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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Clarendon Hills Market Trends for September 2017Clarendon Hills home sales for the month of September decreased in volume by 52.4% when compared to last year, while the median sale price decreased by 12.8% from $418,000 to $364,500. The number of Single Family homes sales decreased by 42.9%, whi...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Prospect Elementary School, Clarendon Hills, IL - October 2017 About Prospect Elementary School Prospect Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 181, and is located at 130 N Prospect Avenue in Clarendon Hills, IL. It services homes in Clarendon Hills. Average taxes $13,439 Average associat...

By Brunswick Forest
(Brunswick Forest)
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PBC Design + Build, one of Brunswick Forest's preferred building team members has taken custom building to the #nextlevel. They don't just design their client's homes around the homesite they chose or the sun orientation (even though they do that as well), but they craft homes around their client...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Medinah Highlands, Addison, Illinois - October 2017 About Medinah Highlands Medinah Highlands is a single family home subdivision built in the 1980's. Medinah Highlands is located in Addison, Illinois north of Lake Street and west of Itasca Road. Average taxes in Medinah Highlands $11,518 Averag...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Stonegate, Clarendon Hills, Illinois - October 2017 About Stonegate Stonegate is a subdivision of single family homes built in the 1960s and 1970s. Stonegate is located in Clarendon Hills, Illinois backing to the Hinsdale Golf Club which is south of Ogden Avenue and east of Oxford Avenue. Averag...

By Lance Loken, The Loken Group
(The Loken Group)
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Houston homes for sale: 10731 Clear Arbor Ln. Houston, TX 77034  Check out similar homes in Houston: Click here  10731 Clear Arbor Ln. Houston, TX 77034MLS #: 47372615Bedrooms:3 Bed(s)Baths: 2 Full Bath(s)Square Footage: 1,630 Built. Sqft. See more info and pictures  Call Lance Loken at 281-861-4...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Fairhaven, Addison, Illinois - October 2017 About Fairhaven Fairhaven is a single family home subdivision. Fairhaven is located in Addison, Illinois north of Fullerton Avenue and west of Villa Avenue. Average taxes in Fairhaven $4,733 Average association fees in Fairhaven $0 Average home size in...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Westwood, Addison, Illinois - October 2017 About Westwood Westwood is a single family home subdivision built in the 1960's. Westwood is located in Addison, Illinois west of Mill Road and north of Army Trail Road. Average taxes in Westwood $7,774 Average association fees in Westwood $0 Average ho...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Bella Oaks, Addison, Illinois - October 2017 About Bella Oaks Bella Oaks is a townhome community built in 2001 by Concord Homes. Bella Oaks is located on Concord Lane and Swift Road south of Army Trail Road in Addison, Illinois. Average taxes in Bella Oaks $6,537 Average association fees in Bell...

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

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Tri State Village, Hinsdale, Illinois - October 2017 About Tri State Village Tri State Village is a single family home subdivision. Tri State Village is located in Hinsdale, Illinois east of Route 83 and south of 83rd Street. Average taxes in Tri State Village $11,079 Average association fees in...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Ardmore Elementary School, Addison, IL - October 2017 About Ardmore Elementary School Ardmore Elementary School is a P-1 school in District 4, and is located at 644 S Ardmore Avenue in Addison, IL. It services homes in Addison, Lombard, and Villa Park. Average taxes $5,120 Average association fe...

By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
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Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, Rebuilding: A long road for storm victims For anyone who needs to repair or rebuild a home or business, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma coincided with a national shortage of carpenters, electricians, drywall installers and other skilled workers. Many contractors alre...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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The Reserve, Clarendon Hills, Illinois - October 2017 About The Reserve The Reserve is a townhome community built in the late 1990s by Callaghan Associates. Homes range from 1,650 to 2,050 square feet. The Reserve is located in Clarendon Hills, Illinois south of 55th Street and west of Western A...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Pioneer Park, Addison, Illinois - October 2017 About Pioneer Park Pioneer Park is a single family home neighborhood in Addison, Illinois. Pioneer Park is located on 6th Avenue and Country Club, north of Pioneer and Army Trail Road. Average taxes in Pioneer Park $7,004 Average association fees in...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Cimarron, Addison, Illinois - October 2017 About Cimarron Cimarron is a townhouse community built in 1996 by P.D. Hartz Construction Company. Cimarron features town homes with floor plans ranging from 1,375 to 1,867 square feet of living space. Cimarron is located south on Swift Road from Lake S...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Addison Market Trends for September 2017Addison home sales for the month of September decreased in volume by 26.1% when compared to last year, while the median sale price decreased by 1.3% from $202,500 to $199,950. The number of Single Family homes sales decreased by 11.5%, while the median sal...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Stonehedge, Addison, Illinois - October 2017 About Stonehedge Stonehedge is a single family home built in the mid 1990s. Stonehedge is located in Addison, Illinois on Stonehedge Drive south of Army Trail Blvd and east of Rohlwing Road. Average taxes in Stonehedge $13,008 Average association fees...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Wesley Elementary School, Addison, IL - October 2017 About Wesley Elementary School Wesley Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 4, and is located at 1111 W Westwood Trail in Addison, IL. It services homes in Addison. Average taxes $8,445 Average association fees $315 ($0 - $400) Average...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Hamptons of Hinsdale, Hinsdale, Illinois - October 2017 About Hamptons of Hinsdale Hamptons of Hinsdale is a townhome community built in starting in 2011. Hamptons of Hinsdale consists of 26 townhouses and 93 condominiums. The condos feature floor plans ranging from 1,262 to 2,239 square feet of...