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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1211 Telegraph Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045List Price: $310,000 Beds Baths Built Sq.Ft. Garage Taxes On Market 2 1 1942 1,594 ft2 1 $3,713 74 days Lake Forest living tucked away in a charming ranch filled with history & character! The living room has a beautiful wood burning fireplace with an ornat...

By Marco Amidei
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28618 N. Champions Ct., Mundelein, IL 60060List Price: $494,900 Beds Baths Built Sq.Ft. Garage Taxes On Market 3 2.2 1997 3,098 ft2 3 $13,338 0 days **MOTIVATED SELLER!!** Exquisite & grand stature situated on cul de sac in prestigious gated community of Ivanhoe Estates. Beautifully appointed liv...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Wildflower, Naperville, Illinois - June 2019Wildflower is a single family home neighborhood built in the mid 1990's. Wildflower is located in Naperville, Illinois north of Route 34 and east of Route 59. Average taxes in Wildflower $6,877 Average association fees in Wildflower $0 Average home siz...

By Marco Amidei
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Marquette Estates, Romeoville, Illinois - June 2019Marquette Estates is a single family and duplex community built starting in the early 2000's. Marquette Estates is located in Romeoville, Illinois east of Weber Road and north of 135th Street. Average taxes in Marquette Estates $4,306 Average as...

By Steffy Hristova, Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!
(HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353)
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How Do You Pick The Best Loan Term? Home mortgage loans are one of the most common sources of financing. Lots of home buyers will put some serious thought into what loan term they should go with. How do your pick the loan term that is best for your financial circumstances? Hopefully, by the time...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Des Plaines, Illinois - June 2019Des Plaines is a city in Cook County, Illinois, it is a suburb of Chicago and is next to O'Hare International Airport. The Des Plaines River runs through the city and it is home of the first franchised McDonald's. According to the 2010 census Des...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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These are direct search links for the most popular Schaumburg Townhomes.  Feel free to check out the various areas or email me and I will be happy to send you any further information.  Ashton Park - 2 to 3BR Townhomes with 2 car garages. Possible golf course locations, possible basements.Autumn R...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Madison Square, Oak Park, Illinois - June 2019Madison Square is a townhome community built in the early 2000's. Madison Square is located in Oak Park, Illinois on Madison 2 Blocks East of Harlem. Average taxes in Madison Square $12,202 Average association fees in Madison Square $231 ($200 - $265...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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Big and Beautiful 4/2.5 Waterfront Pool Home FOR SALE in Coral Springs!A Big and Beautiful 4/2.5 Waterfront Pool Home FOR SALE in Coral Springs!  This is IT!  This perfectly situated 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home is nestled in the back of a quaint and quiet neighborhood. Watch the sunrise over the lon...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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2848 N. Sheffield, Lake View, Chicago, Illinois - June 20192848 N. Sheffield is an 8 unit condo building built in 2009. 2848 N. Sheffield is located in the Lake View neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 2848 N. Sheffield $10,633 Average association fees in 2848 N. Sheffield $189 ($140 - $23...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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The Cloisters, Glenview, Illinois - June 2019The Cloisters is a condo community built in the early 2000s by Optima Inc. The Cloisters features 63 condominiums with floor plans ranging from 1,091 to 2,641 square feet of living space. The Cloisters is located in Glenview, Illinois on the corner of...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Klein Creek, Winfield, Illinois - June 2019Klein Creek is a townhouse and single family home subdivision built by R. Russell Homes and R.A. Faganel Builders in the 1980s and 1990s. Klein Creek is located within the Royal Golf Club in Winfield, Illinois south of St. Charles Road and west of Gary ...

By Marco Amidei
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Acorn Acres, Hawthorn Woods, Illinois - June 2019Acorn Acres is a single family neighborhood in Hawthorn Woods, Illinois. Acorn Acres is located west of Old McHenry Road off of Acorn Drive. Average taxes in Acorn Acres $10,643 Average association fees in Acorn Acres $21 ($10 - $32) Average home ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Oak Creek Club, Burr Ridge, Illinois - June 2019Oak Creek Club is a townhome community built in the late 1980's and early 1990's. Oak Creek Club is located in Burr Ridge, Illinois south of 91st Street west of Garfield Avenue. Average taxes in Oak Creek Club $9,796 Average association fees in Oak...

By Marco Amidei
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Gates Creek, Oswego, Illinois - June 2019Gates Creek is a subdivision of single family homes built in the early 2000's. Gates Creek is located in Oswego, Illinois south of Mill Road and east of Orchard Road. Average taxes in Gates Creek $9,187 Average association fees in Gates Creek $16 ($9 - $2...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Queens Court, Downers Grove, Illinois - June 2019Queens Court is a subdivision of single family homes built in the late 1980's. Queens Court is located in Downers Grove on Queens Court south of 75th between Fairview Avenue and Cass Avenue. Average taxes in Queens Court $8,053 Average association...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Oceanfront Condos Sunny Isles Beach Market Update June 15, 2019East of Collins Sunny Isles Beach.Oceanfront condominiums in Sunny Isles Beach are located on East side of Collins Avenue. Let's see, what is today on the market on the ocean side in Sunny Isles Beach As of today we have 932 propertie...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Hinsdale, Illinois - June 2019Hinsdale is a village in Cook and Dupage counties in Illinois. Hinsdale is a western suburban of Chicago, Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 16,816 people. Hinsdale is listed in the top 1% of wealthiest towns in Illinois....

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Creekwood, Lemont, Illinois - June 2019Creekwood is a single family home neighborhood in Lemont, Illinois. Creekwood is located off of Hickory, south of Maple and 131st St. Average taxes in Creekwood $6,275 Average association fees in Creekwood $0 Average home size in Creekwood 2,584 ft2 Average...

By DeeDee Riley, Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas
(Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA)
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 El Dorado Hills is located in the foothills to the east of the Sacramento Valley just after you cross the border of El Dorado County.  Because of our many hills we are fortunate to have beautiful views in every direction. Here are my top 10 El Dorado Hills neighborhoods with views starting from ...