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 Katrina Benton, Internet Marketing Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty Inc.)
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Open House Near Downtown Austin TX Join us for OPEN HOUSE, November 29, Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM and November 30, Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. 1617 Garden Street, Austin, TX 78702 Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS 2 BA...
By Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, How much is my Washington DC House Worth?
(Keller Williams Capital Properties-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
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MMP Triple Play Program to help some PG County MD Home Buyers.   MMP which stands for Maryland Mortgage Program. Two loan officers today just told me about a program called Triple Play Program.   INCEPTION: I'm not talking about the movie that started Leonardo dicaprio. Im talking about when this...
By Darren James
(Darren James Real Estate Experts, LLC)
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This is a 3 bedroom 2 bath cottage style home situated on a large lot just minutes from the town of Livingston. The home features laminate flooring throughout all the living areas and ceramic tile flooring in the kitchen and bath rooms. The master bath room has a garden soaker tub, a double vanit...
By Katrina Benton, Internet Marketing Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty Inc.)
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4 Bedroom Home For Sale in Phoenix AZ   Schedule a Showing/Request Info Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?     Keller Williams Realty Phoenix   Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 5199934     Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(NJ Estates Real Estate Group)
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    Click for All Town Listings ...    Readington Township is a township located in Hunterdon County, NJ. It includes the unincorporated community of Whitehouse Station. The Township was incorporated as Readingtown Township, one of New Jersey's initial group of 104 townships, on February 21, 1798...
By Debra B Albert PA KW Realty Port St. Lucie, Real Estate Solutions
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Townhomes for Sale in St. Lucie   Based on its analysis of Census statistics, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reports that the townhouse segment of the housing market is gaining momentum. Crews broke ground on 70,000 such units over the past four quarters, which represents a sm...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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If you're trying to buy a home and you haven't found "the one" yet, then maybe what you're looking for just got listed yesterday... yes, 24 hours ago!      Over the last 24 hours, 25 new homes were listed in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. There are 18 from Arlington, 4 from Grand Prairie, 1 from Crowl...
By Erik Gruenwald, Your Local Golden, CO Real Estate Professional
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New Townhomes For Sale In Arvada, CO   Location  These New Townhomes for Sale In Avada, CO are now open at The Townhomes at Whisper Creek.  They are perfectly situated between Boulder and downtown Denver in Arvada.  This provides easy access to Flatirons, Interlocken, Boulder, and downtown Denver...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Alvarado Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Mortgage & Refinance What is Your Home Worth?   Marla Yost Team Keller Williams Realty 817-382-9791 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 12078396   Licensed In:Texas License #:0525481...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Arlington Homes For Sale Fort Worth Homes For Sale Arlington,Tx Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Search All homes for Sale Mortgage & Refinance What is Your Home Worth? Short Sale Homes For Sale   Marla Yost Team Keller Williams Realty 817-382-9791 Quest...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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If you're looking to buy home and you're interested in short sales, then you've come to the right place. Would you like a list of short sale homes in Arlington? We got you covered!     To access the list, please click here.    Planning to buy or sell a home in Arlington, Mansfield or anywhere in ...
By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Realtor - Atlanta Real Estate
(RE/MAX Paramount Properties)
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Marietta GA Homes for Sale by Prince Range Search Marietta GA homes for sale by price ranges.  Search listing of homes for sale in Marietta GA by prices. What better way to search for homes in the price range you can afford to buy in?  For more information about buying or selling a home or real e...
By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
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There Are Four New Short Sale Listings In Encinitas!   This is a great time of year to buy your next home. What are you waiting for? There are 4 new Short Sale Listings in Encinitas! If you have been looking in San Diego for your next home Dream Home, you must take a look at the community of Enci...
By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
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Does Subliminal Advertising Work in the Raleigh, Cary, Apex Area Real Estate Market? There have been many studies throughout the years about the effectiveness of subliminal advertising. And quite often the results are inconclusive. But, hey, anything that helps you gain an edge over your competit...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(NJ Estates Real Estate Group)
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Click for All Town Listing     Scotch Plains is a township in Union County, New Jersey. What we know now as Scotch Plains was incorporated as Fanwood Township on March 6, 1878, the names was changed to Scotch Plains in 1917. Scotch Plains is a family oriented community many parks including a park...
By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Carlsbad New Short Sale Listings - Shortsales just listed in Carlsbad Many buyers want to know if Carlsbad has any short sale listings. Even though shortsales are harder to come by because the banks have been modifying like crazy, we still find Carlsbad new short sale listings. Right now there ar...
By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Realtor - Atlanta Real Estate
(RE/MAX Paramount Properties)
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Dunwoody GA Homes for Sale | Homes Features Dunwoody GA homes for sale by homes features.  Are you looking to purchase a home in the Dunwoody area of Atlanta GA? Do you know what you are looking for in a home?  I mean the specifics in the home you want to buy...such as the style of home, neighbor...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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So why should you work with us? There is much we could say, but we'll let this guy do the talking... or should we say rapping?      Planning to buy or sell a home in Arlington, Mansfield or anywhere in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex? We can help you. We can give you the best tips on how to get t...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Arlington Homes For Sale Mansfield Homes For Sale Fort Worth Homes For Sale Mortgage & Refinance What is Your Home Worth? Short Sale Homes For Sale   Marla Yost Team Keller Williams Realty 817-382-9791 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#...
By Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, How much is my Washington DC House Worth?
(Keller Williams Capital Properties-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
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Will Mortgage rates under 4% get potential first time home buyers off the fence?   Realtor Magazine published an article last week called "Spread the Word: Mortgage Rates Below 4%"   Now while low interest rates can spark some people interest,I am not sure that it will get cautious home buyers of...