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 Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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The popularity of cryptocurrency trading has got a lot to do with cryptocurrency exchanges. The seamless experience and trading facilities offered by these institutes have propelled the favoritism for crypto trading in India. It is with the help exchanges that people are able to trade digital cur...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Gates at Castleberry, Cumming, Georgia - July 2020Gates at Castleberry is a single-family home subdivision built between 2013 and 2020. Gates at Castleberry is in Cumming, Georgia west of Castleberry Road off of Trowbridge Drive. There are currently 2 homes in Gates at Castleberry for sale rangi...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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River Bank Lofts is a loft style condo building located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois at 550 N Kingsbury. River Bank Lofts is located close to public transportation, expressways, restaurants and more. Amenities include a 24 hour doorman, fitness center and dry cleaners on s...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Arbor Meadows, Cumming, Georgia - July 2020Arbor Meadows is a single-family home subdivision built between 2004 and 2005. Arbor Meadows is in Cumming, Georgia south of Spot Rod and west of Bettis Tribble Gap Road. There is currently 1 home in Arbor Meadows for sale ranging from $558,000 to $558,...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Waterfall Glen is a condo and townhouse community built in the late 1990's and early 2000's. Waterfall Glen is located in Darien, Illinois on Fontage Road and Lemont Road south of I-55. Average taxes in Waterfall Glen $4,383 Average association fees in Waterfall Glen $265 ($230 - $385) Average ho...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Milwaukee German Immersion, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - July 2020There are currently 2 homes that attend Milwaukee German Immersion for sale ranging from $174,900 to $180,000. AVERAGES Taxes Sq. Ft. Year Built $2,507 1,112 ft2 1948 HOMES FOR SALE Address Beds Baths Price 3954 N. 78th St. 3 1.0 $180,0...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Columbus High School, Columbus, Wisconsin - July 2020There are currently 3 homes that attend Columbus High School for sale ranging from $1 to $325,000. AVERAGES Taxes Sq. Ft. Year Built $2,481 1,765 ft2 1952 HOMES FOR SALE Address Beds Baths Price N2755 N. Hwy T 5 1.5 $325,000 131 S. Spring St. ...

By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
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In June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily throughout the year. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “The share of first-time buyers increased in March through June—right into the heart of t...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Columbus Middle School, Columbus, Wisconsin - July 2020There are currently 3 homes that attend Columbus Middle School for sale ranging from $1 to $325,000. AVERAGES Taxes Sq. Ft. Year Built $2,462 1,832 ft2 1952 HOMES FOR SALE Address Beds Baths Price N2755 N. Hwy T 5 1.5 $325,000 131 S. Spring ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Madison Elementary School, West Allis, Wisconsin - July 2020There are currently 2 homes that attend Madison Elementary School for sale ranging from $165,000 to $199,500. AVERAGES Taxes Sq. Ft. Year Built $3,183 1,332 ft2 1949 HOMES FOR SALE Address Beds Baths Price 1134 S. 106th St. 4 2.0 $165,0...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Commonwealth, Cumming, Georgia - July 2020Commonwealth is a single-family home subdivision built between 1984 and 1986. Commonwealth is in Cumming, Georgia west of Peachtree Parkway off of Commonweath Trail. There are currently 2 homes in Commonwealth for sale ranging from $270,000 to $347,900. ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Young Deer Harbour, Cumming, Georgia - July 2020Young Deer Harbour is a single-family home subdivision built between 1998 and 2003. Young Deer Harbour is in Cumming, Georgia west of Shady Grove Rod and north of Lanier Drive. There is currently 1 home in Young Deer Harbour for sale ranging from $...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Hawthorn Elementary School South Hawthorn Elementary School South is a K-5 school in District 73, and is located at 430 N Aspen Drive in Vernon Hills, IL. It services homes in Indian Creek, Libertyville, Mettawa, Mundelein, and Vernon Hills. Average taxes $9,611 Average year built 1997 Pho...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Bentley Ridge, Cumming, Georgia - July 2020Bentley Ridge is a single-family home subdivision built between 2011 and 2013. Bentley Ridge is in Cumming, Georgia east of Campground Road and north of Bentley Road. There is currently 1 home in Bentley Ridge for sale ranging from $379,000 to $379,000....

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Jackson Elementary School, Manitowoc, Wisconsin - July 2020There are currently 3 homes that attend Jackson Elementary School for sale ranging from $117,500 to $299,900. AVERAGES Taxes Sq. Ft. Year Built $2,436 1,628 ft2 1954 HOMES FOR SALE Address Beds Baths Price 2316 Paul Rd. 2 2.0 $134,900 39...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Inverness Woods is a townhome community built in the early 1990s. Inverness Woods is located in Downers Grove, Illinois north of Maple Avenue and west of Belmont Road. Average taxes in Inverness Woods $4,097 Average association fees in Inverness Woods $281 ($219 - $348) Average home size in Inver...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Built in 2001, Farallon is located at 600 N Dearborn in River North neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.Consisting of 161 units, it also has parking, 24-hour doorman,laundry and exercise room. This 22-story luxury residential condo building has great views of the Chicago skyline. The Near North Sid...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Tiara is a condo high-rise building built in the mid 1960s, Tiara is located in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago on Sheridan Road north of Lake Shore Drive at 6145-6147 N. Sheridan. Average taxes in Tiara $2,574 Average association fees in Tiara $924 ($750 - $2,044) Average home size in Tiar...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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The Residences At The Grove is a townhouse and condo community built starting in 2007 by Focus Development. The Residences At The Grove features condominiums with floor plans ranging from 846 to 1,760 square feet of living space. The Residences At The Grove is located in Forest Park, Illinois on ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Three Lakes High School, Three Lakes, Wisconsin - July 2020There is currently 1 home that attend Three Lakes High School for sale ranging from $118,000 to $118,000. AVERAGES Taxes Sq. Ft. Year Built $3,447 1,593 ft2 1961 HOMES FOR SALE Address Beds Baths Price 253 Wesley Rd. 1 0.0 $118,000 RECEN...