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!

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By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Trump Tower One Sunny Isles Beach. Sale and Rent. Market Update December 10, 2018.   Trump Tower One Sunny Isles Beach  16001 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Trump Tower One Sunny Isles Beach is located on 250 feet of immaculate sands of the Atlantic Ocean, in the upscale city of Sunn...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32514 Pensacola Florida News: Single women over 55 double their buying forceU.S. Census: Single women over 55 have been fastest-growing segment of home buyers since 1981. In 2017, older single women made up 8.2% of all home buyers. Read more.  Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-4494 for a...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32571 Pace Florida News: You're never too old to buy a first home Renters' dreams of homeownership don't end at age 65. However, older buyers who are banking on retirement income have a few other details they should consider. Read more.   THOUSANDS OF HOMES.... One Address www.charlesstallions.co...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32514 Pensacola Florida News: Home prices still rising rapidly in a few Fla. metro areas ATTOM: In seven Florida metro areas, price increases aren't slowing – but in 11 Fla. metros, they are. Also: Pensacola, Jacksonville, Lakeland and Tampa metro prices today have surpassed their previous peak h...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32514 Pensacola Florida News: Buyers catch a break: Mortgage rates drop to 4.83% Rates remain near seven-year highs, but the drop from last week's 4.86% offers a bit of relief after market anxiety over rising interest rates. Read more. Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-4494 for any of yo...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32561 Gulf Breeze Florida News, NAR outlook: Existing sales stable, price growth continues "The forecast for home sales (in 2019) will be very boring – meaning stable," says NAR chief economist. He quickly shut down speculation of a housing price bubble, and foresees home prices continuing to ris...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32514 Pensacola Florida News: Dear homebuyers: If you want to save money, act now Even if home prices stabilize, interest rates will keep going up, and people who think it wise to wait for the next buyer's market will probably miss out. CoreLogic predicts a nearly 10% increase in buyers' mortgage...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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Buy a great Myrtle Beach golf condo conveniently located on your favorite Myrtle Beach Golf Course! The top two most sought after are condos in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1) condos on the beach 2) condos on the golf course. There are so many Myrtle Beach condos for sale and each of them is just...

By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
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Do you have a large family? Are you looking for a multi generation home for Grandma, you and your spouse and your adult children? Well, Bring the Brood! Here are the rare large big family 7+ Bedroom homes for sale in the Phoenix, AZ metro MLS with pictures, prices, details map locations and more ...

By Eric J, Dream Home Financing
(Eric J - Dream Home Financing)
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If you are buying a home that was built in the late 60s or early 70s there is a good chance that your home may have aluminum wiring instead of copper. At that time, home builders were using aluminum because it was cheaper than copper.Aluminum wiring is something that many people prefer not to hav...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Winter is Beautiful in Red Mountain Ranch, Mesa, AZDo You Need A Buyers Agent to Find Mesa AZ Homes?For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZHomes Currently for Sale in Red Mountain RanchHomes Recently Sold in Red Mountain RanchFor over 30 years, ...

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
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The inventory of Condos for sale in Reston was about 88 homes active on the market as of 15 December 2018 with new contracts running at about 39 a month. Consequently, the absorption rate for these homes is about 2.5 month's worth on the market. If this sales rate continues, about 2 in every 5 co...
There are new townhome developments in South Reston and Condos in Mid-Reston.  It’s been over 10 years since new homes have been available for sale in Reston. If you've been hoping for a new home, this might be your moment. Like to see currently available new construction homes in Reston … http:/...

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
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The inventory of homes for sale in Reston's Town Center area was about 61 homes active on the market as of 15 December 2018. The available homes run the full spectrum of condos through townhomes from almost new to about 20 years in age. Prices ranged from a low of about $250k to the $2 million ne...

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
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The inventory of townhomes for sale in Reston was 30 homes active on the market as of 15 December 2018 with new contracts running about 33 a month. Consequently, the absorption rate for these homes is about 1 month's worth on the market.  If this sales rate continues, about 1 of every 1 townhomes...

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
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The inventory of Lakefront Community homes for sale in Reston was 15 homes active on the market as of 15 December 2018.  Direct Lakefront homes typically sell off at a faster rate than other homes in the Reston area. If you'd like to live on one of Reston's lakes ... This might be to moment to co...

By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, William Raveis Legends Realty Group
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group LLC)
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Open House - Fox Hill Town Home - 315 Saddle Trail Ossining NY 10562 Sunday Dec 16th 2018 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PMBeautiful 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath town home in Ossining's popular Fox Hill condo complex. Covered front entrance opens up to entry foyer w/powder room & doors to laundry & attached one car...

By Wendi-Mae Davis, CRS, GRI, Broker Associate
(Future Homes & Real Estate)
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Prop 90 might be gone in El Dorado County, and Prop 5 didn't pass in 2018, however, it is NOT over yet!Stay tuned if you want to continue to be updated on WHAT's NEXT?!  If you want to help in the fight to bring Prop 90 back to our fine County-please respond to this Blog or contact me via your pr...

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
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The inventory of single family detached homes for sale in Reston was 25 homes active on the market as of 15 December 2018 with new contracts running about 15 a month. Consequently, the absorption rate for these homes is about 2 month's worth on the market.  If this sales rate continues, about 1 e...

By Barb England, Real Estate Professional
(Arizona Seller Financing)
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$271,800  Type Single-family Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Square Footage 1399 Age 1994 Parking 2 car garage    Interior Features This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is ready for your personal touch and some TLC. Great northeast valley location. Close to parks, the Red Mountain Ranch Country Club, golf cour...