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 June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Remax New Beginnings )
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How Would You Know if You Couldn't Afford a New House?How would you know?Who would you ask?I know a young lady, she owns her own home and she always says she wished she had known me when she was buying her house.  She's been a home owner for a couple years now and she's done a lot of improvements...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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  Wales WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for August 2018 Be a part of this community that cherishes its past while building toward its future! Wales is a quaint village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is located minutes from the bustling Lake Country area and major highways.Waukesha borders W...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By Sonya Davis, Realtor, Your Gulf Coast, Home Realtor
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
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 Looking for a home that you can be proud to call your own? This is it! This home has been well cared for and updated with new 100% hardwood flooring ~ the AC was installed in 2013 ~ The kitchen was updated with a new deep stainless steel sink, pull down faucet and garbage disposal ~ The bathroom...

By LUVA Real Estate Lance Owens (RS), Getting transactions done, when nobody else can!
(LUVA Real Estate )
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77-6311 Alii Dr #204Kailua-Kona, HI 967402 beds, 2 baths | Condo 1,041 sq ft - MLS# 621447 8/12           More Photos »TOOLS & RESOURCES: Map  Save Listing  Request More Info  Schedule a Showing  Find Similar  Printable Version  Mortgage Calculators  Get Pre-Approved for a Loan  Tell a Friend   D...

By Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI, Presence, Persistence & Perseverance
(Realty National)
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Success breeds attention and directly due to our recent success in listing and selling the condo home at 1150 N. Broadway, we secured another anxious buyer for this great condo just a few doors down the street at: 1124 N. Broadway, Unit CEscondido, CA 92025MLS#180013844List Priced from: $240,000-...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(eXp Realty)
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Think about anything in life you are doing that you have never done before, having someone to coach you, mentor you.Who has a vast amount of knowledge and experience about it, will make it easier for you, and you will feel more comfortable and confident about the event.Buying a home is no differe...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(eXp Realty)
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 You also will see home buyers are all over the internet before ever selecting a real estate agent.If it is your first or second time buying a home, it is completely understandable you do not know all the ins and outs.And this might be the most important piece of information you will ever read as...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Arden Square Irvine Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Arden Square Condo Complex in Irvine, look no further! As a Irvine condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Arden Square Condos For Sal...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Bucks County is a great place to live.I looked up Trendmls this morning for open houses in Bucks County today.There are 284 open houses in Bucks County.There are 20 open houses in Warminster township.There are 2 in Warwick township.There are 8 open houses in Warrington.There are 27 in Doylestown....

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Hamptons Beverly Hills Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Hamptons Condo Complex in Beverly Hills, look no further! As a Beverly Hills condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Hamptons Condo...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Genoa Cove Costa Mesa Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Genoa Cove Condo Complex in Costa Mesa, look no further! As a Costa Mesa condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Genoa Cove Condos F...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Milano at Rancho Niguel Laguna Niguel Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Milano at Rancho Niguel Condo Complex in Laguna Niguel, look no further! As a Laguna Niguel condo buyer on our website, you can do the follow...

By Patricia Zars & Lane Rogers, Let Z&R Help You Make Your Next Move!
(Z&R Real Estate Group - eXp Realty)
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✳️🔸Real Talk LIVE with Lane & Trish🔸✳️ This week's topic is "The Importance of a Pre-Approval" And, it is Part 1 of our 3 Part Series on How to take a Tactical Approach to Buying in an Ultra-Competitive Market...  Lane Rogers & Patricia ZarseXp Realty(210)771-5263

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Rocking Horse Ridge Orange Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Rocking Horse Ridge Condo Complex in Orange, look no further! As a Orange condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Rocking Horse...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Tierra Vista Lake Forest Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Tierra Vista Condo Complex in Lake Forest, look no further! As a Lake Forest condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Tierra Vista...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  1415 El Sereno Pasadena Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the 1415 El Sereno Condo Complex in Pasadena, look no further! As a Pasadena condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all 1415 El Sereno Co...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Palacio Del Mar Downtown Long Beach Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Palacio Del Mar Condo Complex in Downtown Long Beach, look no further! As a Downtown Long Beach condo buyer on our website, you can do the foll...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  The Blake Westwood Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the The Blake Condo Complex in Westwood, look no further! As a Westwood condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all The Blake Condos For Sale V...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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  Park Row Townhomes Studio City Condos For Sale   If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Park Row Townhomes Condo Complex in Studio City, look no further! As a Studio City condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all ...