Here are some links to sites that contain helpful information about buying or selling a home. I have also included sites that provide information about Chicago and activities I'm directly involved in.

I hope that you enjoy them and find them useful.

 

MORTGAGE BROKERS:

 

www.chappiesartino.com                                    chappie.sartino@wellsfargo.com                            

www.tjflodin.com                                                tjflodin@capfundmtg.com

 

CONSUMER-SELLER SITES:

 

http://homedoctor.net                                                Do it yourself home repair guide

www.fengshui4re.com                                               Stage your home correctly

www.housingzone.com/builders/index.asp                 Tips from Professional Builder Magazine

 

ENVIRONMENTAL/DISCLOSURE

 

www.isp.state.il.us                                                     State of Illinois list of sex offenders

www.nsc.com                                                            Safety & Environmental issues

http://ianrwww.unl.edu/ianr/pat/termwks.htm               Termite information

www.state.il.us/idns                                                    Radon and nuclear safety information

www.unhealthyhomes.com                                          Research and links for home problems

www.ashi.org                                                             Home inspector organization

 

 

FINANCE

 

www.fanniemae.com                                                    Good resources

www.hud.gov                                                               FHA, lending and consumer info

www.va.gov                                                                 Veterans info including housing

www.nfcc.org                                                               National Foundation for Credit Counseling

 

FUN STUFF

 

http://anybirthday.com                                                    Find almost anyones birthday

www.howstuffworks.com                                             Find out lots of good stuff

www.uproar.com                                                          Play games

www.urbanlegends.com                                                Are they fact or fiction

http://homedoctor.net                                                     Do it yourself home repair guide

www.snopes.com                                                          Is it a rumor or real?

 

NEWS - REAL ESTATE

 

www.planning.org                                                          American Planning Assn. Develop. News

www.nahbrc.org                                                            Building Industry News

www.realtormag.com                                                      Realtor Magazine Online

www.realtytimes.com                                                      Stuff for consumers and agents

www.realtor.org/roreg.nsf/person?OpenForm                  News mailed to you from NAR