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!

Trending blogs on Home Buying

 

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Heritage Village - La Habra CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Heritage Village in La Habra, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Heritage Village, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a phot...

By Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs
(Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty)
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Beautiful 1 acre lot is located in Royal Trails Lake County Eustis, FL Are you ready to build your DREAM HOME! This beautiful one acre lot is located in an up and coming community of Royal Trails. This community has so much to offer a Community Park, playground, screened pavilion w/picnic tables,...

By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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  Clintonville home buyers now can access the entire inventory of Clintonville homes for sale by using the link below. Once you open the link, you get the exact data as displayed in the Columbus MLS database. By clicking on the photo, you can get additional photos. By clicking on the address, you...

By Lance Loken, The Loken Group
(The Loken Group)
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Conroe homes for sale: 12321 Royal West Dr. Conroe, TX 77303  Check out similar homes in Conroe: Click here  12321 Royal West Dr. Conroe, TX 77303MLS #: 74209054Bedrooms: 3 Bed(s)Baths: 2 Full Bath(s)Square Footage: 1,063 Built. Sqft. See more info and pictures   Call Lance Loken at 281-861-4624 ...

By Sharlene Hensrud, Realtor. Listener. Knowledgable. Patient.
(RE/MAX Results - HomesMSP.com)
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There are many reasons you may not qualify for a mortgage on your own, but a common one is insufficient income. Student loans can tip you over the debt load limit. It could also be that you haven't found the right long-term job yet but have a couple jobs that mean you can afford the payments, but...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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3112 Ferns Glen Dr, Tallahassee, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2686 SQUARE FEET This Single-Family Home is located at 3112 Ferns Glen Dr, Tallahassee, FL is currently for sale and has been lis...

By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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  Central Ohio investors now can access the entire inventory of Central Ohio Bank Owned properties for sale by using the link below. Once you open the link, you get the exact data as displayed in the Columbus MLS database. By clicking on the photo, you can get additional photos. By clicking on th...

By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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  Worthington home buyers now can access the entire inventory of Worthington homes for sale by using the link below. Once you open the link, you get the exact data as displayed in the Columbus MLS database. By clicking on the photo, you can get additional photos. By clicking on the address, you g...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Questions to Ask Before Buying Your First Home in CharlotteBuying an Ardrey home for sale is a part of many individuals’ long-term financial strategy and provides much needed extra space for those with growing families. However, the fact remains that there are financial cushions and knowledge tha...

By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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 University District home buyers now can access the entire inventory of University District homes for sale by using the link below. Once you open the link, you get the exact data as displayed in the Columbus MLS database. By clicking on the photo, you can get additional photos. By clicking on the...

By Lance Loken, The Loken Group
(The Loken Group)
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Houston Multi-Family for sale: 12534 Tambourine Dr. Houston, TX 77477  Check out similar Multi-Family properties in Houston: Click here  12534 Tambourine Dr. Houston, TX 77477MLS #: 638054284 2-Bedroom UnitsSquare Footage: 4,198 Built. Sqft. See more info and pictures   Call Lance Loken at 281-86...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Tiburon - Aliso Viejo CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Tiburon in Aliso Viejo, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Tiburon, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo tour, and so much m...

By Lance Loken, The Loken Group
(The Loken Group)
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Houston homes for sale: 2759 Morgensen Dr. Houston, TX 77088  Check out similar homes in Houston: Click here  2759 Morgensen Dr. Houston, TX 77088MLS #: 33692723Bedrooms: 4 Bed(s)Baths: 3 Full Bath(s)Square Footage: 2,399 Built. Sqft. See more info and pictures  Call Lance Loken at 281-861-4624 t...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Photos That Grab AttentionA few years ago I was selected to list a waterfront home that had some issues.  It was older and with only minimal updates.  There was some deferred maintenance that needed to be done.  And of course, the seller wanted top dollar.  But, it had a terrific location.  So I ...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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3475 Hawks Hill Trl, Tallahassee, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 1605 SQUARE FEET This Single-Family Home is located at 3475 Hawks Hill Trl, Tallahassee, FL is currently for sale and has been l...

By Colleen Towle, St George Real Estate
(TOLBERT, NIELSEN & JOHNSON REALTY GROUP, LLC)
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You need to know what positive steps to take when purchasing a home. But, knowing what not to do when buying a St George home can be just as important as knowing what to do. One silly mistake could mean paying a higher price or, possibly, denial altogether. What Not to Do When Buying a St George ...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Village Green - Irvine CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Village Green in Irvine, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Village Green, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo tour, and s...

By Jeffrey Masich/ Associate Broker, MBA, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
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A landscape shot can tell the story. See the ghost campsite on 10 acres for sale at 897 W Java Drive 99 in Ash Fork, Arizona on this link with more pictures at Juniper Wood Ranch for $40,000. See the rolling hills with juniper for cattle grazing, camping or enjoyment of the outdoors along with be...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Beverly Hills Townhouse - Beverly Hills CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Beverly Hills Townhouse in Beverly Hills, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Beverly Hills Townhouse, including amenities, HOA infor...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Stone Pine Estates - Fullerton CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Stone Pine Estates in Fullerton, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Stone Pine Estates, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale...