Useful Real Estate Web Sites

Here’s a short list of some of the more useful real estate and real estate related sites on the web. When you click on any of the links below, you’ll see the site you chose, along with a form at the bottom of your screen. Use it to get answers for any questions you might have about anything you find. 

Remember: It’s my job to know more about real estate than any web site! 

REAL ESTATE NEWS
Realty Times is the leading online source for real estate news. Also try The Wall Street Journal, RIS MediaGlobeSt.com, or Inman News.

TOP NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SITES
Realtor.com is the most well known. Also visit MSN House & HomeHomeseekers, and Yahoo Real Estate. Try Homebrowser.com.

GOVERNMENT REAL ESTATE RESOURCES
Try the US Census Bureau, FedStats.com, or the Bureau of Labor Statistics for useful information. The HUD web site is full of resources. Don’t forget Fannie Mae,Freddie Mac, or Ginnie Mae. Get home buying tips from the Federal Consumer Information Center.

LOCAL INFO
Look for your city in Digital Cities, CitySearch, or in either the Looksmart or Yahoo local guides. Pacific Information Resources let’s you search a fantastic array of public records, conveniently arranged by state. Find your local Chamber of Commerce or State Government.

OTHER USEFUL SITES
The legal advisor Nolo.com has a comprehensive real estate section. OurBroker.com is from the original AOL Real Estate host. Try RealEstateABC.com. About.com has a nice real estate center too.