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
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Winston Hills, Woodridge, Illinois - April 2019Winston Hills is a condominium and single family home neighborhood built in the 1960's and 1970's in Woodridge, Illinois. Winston Hills is located on Roberts Drive south of Route 53 and Woodward Drive. Average taxes in Winston Hills $6,170 Average a...

By Marco Amidei
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549 W. Belden Ave., Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois - April 2019549 W. Belden Avenue is a 20 unit vintage condominium building built in 1894. 549 W. Belden Avenue is located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 549 W. Belden Ave. $5,149 Average association fees in 549 W....

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
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La demanda de los compradores surge a medida que el mercado de la primavera comienza El otoño pasado, algunos estaban pronosticando que el mercado de bienes raíces residencial de 2019 sería un desastre. Algunos incluso creían que podríamos experimentar un desplome de la vivienda como en la últim...

By Marco Amidei
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Summerhill, Elgin, Illinois - April 2019Summerhill is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1980s by U.S. Shelter. Summerhill features homes with floor plans ranging from 1,200 to 1,895 square feet of living space. Summerhill is located in Elgin, Illinois on Shales Parkway and Maro...

By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Sellstate Partners Realty)
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Check out the following list of compelling lifestyle reasons to buy a home:

By Marco Amidei
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Highland Avenue Estates, Elgin, Illinois - April 2019Highland Avenue Estates is a subdivision of single family homes. Highland Avenue Estates is located in Elgin, Illinois north of Highland Avenue and east of McLean Boulevard. Average taxes in Highland Avenue Estates $5,043 Average association f...

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Brantley Place, Wheaton, Illinois - April 2019Brantley Place is a townhouse community built in the late 1990's. Brantley Place is located close to trains, shops and restaurants and is located in Wheaton, Illinois west of Main Street and north of Roosevelt Road. Average taxes in Brantley Place $1...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Arlington Heights, Illinois - April 2019Arlington Heights is a village in Cook County Illinois. A suburb of Chicago, it lies about 25 miles northwest of the city's downtown. The population was 75,101 at the 2010 census. Arlington Park Race Track, home of the Arlington Million is...

By Marco Amidei
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Grants Grove, Lindenhurst, Illinois - April 2019Grant's Grove is a single family home neighborhood built by Pulte Homes in the mid 2000s. Grant's Grove features homes with floor plans ranging from 2,470 to 3,422 square feet of living space. Grant's Grove in Lindenhurst, Illinois boasts preserved...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Evanston, Illinois - April 2019Evanston is a city in Cook County, Illinois approximately 12 miles north of downtown Chicago. According to the 2010 census, Evanston had a population of 74,486. It is one of the North Shore communities along the western edge of Lake Michigan and is...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Palatine, Illinois - April 2019Palatine is a village in Cook County, Illinois. It is a northwestern suburb of Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 68,557 making it the seventh largest community in Cook County and the 18 largest in Illinois.Palatine currently...

By Marco Amidei
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Rivers Edge, Yorkville, Illinois - April 2019Rivers Edge is a single family home subdivision built in the mid 2010's by Cardinal Homes. Rivers Edge is located in Yorkville, Illinois north of Fox Street and west of Bridge Street. Average taxes in Rivers Edge $8,721 Average association fees in Riv...

By Marco Amidei
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Thunder Ridge, New Lenox, Illinois - April 2019Thunder Ridge is a single family and townhouse subdivision built in the early 2000s. Thunder Ridge is located in New Lenox, Illinois east of Gougar Road and north of Francis Road. Average taxes in Thunder Ridge $7,689 Average association fees in Thu...

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If you're thinking about buying a home for sale in Ellicott City, Maryland - whether it's your first home or your tenth - check out these helpful articles so you can make the best decisions possible along the way. 3 Common Mortgage Questions When You're Buying a Home in Ellicott CityIf you're lik...

By Marco Amidei
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Huntley Middle School, DeKalb, IL - April 2019 About Huntley Middle School Huntley Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 428, and is located at 821 S 7th Street in DeKalb, IL. It services homes in Cortland and DeKalb. Average taxes $6,037 Average year built 2005 Homes for sale that attend Hu...

By Marco Amidei
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Cedar Glen, Libertyville, Illinois - April 2019Cedar Glen is a single family home neighborhood built in the early-to-mid 1980's. Cedar Glen is located in Libertyville, Illinois on Adler west of Milwaukee Avenue. Average taxes in Cedar Glen $10,835 Average association fees in Cedar Glen $0 Averag...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Northbrook, Illinois - April 2019Northbrook is a North Shore suburb located at the northern edge of Cook County, Illinois, United States. Northbrook's population was 33,170 at the 2010 census.Northbrook currently has 351 single family homes with an average list price of $775,983...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Schaumburg, Illinois - April 2019Schaumburg is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, approximately 28 miles northwest of the Chicago Loop. According to the 2010 census, the population was 74,227. Woodfield Mall is located in Schaumburg, the 11th largest mall in the United ...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Deerfield, Illinois - April 2019Deerfield is a village in Lake County, Illinois. Deerfield is located approximately 25 miles north of Chicago, Illinois. According to the 2010 census, Deerfield has a population of 18,225.Deerfield currently has 211 single family homes with an ave...

By Marco Amidei
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Norman Courts, Darien, Illinois - April 2019Norman Courts is a townhouse community built in the early 1990s. Norman Courts is located in Darien, Illinois on Williams south of 75th. Average taxes in Norman Courts $6,988 Average association fees in Norman Courts $244 ($17 - $275) Average home size...