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 Sandi Bauman, Chico CA Realtor
(Chico Homes Real Estate)
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        $618,000 - 2611 Guynn Ave. Chico, CA 95973             Location: Chico, CA A little bit of country, with the convenience of Chico living! Here is a unique opportunity to enjoy a full acre of land with easy access to shopping, dining, and services. The rear yard is stunning, and has creat...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
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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 Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 29
Being Our Clients' Advocate Means Empowering Them TooI recently had a wonderful young couple who have two small children who had moved to Charlotte for a new job and did not know the area at all.  They wound up with a real estate agent who placed them in a neighborhood outside of the city, neglec...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Easy Living in Las Sendas, Mesa, AZCall Brian for a FREE Market Analysis of Your Home!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZHomes Currently for Sale in Las SendasHomes Recently Sold in Las Sendas Las Sendas is a uniquely designed master plann...

By Lane Yates, Lake Norman NC Homes & Charlotte NC Homes
(Yates Realty Inc.)
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Houses for Sale in Cedarfield Park, NCHomes for sale in Cedarfield Park, North Carolina are great all around Huntersville homes as they offer first or second-time home buyers amazing houses at an amazing price point! Nestled between the South Eastern Shores of Lake Norman and I-77, Cedarfield Par...

By Muhammad Azhar, I love writing articles related to real state.
(The Green Trend)
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Getting new mattresses for your home is a huge decision to make. Over your lifetime, you spend 26 years in your bed which is about a third of your day. You would have burnt your pockets already on many designs and customization and wouldn’t have thought about buying a new mattress that looks amaz...

By William Margita, Las Vegas High Rise Condos & Luxury Homes
(Urban Nest Realty)
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Since 1980, golf course community estates became very popular feature of suburban America. Today, these communities are one of the top wanted items in the real estate industry and are popping out throughout the United States. One city that is leading the USA for real estate according to Realtor.c...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Winston Towers 400 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update June 17, 2018The Winston Towers 400 Sunny Isles Beach is located at 174 Street and  residents have the opportunity to enjoy the sight from their large private balconies. The Winston Towers 400 condos Sunny Isles Beach also has functional amenitie...

By Wayne Bennett, Real Estate...As It Should Be
(One Home Team Realty/Charlotte,NC 704-293-3931)
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Of all the attention-grabbing terms to be found in Charlotte listings, the audacious “as-is” ranks right up there near the top of the deck. Intentional or not, it carries a pronounced dramatic aura. Contractors see Charlotte “as-is” listings as calls to action. House flippers’ pulse rates quicken...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
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Trump Tower Three Sunny Isles Beach. Sale and Rent. Market Update June 17, 2018Trump Tower Three Sunny Isles Beach is located on 250 feet of immaculate sands of the Atlantic Ocean, in the upscale city of Sunny Isles Beach. The edifice features of Trump Tower Three Sunny Isles Beach an elegant por...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 2
Winston Towers 700 Sunny Isles Beach  Market Update June 17, 2018   The Winston Towers 700 Sunny Isles Beach faces the Intercoastal Waterway, and residents have the opportunity to enjoy the sight from their large private balconies. The Winston Towers 700  condos Sunny Isles Beach also has functio...

By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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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 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 Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
(Mackintosh REALTORS)
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 Multi generational house plans are extremely popular in today's real estate market and the main reason is the rapid rate of retiring baby boomers.Grandparents move in to look after their grandchildren, an older relative moves in to be cared for to eliminate the expense of retirement communities ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 2
Winston Towers 200 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update June 17, 2018The Winston Towers 200 Sunny Isles Beach faces the Intercoastal Waterway, and residents have the opportunity to enjoy the sight from their large private balconies. The Winston Towers 200 condos Sunny Isles Beach also has functional a...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
Comments 2
Trump Tower One Sunny Isles Beach. Sale and Rent. Market Update June 17, 2018Trump Tower One Sunny Isles Beach is located on 250 feet of immaculate sands of the Atlantic Ocean, in the upscale city of Sunny Isles Beach. The edifice features of Trump Tower One Sunny Isles Beach an elegant porte-coc...

By Krystyna Baty, HONESTY TRUST TECHNOLOGY SERVICE RESULTS
(The Real Estate Group)
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Torrance and South Bay 55+ Condo Market Torrance CA 55+ condo availability has been tight, similar to the overall real estate market. On an evarage day, only a few 55+ condos are listed for sale at South Bay 55+ communities. Senior condo market is seller's market with demand exceeding availabilit...

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 Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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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 Brian Petrelli, MBA, GRI
(The Brian Petrelli Team - Metro Brokers)
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We are constantly watching the housing market in Tresana Highlands Ranch Condos. With the continued surge in demand for Highlands Ranch Condos, we are searching the MLS every day for new listings and updating our clients on recent sold prices. We know the challenging market is creating a rough ti...