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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Homes for Sale in Orland Hills, Illinois - April 2019Orland Hills is a village in Cook County, Illinois. It is a suburb southwest of Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 7,149.Orland Hills currently has 19 single family homes with an average list price of $240,657 and 1 condo...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Oak Brook, Illinois - April 2019Oak Brook is an affluent village in Dupage County with a small portion in Cook County, Illinois. A suburb of Chicago, it serves as headquarters of several notable companies including Ace Hardware, Blistex, Federal Signal, CenterPoint Properties, S...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in St. Charles, Illinois - April 2019St. Charles is a city in DuPage and Kane counties in Illinois. It is approximately 40 miles west of Chicago. According to the 2012 census, the population was estimated to be 33,327. St. Charles is part of the tri-city area along with Geneva and ...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in New Lenox, Illinois - April 2019New Lenox is a village in Will County, Illinois, approximately 36 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 24,394.New Lenox currently has 211 single family homes with an average list price of $406,414 a...

By Marco Amidei
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Golfview Estates, Orland Park, Illinois - April 2019Golfview Estates is a neighborhood of single family homes and condominiums. Golfview Estates is located south of 151st Street and west of 80th Avenue. Average taxes in Golfview Estates $6,191 Average association fees in Golfview Estates $173 ($...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Elmhurst, Illinois - April 2019Elmhurst is a city mostly in DuPage County with some located in Cook County in Illinois. It is a western suburb of Chicago, Illinois. According to the 2010 Census, Elmhurst had a population of 44,121.Elmhurst currently has 374 single family homes w...

By Marco Amidei
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Liberty Park, Westmont, Illinois - April 2019Liberty Park is a single family home subdivision. Liberty Park is located in Westmont, Illinois north of Ogden Avenue and west of Cass Avenue. Average taxes in Liberty Park $3,455 Average association fees in Liberty Park $24 ($20 - $28) Average home s...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Winnetka, Illinois - April 2019Winnetka is a village in Cook County, Illinois, located approximately 16 miles north of downtown Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 12,187. Winnetka is one of the wealthiest villages in the nation in terms of household income...

By Marco Amidei
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Joliet Central High School, Joliet, IL - April 2019 About Joliet Central High School Joliet Central High School is a 9-12 school in District 204, and is located at 201 E Jefferson Street in Joliet, IL. It services homes in Joliet and Rockdale. Average taxes $3,891 Average year built 1943 Photos ...

By Marco Amidei
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Flossmoor Hills, Flossmoor, Illinois - April 2019Located in Flossmoor, Flossmoor Hills is on Flossmoor Rd. and Kedzie. Average taxes in Flossmoor Hills $7,045 Average association fees in Flossmoor Hills $0 Average home size in Flossmoor Hills 2,081 ft2 Average lot size in Flossmoor Hills 0.25 ac...

By Maui Luxury Real Estate Team, Ask for the Best, Ask for MLRET!
(KW Island Living)
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If you’re at a point in your life where you’re ready to take the next step and enjoy your life to the fullest, then we recommend you choose Maui as the place to live out the rest of your days with relaxation and freedom. Now that you are ready to live the life you’ve always dreamed of, there is n...

By Marco Amidei
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Villas West, Northbrook, Illinois - April 2019Villas West is a single family home neighborhood built in the 1970's. Villas West is located in Northbrook, Illinois north of Willow Road and west of Shermer Road. Average taxes in Villas West $7,870 Average association fees in Villas West $365 ($360...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Lake Villa, Illinois - April 2019Lake Villa is a village in Lake County, Illinois - a suburb in Northwest of Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 8,741.Lake Villa currently has 142 single family homes with an average list price of $296,271, 6 condos/townhome...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Naperville, Illinois - April 2019Naperville is a suburban city of Chicago, located in DuPage and Will counties in the State of Illinois. Naperville was voted the second-best place to live in the United States by Money magazine in 2006. It was rated 1st on the list of best cities...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Batavia, Illinois - April 2019Batavia is a city in DuPage and Kane counties in Illinois. It is a suburb west of Chicago and is the oldest city in Kane County. According to the 2010 census Batavia had a population of 26,045 people. In the later part of the 19th century, Batavia w...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Orland Park, Illinois - April 2019Orland Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois. It is approximately 25 miles southwest of Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 56,767.Orland Park currently has 292 single family homes with an average list price of $483,28...

By Marco Amidei
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Westchester Club, Westchester, Illinois - April 2019Westchester Club is a townhouse community built in the late 1980's and early 1990's. Westchester Club is located in Westchester, Illinois south of 22nd Street and west of Wolf Road. Average taxes in Westchester Club $9,491 Average association f...

By Marco Amidei
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Acorn Acres, Hawthorn Woods, Illinois - April 2019Acorn Acres is a single family neighborhood in Hawthorn Woods, Illinois. Acorn Acres is located west of Old McHenry Road off of Acorn Drive. Average taxes in Acorn Acres $10,534 Average association fees in Acorn Acres $21 ($10 - $32) Average home...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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¿Están las tasas de interés bajas aquí para quedarse? Las tasas de interés para una hipoteca con tasa fija a 30 años han disminuido desde noviembre, alcanzando ahora los mínimos vistos por última vez en enero 2018. Según la última encuesta‘Primary Mortgage Market Survey’ de Freddie Mac, las tasa...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Fox Meadow Elementary School, South Elgin, IL - April 2019 About Fox Meadow Elementary School Fox Meadow Elementary School is a K,1-6 school in District 46, and is located at 1275 Jenna Drive in South Elgin, IL. It services homes in Elgin and South Elgin. Average taxes $6,044 Average year built ...