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.


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Heineman Middle School, Algonquin, IL - March 2019 About Heineman Middle School Heineman Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 158, and is located at 725 Academic Drive in Algonquin, IL. It services homes in Algonquin, Hampshire, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, and Union. Average taxes $7,401 Av...

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Heartland Meadows, South Elgin, Illinois - March 2019Heartland Meadows is a subdivision of town homes, duplex homes and single family home built in the mid 1990's by Sundance Homes. Heartland Meadows features homes with floor plans ranging from 1,216 to 1,900 square feet of living space. Heartla...

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Cherokee Elementary School, Lake Forest, IL - March 2019 About Cherokee Elementary School Cherokee Elementary School is a K-4 school in District 67, and is located at 475 Cherokee Road in Lake Forest, IL. It services homes in Lake Forest. Average taxes $19,628 Average year built 1977 Photos of C...

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Orland Junior High School, Orland Park, IL - March 2019 About Orland Junior High School Orland Junior High School is a 6-8 school in District 135, and is located at 14855 West Avenue in Orland Park, IL. It services homes in Orland Park. Average taxes $8,904 Average year built 2001 Photos of Orla...

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Ashford, Westmont, Illinois - March 2019Ashford is a single family home subdivision built in the 1980s. Ashford is located in Westmont, Illinois east of Cass Avenue and north of 63rd Street. Average taxes in Ashford $6,315 Average association fees in Ashford $0 Average home size in Ashford 1,976...

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The Emerson at Village Centre, Mount Prospect, Illinois - March 2019The Emerson at Village Centre is a condominium complex built in 2007. The Emerson at Village Centre is located in Mount Prospect, Illinois at 100 S. Emerson, south of Central Road and east of Route 83 (Main Street). Average taxe...

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Six North Michigan Condos, Loop, Chicago, Illinois - March 2019Six North Michigan Condos is a luxury mid-rise condo building located in the Historical Michigan Avenue district in the Central Loop of Chicago, Illinois at 6 N Michigan Avenue. Six North Michigan is a full amenity building featuring...

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The George On Washington, West Loop, Chicago, Illinois - March 2019The George On Washington is a 25 unit condo building built in 2002. The George On Washington is located in the West Loop neighborhood at 1355 W. Washington. Average taxes in The George On Washington $5,848 Average association fee...
Prairie District Tower, Near South Side, Chicago, Illinois - March 2019Prairie District Tower is a 23 story, 177 condo building built in 2003. Prairie District Tower is located in the South Loop neighborhood of Chicago at 1717 South Prairie. Average taxes in Prairie District Tower $2,754 Average...

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Winston Knolls, Hoffman Estates, Illinois - March 2019Winston Knolls is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1960s. Winston Knolls is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois on Winston Road north of Route 62. Average taxes in Winston Knolls $7,294 Average association fees in Winston ...

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Fox Hill, Yorkville, Illinois - March 2019Fox Hill is a townhouse, duplex and single family home community built from the late 1990's to mid 2010's. Fox Hill is located in Yorkville, Illinois south of Route 34 and west of Route 47/Bridge Street. Average taxes in Fox Hill $4,441 Average associati...

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Mill Valley, Carol Stream, Illinois - March 2019Mill Valley is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1980's and early 1990's. Mill Valley is located in Carol Stream, Illinois west of County Farm Road and south of Army Trail Road. Average taxes in Mill Valley $9,009 Average associat...

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Willow Bend Elementary School, Rolling Meadows, IL - March 2019 About Willow Bend Elementary School Willow Bend Elementary School is a K,1-6 school in District 15, and is located at 4700 Barker Avenue in Rolling Meadows, IL. It services homes in Arlington Heights, Palatine, and Rolling Meadows. ...

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Hawthorn Hills, St. Charles, Illinois - March 2019Hawthorn Hills is a single family home subdivision built in the 1970s. Hawthorn Hills is located in St. Charles, Illinois east of Randall Road and north of Main Street. Average taxes in Hawthorn Hills $7,000 Average association fees in Hawthorn H...

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7314 W. 109th St., Worth, IL 60482List Price: $250,000 Beds Baths Built Sq.Ft. Garage Taxes On Market 2 2 1955 1,684 ft2 2 $6,060 0 days Rustic & boho chic home that has been completely updated! Incredible finishes & artistic design can be found through out w/new crown molding, new laminate floor...

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Pheasant Chase, Bolingbrook, Illinois - March 2019Pheasant Chase is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1990s by D. R. Horton. Pheasant Chase features homes with floor plans ranging from 1,623 to 2,419 square feet of living space. Pheasant Chase is located in Bolingbrook, Illinoi...

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Pheasant Woods, Palos Park, Illinois - March 2019Pheasant Woods is a single family home subdivision built in the 1970's and 1980's. Pheasant Woods is located in Palos Park, Illinois on Fox Lane south of McCarthy Road. Average taxes in Pheasant Woods $9,634 Average association fees in Pheasant Wo...

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Jay Stream Middle School, Carol Stream, IL - March 2019 About Jay Stream Middle School Jay Stream Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 93, and is located at 283 El Paso Lane in Carol Stream, IL. It services homes in Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, and Hanover Park. Average taxes $6,371 Average ...

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Silver Glen Estates, Crystal Lake, Illinois - March 2019Silver Glen Estates is a single family neighborhood. Silver Glen Estates is located in Crystal Lake, Illinois north of Crystal Lake Avenue and east of Route 31. Average taxes in Silver Glen Estates $6,751 Average association fees in Silver ...

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Fremont Elementary School, Mundelein, IL - March 2019 About Fremont Elementary School Fremont Elementary School is a P-2 school in District 79, and is located at 28908 N Fremont Center Road in Mundelein, IL. It services homes in Grayslake, Hawthorn Woods, Ivanhoe, Long Grove, Mundelein, Round La...