Web Site Resources for Consumers




Credit Union Consumer Facts http://www.cuna.org

/data/consumer/advice/retire_home/hometoc.html"


Energy Guide - http://www.energyguide.com

Provides an easy way to assess energy use and get quick tips on saving energy. Environmental Protection Agency http://www.epa.gov

A one-stop shop for advice on testing for and mitigating pollutants, from lead paint to radon to mold.


Equifax

A source of credit reports.


Experian (formerly TRW) - http://www.experian.com

A source of credit reports.


Trans Union Corporation -- http://www.transunion.com

A source of credit reports.


Federal Citizen Information Center - < a href =http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov>http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov

Offers a list of consumer articles about home sales, financing, and maintenance.


Ginnie Mae - http://www.ginniemae.gov

Provides advice to buyers on affordability and homeownership, including calculators.


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Affairs -- http://www.hud.gov

Offers advice to buyers on finance, fair housing, and more.


ImproveNet -- http://www.improvenet.com

Provides links to contractors and architects for remodeling projects for buyers and repair services for sellers. For a small charge, buyers can use the site’s Estimators to determine how much renovating a property they’re considering would cost.


Moving.com -- http://www.moving.com>/a>

Helps buyers and sellers with packing tips and timetables, online mover links, and places to store belongings so that homes look less cluttered.


REALTOR.com -- http://www.realtor.com

Offers consumer information for buyers and sellers as well as home listings and links to service providers.


Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) -- http://www.rebac.net

/hbk.html Offers a homebuyer’s kit with useful information and checklists.


Reprinted from REALTOR® Magazine Online by permission of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Copyright 2005. All rights reserved. www.REALTOR.org/realtormag





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TR Johnson
Real Estate/Small Business Educator & Notary
404-840-9420 -- tr@home-tips-for-consumers.com


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