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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Lakewood Lodge Estates, East Dundee, Illinois - April 2019Lakewood Lodge Estates is a subdivision of single family homes. Lakewood Lodge Estates is located in East Dundee west of J.F. Kennedy Memorial Drive and north of Barrington Avenue (Route 68). Average taxes in Lakewood Lodge Estates $7,711...

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The 3500 Club, Avondale, Chicago, Illinois - April 2019The 3500 Club is a townhouse complex built in the early 2000s. The 3500 is located in the Avondale neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. It is located close to the blue-line and expressway. Average taxes in The 3500 Club $4,140 Average associat...

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Eastlake Farms, Grayslake, Illinois - April 2019Eastlake Farms is a single family home neighborhood built in the early 1990s by Hemphill. Eastlake Farms features 35 homes with floor plans ranging from 1,851 to 2,916 square feet of living space. Eastlakes Farms is located in Grayslake, Illinois o...

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Homes for Sale in Elmwood Park, Illinois - April 2019Elmwood Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois. According to the 2010 census, Elmwood Park had a population of 24,883.Elmwood Park currently has 98 single family homes with an average list price of $315,371, 35 condos/townhomes with an aver...

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Liberty Green, Bolingbrook, Illinois - April 2019Liberty Green is a low-maintenance community for active adults 55 and over built by Pulte Homes starting in 2019. Liberty Green is located in Bolingbrook, Illinois at the intersection of Essington Road and Francis Scott Key Boulevard. Average taxe...

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Thornberry Creek, Hawthorn Woods, Illinois - April 2019Thornberry Creek is a single family community built in late 1980s. Thornberry Creek is located in Hawthorn Woods, Illinois off of Darlington Drive and Old McHenry Road Average taxes in Thornberry Creek $12,445 Average association fees in Tho...

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Highland Woods, Palatine, Illinois - April 2019Highland Woods is a single family home neighborhood built from the late 1970s to early 1980s. Highland Woods is located in Palatine, Illinois north of Algonquin Road and east of Ela Road close to Finch Park and Harper College. Average taxes in Highl...

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Howard B Thomas Grade School, Burlington, IL - April 2019 About Howard B Thomas Grade School Howard B Thomas Grade School is a P-5 school in District 301, and is located at PO Box 395 in Burlington, IL. It services homes in Burlington, Elgin, Hampshire, Maple Park, and Sycamore. Average taxes $9...

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Hobson Woods, Naperville, Illinois - April 2019Hobson Woods is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Hobson Woods islocated in Naperville, Illinois south of Gartner east of Washington. Average taxes in Hobson Woods $9,755 Average association fees in Hobson Wo...

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Homes for Sale in Mokena, Illinois - April 2019Mokena is a village in Will County, Illinois. According to the 2010 census, the population was 18,740.Mokena currently has 123 single family homes with an average list price of $457,233, 35 condos/townhomes with an average list price of $268,254, and...

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Homes for Sale in Darien, Illinois - April 2019Darien is a city in DuPage County, Illinois. According to the 2010 Census, Darien has a population of 22,086. A suburb of Chicago, Darien was named after a town in Connecticut - the first people to settle in Darien came from New England.Darien curren...

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Spinnaker Cove, Palatine, Illinois - April 2019Spinnaker Cove is a single family neighborhood built in the 1970's. Spinnaker Cove is located in Palatine, Illinois east of Williams Drive off of Carpenter Drive within distance to Virginia Lake, Sycamore Park, Palatine Trail, Jane Addams Elementary...

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Homes for Sale in Western Springs, Illinois - April 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 138 single family homes with an average list price of $796,314 and 14 condos/...

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Homes for Sale in Skokie, Illinois - April 2019Skokie is a village in Cook County, Illinois. A northern suburb of Chicago, it has promoted itself for many years as "The World's Largest Village". According to the 2010 census, the population was 64,784. Skokie's streets, like that of many suburbs, ...

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Homes for Sale in Hinsdale, Illinois - April 2019Hinsdale is a village in Cook and Dupage counties in Illinois. Hinsdale is a western suburban of Chicago, Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 16,816 people. Hinsdale is listed in the top 1% of wealthiest towns in Illinois...

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Homes for Sale in Buffalo Grove, Illinois - April 2019Buffalo Grove is a suburb in the northern suburbs of Chicago, Illinois located in both Lake and Cook Counties. According to the 2010 census Buffalo Grove had a population of 41,496 people.Buffalo Grove currently has 196 single family homes wit...

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One Itasca Place, Itasca, Illinois - April 2019One Itasca Place is a condiminium building which was built in 2006. One Itasca Place is located in Itasca, Illinois at the corner of Nordick and Rohlwing Roads just north of Lake Street. Average taxes in One Itasca Place $4,485 Average association f...

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Native Run, Crystal Lake, Illinois - April 2019Native Run is a single family home neighborhood built in the early 2000s. Native Run is located in Crystal Lake, Illinois on Pinegree north of Route 14. Average taxes in Native Run $11,118 Average association fees in Native Run $19 ($17 - $38) Avera...

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1811 N. Rockwell, Logan Square, Chicago, Illinois - April 20191811 N. Rockwell is a 44 unit condo building in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 1811 N. Rockwell $4,991 Average association fees in 1811 N. Rockwell $179 ($165 - $195) Average home size in 1811 N. Rockwell ...

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Homes for Sale in Bolingbrook, Illinois - April 2019Bolingbrook is a village in the southwest suburbs of Chicago located in Will and DuPage Counties in Illinois. According to the 2010 Census Bolingbrook has a population of 73,366.Bolingbrook currently has 259 single family homes with an average l...