How to Buy Your Own Home in 90 Days by Marc Stephen Garrison (Doubleday, $12.95). In 10 chapters, Garrison describes his 10 steps to buying a home. Although he is a seasoned real estate investor, in this book Garrison keeps everything basic. He starts out by helping the reader determine how much house can be afforded. Chapter topics include determining your housing needs, analyzing your area, tapping hidden resources, finding the right home (the best chapter), getting your money's worth, financing the purchase, negotiating the price, making the offer and closing the deal.