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Web Site Resources for Consumers

School Digger
http://www.schooldigger.com
A resource for school rankings, reviews, and more.

Cook County Treasurer
http://www.cookcountytreasurer.com
A resource to check property taxes.

Cook County Assesors
http://www.cookcountyassessor.com

A resource to check the assessed value of your property.

Credit Union Consumer Facts
http://www.cuna.org/data/consumer/advice/retire_home/hometoc.html

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
http://www.equfax.com
A source of credit reports

Experian (formaly TRW)
http://www.experian.com
A source of credit reports

Federal Citizen Information Center
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/results.tpl?id=17&startat=1&--woSECTIONSdatarq=17&--SECTIONSword=ww
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/buying/index.cfm
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 service 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
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
Offers consumers information for buyers and sellers as well as home listing 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.

Trans Union Corporation
http://www.transunion.com
A source of credit reports


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