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!

Trending blogs on Home Buying

 

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By Barbara Michaluk, Top Producing / Full Service REALTOR in Marylan
(Weichert Realtors | Silver Spring, MD Phone Direct 240-506-2434)
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For sale in Leisure World MD 3005 Leisure World Blvd 624 Silver Spring MD 20906List Price $218,900 Lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in Turnberry Courts hi-rise. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout. Light and bright living room with slider to glass-enclosed sunroom with ceramic flooring and cei...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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The Val Vista Baseline Area in Mesa, AZ for 10-20-18Click Here to Request Your FREE Buyer's Guide!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ REAL ESTATE Activity in the Val Vista Baseline AreaThe Val Vista Baseline Area in Mesa, AZ is very well l...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Proud to Own in Red Mountain Ranch, Mesa, AZDo You Need A Buyers Agent to Find Mesa AZ Homes?For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZHomes Currently for Sale in Red Mountain RanchHomes Recently Sold in Red Mountain RanchFor over 30 years, Red Mou...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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HUGE $50K PRICE IMPROVEMENT on Custom Home in Popular Dilworth NeighborhoodHUGE $50K PRICE IMPROVEMENT! Price per square foot is below market value on this stunning custom 2-story arts & crafts home. Located in the Dilworth neighborhood, one of Charlotte’s premier historic communities, you will b...

By Jackye Mumphrey, The Atlanta Real Estate Maven
(Keller Williams Realty Cityside)
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By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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863 Willow Ave, Tallahassee, FL For Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Follow This Home! Tallahassee Homes For Sale Tallahassee Home Search Free Home Values Manausa.com Tallahassee Home Search Presented By: Joe Manausa Joe Manausa Real Estate 850-888-0888 Lice...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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Combining families? In-laws need to move in with you? Does your recently single daughter and her children need a place to stay during a divorce? Got any boomerang kids returning to the nest? There are all sorts of reasons a person would need a 7-bedroom, 3 bath home. It is presently zoned for a c...

By Jared Realty Group, Jared Realty Sells Houses for up to 18% more!*
(Jared Realty Group)
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Are you ready to eliminate your uncertainties when buying a new home? If you are, then you must try searching for the homes and properties found in Yale Heights. Know more: https://toputahrealestate.realgeeks.com/certain-correct-choice-homes-and-properties-yale-heights/

By Jared Realty Group, Jared Realty Sells Houses for up to 18% more!*
(Jared Realty Group)
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The homes and properties located in Yuma View is simply one of the best in the state of Utah. It is completely undeniable how great the homes and properties can be especially once you come inside. Know more: https://toputahrealestate.realgeeks.com/know-yuma-view-homes-and-properties/

By Jared Realty Group, Jared Realty Sells Houses for up to 18% more!*
(Jared Realty Group)
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This home has the rooms and the materials needed to make you feel the kind of convenience that no one else could give. You can find this kind of home in the real estate of Salt Lake County Utah—in the Woodscross homes and properties. Know more: https://toputahrealestate.realgeeks.com/real-estate-...

By Jared Realty Group, Jared Realty Sells Houses for up to 18% more!*
(Jared Realty Group)
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If you look closely, you can see a subdivision in Salt Lake, Utah where the trees stand tall and the roads are smooth and long. That subdivision is called Yalecroft and it is ready to share the good life with you. Read more: https://toputahrealestate.realgeeks.com/yalecroft-homes-and-properties-s...

By Jared Realty Group, Jared Realty Sells Houses for up to 18% more!*
(Jared Realty Group)
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Well, the good life is possible once you choose the subdivision in Salt Lake County Utah called Upper Avenues. Know more: https://toputahrealestate.realgeeks.com/good-life-possible-upper-avenues-homes-and-properties/

By Jared Realty Group, Jared Realty Sells Houses for up to 18% more!*
(Jared Realty Group)
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You want the truth? We will give you the truth. What is the truth? Wasatch Hollow is the best subdivision ever. Know more: https://toputahrealestate.realgeeks.com/wasatch-hollow-homes-and-properties-are-best-it-isnt-lie/

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Expert
(Downing-Frye)
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September Southwest Florida Real Estate ReportBased on the latest September Southwest Florida Real Estate Report, for the week of September 29th in the Southern Ft. Myers, Estero and Bonita Springs area, there were 199 properties sold. This is up slightly from 183 properties sold during the prior...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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In 2015, four Florida residents and a Pennsylvania homeowner filed a class action lawsuit alleging they were being overcharged for force-placed insurance by their lenders. In September, a federal appeals court unanimously voted to dismiss the case. The lawsuit's implications and final results ma...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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  Thinking you want some space between you and the neighbor?    You can purchase a property with 1+ acres within the zip code of 80016.     Most of these homes allow horses, and some allow farm animals, and within 20 minutes of Denver City limits. Homes with the zip code of 80016 all are within C...

By Andrea Bedard, M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond
(Thompson Company, REALTORS®)
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If you have always wanted to live in a charming property with historic significance and if you have dreamed of (and/or are not afraid of) restoring a piece of history to its full splendor, then there is a fantastic opportunity waiting for you in the heart of Ashton, MD.Yesterday I had the chance ...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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Many homebuyers need help from friends and family to qualify for a home loan through co-signing. Of home purchase loans in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2017, 22.8 percent included a co-signer, up from 21.3 percent in the second quarter of 2016—according to a study by Attom Data Solutions...