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
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Carrington Reserve, West Dundee, Illinois - March 2019Carrington Reserve is a single family home neighborhood built by Pulte Homes in the early 2000's. Carrington Reserve is located in West Dundee, Illinois on Higgins east of Randall Road. Average taxes in Carrington Reserve $9,161 Average assoc...

By Marco Amidei
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Lakeview Estates, Frankfort, Illinois - March 2019Lakeview Estates is a single family home subdivision built in the mid 2010's. Lakeview Estates is located in Frankfort, Illinois west of 80th Ave south of Laraway Road. Average taxes in Lakeview Estates $10,436 Average association fees in Lakevie...

By Marco Amidei
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Woodlands, Darien, Illinois - March 2019Woodlands is a single family home and townhome community built in the mid to late 1980s. Woodlands is located in Darien, Illinois east of Cass Avenue and south of 67th Street. Average taxes in Woodlands $6,176 Average association fees in Woodlands $308 ($1...

By Marco Amidei
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South Park Elementary School, Deerfield, IL - March 2019 About South Park Elementary School South Park Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 109, and is located at 1421 Hackberry Road in Deerfield, IL. It services homes in Deerfield and Riverwoods. Average taxes $14,954 Average year buil...

By Marco Amidei
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Indian Prairie Elementary School, Crystal Lake, IL - March 2019 About Indian Prairie Elementary School Indian Prairie Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 47, and is located at 651 Village Road in Crystal Lake, IL. It services homes in Crystal Lake and Lake in the Hills. Average taxes $...

By Marco Amidei
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Henneberry Woods, Oswego, Illinois - March 2019Henneberry Woods is a subdivision of single family homes built by multiple builders in the late 2010's. Henneberry Woods is located in Oswego, Illinois west of Grove Road and north of State Route 126. Average taxes in Henneberry Woods $16,187 Averag...

By Marco Amidei
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Ashwood Crossing, Naperville, Illinois - March 2019Ashwood Crossing is a duplex and single family home community for active adults 55+ built starting in 2018 by Pulte Homes. Ashwood Crossing is located in Naperville, Illinois east of Wolf's Crossing Road and north of Trumpet Avenue. Average taxe...

By Gina Tufano, Ask Gina & Company, Northern Virginia Real Estate
(Ask Gina & Company with Pearson Smith Realty)
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4551 Fair Valley Drive, Fairfax, VA Get Directions Click Here   Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score   $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 4 BATHROOMS (3 full, 1 half) 1992 Square Feet   Large townhome with an open floorplan and light filled 3 level extension in a secluded neighbo...

By Marco Amidei
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James House, Old Town, Chicago, Illinois - March 2019James House is a high-rise building built in the early 1970s in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago. James House is located at 1560 N. Sandburg, Chicago. Average taxes in James House $3,629 Average association fees in James House $645 ($329...

By Marco Amidei
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H C Storm Elementary School, Batavia, IL - March 2019 About H C Storm Elementary School H C Storm Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 101, and is located at 305 N Van Nortwick Avenue in Batavia, IL. It services homes in Batavia. Average taxes $6,701 Average year built 1937 Homes for sa...

By Marco Amidei
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Tripp School, Buffalo Grove, IL - March 2019 About Tripp School Tripp School is a P-4 school in District 102, and is located at 850 Highland Grove Drive in Buffalo Grove, IL. It services homes in Buffalo Grove, Deerfield, and Prairie View. Average taxes $9,370 Average year built 1988 Photos of T...

By Marco Amidei
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Homes for sale in Morgan Park, Chicago, Illinois - March 2019 About Morgan Park Morgan Park currently has 128 homes for sale with an average list price of $248,198. The average annual property tax for the Morgan Park area is $3,343. Average taxes in Morgan Park $3,343 Average association fees in...

By Marco Amidei
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1330 N. Lasalle, Old Town, Chicago, Illinois - March 20191330 N. Lasalle is a condo building built in 1978 in the old Town neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 1330 N. Lasalle $5,744 Average association fees in 1330 N. Lasalle $404 ($369 - $426) Average home size in 1330 N. Lasalle 1,605 ft...

By Marco Amidei
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Aptakisic Junior High School, Buffalo Grove, IL - March 2019 About Aptakisic Junior High School Aptakisic Junior High School is a 7-8 school in District 102, and is located at 1231 Weiland Road in Buffalo Grove, IL. It services homes in Buffalo Grove, Deerfield, Lincolnshire, and Prairie View. A...

By Marco Amidei
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Scoville Park Residences, Oak Park, Illinois - March 2019Scoville Park Residences is a 28 unit condo building built in the 1990s. Scoville Park Residences is located at 156 N. Oak Park in downtown Oak Park, Illinois. Average taxes in Scoville Park Residences $11,899 Average association fees in S...

By Marco Amidei
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Bowens Crossing, Frankfort, Illinois - March 2019Bowens Crossing is a townhouse community built in 2008. Bowens Crossing features townhomes with floor plans ranging from 2,300 to 2,950 square feet of living space. Average taxes in Bowens Crossing $8,817 Average association fees in Bowens Crossin...

By Elaine VonCannon
(Coldwell Banker Traditions)
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 Check out this beautiful property with unbelievable views 🛏️ 4 bedrooms 🛁 3 full baths ✴️2720sf  Come on down to the ‘Rivahu’ for sunsets over the Rappahannock River from your 10×40 screened balcony that are unforgettable! Amazing views from most of the windows in the home. This farmhouse is per...

By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
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By Marco Amidei
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Green Meadows, Arlington Heights, Illinois - March 2019Green Meadows is a single family home neighborhood. Green Meadows is located on Prindle Ave off Kensington and Rand in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Average taxes in Green Meadows $9,149 Average association fees in Green Meadows $0 Average ho...

By Marco Amidei
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Peach Creek, Lisle, Illinois - March 2019Peach Creek is a subdivision of single family homes built in the early 2010s. Peach Creek is located in Lisle, Illinois south of Ogden Avenue and east of Naper Blvd. Peach Creek was built by Cambridge Homes and features homes with square feet ranging from...