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!

Trending blogs on Home Buying

 

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.com 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 1
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 Tsigelnitskaya Broker 305+383-5462 SIB Realty LLCStudio Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach.Market update Studio ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.com 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 0
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 Tsigelnitskaya Broker 305+383-5462 SIB Realty LLCOne Bedroom Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach.Market update On...

By Victoria Ray Henderson Marshall Henderson, Real Estate for Home Buyers with Buyer's Edge
(Buyer's Edge Company Inc)
Comments 40
There's an expectation when you see the phrase "completely remodeled" in a home listed for sale.   Remodel, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary means to change the structure, shape or appearance of something.  When the phrase "completely remodeled" is used in the description of a listing, man...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.com 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 0
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 Tsigelnitskaya Broker 305-383-5462 SIB Realty LLCWinston Towers Sunny Isles Beach offers Studios, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.com 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 1
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 Tsigelnitskaya Broker 305+383-5462 SIB Realty LLCTwo Bedroom Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach.Market update Tw...

By Patty Clark, Helping Families Make the Right Move
(Metro Brokers/Morningside Homes, LLC)
Comments 1
There could be some legitimate reasons for not buying a home but indecision is not one of them. Indecision is rooted in not having enough information to move forward to own a home or continue renting.If you keep renting, at the end of the year, you have had a place to live and a pile of receipts ...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 5
It’s OK to Say This House is Not the Right One,and You Should!  House hunting is a pretty emotional process, with lots of excitement and anticipation once you find homes you are interested in seeing, especially when you are first starting on your search. There can be lots of ups and downs in your...

By Susan Haughton, Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.
(Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
Comments 48
Certain areas and certain price points of the Alexandria, VA housing market are pretty hot right now.  Inventory is tight, buyers are plentiful and if you're trying to get into a property in the $500,000 - 700,000 price point right now in Old Town Alexandria that is in decent condition and priced...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.com 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 0
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 Tsigelnitskaya Broker 305+383-5462 SIB Realty LLCThree Bedroom Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach.Market update ...

By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team)
Comments 1
Are you ready to take advantage of the low interest rates and Buy a home in Dallas, TX or one of its surrounding suburbs? Here is a quick link of homes that you might love, and this provides a search feature for you to customize the search to find a home that meets your needs. What size, price an...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 14
Pump Some Iron in Val Vista Lakes in Gilbert, AZClick Here to Request Your FREE Buyer's Guide!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ Homes Currently for Sale in Val Vista LakesHomes Recently Sold in Val Vista LakesVal Vista Lakes is more than...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
Portico Carlsbad Condos For Sale If you have spent countless hours searching for the best online resource dedicated solely to the Portico Condo Complex in Carlsbad, look no further! As a Carlsbad condo buyer on our website, you can do the following: Search all Portico Condos For Sale View recentl...

By Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA, Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties
(www.HugginsHomes.com)
Comments 2
  Ryan is proud to announce that he has gotten his first time buyer's offer accepted on this wonderful two story home in Santa Clarita! Ryan helped them find the perfect lender, the perfect home and write the perfect offer! What makes this even more special, is that these buyers were referred to...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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Even with all of the complaints about high house prices in Silicon Valley, it's still cheaper to buy than rent in California, along with 38 other states according to Pulsenomics! Even in San Jose, Calif. it is 5.3 percent cheaper to buy a house rather than rent a house. The average difference is ...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
The Malibu - Malibu CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on The Malibu in Malibu, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on The Malibu, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo tour, and so much mo...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
Bench Mark Villas - Lake Forest CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Bench Mark Villas in Lake Forest, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Bench Mark Villas, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sal...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
Soleil - Aliso Viejo CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Soleil in Aliso Viejo, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Soleil, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo tour, and so much more...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 3
  Homes For Sale in Las Vegas Nevada by Robert Swetz With cooler temperatures around the Las Vegas Valley it's a wonderful time to visit and look for homes.Whether you interested in moving to Las Vegas for a permanent residence, vacation home, rental properties, etc, Robert Swetz can help you fin...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
Coronado - Aliso Viejo CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Coronado in Aliso Viejo, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Coronado, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a photo tour, and so muc...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 11
Should the Peacocks Stay or Should They Go?  It’s always prudent to have an understanding of what items convey, or do not, in a home sale, and to have this spelled out in the contract in writing so there is no confusion. And making assumptions can get you in trouble when you find out the sellers ...