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.


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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, William Raveis Legends Realty Group
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group LLC)
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Gorgeous custom built Pocantico Hills 4 bed 4 bath Colonial with numerous high-end features & details throughout, set on over an acre of private grounds w. direct access to Rockefeller State Park walking trails. 1st floor: soaring entry hall, huge living room, large family room, over sized den/of...

By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, William Raveis Legends Realty Group
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group LLC)
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$599,000 - Solid well maintained 3 bed 1.5 bath home w. attached 1 car garage on beautiful level lot in the "Crest" neighborhood of Tarrytown. The large master bedroom could be reconfigured to add a master bath, walk in closet & dressing/sitting area if so desired. Great opportunity to create you...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Sunset Meadows , Greenfield, Wisconsin - July 2020Sunset Meadows is a single family home subdivision built in the 1990's. Sunset Meadows is located in Greenfield, Wisconsin north of Layton Avenue and west of 108th Street. There is currently 1 home in Sunset Meadows for sale ranging from $344,900...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Cortland Towers is a 31 unit condo building built in 2004. Cortland Towers is locatedon Cortland west of Washtenaw at 2720 W. Cortland in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in Cortland Towers $3,285 Average association fees in Cortland Towers $229 ($178 - $291) Average home s...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Cedar Ridge Estates, Cedarburg, Wisconsin - July 2020Cedar Ridge Estates is a single family home subdivision built in the 1960's and 1970's. Cedar Ridge Estates is located in Cedarburg, Wisconsin west of Keup Road and north of Columbia Road. There is currently 1 home in Cedar Ridge Estates for s...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Residences at Riverbend is a luxury condo high-rise built in the early 2000s. Residences at Riverbend is located in the River West neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois at 333 N Canal. Average taxes in Residences at Riverbend $12,833 Average association fees in Residences at Riverbend $1,340 ($542 - ...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Boulder, Colorado, is one of the best places to live in the Rocky Mountains. It's situated at the base of the foothills of them and is most known for being the home of the University of Colorado. Being just a 30-minute drive from downtown Denver is another significant perk of living in this city ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Kings Mill is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1940s. Kings Mill is located in St. Charles, Illinois on Route 64 west of Randall. Average taxes in Kings Mill $7,766 Average association fees in Kings Mill $31 ($29 - $33) Average home size in Kings Mill 2,474 ft2 Average lot size...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Oak Hill Estates is a subdivision of single family homes built in the 1980s. Oak Hill Estates is located in Lisle south of Ogden Avenue and west of Yackley Avenue. Average taxes in Oak Hill Estates $10,404 Average association fees in Oak Hill Estates $4 ($4 - $4) Average home size in Oak Hill Est...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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The Ponds, Caledonia, Wisconsin - July 2020The Ponds is a single family home subdivision built in the early 2000's. The Ponds is located in Caledonia, Wisconsin south of 5 1/2 Mile Road and west of County Road V. There is currently 1 home in The Ponds for sale ranging from $539,900 to $539,900. ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Delta On Lincoln is a 18 unit condo building built in 2000. Delta On Lincoln is located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago at 2762 N. Lincoln. Average taxes in Delta On Lincoln $7,623 Average association fees in Delta On Lincoln $365 ($321 - $414) Average home size in Delta On Lincoln 1,...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Hawthorn Woods is an affluent village in Lake County, Illinois. It is located approximately 40 miles northwest of Chicago, Illinois. According to the 2010 census, the population was 7,663. Hawthorn Woods Country club, designed by Arnold Palmer is located in the village.Hawthorn Woods currently ha...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Arcadia Elementary School Arcadia Elementary School is a K-4 school in District 162, and is located at 20519 Arcadian Drive in Olympia Fields, IL. It services homes in Matteson, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, and Richton Park. Average taxes $9,876 Average year built 1982 Homes for sale that ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Auburn Hills is townhome community built by American Colony Homes, Inc. in the mid 2010's. Auburn Hills is located in Addison, Illinois south of Army Trail and east of Rohlwing Road. Average taxes in Auburn Hills $8,130 Average association fees in Auburn Hills $188 ($156 - $216) Average home size...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Nicolet Woods, New Berlin, Wisconsin - July 2020Nicolet Woods is a single family home subdivision built in the early and mid 1990's. Nicolet Woods is a located in New Berlin, Wisconsin west of 124th Street and north of Grange Avenue. There is currently 1 home in Nicolet Woods for sale ranging fr...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Sherwood Forest is a single family home neighborhood in Highland Park, Illinois. Sherwood Forest is located south of Berkeley Road between Ridge and Route 41 (Skokie Highway). Average taxes in Sherwood Forest $10,658 Average association fees in Sherwood Forest $0 Average home size in Sherwood For...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Sandburg Elementary School Sandburg Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 200, and is located at 1345 Jewell Road in Wheaton, IL. It services homes in Carol Stream, Elmhurst, Wheaton, and Winfield. Average taxes $6,383 Average year built 1978 Photos of Sandburg Elementary School Ho...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Timber Ridge is a single family home neighborhood built in the mid 1950s. Timber Ridge is located in Skokie, Illinois on Four Winds and Tamaroa. Average taxes in Timber Ridge $8,953 Average association fees in Timber Ridge $2 ($2 - $2) Average home size in Timber Ridge 2,436 ft2 Average lot size ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Hillside Estates is a single family neighborhood built in late 1980s. Hillside Estates is located on Kruckenburg off Midlothian in Hawthorn Woods, Illinois. Average taxes in Hillside Estates $10,215 Average association fees in Hillside Estates $0 Average home size in Hillside Estates 2,982 ft2 Av...

By Victoria Carter Guaranteed Services, TwoMoveYou
(TwoMoveYou)
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