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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►►SELL NOW!! Houses Mobile Homes.►►Sell Fast_We Buy Houses and Mobile Homes-Fair Cash Offer SummervilleDo you have a Mobile Home or House to SELL to us? We Buy Mobile Homes and Houses for Cash!End The Search and Start the Process Today!** We Buy Mobile Home Values: http://www.CharlestonSCMobileHo...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
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Under Contract: 7953 Crescent Park Drive #153 Gainesville, Virginia 201557953 Crescent Park Drive #153 in Gainesville is now under contract. My buyers fell in love with this turnkey ready 2 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse style condo with 1,568 square feet of living space. They are past clients who dec...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Enjoy Early Morning Walks / Listening to Birds Sing - Grand Lakes  If you enjoy taking early morning walks on trails in your own neighborhood during the spring time or anytime of the year while listening to the birds sing then you should definitely consider  Grand Lakes in Katy TX as a place for ...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Finding the Right SellerThe best seller is one who is highly motivated. A highly motivated seller is more likely to sell at a price that is less than his or her house is actually worth. And it matters that you find out why. Learning the reason why can help you get the price you want and help the ...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
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WOW!! Summerville Beautiful Mobile Home with 1/2 Acre Fenced Land▐►WholeSale Mobile Home with Half Acre Fenced Land in Summerville, SCAddress to be Announced! COMING AVAILABLE on 03 27 2017Shown by Appointment ONLY! Do You Require A Residence or Investment Mobile Home?We Sell Mobile Homes We Buy ...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
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 What Is NYC  HPD Home First Down Payment Assistance Program    Thinking of buying a home in Brooklyn and need help funding the downpayment.  Maybe the NYC HPD HomeFirst Down Payment Assistance Program could help you fund your purchase.  HPD's HomeFirst Down Payment Assistance Program provides bu...

By Pamela Madore, Team Work Makes The Dream Work
(The Pamela Madore Group)
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By Tammy Vertrees, Real Estate Consultant
(Owners.com)
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By: Erik ShermanOne of the biggest misconceptions of homebuying? The 20% down payment. Here's how to buy with a lot less down.Buying your first home conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get to the good stuff, you've got to cobble together a dow...

By The Home Shoppe, Real Estate Done Right
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Beautiful Colonial in Ocean Twp, Monmouth County!! 2 Naomi Road, Ocean Twp, NJ 07712Open House-Sunday, March 26th 1:00-3:00 pm   Thinking about Selling your Home? Your Home may be worth WAY more than you think? For an instant home valuation visit www.realestateincentralnj.com Thinking about Buyin...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Lake of the Winds, Wheeling, Illinois - March 2017 About Lake of the Winds Lake of the Winds is a condo community built between the late 1970s and early 1980s. Lake of the Winds is located in Wheeling, Illnois south of Hintz Road and west of Schoenbeck Road. Average taxes in Lake of the Winds $2...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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River Crossing, South Elgin, Illinois - March 2017 About River Crossing River Crossing is a condominium community for 55+ built in 2007. River Crossing is a masonry and concrete building featuring 45 condominiums and five storefronts. River Crossing is located in South Elgin, Illinois at 10 N. G...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Green Trails, Lisle, Illinois - March 2017 About Green Trails Green Trails is a single family home and condo neighborhood located in Lisle, Illinois. Green Trails is on College south of Maple. Green Trails is bordered by a golf course, Illinois Benedictine College, and forest preserves. Average ...

By Joe Gonzalez, Montgomery County FHA Jumbo Mortgage Pre-Approval
(GMH Mortgage Services LLC)
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When it comes to investing in a mortgage, the down payment is key in making your investment a reality and proving to lenders that you’re a safe bet. However, while most opportunities for putting zero down on a home have disappeared since the recession, there are still a few ways to buy without pu...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Park Point, Wheeling, Illinois - March 2017 About Park Point Park Point is a condo community built in the early 2000s. Park Point is located in Wheeling, Illinois on McHenry Road south of Lake Cook. Average taxes in Park Point $3,653 Average association fees in Park Point $464 ($419 - $509) Aver...

By ARDELL DellaLoggia
(Sound Realty)
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Just a quick snapshot of 2017 Average Home Prices by the Elementary Schools in Kirkland Washington based on closed sale prices over the most recent 3 months or basically 1st quarter of 2017.  I did not use "the mls" to compile the stats here, but rather public sources since it is easier to isolat...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Astor Place, Wheeling, Illinois - March 2017 About Astor Place Astor Place is a condo and town house community built in 2003 by Kimball Hill Homes. Astor Place features 120 townhouses and 128 condominiums with floor plans ranging from 1,210 to 2,135 square feet of living space. Astor Place is lo...

By Casas De Maryland Asesores Inmobiliarios, ¿En Qué Podemos Servirle?
(Herboso & Associates LLC- Broker 240.426.5754)
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www.CasasdeMaryland.com Nuestros servicios para compradores son gratuitos para usted, Eso es por todo, La ayuda de encontrar financiamiento, la ayuda para encontrar ayuda para su down payment (enganche) La ayuda para darle accseso a todas las casas que estan en venta, publicas o privadas y tambie...

By Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)
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Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com What’s My Sacramento Home Worth? Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Sacramento, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call 916-660-5823 for a FREE consu...

By Abby Stiller, Real estate agent serving SWFL.
(Premier Realty Homes of SWFL)
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   "REMINGTON OAKS" AFFORDABLE COUNTRY "FAMILY" ESTATE & COMMUNITY. LARGE 4 BEDROOM, 3 BATH, 3 CAR GARAGE HAS IT ALL. BUILT ON ONE-ACRE COMPLETELY MANICURED, LANDSCAPED AND IRRIGATED. "CHEF'S KITCHEN" WITH 42" OAK WOOD CUSTOM CABINETS, FULL METAL BACK SPLASHES, QUARTZ COUNTER TOPS AND HIGH END "P...

By Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)
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Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com What’s My Carmichael Home Worth? Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation Inter...