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 Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Wheatland Plains Plainfield, IL Wheatland Plains Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 2717 Average Property Taxes: 6502 Homes Listed: 9 Homes Sold: 5 Average Number of Days To Sell: 71 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes for ...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Sunny Farm Acres Plainfield, IL Sunny Farm Acres Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 3563 Average Property Taxes: 12776 Homes Listed: 19 Homes Sold: 4 Average Number of Days To Sell: 104 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes f...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Townes Of Auburn Lakes Plainfield, IL Townes Of Auburn Lakes Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 1461 Average Property Taxes: 4183 Homes Listed: 11 Homes Sold: 9 Average Number of Days To Sell: 81 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based ...

By Tammy Sons, Ur always 1 decision away from a different life
(Tennessee Wholesale Nursery)
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 TENNESSE MANSION FOR SALE  The historic Moffitt Manor is one of the premier residences in the state of Tennessee. This property is a stately manor high atop a mountain in middle Tennessee. Recently the Moffitt manor has been completely renovated. As a completely renovated property, the Motif Man...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Sunset Ridge Plainfield, IL Sunset Ridge Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 1699 Average Property Taxes: 4903 Homes Listed: 7 Homes Sold: 6 Average Number of Days To Sell: 74 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes for sale in ...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Pine Cone Woods Plainfield, IL Pine Cone Woods Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 3967 Average Property Taxes: 2896 Homes Listed: 3 Homes Sold: 2 Average Number of Days To Sell: 140 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes for s...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Streams of Plainfield Plainfield, IL Streams of Plainfield Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 3197 Average Property Taxes: 7374 Homes Listed: 9 Homes Sold: 5 Average Number of Days To Sell: 65 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on ...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Caton Crossing Plainfield, IL Caton Crossing Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 2018 Average Property Taxes: 5321 Homes Listed: 12 Homes Sold: 7 Average Number of Days To Sell: 68 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes for sal...

By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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University District home buyers now can access the entire inventory of University District homes for sale by using the link below. Once you open the link, you get the exact data as displayed in the Columbus MLS database. By clicking on the photo, you can get additional photos. By clicking on the ...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Grande Park Tall Pines Plainfield, IL Grande Park Tall Pines Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 1923 Average Property Taxes: 7215 Homes Listed: 16 Homes Sold: 6 Average Number of Days To Sell: 89 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based ...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in The Lakelands Plainfield, IL The Lakelands Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 4112 Average Property Taxes: 16600 Homes Listed: 14 Homes Sold: 3 Average Number of Days To Sell: 106 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes for sal...

By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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Worthington home buyers now can access the entire inventory of Worthington homes for sale by using the link below. Once you open the link, you get the exact data as displayed in the Columbus MLS database. By clicking on the photo, you can get additional photos. By clicking on the address, you get...

By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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1612 Lafayette Dr, Columbus OH 43220RUSH TO SEE this Carriage Hill two-bedroom condo in Upper Arlington! This is a great first home for a lucky buyer like you. All applicants included—Choice Home Warranty in place. The unit is sold AS-IS, inspections are for the buyer's information only. Enjoy t...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Lakewood On Caton Farm Plainfield, IL Lakewood On Caton Farm Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 1463 Average Property Taxes: 3810 Homes Listed: 20 Homes Sold: 12 Average Number of Days To Sell: 65 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Chantecleer Lakes Naperville, IL Chantecleer Lakes Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 801 Average Property Taxes: 1930 Homes Listed: 31 Homes Sold: 27 Average Number of Days To Sell: 69 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes f...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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 Once the "stay at home" orders were lifted, and we were again allowed to show homes, buyers came out of the woodwork.    The Denver metro area market was good prior to COVID, and is once again a strong Seller's market.    Some Sellers are still nervous about putting their homes on the market and...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Winding Creek Plainfield, IL Winding Creek Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 1912 Average Property Taxes: 4672 Homes Listed: 10 Homes Sold: 8 Average Number of Days To Sell: 85 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes for sale ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Parkview is a condominium complex built in the 1980s. Parkview is located in Tinley Park, Illinois on Paxton Avenue south of 167th Street and east of 80th Avenue. Average taxes in Parkview $4,588 Average association fees in Parkview $150 ($110 - $180) Average home size in Parkview 1,439 ft2 Avera...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Ukrainian Village home sales for the month of May decreased in volume by 45.8% when compared to last year, while the median sale price decreased by 19.4% from $487,000 to $392,500. Condo/townhome sales decreased by 40.9%, while the median sale price decreased by 18.6% from $482,444 to $392,500.» ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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East Village home sales for the month of May decreased in volume by 69.4% when compared to last year, while the median sale price decreased by 1.8% from $529,325 to $520,000. Condo/townhome sales decreased by 67.6%, while the median sale price decreased by 1.3% from $526,875 to $520,000.» View ho...