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.


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By Marco Amidei
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Bloomingdale Walk Townhomes is a townhome community built by Toll Brothers between 2006 & 2008. A newer section built by Pulte homes is to be completed in Spring of 2020. Bloomingdale Walk is located in Bloomingdale, Illinois at the southwest corner of Schick Road and Springfield Drive. Average t...

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Tower Lakes is a single family home subdivision located in Tower Lakes, Illinois off of Route 59 and Kelsey Road. Average taxes in Tower Lakes $10,155 Average association fees in Tower Lakes $44 ($22 - $68) Average home size in Tower Lakes 3,036 ft2 Average lot size in Tower Lakes 0.64 acres Aver...

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Gazebo, Greenfield, Wisconsin - May 2020Gazebo is a condominium complex built in the late 1990's. Gazebo is located in Greenfield, Wisconsin on Hidden Drive south of Edgerton Avenue and west of 27th Street. There is currently 1 home in Gazebo for sale ranging from $199,900 to $199,900. AVERAGES ...

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Twin Oaks, Delafield, Wisconsin - May 2020Twin Oaks is a single family home subdivision built starting in the late 1970's. Twin Oaks is located in Delafield, Wisconsin off of Twin Oaks Drive west of Highway 83 and south of I-94. There is currently 1 home in Twin Oaks for sale ranging from $479,9...

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The Glen At Stonegate, Burlington, Wisconsin - May 2020The Glen at Stonegate is a single family home subdivision built starting in the late 2010's. The Glen at Stonegate is located in Burlington, Wisconsin north of Highway 36 off of Stonegate Road. There is currently 1 home in The Glen At Stoneg...

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About J W Riley Elementary School J W Riley Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 87, and is located at 123 S Wolf Road in Northlake, IL. It services homes in Bellwood, Berkeley, Melrose Park, and Northlake. Average taxes $5,598 Average year built 1967 Homes for sale that attend J W Rile...

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The Ponds, Waukesha, Wisconsin - May 2020The Ponds is a single family home subdivision built in the early 2000's. The Ponds is located in Waukesha, Wisconsin south of Sunset Drive and east of Milky Way Road. There is currently 1 home in The Ponds for sale ranging from $414,900 to $414,900. AVERA...

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Frenchmans Cove consists of condos, townhouses & single family homes. The condos and single family homes were built in the mid 1970's, the townhouses were built in the 1990's by Edward Schwartz and Company. Frenchmans Cove is located in Arlington Heights, Illinois south of Dundee Road and east of...

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About Highlands Elementary School Highlands Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 106, and is located at 5850 Laurel Avenue in La Grange Highlands, IL. It services homes in Countryside, Indian Head Park, La Grange, La Grange Highlands, and Western Springs. Average taxes $10,125 Average y...

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Seven Hills is a single family neighborhood in Lindenhurst, Illinois. Seven Hills is located at Beck and Grass Lake Road. Average taxes in Seven Hills $6,918 Average association fees in Seven Hills $0 Average home size in Seven Hills 1,832 ft2 Average lot size in Seven Hills 0.25 acres Average ye...

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Bellchase is a single family and town home community built by Sundance Homes from the late 1990's to early 2000's. Bellchase is located in Lake in the Hills, Illinois west of Square Barn Road and south of Algonquin Road. Average taxes in Bellchase $5,534 Average association fees in Bellchase $8 (...

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Buena Park, New Berlin, Wisconsin - May 2020Buena Park is a single family home neighborhood. Buena Park is located in New Berlin, Wisconsin south of Greenfield Avenue and east of Calhoun Road. There is currently 1 home in Buena Park for sale ranging from $280,000 to $280,000. AVERAGES Taxes Sq. ...

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The Edge, Beerline B, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - May 2020The Edge is a 73 unit condominium building built in 2009. The Edge is locate at 1902 N. Commerce in Milwaukee, WIisconsin. There are currently 2 homes in The Edge for sale ranging from $199,800 to $599,900. AVERAGES Taxes Sq. Ft. Year Built $5...

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Parkridge, Muskego, Wisconsin - May 2020Parkridge is a condominium community built in the early 1990's. Parkridge is located in Muskego, Wisconsin on Jacob Court south of Janesville Road and east of Lannon Drive. There is currently 1 home in Parkridge for sale ranging from $128,900 to $128,900. ...

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Oakwood Landing is a single family home neighborhood built in the early 1990's. Oakwood Landing is located in Hanover Park, Illinois south of Stearns Road and West of County Farm. Average taxes in Oakwood Landing $6,686 Average association fees in Oakwood Landing $15 ($15 - $15) Average home size...

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Flossmoor Hills is a single family home subdivision. Flossmoor HIlls is located in Flossmoor, Illinois north of Flossmoor Rd. and west of Kedzie. Average taxes in Flossmoor Hills $6,528 Average association fees in Flossmoor Hills $324 ($236 - $548) Average home size in Flossmoor Hills 2,123 ft2 A...

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Artist Village Lofts is located at 2735 W. Armitage Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Artist Village Lofts is a 39 unit condo building in the West Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in Artist Village Lofts $3,976 Average association fees in Artist Village Lofts $323 ($247 - $445) Average ...

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Inglewood Heights, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin - May 2020Inglewood Heights is a single family home neighborhood. Inglewood Heights is located in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin east of Wauwatosa Avenue and south of North Avenue. There is currently 1 home in Inglewood Heights for sale ranging from $319,900 to $319...

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Willow Ridge is a single family home neighborhood built in the mid 1990s. Willow Ridge is located in Naperville, Illinois on 95th south of Naperville Boulevard. Average taxes in Willow Ridge $12,016 Average association fees in Willow Ridge $18 ($10 - $25) Average home size in Willow Ridge 3,197 f...

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40 E Cedar is a condo high-rise in the Gold Coast neighborhood built in 1970. 40 E. Cedar Street has 75 condo units. Average taxes in 40 E. Cedar $4,124 Average association fees in 40 E. Cedar $808 ($600 - $944) Average home size in 40 E. Cedar 1,082 ft2 Average lot size in 40 E. Cedar 0.00 acres...