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Lisa Holton

Born: 1959
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Lisa was born in Moline, Illinois, and lived in the Quad Cities until the age of four when her father, an executive with International Harvester Co. , was transferred to Canton, a small central Illinois town. She now runs her company, The Lisa Company, from Evanston, Illinois.

Biography: Lisa Holton is an independent writer, editor and producer. A former Chicago Sun-Times Business Editor and reporter, Lisa formed The Lisa Company in 1998 to create audience-specific and easy-to-understand content for publications, institutions and universities.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Lisa Holton on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Everything Guide to Mortgages Book :
ISBN: 1283484897 OCLC: 824111044

Adams Media 2010.

Finding the right home can be easy. Finding the right mortgage-one you can afford-can be a challenge. You need to arm yourself with the latest information so you can make the right decision for you and your family, especially in the current housing market. In plain English, finance expert Lisa Horton shines a light on the confusing world of points, interest rates, and credit scores. Whether you're buying your first home, trading up to a larger one, or buying a rental property, you'll find all you need inside. Learn how to: Save for a down payment and prepare to borrow; Understand credit reports and credit scores; Deal with banks, mortgage brokers, and online lenders; Refinance a mortgage; and more. The Everything Mortgage Book teaches you how lenders work, how different kinds of loans are structured, and what they're best for. You'll also learn which mortgage practices and loans you should avoid. Whether you have a great credit history or a poor one, you'll be able to get the best loan for your most important purchase-your home.

For members only :
ISBN: 1893121283 OCLC: 123378836

Lake Claremont Press, Chicago : 2008.

Chicago would be a very different place without the contributions made by the members of the city's private social clubs. Yet most of us walk past their stately facades without any idea what goes on within.

  How to be a value investor :
ISBN: 0585259925 OCLC: 45731994

McGraw Hill, New York : 1999.

The essential dictionary of real estate /
ISBN: 0760739072 OCLC: 53819707

Barnes & Noble, New York : ©2004.

The everything guide to mortgages :
ISBN: 1598696114 OCLC: 172983678

Adams Media, Avon, Mass. : ©2008.

A financial manual that shines light on the confusing world of points, interest rates, and credit scores defines how lenders work, how different kinds of loans are structured, and which loans are best suited to readers' needs.