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.


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By Marco Amidei
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Villas of Cambridge is a townhouse community built by DRH Cambridge Homes starting in 2007. Villas of Cambridge features 18 acres of open space, including 7 acres of wooded forest preserve, park with playground and a park with gazebo and pond. Villas of Cambridge is located in Streamwood, Illinoi...

By Marco Amidei
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Glen Park is a single family home community built in the 1960s. Glen Park is located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois east of Park Blvd. and north of Butterfield Road. Average taxes in Glen Park $7,620 Average association fees in Glen Park $0 Average home size in Glen Park 1,820 ft2 Average lot size in Gl...

By Marco Amidei
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Chestnut Woods is a single family home neighborhood built in the early 2000's by Chestnut Homes. Chestnut Woods features homes with floor plans ranging from 2,287 to 3,103 square feet of living space. Chestnut Woods is located in Carpentersville, Illinois on Parson & Sleepy Hollow. Average taxes ...

By Marco Amidei
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Geneva is a city in Kane County, Illinois. It is located in the western Chicago suburbs and is part of a tri-city area included St. Charles and Batavia, Illinois. Geneva is a popular tourist destination with its beautiful location along the Fox River including numerous restaurants and shopping. T...

By Marco Amidei
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Rolling Meadows currently has 76 single family homes with an average list price of $314,353 and 80 condos/townhomes with an average list price of $188,434. The average annual property tax for Rolling Meadows is $5,263. Single-Family Homes 76 for sale Condos & Townhomes 80 for sale Foreclosures 1 ...

By Marco Amidei
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The Reserve at Cedar Creek is a single family home subdivision built starting in 2007. The Reserve at Cedar Creek is located in Joliet, Illinois west of Route 53 and north of Millsdale Road. Average taxes in The Reserve At Cedar Creek $5,515 Average association fees in The Reserve At Cedar Creek ...

By Marco Amidei
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List Price: $188,000 Beds Baths Built Sq.Ft. Garage Taxes On Market 3 3 2006 2,272 ft2 2 $1,567 2 days Raised ranch style townhome with walk out basement that backs to golf course. Amazing condition and move in ready! As you enter bright & airy open concept living spaces greet you with a combined...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent
(SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach)
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Moving to Florida? Check this one. Trump Palace Sunny Isles Beach. Sale from $799,000. Rent from $3,500 Oceanfront. Luxury amenities. https://bit.ly/2ZFrPm3 https://https://bit.ly/2ZFrPm3Planning to move? Call us 305-931-6931. English, Russian. Licensed Realtors Miami. SIB Realty Планируете перее...

By Marco Amidei
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Sparrow Ridge is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1980's by Lexington Homes. Sparrow Ridge features 170 homes with floor plans ranging from 1,230 to 1,955 square feet of living space. Sparrow Ridge is located in Lake Zurich, Illinois north of Cuba Road and southwest of Rand Roa...

By Marco Amidei
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Sunny Hill Estates is a single family home subdivision built in the 1960s. Sunny Hill Estates is located in Downers Grove, Illinois east of Fairview Avenue off of 39th Street. Average taxes in Sunny Hill Estates $6,125 Average association fees in Sunny Hill Estates $0 Average home size in Sunny H...

By Marco Amidei
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About Minooka Intermediate School Minooka Intermediate School is a 5-6 school in District 201, and is located at 321 W McEvilly Road in Minooka, IL. It services homes in Joliet, Minooka, Shorewood, and University Park. Average taxes $6,977 Average year built 2011 Photos of Minooka Intermediate S...

By Marco Amidei
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Foxborough is a subdivision of single family homes located in St. Charles, Illinois on Foxborough Road south of Silver Glen Road and east of Randall Road. Average taxes in Foxborough Grove $10,711 Average association fees in Foxborough Grove $0 Average home size in Foxborough Grove 3,014 ft2 Aver...

By Marco Amidei
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Lakelands is a private residential lake community built in the late 1990's and early 2000's around 140-acre Walloon Lake. Do you enjoy boating, fishing, and swimming? This is the community for you. Lakeland boasts four miles of shoreline. Lakelands features single family, town house, and duplexes...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent
(SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach)
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Planning to move? Call us 305-931-6931. English, Russian. Licensed Realtors Miami. SIB Realty Планируете переехать? Звоните нам 305-931-6931. Русскоязычные лицензированные риэлторы в Майами. SIB Realty www.SIBRealty.org  05/22/2020 Six Bedroom Condos and Homes For Sale Sunny Isles Beach Market Up...

By Marco Amidei
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Misty Creek is a single family and townhouse community built in the early 2000's by Grand Pointe Homes. Misty Creek features homes with floor plans ranging from 1,169 to 1,725 square feet of living space. Misty Creek is located in Aurora, Illinois on Eola south of Ogden. Average taxes in Misty Cr...

By Marco Amidei
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About Eastview Elementary School Eastview Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 300, and is located at 540 Longwood Drive in Algonquin, IL. It services homes in Algonquin, Cary, and Fox River Grove. Average taxes $6,202 Average year built 1971 Photos of Eastview Elementary School Homes f...

By Marco Amidei
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Ponds at Mill Race Creek is a subdivision of single family homes built in the late 1990s and early 2010s. Ponds at Mill Race Creek is located in Oswego, Illinois north of Route 34 and west of Douglas Road. Average taxes in Ponds At Mill Race Creek $7,588 Average association fees in Ponds At Mill ...

By Marco Amidei
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Kingsport Village is a single family neighborhood built in the 1970s and 1980s. Kingsport Village is located in Schaumburg, Illinois east of Roselle Road and south of Weathersfield Way. Average taxes in Kingsport Village $7,990 Average association fees in Kingsport Village $0 Average home size in...

By Marco Amidei
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Carrington Reserve is a single family home neighborhood built by Pulte Homes in the early 2000's. Carrington Reserve is located in West Dundee, Illinois on Higgins east of Randall Road. Average taxes in Carrington Reserve $9,445 Average association fees in Carrington Reserve $55 ($37 - $112) Aver...

By Marco Amidei
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Bonita Vista is a single family home subdivision built in the 1970s and 1980s. Bonita Vista is located in Minooka, Illinois east of Bell Road and south of McEvilly Road. Average taxes in Bonita Vista $6,867 Average association fees in Bonita Vista $20 ($19 - $21) Average home size in Bonita Vista...