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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Eisenhower School, South Holland, IL - December 2018 About Eisenhower School Eisenhower School is a 2-3 school in District 151, and is located at 16001 Minerva Avenue in South Holland, IL. It services homes in Phoenix and South Holland. Average taxes $11,133 Average year built 2000 Homes for sal...

By Dan Richman, I.T. guy with a broker license
(Savvy and Company)
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Many first-time home buyers are unaware that a realtor’s representation of them is a free service. For this reason, it doesn’t make sense for buyers not to use a realtor’s guidance.Learn more about how buyers can benefit from understanding the home buying process with this Buyer's Guide. 

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Tamarack West, Naperville, Illinois - December 2018Tamarack West is a single family neighborhood built in the early 2000's by Olek Brothers Builders. Tamarack West is located in Naperville, Illinois east of on 248th Avenue and north of 111th Street. Average taxes in Tamarack West $17,028 Average...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Mundelein, Illinois - December 2018Mundelein is a village in Lake County, Illinois, a suburb approximately 35 miles northwest of Chicago. As of the 2010 census, Mundelein's population was 31,064.Mundelein currently has 107 single family homes with an average list price of $374,9...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Brickman Manor, Mount Prospect, Illinois - December 2018Brickman Manor is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1960s. Brickman Manor located in Mount Prospect, Illinois on Wheeling Road and Euclid Road. Average taxes in Brickman Manor $6,565 Average association fees in Brickman Ma...

By Jennifer Carstensen, I specialize in selling houses (License: 317824)
(REMAX Real Estate Experts)
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  According to a new study from Urban Institute, there are over 19 million millennials in 31 cities who are not only ready and willing to become homeowners, but are able to as well! Now that the largest generation since baby boomers has aged into prime homebuying age, there will no doubt be an up...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to use your monthly housing costs to increase your family’s wealth.Every month tha...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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1811 N. California, Logan Square, Chicago, Illinois - December 20181811 N. California is a 7 unit condo building built in 2018. 1811 N. California is located in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 1811 N. California $0 Average association fees in 1811 N. California $142 ($...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Kensington Park, Near South Side, Chicago, Illinois - December 2018Kensington Park is a townhouse community built in the early to mid 2010's. Kensington Park is located in Chicago, Illinois at 18th Street and Indiana Avenue. Average taxes in Kensington Park $10,617 Average association fees in Ke...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Harnew Elementary School, Oak Lawn, IL - December 2018 About Harnew Elementary School Harnew Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 122, and is located at 9101 Meade Avenue in Oak Lawn, IL. It services homes in Oak Lawn. Average taxes $5,161 Average year built 1976 Homes for sale that att...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Fort Sheridan, Highwood, Illinois - December 2018Single family and attached homes built in the late 1990s and early 2000s and located in Highwood just east of Sheridan Road and north of 1st Street. Average taxes in Fort Sheridan $13,625 Average association fees in Fort Sheridan $222 ($38 - $517)...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Hinman Place, Evanston, Illinois - December 2018Hinman Place is a condominium complex built in the late 1970s. Hinman Place is located in Evanston, Illinois at the northeast corner of Main Street and Hinman Avenue at 901 Hinman. Average taxes in Hinman Place $4,760 Average association fees in Hi...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Moser Highlands, Naperville, Illinois - December 2018Moser Highlands is a single family home subdivision built in the late 1950s to early 1960s. Moser Highlands is located in Naperville, Illinois east of Washington off of Hillside Road. Average taxes in Moser Highlands $7,870 Average association...

By Jackye Mumphrey, The Atlanta Real Estate Maven
(Keller Williams Realty Cityside)
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http://www.TheRealEstateMaven.net Jackye Mumphrey is a long time resident of Mableton Georgia and has listed and sold real estate in the area since 1999. As a Mableton resident Jackye knows what it takes to sell homes in the area. Knowing the Mableton in and out is key when marketing homes. Not e...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Harbor Point, Loop, Chicago, Illinois - December 2018Harbor Point is a 54-story condominium high-rise in the New East Side neighborhood at 155 N Harbor Drive in Chicago. Located next to Lake Michigan’s shoreline and Millennium Park, Harbor Point is one of the few residences east of Lake Shore Dr...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Canaryville, New City, Chicago, Illinois - December 2018Canaryville is located in New City take Halsted to 48th Street. Average taxes in Canaryville $2,780 Average association fees in Canaryville $0 Average home size in Canaryville 1,957 ft2 Average lot size in Canaryville 0.25 acres Average yea...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Countryside Lake, Mundelein, Illinois - December 2018Countryside Lakes is a single family home neighborhood built in late 1980s. Countryside Lakes is located on Countryside Lake off Midloathian south of 60 in Mundelein, Illinois. Average taxes in Countryside Lake $15,283 Average association fees...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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2912 W. Lyndale, Logan Square, Chicago, Illinois - December 20182912 W. Lyndale is a 4 unit condo-duplex building built in 2018. 2912 W. Lyndale is located in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 2912 W. Lyndale $0 Average association fees in 2912 W. Lyndale $191 ($177 - $1...

By Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs
(Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty)
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6373 PECOS CT ORLANDO, FL 32807This UPDATED, move in ready 4BR/2BA home w/covered back patio is waiting for its new owner!! You get the best of both worlds with this house – it offers solid construction as with homes built in this era, yet updated with modern touches. The kitchen boasts granite c...

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: How will self-driving cars change real estate? Transportation always has a big impact on real estate, and most communities today were built for cars. In 5-10 years, how could that change? Start planning now. Read more.   Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-449...