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!

Trending blogs on Home Buying

 

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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Are you looking for a sound condo investment that gives you the most bang for your buck? If so, then take a look at the amazing values found at Beach Colony in Myrtle Beach! You get it all here – outstanding location, amazing condo options, and much more.Located near The Tanger Outlets, known for...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Sunshine through the Clouds in Circle G, Gilbert, AZ Do You Need A Buyers Agent to Find Gilbert AZ Homes? For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ Homes Currently for Sale in Circle G Homes Recently Sold in Circle G There are numerous Circle G co...

By Kim N. Bregman, Exclusive Buyer Agent in S. Florida
(Optima Properties)
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 Decorating your home is one of the most enjoyable parts of the holiday season. Because electricity is involved with so many holiday decorations, it's important you follow a few simple tips to keep your home and family safe. Read the full article on Optima Properties' Blog.  

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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A Walk in the Park - Val Vista Lakes in Gilbert, AZClick Here to Request Your FREE Buyer's Guide!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ Homes Currently for Sale in Val Vista LakesHomes Recently Sold in Val Vista LakesVal Vista Lakes is more t...

By Rhonda Burgess, Moving to Nashville TN Real Estate Specialist
(Southern Living Realty Partners)
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Nashville Area CodesI received a call today that I thought was from out of the area.  The area code was 629.  I had heard that as the 615 area code was running out of numbers a new area code had been introduced. I had never really paid any attention nor received a call from anyone with a 629 area...

By Jared Realty Group, Jared Realty Sells Houses for up to 18% more!*
(Jared Realty Group)
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This is paradise on earth! The warm feeling of home is truly felt in a place that’s filled with such warm and glorious impact. That place is called Hillside Gardens. Know more: https://toputahrealestate.realgeeks.com/hillside-gardens-homes-and-properties/

By Jared Realty Group, Jared Realty Sells Houses for up to 18% more!*
(Jared Realty Group)
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Get ready for a life that boasts convenience and fun! Alda Verda is an exemplary subdivision found in Northern Utah.  Know more: https://toputahrealestate.realgeeks.com/alda-verda-homes-and-properties/

By Jared Realty Group, Jared Realty Sells Houses for up to 18% more!*
(Jared Realty Group)
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The homes and properties in Church Heights are indeed one of the bests. Church Heights truly is the most in demand subdivision in Northern Utah. Buy now: https://toputahrealestate.realgeeks.com/homes-and-properties-church-heights/

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Avoiding Financial StressBy asking the right questions, and knowing exactly what your needs are, you can find the right loan for you. There are certain approaches that you can take while mortgage shopping that can cost or save you money.It is still true that the better qualifications you have, th...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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JUST LISTED in Ashley Farms - RANCH HOMEWe know you're going to want to call this adorable ranch in a fantastic location HOME! Wonderful neighborhood, great cul-de-sac lot and fantastic neighbors! This one will not last long - and we're not just saying that! Newer roof (2012) and brand new HVAC s...

By Patty Clark, Helping Families Make the Right Move
(Metro Brokers/Morningside Homes, LLC)
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12/5/2018 The Federal Reserve Board's Triennial Survey of Consumer Finances recently revealed the net worth of a homeowner was $231,400 compared to $5,200 for a renter.  The net worth of homeowners increased 15% from 2013 to 2016 while renters' decreased by 5%. Appreciation and principal reductio...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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2970 N. Lake Shore, Lake View, Chicago, Illinois - December 20182970 N. Lake Shore is a 96 unit condo high-rise built in the 1950s in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 2970 N. Lake Shore $4,306 Average association fees in 2970 N. Lake Shore $822 ($489 - $1,954) Average home ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Darien, Illinois - December 2018Darien is a city in DuPage County, Illinois. According to the 2010 Census, Darien has a population of 22,086. A suburb of Chicago, Darien was named after a town in Connecticut - the first people to settle in Darien came from New England.Darien cur...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Lincolnwood, Illinois - December 2018Lincolnwood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, a suburb southwest of Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 12,590.Lincolnwood currently has 62 single family homes with an average list price of $587,789 and 13 condos/to...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Louise White Elementary School, Batavia, IL - December 2018 About Louise White Elementary School Louise White Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 101, and is located at 800 N Prairie Street in Batavia, IL. It services homes in Aurora, Batavia, and North Aurora. Average taxes $9,140 Ave...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Riverside, Illinois - December 2018Riverside is a suburban village of Cook County, Illinois, is it located approximately 9 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 8,875.Riverside currently has 46 single family homes with an average l...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Meadow Ridge, Northbrook, Illinois - December 2018Meadow Ridge is a gated community of attached maintenance-free homes built between 2009 and 2017 by KZF Development. There are 7 different floor plans with square feet ranging from 2,300 to 3,700 square feet. Meadow Ridge is located in Northbrook...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Norridge, Illinois - December 2018Norridge is a village in Cook County, Illinois - a suburb of Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 14,572.Norridge currently has 46 single family homes with an average list price of $404,128, 6 condos/townhomes with an averag...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Roselle, Illinois - December 2018Roselle is a village in DuPage and Cook counties in Illinois. It is a a western suburb of Chicago and part of the Chicago metropolitan area. According to the 2010 census, the population was 22,763.Roselle currently has 68 single family homes with...

By Nathan Lawrence
(Lawrence & Associates - Keller Williams )
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8701 Georgette St, Panama City Beach, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 Baths(2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1268 SqFt The Lawrence Group at Keller Williams Realty. Call us at 850-814-8588 for more infor...