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Publications.USA.gov — Housing Publications

Publications.USA.gov — Housing Publications

Online pamphlets covering various aspects of home ownership such as buying a home, getting a mortgage, foreclosure, home improvements and home safety.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home; Business & Economics–Finance–Personal Finance; Business & Economics–Real Estate; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

Origins of the Credit Crisis – New York Times

Origins of the Credit Crisis – New York Times

The New York Times published an informative article that details the origins of the credit crisis, which helped spur the world wide financial meltdown circa October 2008. The article highlights that lower interest rates coupled with higher demand for home purchases and loan refinancing created a situation where the quality of home loans began to de …
Subject: Business & Economics–Banking; Business & Economics–Real Estate

Nubricks Overseas Property Investment Blog

Nubricks Overseas Property Investment Blog

Mentioned by the NYT London and posting since 2005, this blog offers information about “international property investments, overseas property news alerts, and real estate podcasts.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Real Estate–House & Home–Buying & Selling; Business & Economics Blogs

French Entree

French Entree

Information dedicated to “people who are looking to buy a house in France, plan a holiday or vacation or for residents and others in the process of moving to live in France.” Includes travel guides, real estate information as well as a detailed resource guide.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–France; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Business & Economics–Real Estate–House & Home–Buying & Selling

The Bigger Pockets Blog

The Bigger Pockets Blog

Stay up-to-date with current real estate information written by experts in the field. This blog is meant for lenders, renters, homeowners, investors, bankers, landlords, and anyone else interested in the real estate market.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home; Business & Economics–Real Estate; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing; Business & Economics Blogs

Relocation.com

Relocation.com

This company helps make the moving process easier, less challenging and more cost effective by connecting “consumers with pre-screened, licensed professionals that can best service their needs for local, national or international moves.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Real Estate–Moving Resources

Microsoft HomeAdvisor

Microsoft HomeAdvisor

Offers advice on buying a home, such as determining your price range and making an offer. Find information on national loan rates and specific neighborhoods. You can even look at and compare houses for sale.
Subject: Business & Economics–Real Estate

Mortgage 101

Mortgage 101

Provides information on current interest rates and explains how to use mortgage calculators. There are also informative sections included in the mortgage information library on home buying, moving, loans, reverse mortgages, rates and refinancing. A blog for current issues is also provided.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home–Buying & Selling–Home Financing; Business & Economics–Real Estate–House & Home–Buying & Selling

NuWire Investor

NuWire Investor

Provides news and current events related to “alternative investments”. Real estate news is included. Features “how to” articles from experts on topics from foreclosure auctions to creating portfolios.
Subject: Business & Economics–Business & Economics News; Business & Economics–Finance; Business & Economics Blogs; Business & Economics–Real Estate

Move.com

Move.com

“For the last ten years, Move has been providing information and decision support tools for consumers looking for home and real estate-related information on the Internet. Visitors to Move’s Web sites, including Move.com and Realtor.com, have access to the most comprehensive selection of existing homes for sale, new homes, apartments for rent and s …
Subject: Business & Economics–Real Estate–Moving Resources; Business & Economics–Real Estate–House & Home–Buying & Selling

Apartments.com

Apartments.com

Apartments.com offers “Free customized searches of its national apartment database”, in addition to photos, floor plans and 360 degree views of apartments. It also includes maps and driving directions, landlord contact information, and moving information.
Subject: Business & Economics–Real Estate–Renting & Leasing–Rental Listings; Business & Economics–Real Estate–Moving Resources

Rentomatic

Rentomatic

“By providing Landlords with online property management services, and by providing Tenants the ability to pay their rent online, track and share their rental history, and communicate with their landlord with their own tenant site, Rentomatic creates happier landlords and happier tenants.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Real Estate–Renting & Leasing–Landlords & Tenants; Business & Economics–Real Estate–Renting & Leasing–Rental Listings

Rent.com

Rent.com

Find apartments and contact landlords with this free listings website (registration required). Also, get tips on moving and rates for moving companies, utilities, insurance and more.
Subject: Business & Economics–Real Estate–Renting & Leasing–Rental Listings

Marketplace

Marketplace

Daily radio show on National Public Radio (NPR) that discusses all matters financial, such as business news, retirement, home purchasing, asking for a raise, paying off credit card debt, and paying for college.
Subject: Business & Economics–Employment–Job Searching & Employee Recruiting; Business & Economics–Business & Economics News; Business & Economics–Finance; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services; Business & Economics–Real Estate

Relocation Journal & Real Estate News

Relocation Journal & Real Estate News

“An excellent source of information for corporate relocation professionals, expatriate employees, and international business travelers. Site includes Newsbreak, a weekly newsletter with the latest news and trends in global employee relocation.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Real Estate

International Living

International Living

International Living Magazine highlights the best places in the world to vacation, retire/relocate, invest, and purchase real estate.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Business & Economics–Real Estate

Home Buyer’s Information Center

Home Buyer’s Information Center

“Buying a house is an important decision. That’s probably why you are spending the time you are preparing to buy your home… Here you will find helpful hints, checklists and “To-Do” lists for buying a home, as well as links to other sources of information. If you are considering buying your first house, begin by making sure buying a house is to y …
Subject: Business & Economics–Real Estate