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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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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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 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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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
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Ruth Lake Woods, Hinsdale, Illinois - October 2017 About Ruth Lake Woods Ruth Lake Woods is a duplex and townhouse subdivision built in the late 1980's. Ruth Lake Woods is located in Hinsdale, Illinois north of 63rd Street and west of Madison Street. Average taxes in Ruth Lake Woods $8,307 Avera...

By Marco Amidei
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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...

By Marco Amidei
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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
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Villa Park Market Trends for September 2017Villa Park home sales for the month of September rose in volume by 23.8% when compared to last year, while the median sale price rose by 14.8% from $219,000 to $251,500. The number of Single Family homes sales stayed the same, while the median sale pric...

By Marco Amidei
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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 Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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212 S Chester Ave - Pasadena CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on 212 S Chester Ave in Pasadena, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on 212 S Chester Ave, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a p...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Oak Knolls, Addison, Illinois - October 2017 About Oak Knolls Oak Knolls is a single family home neighborhood. Oak Knolls is located in Addison, Illinois east of Wood Dale Road and south of Oak Meadows Drive. Average taxes in Oak Knolls $8,290 Average association fees in Oak Knolls $0 Average ho...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Blackhawk Heights, Clarendon Hills, Illinois - October 2017 About Blackhawk Heights Blackhawk Heights is a subdivision of single family homes built in the 1940s and 1950s. Blackhawk Heights is located in Clarendon Hills, Illinois east of Cass Avenue and south of E. Chicago Avenue. Average taxes ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Manors Of Hinsdale, Hinsdale, Illinois - October 2017 About Manors Of Hinsdale Manors of Hinsdale is a townhome community built in the mid 1980s. Manors of Hinsdale is located in Hinsdale, Illinois on 58th Place east of Madison Street. Average taxes in Manors Of Hinsdale $3,044 Average associati...

By Marco Amidei
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Fullerton Elementary School, Addison, IL - October 2017 About Fullerton Elementary School Fullerton Elementary School is a 2-5 school in District 4, and is located at 400 S Michigan Avenue in Addison, IL. It services homes in Addison, Villa Park, and Wood Dale. Average taxes $5,458 Average assoc...

By Marco Amidei
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Indian Trail Junior High School, Addison, IL - October 2017 About Indian Trail Junior High School Indian Trail Junior High School is a 6-8 school in District 4, and is located at 222 N Jf Kennedy Drive in Addison, IL. It services homes in Addison, Lombard, Villa Park, and Wood Dale. Average taxe...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Lake Park Elementary School, Addison, IL - October 2017 About Lake Park Elementary School Lake Park Elementary School is a 1-5 school in District 4, and is located at 330 W Lake Park Drive in Addison, IL. It services homes in Addison and Lombard. Average taxes $2,881 Average association fees $31...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Golfview Hills, Hinsdale, Illinois - October 2017 About Golfview Hills Golfview Hills is a single family home subdivision. Golfview Hills is located in Hinsdale, Illinois west of Madison Street off of 58th Street. Average taxes in Golfview Hills $11,383 Average association fees in Golfview Hills...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Fullersburg, Hinsdale, Illinois - October 2017 About Fullersburg Fullersburg is a single family home subdivision located in Hinsdale, Illinois north of Ogden Avenue and west of York Road. Average taxes in Fullersburg $28,776 Average association fees in Fullersburg $0 Average home size in Fullers...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Clarendon Hills Middle School, Clarendon Hills, IL - October 2017 About Clarendon Hills Middle School Clarendon Hills Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 181, and is located at 301 Chicago Avenue in Clarendon Hills, IL. It services homes in Clarendon Hills, Hinsdale, and Oak Brook. Average...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Walker Elementary School, Clarendon Hills, IL - October 2017 About Walker Elementary School Walker Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 181, and is located at 120 Walker Avenue in Clarendon Hills, IL. It services homes in Clarendon Hills. Average taxes $14,591 Average association fees $...