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 Glenn Gaspar, REALTOR
(First American Team Realty, Inc)
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    Homes for Sale in the Community of Rossmoor in Orange County California Welcome to a dedicated blog post focusing primarily on the real estate activity in the community of Rossmoor in Los Alamitos California.   Each week I will share with you recently listed homes for sale in Rossmoor, plus y...

By Jeffrey Masich/ Associate Broker, MBA, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
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Do you have a big family? Need extra space? Here are large 7+ Bedroom homes for sale in the Phoenix, AZ metro in all price ranges on the MLS with pictures, prices, details map locations and more in a full page format. For all single family all detached homes for sale in the Phoenix Arizona metro ...

By Glenn Gaspar, REALTOR
(First American Team Realty, Inc)
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  Homes for Sale in the Belmont Shore Neighborhood of Long Beach CA     Are you looking to buy or sell a home in either Belmont Shore, Belmont Park, Naples or the Peninsula in Long Beach, California?  If so, you have found a dedicated blog post for these beach communities along 2nd Street in Long...

By Glenn Gaspar, REALTOR
(First American Team Realty, Inc)
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    Homes for sale in the neighborhood of Lakewood Park in Lakewood California    Free real estate market update for the neighborhood of Lakewood Park in Lakewood California.  Preview recently listed homes for sale and the available inventory on the market.   Click on any one of these three links...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Birdies for YOU in Red Mountain Ranch, Mesa, AZDo You Need A Buyers Agent to Find Mesa AZ Homes?For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZHomes Currently for Sale in Red Mountain RanchHomes Recently Sold in Red Mountain RanchFor over 30 years, Red ...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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Sometimes building just doesn’t go as planned. It’s important to subscribe to the three P’s:  exercise PATIENCE, work through the PROCESS with PURPOSE!I listed my client’s home in Canyon Creek early in the spring while inventory was low and sold their home. It was easier to have the home staged, ...

By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
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Waterway Village Myrtle Beach SC 29579 Condos For sale - http://www.843realtor.com/Waterway-Village-Myrtle-Beach.htmlCondos for sale in Waterway Village Condos are located off River Oaks Blvd in Myrtle Beach SC 29579. Waterway Village Condos have access to the intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beac...

By Marcus Rice, Richmond & Northern VA REALTOR/Principal Broker, CEO/Owner, CDPE, RAR, PWAR, BBB
(Equity First Realty )
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Get a cash back real estate rebate when buying your next home with Equity First Realty®. Receive thousands of dollars at closing with our award winning program! Want more money in your pocket for closing? How about being able to afford a bigger/nicer Virginia home? Well, you can with Equity First...

By Marcus Rice, Richmond & Northern VA REALTOR/Principal Broker, CEO/Owner, CDPE, RAR, PWAR, BBB
(Equity First Realty )
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Get a cash back real estate rebate when buying your next home with Equity First Realty®. Receive thousands of dollars at closing with our award winning program! Want more money in your pocket for closing? How about being able to afford a bigger/nicer Virginia home? Well, you can with Equity First...

By Karen Mathers - REALTOR YOUR, When it Matters, Choose Mathers! 772-532-3221
(Keller Williams Vero Beach)
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Always consider your location for the home you purchaseIt’s essential to know if the home you’re moving to has any extra closing costs. Another thing you should consider is the kind of property you have purchased.Closing costs are what you need to pay in order to close the sale on your home. The ...

By Marcus Rice, Richmond & Northern VA REALTOR/Principal Broker, CEO/Owner, CDPE, RAR, PWAR, BBB
(Equity First Realty )
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Virginia Corporate 2% Cashback Home Buyer Rebate ProgramThe Equity First Realty® Corporate Cash Back Home Buying Program was established to encourage and support home ownership within Virginia for employees and employers of Virginia’s top companies. Our program offers up to 2% Cash Back Bonus Reb...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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What was once one of the smaller homes in the neighborhood of homes for sale in 95821 is now on par with its neighbors. The previous owners added square footage of almost 600 square feet. The master bedroom is huge, featuring a custom walk-in closet and one of the most beautiful travertine baths ...

By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pensacola Homes and Real Estate,Legal Q&A: Proxy votes and condo boardsAlso: What can we do about a neighbor's loaded coconut tree that hangs over our deck? And what about Fla.'s new law limiting board member service? Read more.   Upcoming Events in Pensacola, FL | Pnj Events - Pensacola News .....

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Residential, Referrals & Relocation REALTOR at PK Real Estate Utah South)
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Sky Mountain Golfing in southern Utah!  Sky Mountain Golf Course designed by Jeff Hardin and built in 1994 is an 18-hole golf course - 6,383 yard / par 72 course, owned and operated by the city of Hurricane and open to public play.  This course boasts pristine greens and rolling fairways, offerin...

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

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

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

By Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager
(American West Realty & Management)
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Who Owns The Propane Tank?It's often assumed the propane tank is owned by the homeowner. Real Estate agents or home sellers may misrepresent ownership of the tank in an effort to increase the selling price or appeal of their home.The truth is, the vast majority of propane tanks in Cody, Wyoming a...

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

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