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 E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By Susan Horne P.A., RE/MAX- GRI, I.R.E.S., -Realtor-Florida Native-(RE/MAX Services)
((RE/MAX Services Boca Raton FL) Susan Jean Horne P.A.)
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
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 Rob Spinosa presents some very valuable information to know "After a Foreclosure Fallout." How to Get a Jumbo Mortgage After Foreclosure Fallout    When economic war ravaged the real estate market a decade ago, statistics show that peak foreclosure activity in the US occurred somewhere in 2010, ...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Carabela Playa Vista Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Carabela Condo Complex in Playa Vista, look no further! As a Playa Vista condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Carabela Condos For ...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Park Louise Glendale Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Park Louise Condo Complex in Glendale, look no further! As a Glendale condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Park Louise Condos For ...

By Rob Spinosa, Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Marin County
(Guaranteed Rate, Marin County, CA)
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How to Get a Jumbo Mortgage After Foreclosure Fallout  When economic war ravaged the real estate market a decade ago, statistics show that peak foreclosure activity in the US occurred somewhere in 2010, but that we continued to experience an elevated level through at least 2013.  Therefore, at th...

By Deborah Ward, The Irish Realtor
(Deborah Ward & Associates - Charles Rutenberg Realty)
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This charming Lake Pasadena home is the crown jewel of the neighborhood for sure! From the sweeping corner lot, to the striking curb appeal featuring manicured landscaping, to soaring shade trees in the multi-level decked backyard, this character filled bungalow has it all! From the moment you a...

By Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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100 S. Ashland, United Center, Chicago, Illinois - July 2018 About 100 S. Ashland 100 S. Ashland is a 12 unit loft style condo building built in the 1920's. 100 S. Ashland is located in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 100 S. Ashland $3,100 Average association fees in 100 ...

By Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Legacy Pointe, Joliet, Illinois - July 2018 About Legacy Pointe Legacy Pointe is a single family home subdivision built starting in 2004 by Richmond American. It features homes with floor plans ranging from approximately 2,000 square feet to 2,400 square feet of living space. Legacy Pointe is lo...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  The Laurels North Hollywood Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the The Laurels Condo Complex in North Hollywood, look no further! As a North Hollywood condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Th...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  St Andrews Villa II Koreatown Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the St Andrews Villa II Condo Complex in Koreatown, look no further! As a Koreatown condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all St A...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Abbot Kinney Lofts Venice Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Abbot Kinney Lofts Condo Complex in Venice, look no further! As a Venice condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Abbot Kinney Lo...

By Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Savannah, Hanover Park, Illinois - July 2018 About Savannah Savannah is a townhome community built by Cambridge Homes in the mid 2010s. Savannah is located in Hanover Park, Illinois south of Lake Street and west of Gary Avenue. Average taxes in Savannah $6,391 Average association fees in Savanna...

By Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Coal City Middle School, Coal City, IL - July 2018 About Coal City Middle School Coal City Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 1, and is located at 500 S Carbon Hill Road in Coal City, IL. It services homes in Coal City, Diamond, and Wilmington. Average taxes $2,887 Average year built 1994...

By Chris Dunham, "The Real Estate Guy!"®
(Keller Williams East Valley-LuxRE Group)
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Penthouse For Sale in Summit at Copper Square - AZ High Rise Community   The Summit at Copper Square combines the convenience and excitement of living in downtown Phoenix, with the comfort and luxury of contemporary high-rise living. As one of the tallest residences in metro Phoenix, this develo...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Nordhoff Terrace Northridge Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Nordhoff Terrace Condo Complex in Northridge, look no further! As a Northridge condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Nordhof...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Pointe at Beverly Hills Beverly Hills Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Pointe at Beverly Hills Condo Complex in Beverly Hills, look no further! As a Beverly Hills condo buyer on our website, you can do the follow...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Castle Heights, Mount Prospect, Illinois - July 2018 About Castle Heights Castle Heights is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1960s. Castle Heights is located in Mount Prospect, Illinois on Burning Bush. Average taxes in Castle Heights $7,475 Average association fees in Castle ...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Kansas Ave Condominiums Santa Monica Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Kansas Ave Condominiums Condo Complex in Santa Monica, look no further! As a Santa Monica condo buyer on our website, you can do the following...