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 Steven Nickens, R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii
(Elite Pacific Properties Maui)
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 Wailea offers luxurious options for island living such as condos in Hoolei Wailea Maui.  Hoolei offers 120 luxury condo units, three bedrooms with three different floor plans to choose from.If you have questions about owning a condo in Hoolei Wailea Maui, give me a call. You can search all condo...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
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. Much  of Wisconsin has cities that were named by the Indian nations that founded them...Waukesha is no exception. Depending upon which  legend you ascribe to...the name either means "Little Foxes" or "Clean Water." It is a city, town and also the name of a county in what is referrred to as the...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
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#SellYourHomeForMoreandPayLess #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission  #ListYourHome&PayNoCommission #BetterThanFSBOYour home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is t...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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$17775 / 3br - 1064ft2 - ▐►FSBO NEW INVESTOR SPECIAL!! 3 bd- 2 bd SWMH North Charleston (DEERWOOD MH Park  $17775 / 3br 2 ba - ▐►FSBO NEW INVESTOR SPECIAL!! 3 bd- 2 bd SWMH North Charleston DEERWOOD MH Park ★ WILL BE SOLD THIS WEEK!  WILL BE SOLD THIS WEEK!  Our Properties Go Quickly - Watch Your...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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 $17000 / 2br – 2 ba  860ft2 - ▐►Summerville BUY or Rent to Own MOVE IN READY SWMH 2bd 2ba (W Lane Street MH Park)  $875 / 2br - 2 Ba 860ft2 - ▐►Sunny Summerville BUY Cash Today or RENT to OWN SUMMERVILLE MOVE IN READY SWMH 2bd 2ba W Lane MH Park Summerville SC 29485 ► $17K CASH WholeSale Purchas...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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►► SELLERS Get Your Fair Cash Offer_ We Buy Mobile Homes – Houses - Land. We Offer You a Stress-Free Transaction! Do you have a Mobile Home or House to SELL to us? SELLERS Get Your Fair Cash Offer. End You Search for Your Buyer Today! ►►SELL NOW!! We Buy Houses, Mobile Homes, and Land for Cash.  ...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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We are so thrilled for one of our couple-clients They thought they were going to have to sell two other properties before purchasing a new home when something quite unexpected happened. They received notice of unknown funds - a goodly amount too. It's a pretty fun story, but not mine to tell. Ala...

By Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Brookstone, Schaumburg, Illinois - August 2018Brookstone is a townhouse community built in 1998 by Town and Country. Brookstone features town homes with floor plans ranging from 1,327 to 1,938 square feet of living space. Models include 1st floor, 2nd floor, and 2 story townhomes, 2-3 bedrooms, ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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The Val Vista Baseline Area in Mesa, AZ - Welcome HomeClick 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 REAL ESTATE Activity in the Val Vista Baseline AreaThe Val Vista Baseline Area in Mesa, AZ is very well...

By Abby Stiller, Real Estate Agent Serving Southwest Florida
(Premier Realty Homes of SWFL)
Comments 5
We couldn’t be more happy for this lovely couple that just got a great home in Villagewalk of Bonita Springs, FL This Community has low HOA fees with many ammenities; 2 pools, gym, tennis court, hair salon, coffe shop, gas station, car wash and 24 hours gate security. Buying their first home was ...

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
Comments 0
The inventory of homes for sale in Reston's Town Center area was about 74 homes active on the market as of 15 August 2018. The available homes run the full spectrum of condos through townhomes from almost new to about 20 years in age. Prices ranged from a low of about $250k to the $2 million neig...
There are new townhome developments in South Reston and Condos in Mid-Reston.  It’s been over 10 years since new homes have been available for sale in Reston. If you've been hoping for a new home, this might be your moment. Like to see currently available new construction homes in Reston … http:/...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Relaxation in Red Mountain Ranch, Mesa, AZDo You Need A Buyers Agent to Find Mesa AZ Homes?For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZHomes Currently for Sale in Red Mountain RanchHomes Recently Sold in Red Mountain RanchFor over 30 years, Red Mount...

By Ana M Valdivia, Real Estate Professional
(Realty Connect USA)
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Are you looking for a home in a community that embraces diversity? If yes, then you might want to consider buying a property in Westbury NY.Westbury NY is known as a melting pot because of its diversity. This incorporated village in the Town of Hempstead is home to people from different walks of ...

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

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

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

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

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
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The inventory of Condos for sale in Reston was about 105 homes active on the market as of 15 August 2018 with new contracts running at about 46 a month. Consequently, the absorption rate for these homes is about 2.5 month's worth on the market. If this sales rate continues, about 2 in every 5 con...

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
Comments 1
The inventory of townhomes for sale in Reston was 63 homes active on the market as of 15 August 2018 with new contracts running about 57 a month. Consequently, the absorption rate for these homes is less than 1 month's worth on the market.  If this sales rate continues, about 1 of every townhome ...