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 Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Residential, Referrals & Relocation REALTOR at PK Real Estate Utah South)
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Sky Mountain Golfing in southern Utah!  Sky Mountain Golf Course designed by Jeff Hardin and built in 1994 is an 18-hole golf course - 6,383 yard / par 72 course, owned and operated by the city of Hurricane and open to public play.  This course boasts pristine greens and rolling fairways, offerin...

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

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Yorkshire Woods, Oak Brook, Illinois - October 2017 About Yorkshire Woods Yorkshire Woods is a single family home community located in Oak Brook, Illinois south of Roosevelt Road and west of York Road. Average taxes in Yorkshire Woods $1,965 Average association fees in Yorkshire Woods $0 Average...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Berens Park, Elmhurst, Illinois - October 2017 About Berens Park Berens Park is a subdivision of single family homes located in Elmhurst, Illinois south of Lake Street and east of Kingery Highway, (Route 83). Average taxes in Berens Park $9,724 Average association fees in Berens Park $0 Average ...

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

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Forest Gate, Oak Brook, Illinois - October 2017 About Forest Gate Forest Gate is a Private Gated community for adults 55 and over. These custom built homes were built in the early to mid 2010s. Forest Gate is located in Oak Brook, Illinois north of 31st Street and east of Kingery Highway/Route 8...

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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Midwest Chase, Oak Brook, Illinois - October 2017 About Midwest Chase Midwest Chase is a subdivision of single family homes located in Oak Brook, Illinois north of 35th Street and east of Meyers Road. Average taxes in Midwest Chase $13,713 Average association fees in Midwest Chase $1,200 ($1,200...

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 Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-882-0322, When you're thinking of moving...ThinkSuncoast.com
(PalmerHouse Properties Florida - 941-882-0322 | Serving Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties)
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Buying Remains a Lot Cheaper Than Renting in Florida!In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers show that the ...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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3475 Hawks Hill Tr, Tallahassee, fl Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | Owners travel and easy to show. 4 HOUR Notice preferred. TEXT the owner Candy. Beautiful 3/2 charmer on a...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Heritage Oaks, Oak Brook, Illinois - October 2017 About Heritage Oaks Heritage Oaks is a gated community of single family homes. Heritage Oaks is located in Oak Brook, Illinois west of Meyers Road and south of Oak Brook Road. Average taxes in Heritage Oaks $21,633 Average association fees in Her...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Chateau Loire, Oak Brook, Illinois - October 2017 About Chateau Loire Chateau Loire is a subdivision of single family homes built in the early to mid 1970's. Chateau Loire is located in Oak Brook north of 31st Street and east of Highland Avenue. Average taxes in Chateau Loire $7,722 Average asso...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Merry Lane, Oak Brook, Illinois - October 2017 About Merry Lane Merry Lane is a single family home subdivision built in the 1960s. Merry Lane is located in Oak Brook, Illinois south of Roosevelt Road and west of York Road. Average taxes in Merry Lane $7,645 Average association fees in Merry Lane...

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 Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Midwest Club, Oak Brook, Illinois - October 2017 About Midwest Club Midwest Club is a gated community of custom built homes which were built in the 1980s and 1990s. Midwest Club is located in Oak Brook, Illinois west of Midwest Road and north of 35th Street. Average taxes in Midwest Club $16,405...

By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Let's finish the move! You’re done buying your new home and, finally, the moving truck’s been unloaded. Now it’s time to unpack and make the new place your own - a labor-intensive process that ought to go much easier if you follow these five quick tips.   Following the Move: 5 Quick and simple Wa...

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 Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Brook Forest Elementary School, Oak Brook, IL - October 2017 About Brook Forest Elementary School Brook Forest Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 53, and is located at 60 Regent Drive in Oak Brook, IL. It services homes in Oak Brook. Average taxes $13,089 Average association fees $1,2...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Elmhurst Market Trends for September 2017Elmhurst home sales for the month of September rose in volume by 5.9% when compared to last year, while the median sale price decreased by 19.2% from $439,900 to $355,306. The number of Single Family homes sales rose by 2.2%, while the median sale price d...