written many excellent real estate books, but his latest, "What the 'Experts' May Not Tell You About Buying a House or Apartment," is an uneven, disappointing book that offers both great insights and inaccurate information. As a longtime real estate book reviewer, I would love to tell you this is a great book, or it is trash. Unfortunately, neither statement is correct. This "how to buy a home" book reveals facts, based on the author's many years of real estate experience, which should be disclosed. For example, he says, "Here's one thing many agents won't tell you: You don't need them to purchase a residence or other real estate," and "I'll share another secret: The same appraiser can produce appraisals with different valuations depending on who hired him or her." Purchas...