Title: "The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone — Especially Ourselves"
Author: Dan Ariely
Publisher: HarperCollins, 2012: 304 pages; $26.99
Many people experience real estate transactions as riddled with suspicions of dishonesty. Is your home’s seller being honest and forthcoming about any "issues" the house has? What about your agent? Is she honestly representing how good a deal this property is? Are the comparable homes she presents you the most representative, or are they skewed?