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
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Pine Ridge, Woodstock, Illinois - April 2019Pine Ridge is a single family home neighborhood in Woodstock, Illinois. Pine Ridge is located in Woodstock, Illinois west of Ridge Road and north of Bull Valley Road. Average taxes in Pine Ridge $12,491 Average association fees in Pine Ridge $0 Average...

By John Krol, Naples,Luxury Homes,International Buyers / Sellers
(Top Producers Realty, Inc. Krol Group International)
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1967 TERRAZZO LN NAPLES, FL 34104 Briarwood Homes For Sale Naples FL  To see the VISUAL TOUR click here  to see a 3D TOUR click here flexible weekly rental policy makes these homes great investments while you use them as well. CALL BROKER JOHN 800-214-4945 OR TEXT 239-289-2336 OR EMAIL JOHN@KROLG...

By Marco Amidei
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1238 N. Bosworth, West Town, Chicago, Illinois - April 20191238 N. Bosworth is an 8 unit boutique style condo building built in 2019. 1238 N. Bosworth is located in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 1238 N. Bosworth $0 Average association fees in 1238 N. Bosworth $0 Average...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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La demanda de los compradores surge a medida que el mercado de la primavera comienza El otoño pasado, algunos estaban pronosticando que el mercado de bienes raíces residencial de 2019 sería un desastre. Algunos incluso creían que podríamos experimentar un desplome de la vivienda como en la últim...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Lake Park Estates, Palatine, Illinois - April 2019Lake Park Estates is a single family home community located in Palatine, Illinois. Lake Park Estates is on the east side of Quentin Road, north of Northwest Highway and south of Dundee Road within walking distance to Lake Park Estates, Palatine H...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Prince Crossing Farm, West Chicago, Illinois - April 2019Prince Crossing Farm is a subdivision of single family homes built in the mid to late 2010s. Prince Crossing Farm is located in West Chicago, Illinois west of Prince Crossing Road and south of Hawthorne Lane. Average taxes in Prince Crossi...

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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Berkshire Forest is a beautiful community in Carolina Forest that offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a quality home, or a lot to build the home of your dreams, Berkshire Forest is the perfect neighborhood to lay down roots. Add to that the natural beauty of the area, with a...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Winston Hills, Woodridge, Illinois - April 2019Winston Hills is a condominium and single family home neighborhood built in the 1960's and 1970's in Woodridge, Illinois. Winston Hills is located on Roberts Drive south of Route 53 and Woodward Drive. Average taxes in Winston Hills $6,170 Average a...

By Denise Gentile, REALTOR , Riverside County
(Coldwell Banker Associated Brokers Realty)
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View the Tour This beautifully designed "Sycamore" model is Largest floor plan in Creekside 55+ Community. The Sycamore model offers a truly unforgettable first impression! Built in 1989, Features; Open floor plan, 1,715 sf., 2 Bedrooms, 2 bath, 2 car garage, Living room, Dining room, Family roo...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Lake Vista, Lake Villa, Illinois - April 2019Lake Vista is a single family home subdivision built beginning in 2012 by William Ryan Homes. A newer section was built by Meritus Homes start in 2017. Homes range from 1,941 to 3,574 square feet. Lake Vista is located in Lake Villa, Illinois south of...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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549 W. Belden Ave., Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois - April 2019549 W. Belden Avenue is a 20 unit vintage condominium building built in 1894. 549 W. Belden Avenue is located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 549 W. Belden Ave. $5,149 Average association fees in 549 W....

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Arlington Heights, Illinois - April 2019Arlington Heights is a village in Cook County Illinois. A suburb of Chicago, it lies about 25 miles northwest of the city's downtown. The population was 75,101 at the 2010 census. Arlington Park Race Track, home of the Arlington Million is...

By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Sellstate Partners Realty)
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Check out the following list of compelling lifestyle reasons to buy a home:

By Marco Amidei
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Brantley Place, Wheaton, Illinois - April 2019Brantley Place is a townhouse community built in the late 1990's. Brantley Place is located close to trains, shops and restaurants and is located in Wheaton, Illinois west of Main Street and north of Roosevelt Road. Average taxes in Brantley Place $1...

By Marco Amidei
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Summerhill, Elgin, Illinois - April 2019Summerhill is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1980s by U.S. Shelter. Summerhill features homes with floor plans ranging from 1,200 to 1,895 square feet of living space. Summerhill is located in Elgin, Illinois on Shales Parkway and Maro...

By Marco Amidei
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Highland Avenue Estates, Elgin, Illinois - April 2019Highland Avenue Estates is a subdivision of single family homes. Highland Avenue Estates is located in Elgin, Illinois north of Highland Avenue and east of McLean Boulevard. Average taxes in Highland Avenue Estates $5,043 Average association f...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Evanston, Illinois - April 2019Evanston is a city in Cook County, Illinois approximately 12 miles north of downtown Chicago. According to the 2010 census, Evanston had a population of 74,486. It is one of the North Shore communities along the western edge of Lake Michigan and is...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Grants Grove, Lindenhurst, Illinois - April 2019Grant's Grove is a single family home neighborhood built by Pulte Homes in the mid 2000s. Grant's Grove features homes with floor plans ranging from 2,470 to 3,422 square feet of living space. Grant's Grove in Lindenhurst, Illinois boasts preserved...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for Sale in Palatine, Illinois - April 2019Palatine is a village in Cook County, Illinois. It is a northwestern suburb of Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 68,557 making it the seventh largest community in Cook County and the 18 largest in Illinois.Palatine currently...

By YourSiteNeedsMe SEO Team, $399 Real Estate Websites - YourSiteNeedsMe.com
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If you're thinking about buying a home for sale in Ellicott City, Maryland - whether it's your first home or your tenth - check out these helpful articles so you can make the best decisions possible along the way. 3 Common Mortgage Questions When You're Buying a Home in Ellicott CityIf you're lik...