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 geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
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Bring your horses! Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $379,500 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,830 sqftLot: 33,600 sqftYear Built: 1978MLS #: 1179094 Location 19306 SE 286th StreetKent, WA 98042USA Geri Wehry RE/MAX Select R.E.(206) 8194234[email protected]/...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Richland Villas - San Marcos CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Richland Villas in San Marcos, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Richland Villas, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a pho...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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The Perks of a Suburban Home in CharlotteYou can always change the style of a home for sale in Marvin, but you can’t change the location! Location is a huge consideration when it comes time to purchase a home for your family. Do you want to live in the city or suburbs? Many home buyers struggle w...

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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Frederick MD | 58% of Homeowners See a Drop in Home Values Coming Frederick MD Local Market Tidbits:In order for us to provide comprehensive real-time market data and in-depth analysis for the benefit of all our clients, we use this blog to bring you our expertise and provide you with world class...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Locust Street Condos - Point Loma CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Locust Street Condos in Point Loma, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Locust Street Condos, including amenities, HOA information, condos ...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Blue Water Villas - Pacific Beach CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Blue Water Villas in Pacific Beach, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Blue Water Villas, including amenities, HOA information, condos for...

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

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

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

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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This is really good information if you have Student Loans and think you cant buy a home!!! All is not lost according to  Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi   Gene Mundt, Mortgage Originator,  40+ years of #mortgage experience, will offer you exemplary mortgag...

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

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

By George Kiefer, Broker, GRI, CDPE, CLHMS in Austin Texas
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Austin Texas - Updated 1-story in North Shoal Creek on a 0.18-acre, 64' by 120 lot. Laminate and Tile floors (no carpet). Granite counters. Recent HVAC, windows, and appliances. 1383 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage. Pillow Elementary, Burnet Middle School, and Anderson High School...

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

By Scott Hubbard, Realtor Resident and Specializes in The Villages
(ERA Grizzard Real Estate)
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Solar Eclipse Pool Party !!8/21/2017 @1:00 pm17527 SE 84th Foxgrove AveThe Villages, Fl 32162  Please RSVP to Kaylyn @(352)272-3437 or kconnett@eragrizzard.com**Glasses not provided, but are available for purchase at Walmart**

By Lee Keadle, Keadle Real Estate Group
(Carolina One Real Estate)
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina has the best public schools in all of Charleston. In fact, this area has very few private schools compared to the other Charleston areas simply because most of its residents send their children to the public schools. You'll find a wide range of academic activities ...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
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by Patricia Feager, 8/14/2017 Having a residential property under contract in Justin, Texas has given me a chance to get out of my city comfort zone and into the animal kingdom on the farm. I have enjoyed seeing buffalo, cows, donkeys, bulls, and horses too. Here are the latest photos I took of a...

By Donna Jarock, The Realtor that Delivers you Home
(MB The Brian Petrelli Team)
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The homes are just about sold out in Ponderosa Ridge.  A KB Homes Community.  As a Realtor and owner of a home in this community I really appreciated the discounted tax rate.  Saving me as much as a few hundred dollars per month just in taxes.  Nestled up Irish Parkway off of Gartrell, Ponderosa ...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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FHA Approved Condos in San Marcos  Purchasing a San Marcos 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...

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