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 Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Glenbard West High School, Glen Ellyn, IL - June 2017 About Glenbard West High School Glenbard West High School is a 9-12 school in District 87, and is located at 670 Crescent Boulevard in Glen Ellyn, IL. It services homes in Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, Lombard, and Wheaton. Aver...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Churchill Elementary School, Glen Ellyn, IL - June 2017 About Churchill Elementary School Churchill Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 41, and is located at 23W240 Geneva Road in Glen Ellyn, IL. It services homes in Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, Lombard, and Wheaton. Ave...

By Liz Miller, Just Call Liz
(Keller Williams Arizona Living Realty)
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Congratulations!  You've decided to buy a Lake Havasu home.  Acceptance of your offer only marks the beginning of the home buying process.  You'll receive a Property Disclosure Statement.  It's very important that you read this paper carefully.  But, what is a Property Disclosure Statement?Seller...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Lincoln Elementary School, Glen Ellyn, IL - June 2017 About Lincoln Elementary School Lincoln Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 41, and is located at 380 Greenfield Avenue in Glen Ellyn, IL. It services homes in Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, and Wheaton. Average taxes $12,211 Average...

By Casas De Maryland Asesores Inmobiliarios, ¿En Qué Podemos Servirle?
(Herboso & Associates LLC- Broker 240.426.5754)
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CasasdeMaryland.com le puede enseñar diferentes opciones de productos de crédito diseñados para satisfacer las necesidades de su situación particular. Además, le ayudaremos en aconsejándole qué productos son los mejores para su situación?, recomendarle a hablar con un prestamista aprobado que se ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Forest Glen Elementary School, Glen Ellyn, IL - June 2017 About Forest Glen Elementary School Forest Glen Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 41, and is located at 561 Elm Street in Glen Ellyn, IL. It services homes in Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, and Lombard. Average taxes $14,599 Av...

By MaryKay Shumway, Door County, Door County Wisconsin's Real Estate Expert
(The Kellstrom Ray Agency, Inc. (Est. 1948))
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Door County Condominiums for Sale: How do you choose the best Door County condo deal?Crows Nest.  Anchorage Cove.  Timber Ridge Estates.  Hidden Harbor.  Mariners Pointe.  Woodcrest Village.  Orchard Point.  Fish Creek Condominiums.  Gibraltar Townhomes.  The Grandview.  The Bluffs on Cottage Row...

By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Toronto Market Re-balancing in June 2017The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) just released its mid-month report for June 2017.JUNE 2017 TREB MID-MONTH STATISTICS June 19, 2017 – Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 2,999 transactions through TREB’s MLS® System during the first 14 days of June ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Arbor View Elementary School, Glen Ellyn, IL - June 2017 About Arbor View Elementary School Arbor View Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 89, and is located at 22W430 Ironwood Drive in Glen Ellyn, IL. It services homes in Glen Ellyn, Lombard, and Wheaton. Average taxes $7,450 Average ...

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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Gaithersburg MD | Pre-Approval Should Always Be Your First Step Gaithersburg MD Local Market Tidbits:Today I decided to bring you some news about the things that matters the most to our local real estate marketAs you are aware, the real estate market is like the weather. The economic conditions w...

By Chris Dunham, "The Real Estate Guy!"®
(Clayton Nash Real Estate)
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Home for Sale in Scottsdale - Scottsdale Country Acres Home for SaleThis single level home for Sale in Scottsdale is just off Camelback and Hayden. Built in 1960, he has a touch of classic Scottsdale architecture, but has recent updating and upgrading. This Scottsdale Home for Sale has a ton of C...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Kenilworth Train Station, Kenilworth, Illinois - June 2017There are currently 169 homes for sale within 1 mile of the Kenilworth station, including 137 single family homes and 23 condos/townhomes. The Kenilworth train station is part of the Union Pacific / North Line (UP-N) line. Average taxes n...

By Shirley Coomer, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty, Phoenix Az
(Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living)
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If you are looking for a great home, look no further than  the 2504 E INDIGO BRUSH RD, Phoenix, Az - Open HousePrice  $329,000 Friday  6/30/17 from 1 PM - 5 PM and Saturday 7/1/25/17 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Mountain Park Ranch HOAPriced at $329,000Open House Friday  6/30/17 from 1 PM - 5 PM and S...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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McKenzie Elementary School, Wilmette, IL - June 2017 About McKenzie Elementary School McKenzie Elementary School is a K-4 school in District 39, and is located at 649 Prairie Avenue in Wilmette, IL. It services homes in Wilmette. Average taxes $11,725 Average association fees $252 ($0 - $355) Av...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Central Elementary School, Wilmette, IL - June 2017 About Central Elementary School Central Elementary School is a K-4 school in District 39, and is located at 900 Central Avenue in Wilmette, IL. It services homes in Wilmette. Average taxes $17,107 Average association fees $1,467 ($1,121 - $6,21...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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White Eagle Elementary School, Naperville, IL - June 2017 About White Eagle Elementary School White Eagle Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 204, and is located at 1585 White Eagle Drive in Naperville, IL. It services homes in Naperville. Average taxes $13,417 Average association fees...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Park View Elementary School, Glen Ellyn, IL - June 2017 About Park View Elementary School Park View Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 89, and is located at 250 S Park Boulevard in Glen Ellyn, IL. It services homes in Glen Ellyn and Lombard. Average taxes $7,679 Average association fe...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Devonshire Elementary School, Skokie, IL - June 2017 About Devonshire Elementary School Devonshire Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 68, and is located at 9040 Kostner Ave in Skokie, IL. It services homes in Skokie. Average taxes $8,232 Average association fees $203 ($0 - $250) Avera...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Stover Mill at Warwick is located in Central Bucks School District. Go to www.cbsd.org for details.These townhomes were built less than 35 years ago. There are two and three bedroom homes. Some homes have a basement and there are a few with a garage.The homes are located off York road and Bristol...

By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
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When I work with investors who want to build wealth buying Oklahoma City investment real estate they typically buy 5 or more. They may not do 5 at a time but depending on their age, financial ability, and what their ultimate strategy is they buy at least 5 and usually more since Fannie Mae goes u...