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 Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 13
             Welcome to a Twilight Open House !                           Wednesday 6-7:30 PM                                 402 East Roberta, Waukesha                  Wonderful Waukesha Ranch !      Sooo much Room to Roam Inside and Out !               You will enjoy...an eat in fully applianc...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 3
 Nerd joke alert:..........................................................There are two types of people in this world.  Those who can extrapolate from incomplete data. .........................................................Well that joke reminds me that there are two types of home buyers too. ...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Prado Real Estate South)
Comments 0
Coming Soon...Coral Canyon Golf Course Home for Sale in Washington, Utah 84780!  My client's will be selling their home in the St. George, Utah area at Coral Canyon Golf Course Community, a masterplanned subdivision that boasts city parks, an 18-hole golf course, pools and recreational clubhouse,...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 1
2631 Lucerne Dr, Tallahassee, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | POOL home with Lake View! This home's strong architectural details will take your breath away! Exposed beams on the vaulted ceilings...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  Oswego Villas Pasadena Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Oswego Villas Condo Complex in Pasadena, look no further! As a Pasadena condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Oswego Villas Condo...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  The Enclave at Century Woods Century City Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the The Enclave at Century Woods Condo Complex in Century City, look no further! As a Century City condo buyer on our website, you can do the...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  Woodgate Yorba Linda Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Woodgate Condo Complex in Yorba Linda, look no further! As a Yorba Linda condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Woodgate Condos For ...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  Westminster Villas Mar Vista Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Westminster Villas Condo Complex in Mar Vista, look no further! As a Mar Vista condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Westmi...

By Jared Realty Group, Jared Realty Sells Houses for up to 18% more!*
(Jared Realty Group)
Comments 0
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 9
This Could be Yours in Val Vista Lakes, Gilbert, AZClick Here to Request Your FREE Buyer's Guide!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ Homes Currently for Sale in Val Vista LakesHomes Recently Sold in Val Vista LakesVal Vista Lakes is more t...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 36
Home Searches and Estimates of ValueWhat You Should Know About Zillow You may or may not be using Zillow in your Carlsbad home search – but many buyers do. If you are a Zillow user, however, there are some important things to understand about this popular website. By the way, if you are also plan...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  5740 Etiwanda Ave Tarzana Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the 5740 Etiwanda Ave Condo Complex in Tarzana, look no further! As a Tarzana condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all 5740 Etiwanda ...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  Fox Hills View Culver City Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Fox Hills View Condo Complex in Culver City, look no further! As a Culver City condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Fox Hill...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  Marina City Club Marina Del Rey Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Marina City Club Condo Complex in Marina Del Rey, look no further! As a Marina Del Rey condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  Grand Avenue Townhomes San Pedro Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Grand Avenue Townhomes Condo Complex in San Pedro, look no further! As a San Pedro condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search al...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  Heritage Fullerton Fullerton Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Heritage Fullerton Condo Complex in Fullerton, look no further! As a Fullerton condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Herita...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 4
Some excellent tips for those looking to increase the value of their home:  It’s a cozy house you’re living in, and it’s probably one of the biggest things you’ve spent your savings and salary on. However, a time will come where everything wouldn’t seem so fresh anymore. A house’s value depends g...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  The Pointe Aliso Viejo Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the The Pointe Condo Complex in Aliso Viejo, look no further! As a Aliso Viejo condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all The Pointe Condo...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
  14144 Burbank Blvd Sherman Oaks Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the 14144 Burbank Blvd Condo Complex in Sherman Oaks, look no further! As a Sherman Oaks condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search a...

By Patrick Meehan, Jr, Owner / Broker-Associate
(RE/MAX New Beginnings Realty)
Comments 2
To be built custom home. Features Eat in Kitchen w/SS appliances and granite counters. Large Family Room (23 x 12). Master Bedroom Suite, a full master bath w/ double vanity. Central A/C, gas heat, public sewer and public water. 10-year Homeowners Warranty, Anderson windows, vinyl cedar impressio...