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Welcome to the ActiveRain Home Buying section. This is the place where you'll find comprehensive information on everything connected to purchasing a home – and we mean everything.
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Olde Naples Real Estate properties are for those looking for the best residential living in Southwest Florida. The Cabral Group is proud to announce the offering of a beach access home for sale in Olde Naples Florida. This property is located at 382 N Gulf Shore Blvd and is complete with ...
By Anna Banana Kruchten, Phoenix Real Estate Broker, CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
No formal receipt - No closing - Period Recently we had a buyer request that a licensed contractor make the necessary repairs for items discovered during the home inspection.The seller agreed to make all the repairs requested, in writing. Fast forward a week or two and all of a sudden the sell...
By Jared Garfield, When You Want Your Home Sold, You Want an Expert!
(Rich Life Real Estate Team)
As A Home Buyer, When Does Your Negotiation Go Too Far? Today I received an offer on a property that is fully renovated and in spectacular shape from an immigrant family that culturally may have different negotiating tactics than what we are used to here. Having dealt with people from all parts...
By Jon Kolsky, Your Long Beach, CA Real Estate Specialist
(Kolsky Group; BRE #01311273)
Helping Homebuyers Through Their Fears… Buyers there’s “no” need to worry. Even though buying a house may prove to test our stress levels, a little understanding of the home buying process and doing a little homework goes a long way to taking the stress out of buying a home. Fear...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Just Listed in Byron GA in the Williams Orchard Subdivision This beautiful brick and vinyl home for sale has 2,048 heated sq ft and was just listed in Byron GA in the Williams Orchard Subdivision. Built in 2004, this house is ideal for families or busy professionals. This Byron GA home is near bo...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
Usually most Realtors are winding down by the middle of December. Not so in 2103. This is one of the latest sales in the year I have ever had. A wonderful 3 bedroom 2 bath Condo in downtown Evanston was sold by Coldwell Banker and Realtor Noah Seidenberg at 1720 Maple the Optima Views. Set to clo...
By THE NARRIN TEAM CONSULTING PROFESSIONALS, Asheville Area Signature Properties
(Asheville 1031 Realty)
Asheville is lighting up -warm with good cheer.But it is chilly this time of year. As the holidays draw near,Good idea to save energy- to be crystal clear. A little elf told me that most homes can save 25% to 50% or more energy. So, ahome energy audit is a gift you can give yourself. It c...
Remarkable Condo with exceptional Views in Miami Florida (Click Here for more Info) Property Information: Style: Condo Bedrooms: 2 Total Baths: 3 Full Baths: 3 Year Built: 2004 Sq. Feet: 1730 View: Intracoastal View Parking: 1 Space, 1 Assigned Space, Cover Exceptional Views from the remarka...
Hampton Park at Gateway Homes Find homes in Hampton Park at Gateway like the one above. This gated community has many activities for the entire family, indoor activities in the Clubhouse and outdoor activities. You will be able to find re-sale homes as well as newly built homes. $10,000 Off an...
Housing Market Report for Weston FL for December 2013 Housing Market Report for Weston FL for December 2013 Weston New Listings (58) Weston Foreclosure Listings (8) Weston Short Sale Listings (32) Weston Single Family Homes for Sale (211) Weston Condos & Townhomes for Sale (65) Existing-home sale...
By Bill Ladewig, Your FHA Guru - FHA and VA Loans Since 1970
MORTGAGE INTEREST RATE LOCK ADVISORY December 12, 2013 7:30 AM PST Click for Updated Lock Advice LOCK ADVISORY 7 Day Mortgage Interest Rate lock or Float Advice: LOCK The cost for a 3.50% rate based on Mortgage Backed Securities is up 0.09 point 30 Day Mortgage Interest Rate Lock or ...
I write this brief blog based on my experience representing a buyer, a seller, and purchasing my own home. You close on your home, move into the home, and find a problem. What do you do? Recently I closed on a home representing the seller: The buyer had the home inspected. My seller complied wi...
By Tim Langhauser & Michele McCartin, Realtor in Maryland - Harford County
(Compass Home Group @ Keller Williams American Premier Realty)
1224 Marston Court Bel Air Maryland -- Open House December 15th 2-4pm Compass Home Group of Keller Williams American Premier Realty Call or Text 443-360-0086 For More Details Welcome home to 1224 Marston Court Bel Air Maryland. Join us this Sunday December 15th from 2-4pm and take a tour throug...
By Jon Kolsky, Your Long Beach, CA Real Estate Specialist
(Kolsky Group; BRE #01311273)
Buying a Home VS Renting a Home in 2014 One of the main financial reasons prospective home buyers jump into the market is because buying a home builds equity. But because of the recent financial crisis of 2008, the U.S. housing market suffered widespread losses, and potential home buyers ar...
By Kathleen Floryan, Broker Associate, Luxury Real Estate Ponte Vedra
(Ponte Vedra Club Realty, Inc.)
It seems to me that in this part of Florida (NorthEast) large production builders rarely build homes with gutters installed. Up north, gutters are a norm. It's not like we have Sunny Florida 365 days of the year! We have rain, we have a rainy season, we have torrential rain, sometimes we have nor...
By The Tonnesen Team, Put a #1 Team to Work For You!
(Prudential Americana Group Realtors)
Need a home by the end of the year? This beautiful DR Horton community in the booming southwest has immediate move-ins on brand new homes in Las Vegas! The neighborhood includes its own private park and a community pool, and homes come standard with granite countertops and low E windows. Check...
(Mission Viejo, Foothill Ranch, Lake Forest, Ladera Ranch)
Foothill Ranch 2 Bed 2 Bath End-Unit Tuscany Condo Just Listed! Foothill Ranch end unit condo; carriage style (above garages - no one above or below). 2BR/2BA located adjacent to community pool/spa & gym! Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings in living room & bedrooms to enhance natural lightin...
by Desiree Whalen. Hi everyone! Hope you’re having a great week so far! Just wanted to let you know that I’ve just updated my list of NC Beach foreclosures and short sales, and posted the new list to the website. (If you’ve already signed up to receive my list via email, keep an eye on your...