Home Buying

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.


What exactly goes on in a home inspection and how is it different from a home appraisal? Curious about what it takes to purchase that foreclosure you've had your eye on? You'll find out how to do it right here. Look around: the professionals at ActiveRain have the information you need.


ActiveRain is the top real estate social network in the world. So, while you may find articles about purchasing a home on other websites, only at ActiveRain do you have the opportunity to read the words of wisdom from over 300,000 real estate industry professionals. From real estate agents to lenders to home inspectors and stagers -- that's a lot of brain power and we've harnessed it, right here at AR.


What are you waiting for? Everything you need to know about home buying awaits you on the following pages!

Trending blogs on Home Buying

 

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
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By Jenifer Duguay
(RE/MAX Pearland)
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$300,000 - Open House, Sunday, August 27th, 2-4 pmOne word, Fabulous! This immaculate 2 story Westin home is sure to please even the most pickiest of buyers! Gorgeous stone and brick elevation with extensive landscaping welcomes your guests. Features include: 3,082 sq.ft., 4 beds, 2.5 baths, 2 ca...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
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by Patricia Feager, 8/22/2017 This story comes at the heels of the recent re-blog I posted from Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, a few days ago called: TV Home Buying & Home Renovation Shows: Fact VS Fiction:Today, was one of those mornings when I had a ve...

By Robin Smith, The Smith Team here for all your real estate needs
(The Smith Team)
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The Summerlin Children’s Forum was established in1997 by the developer and leaders of the master-planned community of Summerlin.  The program has granted $600,000 in scholarship money since its establishment.Recently four college scholarships were awarded by the Howard Hughes Corp. The students t...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Low inventory is the foremost issue in the Ocean County housing market right now as well as nationally. Buyers face relentless demand for a scarce supply of reasonably priced homes. In a recent survey by the National Association of Mortgage Professionals (NAMB), fifty-eight percent of mortgage pr...

By Bridget "Mortgage Mama" McGee, Maryland Mortgage Mama NMLS#196068
(Corridor Mortgage Group 410-960-2061)
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How Much Money Do I Need To Buy A Home?How much money do I need to buy a home is a question I get asked a lot.   Final costs really vary depending on the type of loan you are getting, how much you are putting down on the house, how much the seller will contribute, if there are grants or community...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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Charlotte NC Buyer Steps to Homeownership, Part ICHARLOTTE NC HOME BUYERS - What should you expect when buying a home in Charlotte NC?  You should expect unsurpassed customer service and knowledge of the area.  You should expect to have this be the easiest home-buying processes you've ever experi...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Williamsburg Square - La Mesa CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Williamsburg Square in La Mesa, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Williamsburg Square, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale,...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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The Pointe at Mission Hills - Mission Hills CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on The Pointe at Mission Hills in Mission Hills, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on The Pointe at Mission Hills, including amenitie...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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White Oak Estates - Escondido CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on White Oak Estates in Escondido, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on White Oak Estates, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Brisas Del Mar - Huntington Beach CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Brisas Del Mar in Huntington Beach, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Brisas Del Mar, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sa...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Terrace Village - Hillcrest CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Terrace Village in Hillcrest, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Terrace Village, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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12 on Polk - Hillcrest CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on 12 on Polk in Hillcrest, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on 12 on Polk, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo tour, and so m...

By Michelle Musick Jones, The Michelle Musick Jones Team - Texas Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors)
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Incredible single story in McKinney's Hidden Creek!! Overview Maps Photos Neighborhood Open House Market Stats $372,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full BathroomsInterior: 2,820 sqftLot: 0.23 acre(s)Year Built: 2002MLS #: 13658018 Location 1917Fleming Dr.McKinney, TX 75070USA Mi...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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On Montalvo - Ocean Beach CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on On Montalvo in Ocean Beach, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on On Montalvo, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo tour, a...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Sky Lofts - Downtown Los Angeles CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Sky Lofts in Downtown Los Angeles, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Sky Lofts, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a p...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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455 N Palm Dr - Beverly Hills CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on 455 N Palm Dr in Beverly Hills, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on 455 N Palm Dr, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a pho...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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La Mirage - Aliso Viejo CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on La Mirage in Aliso Viejo, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on La Mirage, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo tour, and so ...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Mission Belwood - Mission Valley CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Mission Belwood in Mission Valley, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Mission Belwood, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sal...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Jasmine Place - Chula Vista CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Jasmine Place in Chula Vista, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Jasmine Place, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo t...