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 Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 2
Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update June 17, 2018The Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles Beach is located at 174 Street on wide open bay and  residents have the opportunity to enjoy the sight from their large private balconies. The Winston Towers 500 condos Sunny Isles Beach also has fu...

By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
Comments 1
Real Estate News in Pensacola, Gulf Breeze or Pace Florida. Renting a home made easy and it all starts with knowing all the right places and all OPTIONS we make that easy as well. Call or Text Charles Now and let’s start shopping.  Fake service dogs, real problemsService animal fraud doesn't just...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 2
Winston Towers 300 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update June 17, 2018The Winston Towers 300 Sunny Isles Beach faces the canal, and residents have the opportunity to enjoy the sight from their large private balconies. The Winston Towers 300 condos Sunny Isles Beach also has functional amenities, such a...

By Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Greenhaven, Romeoville, Illinois - June 2018 About Greenhaven Greenhaven is a duplex community built by Kenar Homes in the mid 2010's. A newer section was built by First Eagle Development starting in 2016. Greenhaven is located in Romeoville, Illinois south of Normantown Road and east of Weber R...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 5
Sunny Isles Beach Weekly market update. June 16, 2018 via SIB Realty 305-931-6931 www.MySunnyIslesBeach.comOne week pasted by and here is real estate market update in Sunny Isles Beach June 9 to June 16 2018We live and work in Sunny Isles Beach and know our city and each building. You can count o...

By Joseph Zingales
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 0
Deciding where to live should be a home buyer’s first task. Many buyers though describe the type of home they want to live in and are open to many areas. This usually results in another move within a few years because the homeowner realizes they should have considered their lifestyle and the thin...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 9
Coming Soon In Brambleton – 42346 Benfold Square Ashburn, Va 20148Pristine and 4 Years Young Van Metre Townhome! You won’t find another home with as much pride of ownership as 42346 Benfold Square. The owners have meticulously maintained the home and it shows like a model. The phenomenal open flo...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
Comments 2
Golden Gate Estates Sunny Isles Beach Homes are  the outstanding specimen of pure Miami and  Sunny Isles Beach real estate opportunity. Golden Gate Estates Sunny Isles Beach comprises 97 single family ready residencies, nestled in one of the most hot-selling region of  Sunny Isles Beach region. S...

By Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 0
Maple Terrace, Warrenville, Illinois - June 2018 About Maple Terrace Maple Terrace is a single family home community built by in the mid 2000s by Orleans Homes. Homes range from 2,950 to 3,343 square feet. Maple Terrace is located in Warrenville, Illinois south of Batavia Road and west of Route ...

By Brad Thomsen, Real Estate Services
(Big Bear Realty)
Comments 4
 Let's face it, everyone's got two cents, and everyone's got two minutes. Here's my two cents in under two minutes... Click below to watch: Moving To The Mountains  Make sure to watch the video embedded in this vBlog:  Moving To The Mountains  by clicking the image above.  Connect with me on:   B...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 6
On June 11, 2018, Daniel Bortz published a very helpful report on Realtor.com about the fallowing list of tips home buyers need to do before moving into a house.1. Get all contingencies squared away,2. Clear the title,3. Get final mortgage approvel,4. Review your closing disclosure,5. Do a final ...

By Ellie Penaranda, Naples Florida Real Estate - Waterfront & Beach Co
(239.776.5077 Downing-Frye Realty )
Comments 1
Pine Ridge Estates enjoys a combination that no other neighborhood in Naples can boast about – big lot size and great location. By Naples standards, the properties are HUGE. All of the lots are at least an acre with many in the 1.5 to 1.75 acre range. Oversized lots are typically 2 to 3 acres. Th...

By Abby Stiller, Real Estate Agent Serving Southwest Florida
(Premier Realty Homes of SWFL)
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 Another successful closing by Team Stiller and we couldn’t be more happier for this client that is retiring in beautiful Cape Coral, FL. The house is move in ready with 3 bedroom + den 2 baths and granite kitchen with stainless steal appliances. Do you want to find out how much this house sold f...

By Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 0
Brownstone on Wolcott, East Village, Chicago, Illinois - June 2018 About Brownstone on Wolcott Brownstone on Wolcott is a duplex/condo building built in 2004. Brownstone on Wolcott is located in the East Village neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in Brownstone on Wolcott $7,537 Average assoc...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 7
Pre-Approvals ... Mortgage Approvals are like food or canned goods.  They have an "expiration date" or shelf life of sorts.  They are not good forever.      I've Applied & Successfully Closed on a Mortgage Before. I'm Buying Again ... What Now?   Spring ...   In Illinois and the Chicagoland area,...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 4
Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update June 3, 2018As of today at Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles BeachFor Sale - condos Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles BeachFor Rent - NO Reantals Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles BeachWinston Towers 500 - 301 174 Street View mapAs of today, Winston Tower...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 4
Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update May 19, 2018As of today at Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles BeachFor Sale - 15 condos at Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles BeachFor Rent - NO Reantals Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles BeachWinston Towers 500 - 301 174 Street View mapAs of today, Winston...

By Nathan Lawrence
(Lawrence & Associates - Keller Williams )
Comments 2
129 N Wells Street, Panama City Beach, FL Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Follow This Home! View our Website Real Estate Blog Panama City Beach Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale First Time Home Buyers Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Fr...

By Mark Edwards, East West Realty
(East West Communities, Hampton Roads, Virginia)
Comments 0
Experience the views from the community pier in Founders Pointe- a waterfront community located in Isle of Wight County near the historic town of Smithfield, Virginia.Experience a virtual tour of the Founders Pointe community pier which extends to Batten Bay and offers panoramic breathtaking wate...

By Marnie Matarese, Showing you the best of Sarasota!
(DWELL REAL ESTATE)
Comments 1
When I send listings to you that match your search parameters you may see the word PENDING.  This means that there is an offer being considered.       So, although there is probably an 80% chance of the sale making it to the closing table, if you really love the property, let’s go see it and put ...