Other Sites of Interest


ABI World

Home of the American Bankruptcy Institute, including links to bankruptcy resources, news of bankruptcy legislation, membership opportunities, daily bankruptcy headlines, a calendar of upcoming ABI events, and the full text of the ABI Journal (for member access only).
Bank of America
Includes tips, services, and links in the areas of personal finance, business banking, corporate, economics, and community development, as well as information on financial services, bank-owned residential and commercial real estate for sale, and career opportunities. You can even open a checking account, check your balance, and pay your bills online.
Commercial Law League of America
Home of America's oldest creditors' rights organization. Includes news on upcoming events and meetings, links to publications and pamphlets, reports from the National Bankruptcy Review Commission, and an expanded listing of credit, collection, and bankruptcy resources.
 Homebuyer's Fair Welcome: real estate, mortgage loans, relocation, apartments
Homebuyer's Fair includes numerous online tools, resources and articles for the use and education of renters, first-time buyers, and those interested in mortgage finance. Includes a Salary Calculator, a Moving Calculator, a Mortgage Qualification Calculator, and other resources.
The Money Pages - for personal finance and savings
Includes the Regulatory Compliance Roundtable for discussion amount banking compliance professionals, as well as features like a top ten list of financial institutions on the Web and the Money Page Reading Room of finance and banking book reviews. Also includes a vast array of resources on banking, S&Ls, credit unions, mortgage banking, investment banking, brokerage firms, bank technology, credit cards, consumer credit, electronic money, the U.S. Legislative Banking Committees, regulatory compliance, and news resources.
Mortgage Market Information Services, Inc.
Mortgage rates and lenders categorized by states, consumer helps on mortgage financing, mortgage news, and links to the top 100 newspapers on the Web. Also lists job opportunities in the mortgage market.
Mortgage Tech's Jumpgate To Online Lenders
Locate the mortgage lender nearest you and catch up on mortgage industry news. Updates on the bond market and other financial news, a limited link page, and mortgage professional employment opportunities can also be found here.
Nerd World: MORTGAGE
As usual, NerdWorld has done it again. This page is an extremely comprehensive list of mortgage links that can also link you into other real estate and law-related sites.
NETBanker: Online Banking Report
List of Internet banks, the 100 largest financial institutions in the U.S. with a Web address, in-depth reports on banking topics, and a collection of online banking links. Supplemental page to the Online Banking Report.
U.S. Banking Law
A good legal research starting point made up of federal and state banking links, and a comprehensive page of links to other commercial law topics. Part of the Cornell University Legal Information Institute.
Appraisal Institute


New York Stock Exchange



American Memory from the Library of Congress

Historical collections of the National Digital Library, including a large collection of digital photos, sound recordings, and video presentations covering all aspects of American history.
Access to PBS series and special events Web sites, the Online Newshour, the Democracy Project, and PBS programming schedules.

Federal Government

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

The most information you can receive from Langley, Virginia, without receiving a higher classified status.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Provides access to regulations , publications, contract and grant information, database systems, and information on EPA programs and initiatives.
Fannie Mae
Provides lender information, search engine for Fannie Mae-owned properties, information on the financial aspects of FNMA, and a section for homebuyers.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Reference library, tropical storm watch, emergency preparedness and training, and links to emergency management organizations worldwide.
One stop federal government information service. Links to various other government services and information about dial-up (non internet) services and BBSs.
Global Land Information System
Developed by the U.S. Geological Survey, GLIS offers abstracts and descriptions on many topics for those seeking information about the Earth's land surfaces.  Also see http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Home page of this independent bureau of the Treasury Department that regulates and oversees the nation's federally-chartered banks. Publications, regulations, interpretations, and other information regarding federally-chartered banks may be accessed here.

SBA: Small Business Administration

Home page centered around starting, expanding, and financing your small business, as well as providing access to disaster assistance programs and local SBA resouces.
THOMAS Legislative Information on the Internet
U.S. Congress primary service for information on legislation for recent Congressional Activity (since 1995).
U.S. Census Bureau
Comprehensive source of U.S. social, demographic, and economic information. Even includes a current (to the minute) projection of the U.S. or world population.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Home Page for HUD.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury
Home page for the U.S. Treasury - gateway for many Treasury information sources.
U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Access to consumer, banking, statistical, and asset information of the FDIC, as well as the FDIC corporate library and the FDIC gopher and FTP servers.
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
Current rules and proposals, news digests, and public statements, as well as an introduction to the SEC and its Enforcement Division.


