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 Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Spring Grove, Illinois - June 2019Spring Grove currently has 112 single family homes with an average list price of $298,794 and 1 multi-unit home with an average list price of $159,900. The average annual property tax for Spring Grove is $5,186. Single-Family Homes 112 for sale ...

By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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 Non- Disclosure of the MurderA recent decision of the BC Court of Appeal confirmed that a Seller did not have to volunteer the fact that a murder had taken place.. There’s actually nothing new. The trial decision was out of step with other cases, so now they are all aligned. There are separate a...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Windy Prairie Acres, McHenry, Illinois - June 2019Windy Prairie Acres is a subdivision of single family homes. Windy Prairie Acres is located in McHenry west of Spring Grove Road and south of Ringwood Rd. Average taxes in Windy Prairie Acres $7,473 Average association fees in Windy Prairie Acres...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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The Metro, West Loop, Chicago, Illinois - June 2019The Metro is a condominium building with 136 condos built in 2003. The Metro is located in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago at 1200 W. Monroe Street. Average taxes in The Metro $5,117 Average association fees in The Metro $483 ($303 - $1,12...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Arlington Heights, Illinois - June 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 Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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1616 Sheridan, Wilmette, Illinois - June 20191616 Sheridan is a 83 unit condo building built in 1961 and converted to condos in 1971. 1616 Sheridan is is located on Lake Michigan's beachfront in Wilmette, Illinois. Average taxes in 1616 Sheridan $3,517 Average association fees in 1616 Sheridan $...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Oak Brook, Illinois - June 2019Oak Brook is an affluent village in Dupage County with a small portion in Cook County, Illinois. A suburb of Chicago, it serves as headquarters of several notable companies including Ace Hardware, Blistex, Federal Signal, CenterPoint Properties, Sa...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
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   Our Buyers were in Love...with each other as newlyweds....and the house that was exactly what they wanted...where they wanted it...decorated as they dreamed...on an acre lot...the stars had aligned !    We called the listing agent, a newcomer to the business who was amazed at the number of sho...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Shadow Creek, Yorkville, Illinois - June 2019Shadow Creek is a custom built single family home subdivision built between the mid to late 2010's. Shadow Creek is located in Yorkville, Illinois on Shadow Creek Lane west of Route 71/Stagecoach Trail. Average taxes in Shadow Creek $20,988 Average as...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Western Springs, Illinois - June 2019Western Springs is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. Western Springs had a total population of 12,975 as of the 2010 census.Western Springs currently has 132 single family homes with an average list price of $807,950 and 16 condos/t...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Suburban Estates, Downers Grove, Illinois - June 2019Suburban Estates is a single family home subdivision built in the 1950s. Suburban Estates is located in Downers Grove, Illinois off of 63rd Street north of Hobson Road. Average taxes in Suburban Estates $7,217 Average association fees in Subur...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Dawnwood, Homer Glen, Illinois - June 2019Dawnwood is a community of townhomes and duplexes and single family homes built in the 1990's. Dawnwood is located in Homer Glen, Illinois south of 143rd Street and east of Parker Road. Average taxes in Dawnwood $6,021 Average association fees in Dawnwoo...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Libertyville, Illinois - June 2019Libertyville is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. According to the 2010 census Libertyville has a population of 20,742. The village of Libertyville is known for its downtown area with many shops and restaurants.Libertyville curr...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Barrington Oaks Estates, Barrington, Illinois - June 2019Barrington Oaks Estates is a single family home neighborhood in Barrington, Illinois. Barrington Oaks Estates is located on Roberts west of Route 59. Average taxes in Barrington Oaks Estates $17,322 Average association fees in Barrington O...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Winchester Lane, Northbrook, Illinois - June 2019Winchester Lane is a townhouse community built in the late 1980's and early 1990's. Winchester Lane is located in Northbrook, Illinois south of Dundee Road and west of Pfingsten Road. Average taxes in Winchester Lane $6,571 Average association fee...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Park Ridge, Illinois - June 2019Park Ridge is a city in Cook County, Illinois. It is a suburb approximately 15 northwest of Chicago. It is located close to O'Hare Airport, major expressways and rail transportation. The Des Plaines River divides Park Ridge from neighboring Des Pl...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Oceanfront Condos Sunny Isles Beach Market Update June 15, 2019East of Collins Sunny Isles Beach.Oceanfront condominiums in Sunny Isles Beach are located on East side of Collins Avenue. Let's see, what is today on the market on the ocean side in Sunny Isles Beach As of today we have 932 propertie...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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River Plaza, River North, Chicago, Illinois - June 2019River Plaza is a condo high-rise built in the late 1970s. River Plaza is located in the River North area in Chicago on Wabash south of Hubbard at 405 N. Wabash Avenue. Average taxes in River Plaza $4,430 Average association fees in River Pla...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Elburn, Illinois - June 2019Elburn is a village in Kane County, Illinois, United States. Elburn is a far west suburb located approximately 46 miles west of the Chicago Loop. It is located at the end of the Union Pacific West Line of the Chicago commuter rail service Metra. Accor...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Delaware Place, Rush & Division, Chicago, Illinois - June 2019Delaware Place is a condo high-rise built in 1988 that offers brilliant skyline views. Delaware Place is in the prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. Delaware Place amenities include 24/7 doorman, rooftop deck, fit...