USEFUL TOOLS

Fannie Mae HomePath – Provides information of buying and refinancing properties, including a mortgage calculator
CFPB Know Before You Owe – Provides useful tools for understanding your loan
ForSaleByOwner – Browse properties that are not listed by a realtor
Trulia Mortgage Calculator – Advanced mortgage calculator that allows you to put in information such as the region in which you live

GOVERNMENT AND
REGULATORY AGENCIES

FEMA Flood Map Services – Check and see if your property is located in one of FEMA’s designated flood zones
Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
– Provides information on regulations in the real estate industry, including status of professional licenses
Federal Housing Authority – Provides information on buying and financing residentialis Real Estate Lawyers Association