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!

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By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
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Si buscando casas de venta en Corona CA 92883, aqui encontrara la lista de todas las casas de venta en Corona CA. LLame Hoy or Mande un Texto: 951-858-5797 Cecilia Rodriguez. Email: Ceciliarodriguez41@gmail.com. Dejeme saber si esta buscando en en especial en Corona ZIP Code 92883, y le encontrar...

By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
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Si buscando casas de venta en Corona CA 92880, aqui encontrara la lista de todas las casas de venta en Corona CA. LLame Hoy or Mande un Texto: 951-858-5797 Cecilia Rodriguez Corona Realtor. Email: Ceciliarodriguez41@gmail.com. Dejeme saber si esta buscando en en especial en Corona ZIP Code 92880,...

By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
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Corona Sur Casas De Venta Como Comprar Una Casa Con ZERO De Pago InicialSi usted vive en la bella comunidad del Sur de Corona CA, es primer comprador, ha estado soñando con tener el suficiente dinero para salirse de ese departamento, casa de alquiler, esta pensando en comprar una casa en la comun...

By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
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Si buscando casas de venta en Corona CA 92881, aqui encontrara la lista de todas las casas de venta en Corona CA. LLame Hoy or Mande in Texto: 951-858-5797 Cecilia Rodriguez. Email: Ceciliarodriguez41@gmail.com. Dejeme saber si esta buscando en en especial en Corona ZIP Code 92881, y le encontrar...

By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
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Riverside CA Casas De Venta En ZIP Code 92503. Si esta buscando casas de venta aqui encontrara la lista de todas las casas de venta en Riverside CA. LLame Hoy or mande un Texto: 951-858-5797 Cecilia Rodriguez. Email: Ceciliarodriguez41@gmail.com. Dejeme saber que si esta buscando algo en especial...

By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
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Si buscando casas de venta en Corona CA 92879, aqui encontrara la lista de todas las casas de venta en Corona CA. LLame Hoy or Mande in Texto: 951-858-5797 Cecilia Rodriguez. Email: Ceciliarodriguez41@gmail.com. Dejeme saber si esta buscando en en especial en Corona ZIP Code 92879, y le encontrar...

By CA Real Estate Team
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      ...and worth every penny!     ABSOLUTELY MAGNIFICENT!! STUNNING CUSTOM GATED VIEW ESTATE ON NEARLY TWO ACRES! Exceptional horse property unlike anything you've ever seen! Dramatic entry w/ double iron door entry,grand double staircase & iron banister will astound you! Magazine perfect w/ ev...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
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#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission #ListYourHomeandPayNoCommissionYour home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy ...

By Jim Starwalt, Expect Better
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
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Buying a Home in 2018? The Cost of Waiting ... What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed man...

By Chad Felter, Custom Home Builder Specializing in New Homes
(Nilson Homes)
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FEATURED FLOOR PLAN – THE HARVARD by Jennifer Brown | Dec 13, 2017 | Blog | If you’re thinking of building a new home in Hales Estates in Farr West you’ll want to check out this month’s featured floor plan – the Harvard. There are currently lots available to build in Hales Estates, click on the ...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By Diane Beaumont, USDA,FHA,Jumbo,VA Woodland Park, CO Mortgage
(Benchmark Mortgage)
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If you are in the market for a new home, one of the considerations you will need to make is how much to invest in your down payment.A Large Down Payment Has Its Benefits If you have the funds available, you may find a bit of an advantage in a large down payment. The following are a few potential ...

By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultima Real Estate )
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In view of realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation, the Fed Committee decided to raise the target range for the federal funds rate from 1.25 to 1.5 percent.   It is also projected that the Fed Fund Rate will increase three more times in 2018.    The Fed Fund Rate is the short-...

By Jon Sigler, South Windsor Homes for Sale 860-306-8029
(Keller Williams - Greater Hartford)
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View All The Newest Listings for Sale in South Windsor CT. See the pictures, prices, and features of all the latest listing for sale in South Windsor, CT. The list changes every day, and you need to know the most up to date list if you are looking for a new home. The market is hot right now! You ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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When I read this it reminded me not all homes are built equal, there is no one size fits all and all agents are not created equal.  Just because an agent pays for something doesn't mean they are the right one for every buyer.   The Premier Agent Never Called   I have a listing and as is the case ...

By George Kiefer, Broker, GRI, CDPE in Austin Texas
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Austin Texas - 4-Plex with $3,800 a month in total rents listed for $425,000. Located in North Austin Texas 78758 zip code in Villas on Walnut Creek. 4124 total square feet on a 0.192-Acre Lot.  Great central location close to shopping malls, dining, entertainment, and major highways. Minutes to ...

By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
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The holidays are known for all the hustle and bustle and while typically it’s a period of extra spending, that spending is usually not done on houses. There’s so much going on that many buyers don’t even think about purchasing a house during the holiday months but they should! There are numerous ...

By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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This beautiful Pleasanton CA home consists of 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 1 half bath with a total of 1868.00 sqft.   SOLD! 7949 Limewood Ct, Pleasanton, CA 94588 | Pleasanton CA Homes Overview Maps Photos Market Stats IDX Search $1,045,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms 2 Full Bat...

By Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager
(American West Realty & Management)
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Should you buy or rent? It's a question we all face at some point in life: does it make more sense to buy a home or to rent? Most people believe it's wiser to buy a home and build equity rather than paying someone else's mortgage. In most cases, that would be true but there are particular times ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Winter Oasis in Whitewing, Gilbert, AZCall Brian For A Market Analysis for YOUR Gilbert Home!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZWhitewing Homes Currently for SaleWhitewing Homes Recently SoldWhitewing is another name synonymous with luxury...