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 Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Stone Fence Farms, Aurora, Illinois - May 2018 About Stone Fence Farms Stone Fence Farms is a single family home subdivision built in the 1990's. Stone Fence Farms is located in Aurora, Illinois west of Edgelawn Drive and south of Galena Boulevard. Average taxes in Stone Fence Farms $6,765 Avera...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
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2080 S Ocean Dr # 906, HALLANDALE, FL 33009Oceanfront, 2080 Condo Hallandale Beach. Beach, Ocean, location and ability to rent 12 times a year. Ocean and Intracoastal Views. Minutes away from Aventura Mall & Gulf-stream Racing, Casino,the Best Shopping and Restaurant area. Fully furnished, washer...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
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#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission #ListYourHomeandPayNoCommissionYour home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Amazing Clouds 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 M...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Good morning!Sunny Isles Beach Condo For Sale.  Just listed. May 19, 2018Just listed condo for sale in Sunny Isles Beach. What is today HOT? Sunny Isles Beach Just Listed Condos for Sale # 1.  1 REO - 231 174 St apt 510, Sunny Isles Beach          Asking Price $258,000#2.  1 Penthouse - Estates o...

By Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES
(Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
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Brookland DC zip code 20017 Real Estate Market Report-March 2018Brookland DC is still one of the many sought after DC Subdivisions for first time home buyers who are moving to the area and buying houses for sale here. And if you are a Real Estate Investor and you brought a Brookland DC House for ...

By Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES
(Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
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           Congress Heights DC zip code 20032 Real Estate Market Report-March 2018  Average sold price of a Congress Heights DC zip code 20032 House in March 2018 was $264,444 compared to March 2017 when the average sold price of a Congress Heights DC zip code 20032 House was $287,993. That is do...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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3br - 980ft2 - ▐►$9K For Sale by Owner Cash Flowing Investment Property Georgetown (2525 High Market Street) 2525 High Market Street, Georgetown SC 29440 (2525 High Market Street Georgetown SC) 29440 ▐►Purchase Today Move In Yourself   OR  Buy  For Cash Flow NOW for $9000 with Established Existin...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Winston Towers 100 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update May 19, 2018Winston Towers 100 - 250 174 Street  View mapAs of today, Winston Towers 100 Sunny Isles Beach offers For sale Only 6 Condos at Winston Towers 100 Sunny Isles Beach  studio, one bedroom, two bedroom.  Studio offered $179,000. 795 Sq f...

By Joe Resendiz, Jr. Research Analyst
(ValuePenguin)
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Even if you missed the huge buying opportunity that directly followed the 2008–2009 market crash, now might still be a good time to look into investment properties. You wouldn't be alone in that endeavor. According to a National Association of Realtors survey, investment home purchases rose 4.5 p...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
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The Advantages of House Hunting in the RainLong ago, I read a statistic that still holds true.  Apparently, the Washington, DC area gets more rainfall, measured in inches, than Seattle.  A lot of places get more rain than Seattle.  I think, though, that Washington, DC tends to get more downpour r...

By john wayne, I am wayne john A real state marketer
(hunts)
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Some lesser known considerations Finding a commercial property to buy or let is an exciting step for any business owner or manager. After all, it's the business equivalent of buying a house...it's a place you can call your own. Except, instead of sleeping and raising a family in it, you're making...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Winston Towers 200 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update May 19, 2018As of today at Winston Towers 200 Sunny Isles BeachFor Sale - 20 condos at Winston Towers 200 Sunny Isles BeachFor Rent - 6 Condos (5 furnished, 1 upfurnished) Winston Towers 200 Sunny Isles BeachWinston Towers 200 - 251 174 Street Vi...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update May 19, 2018As of today at Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles BeachFor Sale - 15 condos at Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles BeachFor Rent - NO Reantals Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles BeachWinston Towers 500 - 301 174 Street View mapAs of today, Winston...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach Market Update May 19, 2018106 condos are offered for Sale at Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach.50 condos are offered for Rent at Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach.Inventory to view below Studio 795 sq ft One Bedroom 1104 sq ft Two Bedroom from 1232 sq ft to 1860 sq ...
GREENBRIAR AT FOX RIDGE: 55 AND OVER: luxury gated: ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP: MORRIS COUNTY NEW JERSEY: 55+ active adult living: empty nesters: baby boomers: seniors: independent retirement communities co-ops coops cooperatives condos condominiums townhouses townhomes homes There is an ever-increasing n...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Winston Towers 600 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update May 19, 2018 As of today at Winston Towers 600 Sunny Isles BeachFor Sale - 12 condos Winston Towers 600 Sunny Isles Beach studio. $230,000 high floor, french balcony one bedroom. Best priced $359,900  two bedroom. Starts from $339,000 three bedro...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Winston Towers 300 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update May 19, 2018As of today at Winston Towers 300 Sunny Isles BeachFor Sale - 16 condos at Winston Towers 300 Sunny Isles BeachFor Rent - 4 Condos furnished Winston Towers 300 Sunny Isles BeachWinston Towers 300 - 230 174 StreetView mapAs of today, W...
STERLING MIST: 55 AND OVER: luxury: PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS NJ: MORRIS COUNTY NEW JERSEY: 55+ active adult living: empty nesters: baby boomers: seniors: independent retirement communities co-ops coops cooperatives condos condominiums townhouses townhomes homes There is an ever-increasing need for c...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Winston Towers 700 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update May 19, 2018   As of today at Winston Towers 700 Sunny Isles BeachFor Sale - 17 condos Winston Towers 700 Sunny Isles Beach two bedroom. Starts from $310,000 three bedroom. Starts from $579,500 For Rent - 11 condos Winston Towers 700 Sunny Isles ...