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APPRAISAL INSTITUTE HOME PAGE - HOT LINKS!

National Educational Curriculum
Appraisal Institute Home Page
Books, Periodicals, Videotapes, Software, Brochures & More

APPRAISAL INSTITUTE CHAPTER HOME PAGES

Atlanta Area Chapter
Greater Boston Chapter
Central California Chapter
Colorado Chapter
Chicago Chapter
East Florida Chapter
South Florida-Caribbean Chapter
West Coast Florida Chapter
Great Lakes Chapter
Iowa Chapter
Las Vegas Chapter
Louisiana Chapter
Metro New Jersey Chapter
Mid-South Alabama Chapter
Northern Ohio Chapter
Greater Oregon Chapter
Philadelphia Metropolitan Chapter
Phoenix Chapter
Sacramento Sierra Chapter
San Diego Chapter
Southern California Chapter
South Carolina Chapter
Utah Chapter

OFFICE OF REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS

http://www.orea.ca.gov/

INTERNET BASED PROPERTY LISTING SERVICES

Appraiser LoopNet Under its exclusive contract with the Appraisal Institute, LoopNet's AppraiserLoop Division has developed and hosts the landmark Appraisal Institute Commercial Database, the first-ever national data cooperative of Appraisal Institute appraiser-verified comparable data.

LoopNet LoopNet is the number one commercial real estate for-sale and for-lease online listing service.

AIRD Created for appraisers and the real estate industry by software infrastruture technology company FNC, Inc., in concert with the Appraisal Institute, the Appraisal Institute Residential Database (AIRD) is the first national, Web-based source of accurate, nonconfidential residential physical property data. AIRD offers three levels of data: 1) appraisal data, 2) public record data, and 3) premier "blended record" data. Because AIRD is nonproprietary, contributing appraisers retain ownership of their data.

Comps, Inc.Comps, Inc. is a vendor of commercial sales data. Comps, Inc. is fee based but value added features include detailed research of all listed sales data.

INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES

Google
Lycos
Open Text
Search.Com
The EINet Galaxy
Webcrawler
Yahoo
AllRegs Home Lending Regulations
Employee Relocation Council
FIABCI
Internet Real Estate Directory
Market Data Center
Mortgage Market Information Services, Inc.
RealWorks Real Estate Forum
USA Citylink Project
Inman News Group - Daily Real Estate News

EDI SITES

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc. (DISA)

GOVERNMENT

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
FDIC Asset Sales - Gopher Site
Fannie Mae
Federal Depositor's Insurance Corp. (FDIC)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Finance Net - Government Asset Sales
Freddie Mac
Government Information Locator Service (GILS)
Legislative Information on the Internet
Library of Congress
NASA
Small Business Administration
U.S. Bureau of the Census
U.S. Federal Government Information
U.S. Labor Department

REAL ESTATE ORGANIZATIONS ON THE NET

American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUA)
Appraisal Foundation
Appraisal Institute of Canada
Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA)
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
Counselors of Real Estate (CRE)
Employees Relocation Council (ERC)
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
International Real Estate Federation's American Chapter (FIABCI-USA)
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)
National Association of Residential Property Managers (NAPRM)
Urban Land Institute
Women in Real Estate (WIRE)

FINANCIAL LINKS

SEC EDGAR Database - Corporate and Mutual Fund SEC Filings
Mutual Funds Home Page
Smith Barney Financial Services

MEDIA ON THE WEB

CBS Television
Cable News Network (CNN)
Electronic Newstand
ESPN Sports On-Line
Money Magazine
New York Times
Time News Service Daily
USA Today
Wall Street Journal
ZD Net

GENERAL INFORMATION

AT&T Toll Free 800 Directory
Federal Express - Track your shipments on-line
Liability Insurance Administrators - Offers E&O insurance for real estate appraisers.
National Weather Service
Statistical Agencies on the Internet
UPS On-Line- Track your shipments on-line

INTERNET-RELATED LINKS

C|Net Online
Microsoft
Netscape
Stroud's CWS Apps
The Electronic Frontier Foundation
TUCOWS - The Ultimate Collection of Winsock Software