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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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When one thinks of fireproof materials, metal, stone and brick readily come to mind. Wood definitely would not. So one has to wonder, why would anyone build part of a fireplace using wood. There is no doubt wood belongs in the fireplace. But as a part of the structure? While inspecting a not very...
By Carla Muss-Jacobs, Principal Broker/Owner, Buyer Focused ~ Buyer Results
(503-810-7192 | BuyersAgentPortland.com | 100% Buyer Representation ~ 100% of the Time)
Buyers Playing Realtor® . . . You Can't Play the Game if You Don't Know the Rules As an Exclusive Buyers Agent -- that means that my real estate practice is Buyer-centric -- I've not taken a listing or represented sellers for years. Since 1999, when I became licensed, I have seen the the shift...
By Jane Grant, Home Search, Homes - Temecula, California
(Jane Grant, "Temecula Homes", Southwest Real Estate)
Temecula Real Estate Predictions for 2014. The purpose of this article is to take a look at where real estate trends are headed for the Temecula and Murrieta areas in 2014. There are indicators of where any real estate market is headed by looking at some of the home buying and home selling vari...
NEW LISTING IN "WILLIAMSBURG ESTATES" in Mooresville Nearly 2 acres to enjoy your koi pond, waterfall & fire pit! Plenty of room for your tractors and equipment. And NO HOA! Great Living Area and Seperate Den and/or Guest Room. Lower Level workshop for a hobbyist and partial basement for rec...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR - Fairfield County CT Real Estate
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Homes for Sale and Real Estate)
Can I Have a Pet in This Condo? If you are a pet owner and are interested in purchasing a condo, you should become familiar with the condo homeowners association rules and regulations which will state 1) whether pets are allowed and 2) if so, how many and what the restrictions are. ...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
Just Sold In Evanston Illinois a fantastic 2 bedroom condo at 719A Hinman by buyers agent Noah Seidenberg. Hinman is one of the most desired streets in Evanston and has so much to offer. Tree lined streets, walking distance to shops and many restaurants. A few blocks from beautiful L...
By Jon Kolsky, Your Long Beach, CA Real Estate Specialist
(Kolsky Group; BRE #01311273)
Shopping For a Home in Long Beach? “December Offers Benefits 4 Buyers” Shoppers look for some of the best deals during the month of December! Now that you’re in the shopping mode, studies indicate you’re not willing to spend unless the price is right. So what are the big tick...
Buying a Home in Silver Spring Maryland Silver Spring is unincorporated and covers more than nine and a half square miles. The southern part of downtown Silver Spring borders Washington DC. Metro's Red line has a stop in Downtown Silver Spring with convenient Red Line stops at Forest Glen, Wheato...
By Tim & Michele Langhauser & McCartin, Realtor in Maryland - Harford County
(Compass Home Group @ Keller Williams American Premier Realty)
Welcome to 8702 Emge Road Parkville Maryland Compass Home Group of Keller Williams American Premier Realty Call or Text 443-360-0086 Welcome home to 8702 Emge Road Parkville Maryland, a charming cape cod located in the heart of Parkville just off East Joppa Road and Loch Raven Boulevard. Ent...
13421 Shelly Dr Madison Alabama Danielle Subdivision Home For sale MLS#587092 Priced at $146,900 View Danielle Subdivision Homes For Sale I recently wrote a short introductory post about this great home at 13421 Shelly Drive Madison Alabama in Danielle Subdivision before it actually was on the m...
What Do You Mean? You Think That I Should Buy the Less Expensive One? This is a question that comes a lot from buyers that I assist. Especially with first time Cedar Rapids home buyers. Just because the bank says that you can afford it, doesn't mean that you feel comfortable with the payment....
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
How to Cope with the Stress of Buying a Lakeland Fl Home for Sale Buying a Lakeland Fl home for sale can be very challenging, but it doesn’t have to drive you insane. With proper planning, research, and guidance from an experienced Lakeland Fl agent, you will be able to cope with the stress ...
By Brian Heckman, Brian Heckman- Florida Mortgage Lender
(The Heckman Group)
If you're a homebuyer who wants to close more quickly, keep in mind that there are some factors that are beyond your control. Some of these are the time it takes to perform an appraisal or how long it takes a title search is being executed. But there're still some ways you can do t...
Fall in love with this modern renovated home in Miami Florida! (Click Here for more Info) Property Information: Style: Detached Bedrooms: 3 Total Baths: 3 Full Baths: 2 Half Baths: 1 Year Built: 1936 Sq. Feet: 3084 View: Garden View Garage: Detached Parking: Guest Parking, Pavers, Street Fall ...
By Debb Janes, Realtor, Camas, Washington EcoBroker
(The Carl Group, LLC)
Inspections. Do they make it too easy for buyers to walk? The positive momentum was going great for on of my recent sales. Listed and pending in 10 days, plus the cash buyer wanted to close in 10 days. I jokingly dubbed it the perfect "10," a well priced property, a motivated seller, and a motiv...
Beautiful home with dramatic curb appeal in Miami Beach Florida! (Click Here for more Info) Property Information: Style: Detached Bedrooms: 4 Total Baths: 4 Full Baths: 3 Half Baths: 1 Year Built: 1925 Sq. Feet: 3020 View: Garden View, Pool Area View Garage: Detached Parking: Driveway A home ...
Gateway Country Club in Fort Myers, Florida is a gated community in the Gateway Development, a 3,000 acre, master planned community. This is an established community and the Country Club is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Membership is optional with low dues for the Single Golf Membership an...
Magnificient Waterfront Home for sale in Miami Beach Florida! (Click Here for more Info) Property Information: Style: Attached Bedrooms: 3 Total Baths: 2 Full Baths: 2 Year Built: 1952 Sq. Feet: 2341 View: Canal Parking: Driveway Waterfront residence on the exclusive gated community of Biscayn...
Life at 850 E. Ocean Long Beach CA If you are fortunate enough to live at 850 E. Ocean Blvd, otherwise known as 'The Pacific' you live right on the beach. There are many high-rise complexes in Long Beach, most are set a ways off the beach.... this one is right on the sand. The Pacific si...
Amazing Miami Beach home for sale! (Click Here for more Info) Property Information: Style: Detached Bedrooms: 5 Total Baths: 4 Full Baths: 4 Year Built: 1951 Sq. Feet: 3527 View: Golf View Parking: Driveway Amazing Miami Beach property. This house was totally rebuilt between 1988 and 1989 and ...