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 Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 64, and is located at 1001 S Fairview Avenue in Park Ridge, IL. It services homes in Park Ridge. Average taxes $10,696 Average year built 1955 Photos of Theodore Roosevelt Elementary Schoo...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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1259 N. Wood is a 30 unit condo building in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 1259 N. Wood $6,451 Average association fees in 1259 N. Wood $293 ($240 - $356) Average home size in 1259 N. Wood 1,150 ft2 Average lot size in 1259 N. Wood 0.00 acres Average year built in 1259 ...

By Victoria Carter Guaranteed Services, TwoMoveYou
(TwoMoveYou)
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Twomoveyou GUARANTEED home selling systems, are realtors who guarantee, that if you don't love the home you buy, we'll buy it back. Ajax Realtor, Victoria Carter, and Kirk Rickman of Century 21 in  Ajax, Guarantee their Realtor services in writing. Whether you are buying in Ajax, Pickering, Whitb...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(eXp Realty)
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The residential real estate market is remaining resilient as the country still struggles to beat the COVID-19 pandemic. Three separate reports recently revealed how the housing market is still showing growth. Here’s a look at each one. 1. Ivy Zelman’s Real Estate Broker Survey The survey explain...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Boystown Boystown currently has 27 homes for sale with an average list price of $972,070. The average annual property tax for the Boystown area is $7,127. Average taxes in Boystown $7,127 Average association fees in Boystown $296 ($69 - $743) Average home size in Boystown 1,806 ft2 Average...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Elm Estates is a single family home subdivision built in the 1960s. Elm Estates is located in Elmhurst, Illinois west of York Road and north of Butterfield Road. Average taxes in Elm Estates $8,117 Average association fees in Elm Estates $0 Average home size in Elm Estates 1,807 ft2 Average lot s...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Northbrook Estates is a single family home neighborhood located in Northbrook, Illinois. Northbrook Estates is on Dundee west of Waukegan. Average taxes in Northbrook Estates $7,920 Average association fees in Northbrook Estates $0 Average home size in Northbrook Estates 2,029 ft2 Average lot siz...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Twin Groves Middle School Twin Groves Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 96, and is located at 2600 N Buffalo Grove Road in Buffalo Grove, IL. It services homes in Buffalo Grove, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Lake Zurich, Long Grove, and Vernon Hills. Average taxes $10,434 Average year b...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Willmor Terrace, Racine, Wisconsin - July 2020Willmor Terrace is a single family home neighborhood. Willmor Terrace is located in Racine, Wisconsin north of Melvin Avenue and east of Douglas Avenue. There is currently 1 home in Willmor Terrace for sale ranging from $180,000 to $180,000. AVERAGES...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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2320 W. St. Paul is a condo building built in 2001. 2320 W. St. Paul is located in the Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 2320 W. St. Paul $5,419 Average association fees in 2320 W. St. Paul $341 ($299 - $380) Average home size in 2320 W. St. Paul 1,225 ft2 Average lot size in 232...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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The Regent, Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin - July 2020The Regent is a single family home subdivision built starting in 2007. The Regent is located in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin east of Green Bay Road and north of Braun Road. There are currently 2 homes in The Regent for sale ranging from $279,900 to $...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Regal Lofts is a 107 unit condo building in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Regal Lofts is located in Lincoln Park on Diversey just west of Paulina at 1735 W. Diversey. Average taxes in Regal Lofts $4,763 Average association fees in Regal Lofts $398 ($254 - $609) Average home size in Re...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Indian Trail, Kenosha, Wisconsin - July 2020Indian Trail is a single family home neighborhood. Indian Trail is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin south of 67th Street and east of 39th Avenue. There is currently 1 home in Indian Trail for sale ranging from $214,900 to $214,900. AVERAGES Taxes Sq. Ft. ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Skybridge is a condo high-rise located in the west loop of Chicago, Illinois at 737 Washington Boulevard. Amenities include door staff, rooftop deck, fitness center and a Dominicks store on the first floor. It is located close to public transportation, restaurants, shopping and expressways. Avera...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Big Hollow Elementary School Big Hollow Elementary School is a 3-5 school in District 38, and is located at 33315 N Fish Lake Road in Ingleside, IL. It services homes in Fox Lake, Ingleside, Lakemoor, McHenry, Round Lake, Round Lake Beach, and Volo. Average taxes $5,898 Average year built ...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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421 Murat St, Tallahassee, FL Coming Soon Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews Follow This Home Tallahassee Homes For Sale Tallahassee Home Search Free Home Values Manausa.com Presented By: Joe Manausa Joe Manausa Real Estate 850-888-0888 Licensed In: Florida   Schedule a Showin...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Green Tree Estates, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin - July 2020Greentree Estates is a single family home community built in the early to mid 1990's. Greentree Estates is located in Pleasant Praire, Wisconsin east of 39th Avenue and north of Russell Road. There is currently 1 home in Green Tree Estat...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Jackson Middle School Jackson Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 45, and is located at 301 W Jackson Street in Villa Park, IL. It services homes in Elmhurst, Lombard, Oak Brook, Oakbrook Terrace, and Villa Park. Average taxes $5,309 Average year built 1963 Homes for sale that attend...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Lincoln-Way Central High School Lincoln-Way Central High School is a 9-12 school in District 210, and is located at 1801 E Lincoln Highway in New Lenox, IL. It services homes in Frankfort, Manhattan, Mokena, and New Lenox. Average taxes $8,209 Average year built 2001 Photos of Lincoln-Way ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Southwest Elementary School Southwest Elementary School is a K,1-6 school in District 124, and is located at 9900 S Central Park in Evergreen Park, IL. It services homes in Evergreen Park. Average taxes $5,142 Average year built 1951 Homes for sale that attend Southwest Elementary School A...