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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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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Park Tower Condominium is a 55 story lakefront high-rise residential condo building built in 1973. Park Tower Condominium is located at 5415 North Sheridan Road, in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago. Park Tower offers flourishing gardens on the 2nd level roof deck, party room, full service gr...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Buck City Lofts is a 90 unit condo building built in 2002 in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago. Buck City Lofts is located at 1740 N. Maplewood Avenue. Average taxes in Buck City Lofts $4,201 Average association fees in Buck City Lofts $330 ($254 - $465) Average home size in Buck City Lof...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Contemporaine is a 28-unit condominium building located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. Contemporaine is located at 201 W Grand. Average taxes in Contemporaine $14,520 Average association fees in Contemporaine $1,034 ($472 - $1,973) Average home size in Contemporaine 1,692 ft2 Average...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Keller Williams Land Division Specialist
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
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                 View the Interactive MapRight Map                          View the Drone Filming Here               Lot 903 Peabody Street, Orlando, Fl 32833 2.17 acres Orlando Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Follow This Home Wedgefield, Cape Orlando Estates, Rocke...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Sauganash Park is a single family home neighborhood. Sauganash Park is located in Chicago, Illinois west of Crawford Avenue and south of Devon Avenue. Average taxes in Sauganash Park $5,531 Average association fees in Sauganash Park $0 Average home size in Sauganash Park 1,827 ft2 Average lot siz...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Kingsley Elementary School Kingsley Elementary School is a K,1-6 school in District 58, and is located at 6509 Powell Street in Downers Grove, IL. It services homes in Downers Grove. Average taxes $5,693 Average year built 1986 Photos of Kingsley Elementary School Homes for sale that atten...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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The last few weeks and months have caused a major health crisis throughout the world, leading to a pause in the U.S. economy as businesses and consumers work to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The rapid spread of the virus has been compared to prior pandemics and outbreaks not seen in many ye...

By Don Orason, "Helping You Make Good Real Estate Decisions"
(Silicon Valley Real Estate Team -Intero Real Estate Services)
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We've streamlined and perfected the process of finding dream homes for our clients in Almaden Valley We know you want to spend less time looking at perhaps hundreds of homes for sale, looking all over. . .just to find that special place, allow our knowledge, experience and passion for Almaden Val...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Winchester Glen is a subdivision of single family homes built in the mid to late 2010's by Pulte Homes. Winchester Glen is located in Carpentersville west of Huntley and Randall Roads and north of Binnie Road. Average taxes in Winchester Glen $9,779 Average association fees in Winchester Glen $39...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Trails of Country Lakes is a single family home neighborhood built in the mid-to-late 1980s. Trails of Country Lakes is located in Naperville, Illinois on North Aurora Road west of 59. Average taxes in Trails of Country Lakes $6,233 Average association fees in Trails of Country Lakes $13 ($13 - $...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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About Maple School Maple School is a 6-8 school in District 30, and is located at 2370 Shermer Road in Northbrook, IL. It services homes in Glenview and Northbrook. Average taxes $9,722 Average year built 1985 Photos of Maple School Homes for sale that attend Maple School Address Beds Baths Buil...

By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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Absolutely gorgeous lakefront pool 5 bed, 3 bath home on tree-lined street in highly sought-after Estates section of Embassy Lakes. Enjoy breathtaking water view from the moment you enter. Impressive foyer opens to spacious living spaces accentuated by extraordinarily high ceilings. Enjoy indoor/...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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McKinley Gardens is a townhouse/rowhouse community built starting in 2013 by T2 Constructions. McKinley Gardens is located in Chicago, Illinois on Bross Avenue west of Western Avenue and north of 35th Street. Average taxes in McKinley Gardens $3,237 Average association fees in McKinley Gardens $1...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Northside is a single family home subdivision. Northside is located in Wheaton, Illinois north of Harrison Avenue and west of Main Street. Average taxes in Northside $13,840 Average association fees in Northside $0 Average home size in Northside 2,733 ft2 Average lot size in Northside 0.29 acres ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Estates of Deer Crossing is a 120 single family home neighborhood built in the mid 1990s built by Terrestris. Estates of Deer Crossing is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois on McDonough south of Shoe Factory Road. Average taxes in Estates of Deer Crossing $7,724 Average association fees in Esta...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Highland Glen is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1960s. Highland Glen is located off of Dundee Road and Route 83 in Wheeling, Illinois. Average taxes in Highland Glen $7,897 Average association fees in Highland Glen $0 Average home size in Highland Glen 2,100 ft2 Average lot s...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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The Arbors is a condo community built in the early 2000's by Optima Inc. The Arbors features 38 units with seven plans ranging from 826 to 2,419 square feet of living space. The Arbors are located in Highland Park, Illinois east of Green Bay Road and south of Central. Average taxes in The Arbors ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Greenbrier is a custom single family home neighborhood on 2 or more acre lots. Greenbrier features 55 homes with floor plans ranging from 3,000 to more than 6,000 square feet of living space. Greenbrier is located in Green Oaks, Illinois on St. Marys Road north of Route 176. Average taxes in Gree...

By The Berns Team, It's always Better With Berns!
(The Berns Team)
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This elegant three bedroom, three bathroom open floor plan, townhouse style, end unit condo is centrally located in the heart of Old Town Pasadena's Playhouse District. There is easy access to Old Town, The Paseo, The Metro Gold Line, freeways and everything else that Pasadena has to offer! A gat...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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The Woodlands is a community of single family homes. The Woodlands is located in Hinsdale, Illinois east of County Line Road and north of 55th Street. Average taxes in The Woodlands $21,408 Average association fees in The Woodlands $65 ($65 - $65) Average home size in The Woodlands 4,734 ft2 Aver...