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Book ReviewTitle: "Before You Buy: The Homebuyer's Handbook for Today's Market" Author: Michael Corbett Publisher: Plume, 2011; 304 pages; $15 In my circle of friends, celeb-watching on TV shows like "E! News" and "Extra" is a guilty pleasure -- a break from the smart woman's circuit of the gym, kids' homework, Huffington Post, NPR, and prep reading for a day's work as a lawyer, doctor or writer.So those of us who are real estate-minded can feed the empty celebrity craving -- sans at least some of the guilt -- by tuning in to "Extra" and perusing the real estate eye candy that is "Mansions and Millionaires." "Mansions and Millionaires" host and longtime real estate investor Michael Corbett leaves his star-studded real estate m├ętier and brings his real estate know-how to us little people with his latest book, "Before You Buy: The Homebuyer's Handbook for Today's Market." Despite Corbett's Hollywood gl...