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 Diana Purcell, Mesa,Queen Creek,Gilbert,San Tan Valley Realtor
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Gorgeous Home for sale in Queen Creek. http://mysinglepropertywebsites.com/41736This incredible home has been reduced! For only 268,900 LOOK what you get:You will find 5 BIG bedrooms, and large den AND a LOFT. the kitchen has great features including granite and a highly upgraded stainless steel ...
By Trish Nash, Henderson Real Estate Broker, CRS, GRI, PMN
(Signature Gallery Of Homes )
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Come and join us! Come see this meticulous Woodside home that we have located in a gated community in beautiful Lake Las Vegas! Avenza has a spacious, very open floor plan that is perfect for entertaining. Avenza also features not one, but two wondeful master bedrooms, as well as a bonus loft are...
By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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SOLD !!!Shubenacadie homes for saleHomes in Shubenacadie for saleShubenacadie real estate for sale 16 Conley Hill, Shubenacadie$149,900 Exclusive This cozy 3 bedroom bungalow is well kept with all the windows upgraded. Great location right in the village of Shubenacadie where you can walk to most...
By Mike Schmidt, Brownsburg and Greater Indianapolis Real Estate
(EXIT Realty One )
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Buying vs. Renting In Brownsburg, Indiana Let's take a look at the rental housing market in Brownsburg, Indiana versus the resale housing market. As of today (6/30/15), Ruoff Home Mortgage indicates mortgage rates in this area are 4.297%. With 5% down on a $200,000 home, monthly mortgage payments...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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 NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors. We are your source for all Real Estate in North & Central New Jersey. Here you will find Luxury Homes for sale, New Homes, New Construction, Land, Building Lots for sale, Rentals, Commercial Properties for sale & lease, renovations, REO Sales, E...
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
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THE RESERVEThe Reserve in Huntsville Alabama is a popular community on the west side of Zierdt Rd. and just a couple of minutes from the Redstone Arsenal's Gate 7. Click on the photo below of the entrance to the Reserve for a daily updated list of homes for sale.  NEIGHBORHOOD STATISTICSAt the wr...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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 $145,000 Starting Prices Click Here for All 4 Bedroom Homes in Port St Lucie Beginning Price of $145,000 and up.  The Beautiful Port St Lucie Waterways  Championship Golf Courses to Play  Weekend Fun at the Stuart Sandbar  Hutchinson Island  
By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Stewiacke Homes For SaleStewiacke Real EstateReal Estate In StewiackeSOLD !!! 17 Abbie Grace Lane, Stewiacke$329,900 MLS This custom built 1 year old bungalow features see-through propane fire place, cathedral ceiling in the living room, in floor hot water heat plus heat pump in house and garage....
By Marvin Beninson, Grtr Danbury/Ridgefield, CT + Grtr Orlando. FL.
(Keller Williams Classic III)
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If you are looking for property in the Clermont, FL. 34711 area then there is Nothing Better than a New Home!!!  We are having a #PUBLICOPENHOUSE AT 11238 Scenic Vista Drive Clermont, FL. 34711 Sunday 6/7/15 from 12-3 PM.  Close to 4000 square feet with over $20,000 of special royal features. If ...
By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner ; Antonelli Realty
(ANTONELLI Realty)
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You can search all the New Listings from all real estate companies!     For A Free list of homes for sale you can now Search the MLS yourself with our Consumer version Florida MLS.  Now anyone can view new listings just like REALTORS do.    Search by: By City By Zip By Address By Neighborhood By ...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
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TIRED OF RENTING? NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT TO BUY A HOME If you are tired of renting and have always wanted a home of your own, now is an excellent time to take the home ownership plunge. Attractive mortgage interest rates, government incentive programs and an excellent supply of homes for sale a...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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                 Search 5+ Bedroom Homes St Lucie West                    PGA Village St Lucie County                              5+ Bedroom 5+ Bedroom 5+ Bedroom            Search for 5 plus Bedroom Homes
By Diana Purcell, Mesa,Queen Creek,Gilbert,San Tan Valley Realtor
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Red Mountain Ranch is a gorgeous Mesa Golf Community, located in North Mesa. It is a great location near shopping, 25 minutes from the airport, with nearby freeway access, and state of the art hospitals not too far away. With it beautiful golf course and mountain iews it is clearly a great choice...
By Bobi Bigelow, Advertising / Marketing Administrator
(Alpine Lakes Real Estate)
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 1700 SF, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Ledgewood townhouse located at Waterville Estates in Campton, New Hampshire. This 3-level unit offers: cathedral ceilings, loft, skylights, two (2) pellet stoves, finished basement, deck with views overlooking Campton Mountain plus underground utilities. The Waterv...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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La Frontera is a one of the many great subdivisions in Alrington Tx. It is a good family friendly neighborhood. With a nice sized pool to swim in during the summer. La Frontera is an Arlington address but in the Mansfield School District. Let the Marla Yost Team show you YOUR future home today!! ...
By Valorie L. Ford, Valorie Ford & Co, Charlottesville/Albemarle Real
(Keller Williams Realty)
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If you are on the market for a new home chances are that you working with a buyer’s agent. If not, you definitely should be. After all, there’s no cost to you to use the services of this professional and their expertise and experience can save you a lot of time and trouble.  It’s easy for home se...
By Helene Kelbaugh, REALTOR, Internet Marketing Specialist, Keller Williams Legacy Metropolitan
(Keller Williams Legacy Metropolitan - Baltimore)
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Baldwin Homes For Sale in Baltimore County Maryland, 21013Street View - homes for sale in Baldwin, Maryland, 21013Access all MLS homes for sale in BaldwinConsidering buying a new home? Do you need to sell your Baldwin, Maryland home first?  I serve Baldwin and the surrounding areas.  Click for a ...
By Bobi Bigelow, Advertising / Marketing Administrator
(Alpine Lakes Real Estate)
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 1450 SF, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom townhouse located at Mountain River in Thornton, New Hampshire, with 900 feet of water frontage on the Pemigewasset River.  This 3-level unit features; master bedroom with master bathroom en-suit (including whirlpool tub), 1st floor laundry, fireplace, loft with sk...
By Diana Purcell, Mesa,Queen Creek,Gilbert,San Tan Valley Realtor
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Villages At Queen CreekWe are happy to announce that we have a just finished our new website featuring homes for sale in The Villages at Queen Creek. If you are looking for a golf course community in Queen Creek you should definitely look at this beautiful community. Golf homes in Villages at Que...
By Jim Sinnott, Realtor, ABR, GRI Licensed in MA and RI
(Bedard Realty)
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  Is a Condo Right for You?  Condos are a popular alternative to owning a single family home, appealing to many segments of the population.  From couples who are just starting out together to retirees, and everyone in between, condos are a smart choice that offers many advantages. There are diffe...