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 Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
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Check out this upgraded Delray Beach real estate for sale with an immaculate 2nd floor 2/2 luxury model. The apartment is in the desirable location of Isle of Capri, surrounded by a golf course. The home comes with a wonderful garden view from the enclosed patio. It also features ceramic tile flo...

By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultima Real Estate )
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 Deerfield is a community located in West Plano in zip code 75024.  Homes in Deerfield are conveniently located near Dallas Tollway and Highway 121. Homes are built from 1986 to 2011. The older part is called Deerfield with homes built from 1986 to around 1999. The Deerfield West and East are nex...

By Stephanie Arnett, SRS, IMSD, Broker Associate, REALTOR
(RE/MAX Partners~ Starkville, MS)
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4172 Sixteenth Section, Starkville, MS 39759  💲#Price 🏡#Location 📷#Pictures: http://bit.ly/2y33xUE 4172 Sixteenth Section, Starkville, MS 39759 🏡 #StarkvilleRealEstate: Five Acre Mini-Farm Off Old West Point Road | Four Bedrooms | Four Bathrooms | Foyer | Formal Dining Room | Large Living Area w/...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Butler Junior High School, Oak Brook, IL - October 2017 About Butler Junior High School Butler Junior High School is a 6-8 school in District 53, and is located at 2801 York Road in Oak Brook, IL. It services homes in Oak Brook. Average taxes $13,000 Average association fees $1,267 ($4,300 - $7,...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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1827 Greenfield - Westwood CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on 1827 Greenfield in Westwood, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on 1827 Greenfield, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo t...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Crescent Park, Elmhurst, Illinois - October 2017 About Crescent Park Crescent Park is a single family home subdivision located in Elmhurst, Illinois south of St. Charles Road and east of York Street. Average taxes in Crescent Park $12,932 Average association fees in Crescent Park $0 Average home...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Seabluff Canyon - Costa Mesa CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Seabluff Canyon in Costa Mesa, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Seabluff Canyon, 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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1250 S Orange Grove Blvd - Pasadena CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on 1250 S Orange Grove Blvd in Pasadena, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on 1250 S Orange Grove Blvd, including amenities, HOA information,...

By George Kiefer, Broker, GRI, CDPE, CLHMS in Austin Texas
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Pflugerville Texas - Built by Highland Homes in 2007. 3,547 square feet. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 3 car tandem garage on an oversized 0.194-Acre lot. 4 Living areas: game room, formal living, family, media room. Covered stone porch. Granite counter tops. Natural gas. High ceilings. Kitchen island. ...

By Randy Sumbles
(Keller Williams)
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            15 Bella Rosa Court, Little Rock, AR                     Get Directions Click Here                                                                                                                                                         Description                                      ...

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

By Tommy Miles, Builder/Realtor®
(Miles Realty Group)
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Beautiful 4 bedroom 2 Bath 2 Car garage on 2 acre landscaped lot. House has sprinkler system, water well, 14x28 storage shop, wired and insulated. Three 10x16 Atlas storage buildings on slabs with electrical power and AC. Above ground pool with large deck. House is on walnut creek water, sprinkle...

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

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

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Salt Creek Elementary School, Elmhurst, IL - October 2017 About Salt Creek Elementary School Salt Creek Elementary School is a P-1 school in District 48, and is located at 980 S Riverside Drive in Elmhurst, IL. It services homes in Elmhurst, Oak Brook, Oakbrook Terrace, and Villa Park. Average t...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Photos That Grab AttentionA few years ago I was selected to list a waterfront home that had some issues.  It was older and with only minimal updates.  There was some deferred maintenance that needed to be done.  And of course, the seller wanted top dollar.  But, it had a terrific location.  So I ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Brynhaven, Elmhurst, Illinois - October 2017 About Brynhaven Brynhaven is a single family home neighborhood built in the 1950s. Brynhaven is located in Elmhurst, illinois. Average taxes in Brynhaven $8,804 Average association fees in Brynhaven $0 Average home size in Brynhaven 1,860 ft2 Average ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Lincoln Elementary School, Elmhurst, IL - October 2017 About Lincoln Elementary School Lincoln Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 205, and is located at 565 S Fairfield Avenue in Elmhurst, IL. It services homes in Elmhurst. Average taxes $8,853 Average association fees $308 ($0 - $330...

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

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
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¿Mudándose a una casa de lujo? ¡ahora es el momento!  18 18UTC octubre 18UTC 2017  For Sellers, , Millennials, Move-Up Buyers   Si su casa ya no se ajusta a sus necesidades y está planeando comprar una casa de lujo, ¡ahora es un buen momento para hacerlo! Recientemente compartimos datos del Estu...