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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Fountain Court is a condominium complex built in the 1920s. Fountain Court is located in Evanston, Illinois on Hinman Avenue between Main Street and Kedzie Avenue. Average taxes in Fountain Court $2,108 Average association fees in Fountain Court $323 ($210 - $485) Average home size in Fountain Co...

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
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Homes Near Reston’s Silver Line Metro Stations – 1 July 2020 Metro’s Silver Line’s Phase 2 extending to Dulles Airport is currently planned for late 2020. There are a number of homes (of all types) located within walking distance of the new and planned Silver Line stations (w/i a radius of 1 mile...

By Marco Amidei
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Winston Woods is a single family home subdivision built n the 1970s. Winston Woods is located in Bolingbrook, Illinois east of Route 53 and north of Boughton Road. Average taxes in Winston Woods $5,807 Average association fees in Winston Woods $0 Average home size in Winston Woods 1,983 ft2 Avera...

By Marco Amidei
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Sunset Views is a subdivision of single family homes built between the mid to late 2010's. A newer section is being built starting in 2016 by John Hall Custom Homes. Sunset Views is located in St. Charles, Illinois east of Illinois Route 47 and north of Empire Road. Average taxes in Sunset Views ...

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
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Link to Reston Condo Sales last Six Months – 1 July 2020 Based on BrightMLS data, a good number of Condos sold in Reston over the past six months. Here’s a link to the Bright MLS information on these sales … View Listings To see currently available detached homes in Reston ... visit www.Reston-Co...

By Marco Amidei
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Ashby is an 18 unit boutique elevator condo building built in 2008. Ashby is located at 3844 N. Ashland in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in Ashby $6,505 Average association fees in Ashby $336 ($294 - $403) Average home size in Ashby 1,500 ft2 Average lot size in Ashby 0.00 a...

By Marco Amidei
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Plum Grove Park Estates is a single family neighborhood built in the 1980's and 1990's. Plum Grove Park Estates is located in Palatine, Illinois west of Plum Grove Road and south of Illinois Avenue which allows for easy interstate access. Average taxes in Plum Grove Park Estates $12,793 Average a...

By Pete Blondin
(ERA Teachers Inc)
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Link to Reston Detached Home Sales last Six Months – 1 July 2020 Based on BrightMLS data, a good number of detached homes sold in Reston over the past six months. Here’s a link to the Bright MLS information on these sales … View Listings To see currently available detached homes in Reston ... vis...

By Marco Amidei
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Sherwin on the Lake is a 100 unit condo building built in the 1920's. Sherwin on the Lake is located in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago at 1205 W. Sherwin Avenue. Average taxes in Sherwin On The Lake $2,114 Average association fees in Sherwin On The Lake $415 ($284 - $975) Average home si...

By Marco Amidei
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Madrona Village is a community in Round Lake, Illinois. Madrona Village consists of 356 attached and single family homes. Madrona Village was built in the early 2000s by Concord Homes. There are 8 single family floor plans ranging from 1373-2691 square feet and 4 attached home floor plans with 10...

By Marco Amidei
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602 Hinman is an 8 unit condo building built in the early 2000's. 602 Hinman is located in Evanston, Illinois. Average taxes in 602 Hinman $9,591 Average association fees in 602 Hinman $409 ($335 - $553) Average home size in 602 Hinman 2,180 ft2 Average lot size in 602 Hinman 0.00 acres Average y...

By Marco Amidei
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About Lincoln Elementary School Lincoln Elementary School is a P-8 school in District 89, and is located at 811 Chicago Avenue in Maywood, IL. It services homes in Maywood and Melrose Park. Average taxes $6,730 Average year built 1955 Homes for sale that attend Lincoln Elementary School Address ...

By Marco Amidei
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Glen Astor is a condominium building built in the late 1990s. Glen Astor is located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois east of Main Street and north of Pennsylvania. Average taxes in Glen Astor $7,130 Average association fees in Glen Astor $532 ($356 - $1,119) Average home size in Glen Astor 1,905 ft2 Avera...

By Marco Amidei
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Eagle Ridge is a single family home subdivision built in the late 1980's and early 1990's. Eagle Ridge is located in Bloomington, Illinois, off Fort Jesse Road, just West of Airport Road. Average taxes in Eagle Ridge $6,490 Average association fees in Eagle Ridge $0 Average home size in Eagle Rid...

By Marco Amidei
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Countryside is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Countryside is located in Naperville, Illinois on Route 34 east of Route 59. Average taxes in Countryside $9,712 Average association fees in Countryside $19 ($19 - $19) Average home size in Countryside 2,637...

By Marco Amidei
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Fairway Oaks is a single family home subdivision built starting in the 1990's. Fairway Oaks is located in Bartlett, Illinois south of Lake Street and east of Route 59. Average taxes in Fairway Oaks $12,415 Average association fees in Fairway Oaks $28 ($25 - $29) Average home size in Fairway Oaks ...

By Marco Amidei
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Renwick Place is a single family home subdivision built starting in 2018 by D.R. Horton and Olthof Homes. Renwick Place is located in Romeoville, Illinois east of Frontage Road and south of Airport Road. Average taxes in Renwick Place $2,905 Average association fees in Renwick Place $12 ($8 - $12...

By Marco Amidei
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Meadow Edge is a townhouse community built in the late 1970s. Meadow Edge is located in Rolling Meadows, Illinois south of Euclid Avenue and west of Meacham Road. Average taxes in Meadow Edge $5,868 Average association fees in Meadow Edge $235 ($5 - $342) Average home size in Meadow Edge 1,651 ft...

By Marco Amidei
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Green Lake, Wisconsin Real Estate - July 2020Green Lake, also known as "Big Green Lake" is 7,346 acres and considered to have the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin. Green Lake is situated in Green Lake County, Wisconsin. Green Lake's main fish population includes Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Walleye...

By Marco Amidei
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Tri State Village is a single family home community. Tri State Village is located in Willowbrook, Illinois west of Route 83 and south of 83rd Street. Average taxes in Tri State Village $3,664 Average association fees in Tri State Village $0 Average home size in Tri State Village 1,725 ft2 Average...