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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Cedar Glen, Libertyville, Illinois - June 2019Cedar Glen is a single family home neighborhood built in the early-to-mid 1980's. Cedar Glen is located in Libertyville, Illinois on Adler west of Milwaukee Avenue. Average taxes in Cedar Glen $10,846 Average association fees in Cedar Glen $0 Average...

By Marco Amidei
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Americana Intermediate School, Glendale Heights, IL - June 2019 About Americana Intermediate School Americana Intermediate School is a 4-5 school in District 16, and is located at 1629 President Street in Glendale Heights, IL. It services homes in Glen Ellyn and Glendale Heights. Average taxes $...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Highland Park, Illinois - June 2019Highland Park is a North Shore suburb in Lake County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, Highland Park's population was 29,763. Ravinia Festival, an open air pavilion is located in Highland Park - it hosts classical, pop and jazz concerts in the ...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
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Relocation.  Aventura, Bal Harbour, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood Beach, Sunny Isles Beach - our farming area If you are relocating to Florida - we will be able to help you find your future home. Rent or Sale. Call us 305-607-0709 Valeria Mola Realtor SIB RealtyAventura real estate - condo, townhou...

By Marco Amidei
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The Orchards, Lake Zurich, Illinois - June 2019The Orchards is a single family neighborhood built in the 1970's and 1980's. The Orchards is located in Lake Zurich, Illinois south of Main St. (Route 22) and west of Route 12. Average taxes in The Orchards $7,734 Average association fees in The Orc...

By Marco Amidei
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Newark Elementary School, Newark, IL - June 2019 About Newark Elementary School Newark Elementary School is a P-4 school in District 66, and is located at 503 Chicago Road in Newark, IL. It services homes in Millbrook and Newark. Average taxes $3,505 Average year built 1968 Homes for sale that a...

By Marco Amidei
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River Pointe, Cary, Illinois - June 2019River Pointe is a single family home neighborhood in Cary, Illinois. River Pointe is located off of Wilberry Lane east of Hickory Nut Grove. Average taxes in River Pointe $13,947 Average association fees in River Pointe $20 ($13 - $29) Average home size in...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Plainfield, Illinois - June 2019Plainfield is a village in Will and Kendall Counties in Illinois, a village in the far southwest suburbs of Chicago. According to the 2013 census, the population was 41,734.Plainfield currently has 586 single family homes with an average list pric...

By Marco Amidei
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Tinley Park High School, Tinley Park, IL - June 2019 About Tinley Park High School Tinley Park High School is a 9-12 school in District 228, and is located at 6111 175th Street in Tinley Park, IL. It services homes in Country Club Hills, Markham, Oak Forest, and Tinley Park. Average taxes $6,484...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Sunny Isles Beach Condos. West of Collins Sunny Isles Beach. Kings Point Imperial Sunny Isles Beach.  Do you know, Kings Point Imperial in Sunny Isles Beach is the oldest condominium? Kings Point Imperial was built in 1962, Kings Point Imperial Condominium is a 83 condos and Kings Point Imperial ...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Riverside, Illinois - June 2019Riverside is a suburban village of Cook County, Illinois, is it located approximately 9 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 8,875.Riverside currently has 88 single family homes with an average list ...

By Marco Amidei
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Millbrook Junior High School, Millbrook, IL - June 2019 About Millbrook Junior High School Millbrook Junior High School is a 5-8 school in District 66, and is located at PO Box 214 in Millbrook, IL. It services homes in Millbrook and Newark. Average taxes $3,064 Average year built 1965 Homes for...

By Marco Amidei
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Black Hawk Elementary School, Glendale Heights, IL - June 2019 About Black Hawk Elementary School Black Hawk Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 15, and is located at 2101 Gladstone Drive in Glendale Heights, IL. It services homes in Addison, Bloomingdale, Glendale Heights, and Lombard...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Sunny Isles Beach Condos. West of Collins Sunny Isles Beach. Coastal Towers Sunny Isles Beach.  Do you know, Coastal Towers in Sunny Isles Beach is one of the first condominiums was built in Sunny Isles Beach? Coastal Towers was built in 1965, Coastal Towers Condominium is a 428 condos and Coasta...

By Marco Amidei
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Lakeview Elementary School, Hoffman Estates, IL - June 2019 About Lakeview Elementary School Lakeview Elementary School is a K,1-6 school in District 54, and is located at 615 Lakeview Lane in Hoffman Estates, IL. It services homes in Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg. Average taxes $5,045 Average ...

By Marco Amidei
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Stonegate West, Aurora, Illinois - June 2019Stonegate West is a townhome and single family home community built in the mid to late 2010s. A newer section is being built by Ryan Homes starting in 2016. Stonegate West is located in Aurora, Illinois north of Sheffer Road and east of Farnsworth Aven...

By Marco Amidei
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Deerpass, Marengo, Illinois - June 2019Deerpass is a subdivision of townhouses, duplex and single family homes built in the 1990's and 2010's. Deerpass is located in Marengo, Illinois north of Route 176 and west of Deerpass Road. Average taxes in Deerpass $4,137 Average association fees in Deerp...

By Marco Amidei
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Lakewood Manor, Lakewood, Illinois - June 2019Lakewood Manor is a subdivision of single family homes. Lakewood is located in the town of Lakewood west of Huntley Road and south of Lake Avenue. Average taxes in Lakewood Manor $7,739 Average association fees in Lakewood Manor $4 ($4 - $4) Average ...

By Brunswick Forest
(Brunswick Forest)
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Looking for something a little more unique when it comes to deciding on a new home? At Brunswick Forest, variety is exactly what we like to offer our potential residents. A wide variety of floorplans that can accommodate any lifestyle choice that you have in mind, is part of what makes our commun...

By Marco Amidei
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1425 W. Pratt, Rogers Park, Chicago, Illinois - June 20191425 W. Pratt Blvd. is a 13 unit vintage condo building built in the 1920's. 1425 W. Pratt Blvd. is located in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 1425 W. Pratt $3,807 Average association fees in 1425 W. Pratt $281 ($...