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

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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FHA Approved Condos in Yorba Linda  Purchasing a Yorba Linda Condo utilizing FHA Financing can often be easier said than done. FHA financing allows you put put as little as 3.5% down on the purchase of your new unit. Many condo complexes simply will not be approved for a buyer to obtain an FHA lo...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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FHA Approved Condos in Stanton  Purchasing a Stanton Condo utilizing FHA Financing can often be easier said than done. FHA financing allows you put put as little as 3.5% down on the purchase of your new unit. Many condo complexes simply will not be approved for a buyer to obtain an FHA loan, due ...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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4751 E Pacific Coast Hwy - Long Beach CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on 4751 E Pacific Coast Hwy in Long Beach, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on 4751 E Pacific Coast Hwy, including amenities, HOA informat...

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

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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Rockville King Farm MD | To Stage…or Not to Stage? That Is the Question! [INFOGRAPHIC] Rockville King Farm MD Local Market Tidbits:It really does not matter what part of Montgomery County you want to buy your house. It could be Rockville, Gaithersburg or North Potomac. You always need to know wha...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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1226 N Kings - West Hollywood CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on 1226 N Kings in West Hollywood, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on 1226 N Kings, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a phot...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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FHA Approved Condos in Tustin  Purchasing a Tustin Condo utilizing FHA Financing can often be easier said than done. FHA financing allows you put put as little as 3.5% down on the purchase of your new unit. Many condo complexes simply will not be approved for a buyer to obtain an FHA loan, due to...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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FHA Approved Condos in San Clemente  Purchasing a San Clemente Condo utilizing FHA Financing can often be easier said than done. FHA financing allows you put put as little as 3.5% down on the purchase of your new unit. Many condo complexes simply will not be approved for a buyer to obtain an FHA ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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River Bend, Bolingbrook, Illinois - August 2017 About River Bend River Bend is a single family home subdivision built in the late 1990s by R.A. Faganel Builders, Krugoff and Dean. The homes range in size from 2,000 to 3,400 square feet, featuring 3 to 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and 2-3 car garages....

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

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

By Matthew Klinowski, Golf Community Real Estate Expert
(Downing-Frye)
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Vineyards Condo Closed!This Vineyards Condo Closed this week in the Lalique neighborhood of The Vineyards Country Club!  I'm thrilled for my clients from Canada who are now proud owners of this stunning condo.The Vineyards is a luxury golf community with condos, coach homes and single-family home...

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

By Donald Payne
(Vision Realty)
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If you are ready to get out of the rental market and own a home of your own, you probably researching houses, tips, and advice. However, most people go straight to searching for homes rather than understanding the process. I want all of my homebuyers to be well aware of the process so they feel c...

By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, ... a small office, delivering big service!
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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I showed a house recently where the prospective buyers liked the "blank slate it offers."  The blank slate referred to this property's very neutral decor (a lot of white spaces).The prospective buyers started adding up the costs to make the house like they want (make it their house, I suppose).  ...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Specializing in Residential, Referrals & Relocation | PK Real Estate Utah South)
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Building on a weak or unstable foundation.  An agent's fiduciary responsibility is to inform buyers of documented cases of expandable or collapsible soil conditions where they may be planning to build or buy a home. Ultimately it is the client's decision to move forward or change directions once ...

By Matt Harber
(Keller Williams-The Harber Home Group)
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6529 25th Street Northeast, Tacoma, WA Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE August 19, Saturday 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (1 full, 1 ¾ bath ) BATHROOMS | 1608 SQUARE FEET Welcome Home! Charming & ...

By Phillip Himes, Real Estate Agent serving League City, TX 77573
(Century 21 Paramount)
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1602 Missouri Street, Houston, Texas Get Directions Click Here Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score More $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS | 2 (1 half, 1 ¾ bath ) BATHROOMS | 3272 SQUARE FEET Located in the highly sought after Cherryhurst Subdivsion. This Dutch Co...

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