Internet information service of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis provides banking and other financial resources.

Index of Secretary of State Sites

National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) home page


Hoover's Company Capsule Search by Location, Industry, and/or Sales

Quicken Financial Network

SecurePay Main Page

Stock Quotes, Business News, Financial Market Data

Treasury Strategies, Inc

The First American Corporation - Contains many well-researched articles on finance and title insurance

Efanniemae - one can find state-by-state uniform single family mortgage docs

General Research


Includes an Interactive Atlas, including an interactive street guide, through which you get access to maps anywhere in the world, zooming in and out for details. Also, for all your driving travel plans, the TripQuest feature provides city to city driving directions for cities in the continental United States, Canada and Mexico. Includes business locator which can identify points of interests on your map. Membership is free and online with personalized web pages created for each member.


American Bar Association

ABA Section on Real Property, Trust & Estate Law

This is the preeminent national professional organization for real estate lawyers. The Website will inform you of the organization and its services, and has a small amount of updated current developments information.
American College of Real Estate Lawyers
This official homepage contains general information about the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, as well as specific information for members of the organization.
Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn

Bankruptcy Creditors' Service, Inc.

Cornell University's Legal Information Institute

Cornell University's Legal Information Institute is one of the Web's top legal research sites. It contains recent Supreme Court decisions, the full U.S. Code, recent decisions of the New York Court of Appeals, email addresses of faculty and staff at U.S. law schools, and much more. Probably the best starting point for Internet legal research.

Emory Law Finder

Emory University's home page features the Emory Law Finder, linking to U.S. federal court resources, U.S. founding documents, and a comprehensive Electronic Reference Desk. Also included is a site concentrating on the law of Georgia and the helpful Focal Points topical area-of-law link list.
 FindLaw: Internet Legal Resources

Fryberger Law Firm Home Page

Hieros Gamos - International Legal Referral Service

Probably the most comprehensive online legal resource site available. Broken down into three different major categories of resources, Hieros Gamos has it all for the serious researcher or interested lay person.

The Law Office

Legal research page

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education

National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

Currently this website includes drafts of currently pending uniform laws and model laws, including proposed amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code. Already adopted uniform acts, including, for instance, the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act, Uniform Land Security Interest Act, and other real estate laws are available on Westlaw in an annotated version.

Other Internet Research Resources


HUD research page.

U.S. Internet legal Resources: Commercial, Bankruptcy & Banking Law Sites

University of Michigan Law School/ ICLE

ICLE at University of Michigan Law School provides, among other things, links to Michigan Supreme Court and Court of Appeals cases and Michigan statutes.
University of Texas/ Internet Legal Resource Guide
This site was established to serve as a comprehensive resource of the information available on the Internet concerning law and the legal profession, emphasizing U.S. law. Designed for everyone, lay persons and legal scholars alike, it is quality-controlled to include only the finest and mot substantive legal resources online. Definitely worth checking out.

Real Estate

CGRER NetSurfing: Maps and References


A general realty site


Some good related links here

Costar Group

A substantial commercial real estate news web site

California Association of Realtors

Contains legal section that is for members only. Also contains other legislative and economic developments.

McPherson & Associates, PC

Hosts a Commercial Real Estate Resource Center, with monthly posts of new cases and other real estate-related topics, all originally written. Also contains some substantive Texas real estate law as well.

Edina Realty

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

Updated Text of Both the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Guides

Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

"Developed by the USGS in cooperation with the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN), contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States. The Federally recognized name of each feature described in the data base is identified, and references are made to a feature's location by State, county, and geographic coordinates.” You provide a geographic feature name and the system produces a nice map of the feature using maps produced from the U.S. Census Bureau's Tiger Map Server to produce the map. You can also get topo maps and satellite photos of the feature.

Search Engines

411 phone number lookup






Lycos, Inc.

Martindale Lawyer Locator

Online Dictionaries




Urban Issues

Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company (CLTIC)

Fidelity National Title Insurance Company

The First American Financial Corporation

Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

Stewart Information Services Corporation Homepage

The First American Corporation - Contains many well-researched articles on finance and title insurance


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