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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Adams Place, United Center, Chicago, Illinois - January 2019Adams Place is a condo building located at 2320 W. Adams, Chicago, IL 60612 Average taxes in Adams Place $2,456 Average association fees in Adams Place $292 ($266 - $319) Average home size in Adams Place 1,752 ft2 Average lot size in Ad...

By Marco Amidei
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McKenzie Elementary School, Wilmette, IL - January 2019 About McKenzie Elementary School McKenzie Elementary School is a K-4 school in District 39, and is located at 649 Prairie Avenue in Wilmette, IL. It services homes in Wilmette. Average taxes $15,020 Average year built 1979 Photos of McKenzi...

By Marco Amidei
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Interlaken Ridge, Libertyville, Illinois - January 2019Interlaken Ridge is a custom single family home neighborhood built in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Interlaken Ridge is located in Libertyville, Illinois on Butterfield south of Route 137. Average taxes in Interlaken Ridge $13,747 Average ...

By Joyce Giard, C3 Real Estate Fort Collins Realtor
(C3 Real Estate Solutions, LLC)
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Hard to Find Home with ADA Handicap Features!2Br 2Ba 2 Car Garage 1318 SqFt $330,000Affordable, south-facing home with ADA features and a great location!  This 2bed/2bath ranch-style home has flex space with a separate entrance that could be used as an office, 3rd bedroom, yoga room, playroom, or...

By Marco Amidei
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Jonquil Estates, Lake Zurich, Illinois - January 2019Jonquil Estates is a single family home subdivision built starting in the mid 1990's. Jonquil Estates is located in Lake Zurich south of Route 22 east of Buesching Road. Average taxes in Jonquil Estates $10,840 Average association fees in Jonq...

By Marco Amidei
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Coventry Park, Palatine, Illinois - January 2019Coventry Park is a townhouse community built in the mid 1990s by Lexington Homes. Coventry Park features 230 town houses with floor plans ranging from 1,250 to 1,640 square feet of living space. Coventry Park is located in Palatine, Illinois on Wil...

By Marco Amidei
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Mill Creek, Geneva, Illinois - January 2019Mill Creek is a single family and townhouse community built starting in the early 2000's. A newer section was built starting in 2015 by Shodeen Homes. Mill Creek is located in Geneva, Illinois south of Keslinger Road west of Randall Road. Average taxes ...

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Algonquin Middle School, Algonquin, IL - January 2019 About Algonquin Middle School Algonquin Middle School is a 6-8 school in District 300, and is located at 520 Longwood Drive in Algonquin, IL. It services homes in Algonquin, Barrington Hills, Carpentersville, Cary, Fox River Grove, and Lake i...

By Marco Amidei
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Park Tower, Edgewater, Chicago, Illinois - January 2019Park Tower Condominium is a 55 story lakefront high-rise residential condo building built in 1973. Park Tower Condominium is located at 5415 North Sheridan Road, in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago. Park Tower offers flourishing gardens...

By Marco Amidei
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Country Squire Estates, Lake Barrington, Illinois - January 2019Country Squire Estates is a single family home subdivision built in the 1970s. Country Squire Estates is located in Lake Barrington, Illinois west of Route 59 and north of Miller Road. Average taxes in Country Squire Estates $9,793 ...

By Marco Amidei
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Towne Place West, Schaumburg, Illinois - January 2019Towne Place West is a townhouse community built in 1993 by Lexington . Floor plans in Towne Place West feature 1st floor, 2nd floor and 2 story townhomes with 2-3 bedrooms, 2-2.1 baths, 1-2 car attached garages. Towne Place West is located in ...

By Marco Amidei
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Prairie View Estates, Johnsburg, Illinois - January 2019Prairie View Estates is a subdivision of single family homes built in the early to mid 2010s. Prairie View Estates is located in Johnsburg north of Ringwood Road and east of Spring Grove Road. Average taxes in Prairie View Estates $7,736 Av...

By Marco Amidei
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Jefferson Estates, Naperville, Illinois - January 2019Jefferson Estates is a custom bult single family home neighborhood built in the mid to late 2010s. Jefferson Estates is located in Naperville, Illinois north of Aurora Avenue and east of River Road. Average taxes in Jefferson Estates $28,819 ...

By Marco Amidei
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Suffield Place, Buffalo Grove, Illinois - January 2019Suffield Place is a single family home neighborhood built in the early 1980's by United Development. Suffield Place is located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois on Buffalo Grove Road north of Deerfield. Average taxes in Suffield Place $9,843 Average...

By Marco Amidei
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Sagebrook, Lockport, Illinois - January 2019Sagebrook is a single family home subdivision built by M/I Homes starting in 2015. Sagebrook is built in 86.7 acres of property and offers 140 single family homes, some with pond views. It is located north of Broken Arrow Golf Course in Lockport, Illin...

By Marco Amidei
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Oak Knoll, Gurnee, Illinois - January 2019Oak Knoll is a single family neighborhood built in the late 1980's. Oak Knoll is located in Gurnee, Illinois on Washington west of Hunt Club Road. Average taxes in Oak Knoll $14,261 Average association fees in Oak Knoll $0 Average home size in Oak Knoll ...

By Marco Amidei
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Karen Springs, Lockport, Illinois - January 2019Karen Springs is a single family home subdivision built between the late 1990s to mid 2010s. Karen Springs is located in Lockport, Illinois east of Farrell Road and north of 167th Street. Average taxes in Karen Springs $9,860 Average association fe...

By Marco Amidei
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Willowbrook Farm, Long Grove, Illinois - January 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 siz...

By Lisa DiNoto Group, The Key To Unlocking Your Dream Home
(Mainstreet Realty)
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Located in one of Rancho’s Best Neighborhoods Victoria Groves!! Its only minutes from Victoria Garden’s Mall, Kenyon park, Victoria Groves Park, located in the highly-coveted Alta Loma School District, and walking trails the location is perfect. This Beautiful home has a double door entry into th...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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Comprar una casa joven es la clave para crear riqueza Los propietarios de vivienda que compran su casa antes de los 35 años están mejor preparados para la jubilación a los 60 años, según un estudio nuevo del Urban Institute. La organización encuestó a adultos que cumplieron 60 0 61 entre 2003 y ...