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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City Lights, West Town, Chicago, Illinois - June 2019City Lights is a 45 unit condo building built in 2004. City Lights is located in the River West neighborhood of Chicago at 725 N. Aberdeen. Average taxes in City Lights $5,094 Average association fees in City Lights $339 ($221 - $474) Average ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Village Green, Arlington Heights, Illinois - June 2019Village Green is a condo community in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Village Green is located on Vail Avenue between Campbell and Wing. Village Green was built in 2000 with 78 units. Units consists of 1 to 3 Bedrooms with 1 to 3 Baths. Average ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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View our latest post Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach via Evelina Tsigelnitskaya.  Winston Towers Condos Market Update June 15, 2019.Summary Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach 91 For Sale in Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach50 Condos were sold in 2019 in Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach sold in 2019...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Market Update 2 Bed Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach 06/15/1019 via SIB Realty LLC and Evelina Tsigelnitskaya Buy Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach.  If you are planing to buy a condo at Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach - we will be honored to help you to find your future home. Evelina...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Market Update 1 Bed Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach 06/15/2019 via SIB Realty LLC and Evelina Tsigelnitskaya Buy Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach. If you are planing to buy a condo at Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach - we will be honored to help you to find your future home. Evelina ...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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You sailed through the home shopping process. You were pre-approved, hired a buyer's agent and found your dream home. You obtained an accepted offer and you completed the inspection. The seller agreed to repair a few items and it is now time to get the contract signed. What does that really mean?...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Maple Hollow, Lombard, Illinois - June 2019Maple Hollow is a townhome community built in the early 2010s. Maple Hollow is located in Lombard, Illinois west of Swift Road and south of North Avenue. Average taxes in Maple Hollow $4,341 Average association fees in Maple Hollow $210 ($160 - $276) Av...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Fairfield, Bloomingdale, Illinois - June 2019Fairfield is a single family and townhouse community built in the mid to late 1970s. Fairfield is located in Bloomingdale, Illinois south of Lake Street and east of Bloomingdale Road. Average taxes in Fairfield $4,105 Average association fees in Fairf...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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433 W. Briar, Lake View, Chicago, Illinois - June 2019433 W. Briar is a 34 unit condo building built in 1929. 433 W. Briar is located in Chicago's Loop neighborhood. Average taxes in 433 W. Briar $5,666 Average association fees in 433 W. Briar $609 ($371 - $986) Average home size in 433 W. Briar...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Tower Lofts, Lake View, Chicago, Illinois - June 2019Tower Lofts is a 80 unit condo building in the in Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. Tower Lofts is located at 1601 W. School Street. Average taxes in Tower Lofts $5,718 Average association fees in Tower Lofts $412 ($254 - $834) Average home si...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Highwood Lake Estates, Island Lake, Illinois - June 2019Highwood Lake Estates is a single family home neighborhood built in the 1990s. Highwood Lake Estates is located in Island Lake, Illinois on Tulip Circle south of W. Dowell Road and east of River Road. Average taxes in Highwood Lake Estates ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Market Update Studio Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach 06/15/2019 via SIB Realty LLC and Evelina Tsigelnitskaya Buy Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach.  If you are planing to buy a condo at Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach - we will be honored to help you to find your future home. Evelin...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32514 Pensacola Florida News: Home construction climbed 5.7% in AprilSingle-family starts increased 6.2% last month, but they're down 2.5% compared to one year ago. Overall housing starts were also down a bit (2.5%) year-to-year. Read more.  Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-4494 for any...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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2736 N. Hampden, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois - June 20192736 N. Hampden is a 16 unit condo town home built in the 1970s. 2736 N. Hampden is located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 2736 N. Hampden $7,665 Average association fees in 2736 N. Hampden $458 ($429 - $5...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Market Update. Sales. Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach via Evelina Tsigelnitskaya.  Winston Towers Condos Market Update June 15, 2019.Summary Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach  Winston Towers  For Sale  Under Contract Sold in 2019 Winston Towers 100 7 2 5 Winston Towers 200  10 3 5 Winston Towers ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Winston Towers 400 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update June 15, 2019. Buy, Sell, Rent Condo Winston Towers 400 Sunny Isles Beach with SIB RealtyThe Winston Towers 400 Sunny Isles Beach is located at 174 Street and  residents have the opportunity to enjoy the sight from their large private balconies. ...
200 E. Delaware Place Condos, Streeterville, Chicago, Illinois - June 2019200 E. Delaware Place is a condo high-rise in the Streeterville neighborhood built in 1974. The building consists of 36 floors and 188 units. Amenities include an outdoor pool, fitness center, & doorman. 200 E. Delaware Pl...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update June 15, 2019 Buy, Sell Condo Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles Beach with SIB Realty   The Winston Towers 500 Sunny Isles Beach is located at 174 Street on wide open bay and  residents have the opportunity to enjoy the sight from their large privat...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Maple Grove, Yorkville, Illinois - June 2019Maple Grove is a single family home subdivision built in the late 1990's and early 2000's. Maple Grove is located in Yorkville, Illinois west of Highpoint Road and south of Legion Road. Average taxes in Maple Grove $9,829 Average association fees in Ma...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Cider Grove, Huntley, Illinois - June 2019Cider Grove is a subdivision of 290 single family homes built in the late 2010s by Town and Country Homes. Cider Grove features homes with floor plans ranging from 2,406 to 3,962 square feet of living space. Cider Grove is located in Huntley, Illinois no...