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 Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
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 Trump International Sunny Isles Beach Condos for Sale and Rent. December 29, 2018 Market Update Trump International Sunny Isles Beach with SIB Realty Valeria Mola What is today on the market in Trump International Sunny Isles Beach?53 condos are offered for sale in Trump International Sunny Isle...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
Comments 31
 Time To Stop Renting In Charlotte And To Buy A Home? Is it time to buy your Charlotte metro area home and stop renting and paying your landlord's mortgage instead of your own?  Is it time to consider how much less expensive it could be to buy versus renting when you see how much of your income g...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
Comments 12
Trump Tower Three Sunny Isles Beach market update. December 3, 2018.  Trump Tower Three Sunny Isles Beach with SIB Realty 15811 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160Trump Tower Three Sunny Isles Beach is located on 250 feet of immaculate sands of the Atlantic Ocean, in the upscale city of Su...

By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
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Casas De Venta En Corona CA Las 10 Preguntas Más Communes De Los Primeros CompradoresComprar una casa en la Bella Ciudad deCorona CA, es emocionante,tener dudas de no saber el proceso y de como empezar a buscar es de lo mas normal, ya que el proceso no es sencillo. Conocer las respuestas a las 10...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
Comments 3
Regalia Sunny Isles Beach Condos for Sale and Rent. Market update Regalia Sunny Isles Beach December 4, 2018 Regalia Sunny Isles Beach has thirty-nine full floor oceanfront Residences with 360-degree wrap-around terraces and unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean, Golden Beach, Intracoastal Wat...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
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Jade Ocean Sunny Isles Beach. Market Update December 4, 2018 Luxury condos on the beach Jade Ocean Sunny Isles Beach are offered for Sale and Rent. Contact Valeria Mola for private views the property for sale or rent in Jade Ocean Sunny Isles Beach 305-607-0709 directly48 Condos are for sale Jade...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
Comments 3
Mansions at Acqualina Sunny Isles Beach Market Update Decwember 4, 2018. Mansions at Acqualina Sunny Isles Beach17749 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160Welcome to the breathtaking luxury Mansions at Acqualina Sunny Isles Beach residences! One of the recent, absolutely over the top iconic ...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
Comments 3
 Trump Tower Two Sunny Isles Beach. Sale and Rent. Market Update December 4, 2018.   Trump Tower Two Sunny Isles Beach. 15901 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160Trump Tower Two Sunny Isles Beach is located on 250 feet of immaculate sands of the Atlantic Ocean, in the upscale city of Sunny ...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
Comments 5
Hallandale Beach Real Estate| Hallandale Beach Luxury Condos| Hallandale Beach Homes| Hallandale Beach Villas| Hallandale Beach MLS Search|305-931-6931 SIB Realty www.SIBRealty.com  | 305-607-0709| www.MyCondoMiami.com UNBELIEVABLE OPPORTUNITY AT THE BEACH CLUB. ENJOY RESORT LIKE AMENITIES, POOL...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Prado Real Estate South)
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5 Showing Tips for Newbie Buyer Agents.   Potential home buyers are anxious to begin the process. While things may happen outside the scope of control, new agents can offer clients a higher level of professionalism they deserve by representing them properly.  Here are 5 tips that will help!One. G...

By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 4
99 West Dunedin Road Columbus, Ohio 43214OPEN SUNDAY 2/17/19, from 1-4pm! Welcome to your new home in the heart of Clintonville! This classic Dutch colonial is a short stroll from the Olentangy River Trail, farmer’s market, library, restaurants, and shops. Enjoy three seasons on your roomy front ...

By Greg Harrelson, Myrtle Beach Real Estate
(C21 The Harrelson Group / C21 Charleston Expert Advisors)
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With a gated entry and security guards on duty 24/7, the Arcadian Golf community’s elegant Maisons-sur-Mer condos in North Myrtle Beach are perfect for those who will accept nothing less than the best.Maisons sur Mer is an elegant oceanfront high-rise condo complex featuring 23 floors of sophisti...

By Salas Home Team, #1 Team in Real Estate Specialty Services
(Realty Preferred LLC)
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Coming soon to East Plano. Great house 3 bedrooms 2 full bath with 2 car garage great backyard. moving ready.More picture coming this weekend.1,456 Sq Ft house.List price $199,500Ready for viewing on February 25 2019Saty tune for new updates. 

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Breaking Down Monthly Payment Estimates for Borrowers  When prospective borrowers first contact me, their main focus is often on the following 3 things ...   What their prospective total monthly housing expense will be   What money they'll need to buy/finance a home The chances of their being ap...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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Why do beach daydreamers stay dreaming?Is work too demanding to stay in a getaway? Are they looking hard for the perfect retirement spot? Or is there too little bang for their buck?There's only one reason they haven't made their dreams reality.The truth is: they haven't found the perfect oceanfro...

By Jeff Miller, Jeff Miller, REALTOR® - Tampa Bay/Wesley Chapel
(Charles Rutenberg Realty - www.WesleyChapel4u.com)
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Wesley Chapel Florida Homes for Sale February 15th 2019 In Wesley Chapel today, there are 415 single family homes FOR SALEand 83 single family homes HAVE SOLD in the last 30 days  Hello -  Thank you for reading this Wesley Chapel Florida Real Estate Blog Post  My name is Jeff Miller. I have been ...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
Comments 0
If you’re looking for an affordable home in a neighborhood with a wide selection of amenities, then check out what you get at Avalon! Now is your chance to get more bang for your buck, with both homes and community amenities that can’t be beat for the money.The centerpiece of this great community...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 36
 Love past clients, they always keep your name front and center and when they hear someone is in need of a REALTOR®, they give you a call. That is what happened back in 2015!   This couple were from England, first time buyers, and foreign buyers at that!   They walked into a Richmond Homes new ho...

By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
Comments 2
Peace and quiet - these two words remind me of Wisconsin, where your "typical afternoons" are spent watching the sunset over glistening waters of the lake! It sounds so surreal for us citydwellers. In fact, that's why most of us hustle hard! So we can escape to these places, and get to experience...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 30
 It started with a call from Joy Daniels from Pennsylvania stating she had a relocation family that would be here in Denver, and wanted to know if I wanted a Buyer.   OF COURSE!   Thank you Joy! The husband that was being transferred contacted me, and we went over their criteria.   It wasn't long...