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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Ville Du Parc, Northbrook, Illinois - March 2019Ville Du Parc is a single family home and condo community built in the 1970's. Ville Du Parc is located in Northbrook, Illinois east of Landwehr Road and south of Walters Avenue. Average taxes in Ville Du Parc $6,189 Average association fees in Vil...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
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 Spring Has Arrived & So Has The Spring Housing Market: 4 Reasons To Buy A Home This Spring Welcome to spring and welcome to the spring housing market. If you've been thinking about buying a home in the Charlotte region this spring, here are four good reasons to do so and not to wait:  1. Home Pr...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Greystone Field, Normal, Illinois - March 2019Greystone Field is a single family home subdivision built starting in 2011. Greystone Field is located in Normal, Illinois east of Parkside Road and south of Raab Road. Average taxes in Greystone Field $3,208 Average association fees in Greystone Fie...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Brookside, Plainfield, Illinois - March 2019Brookside is a single family home built in the late 1990's. Brookside features 208 homes with floor plans ranging from 2,300 to 2,700 square feet of living space. Brookside is located on the northwest corner of Caton Farm and Drauden roads in Plainfiel...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Willowbrook Farm, Long Grove, Illinois - March 2019Willowbrook Farm is located on Farm south off Willowbrook and Route 83/22 in Long Grove, Illinois. Average taxes in Willowbrook Farm $0 Average association fees in Willowbrook Farm $0 Average home size in Willowbrook Farm 0 ft2 Average lot size ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Leman Middle School, West Chicago, IL - March 2019 About Leman Middle School Leman Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 33, and is located at 238 East Hazel Street in West Chicago, IL. It services homes in Warrenville, West Chicago, Wheaton, and Winfield. Average taxes $9,953 Average year b...

By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
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Golf, sunsets, cacti,  with a  home including a casita or guest house for the entire family in the Phoenix metro area or Scottsdale Arizona sound nice? Multi Generation homes are in right now. See the latest and always up to date Phoenix Metro homes with guest houses for sale or just  Scottsdale...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Emerson Park, Naperville, Illinois - March 2019Emerson Park is a townhouse community built starting in 2017 by M/I Homes. Emerson Park is located in Naperville, Illinois west of Route 59 and south of 95th Street. Average taxes in Emerson Park $0 Average association fees in Emerson Park $217 ($21...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Sherwood, Arlington Heights, Illinois - March 2019Sherwood is a single family home community in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Sherwood is located on Kennicott off Palatine Road. Average taxes in Sherwood $12,622 Average association fees in Sherwood $2 ($2 - $3) Average home size in Sherwood 2,637...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Tall Grass Preserves, Mokena, Illinois - March 2019Tall Grass Preserves is a single family home community built in the late 1990s. Tall Grass Preserves is located in Mokena, Illinois north of Lincoln Highway and west of Wolf Road. Average taxes in Tall Grass Preserves $13,134 Average association...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Freeman Elementary School, Aurora, IL - March 2019 About Freeman Elementary School Freeman Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 129, and is located at 153 S Randall Road in Aurora, IL. It services homes in Aurora. Average taxes $7,513 Average year built 1969 Homes for sale that attend F...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Brook Park Elementary School, La Grange Park, IL - March 2019 About Brook Park Elementary School Brook Park Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 95, and is located at 1214 Raymond Avenue in La Grange Park, IL. It services homes in Brookfield and La Grange Park. Average taxes $7,494 Aver...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Washington Middle School, Aurora, IL - March 2019 About Washington Middle School Washington Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 129, and is located at 231 S Constitution Drive in Aurora, IL. It services homes in Aurora, Montgomery, and North Aurora. Average taxes $7,101 Average year built ...

By Marco Amidei
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Hills of Palos, Palos Hills, Illinois - March 2019Hills of Palos is a condominium and single family home subdivision built in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Hills of Palos is located south of 95th Street and east of Kean Avenue. Average taxes in Hills of Palos $7,158 Average association fees in...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Longwood, Naperville, Illinois - March 2019Longwood is a single family home neighborhood located in Naperville, Illinois. Longwood is on Bruce Lane west from Route 59. Average taxes in Longwood $4,661 Average association fees in Longwood $163 ($2 - $324) Average home size in Longwood 1,736 ft2 A...

By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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6770 Maple Canyon Ave Columbus, Ohio 43229Opportunity Knocks. This home needs your contracting expertise. Not livable AS-IS. Conventional or Cash only. Great location with Westerville schools among higher priced homes in Sharon township. Well and septic system. NO SELLER REPAIRS.Joe Jackson The ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Indian Creek, Buffalo Grove, Illinois - March 2019Indian Creek is a single family home neighborhood built in the mid 1990s. Indian Creek is located in Buffalo Grove on Prairie north of Route 22. Average taxes in Indian Creek $15,316 Average association fees in Indian Creek $0 Average home size i...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Manchester Lakes Estates, Algonquin, Illinois - March 2019Manchester Lakes Estates is a subdivision of single family homes and club villas built in the late 1990s and early 2000s by Pulte Homes. Manchester Lakes Estates features 120 club villas and 234 single-family homes. It has has 100 acres o...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Ernest F Kolb Elementary School, Oak Lawn, IL - March 2019 About Ernest F Kolb Elementary School Ernest F Kolb Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 122, and is located at 9620 Normandy Avenue in Oak Lawn, IL. It services homes in Chicago Ridge and Oak Lawn. Average taxes $3,833 Average ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Twilight in Whitewing, Gilbert, AZCall Brian For A Market Analysis for YOUR Gilbert Home!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZWhitewing Homes Currently for SaleWhitewing Homes Recently SoldWhitewing is another name synonymous with luxury in ...