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Real Estate and Appraisal Organizations/Associations/Societies/Institutes/Councils

<> ARES - American Real Estate Society - Find out what applied real estate researchers are looking into. You can get a flavor by looking through a 10 year index of articles in their <> Journal of Real Estate Research.

<> AREUEA - American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association - Find out what real estate economists are thinking and doing. Also, check out current and archived information from their journal, <> Real Estate Economics.

<> ASA - American Society of Appraisers - Get appraisal info hot-off-the-press.

<> The Appraisal Foundation - The source of Appraisal Standards.

<> Appraisal Institute - The Smithsonian Institute of Real Estate Appraisal!

<> BOMA International - Building Managers and Owners Association - Locate special studies on office tenants, custodial issues, and building maintenance and operating expenses.

<> CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Members affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS® bring you Forums (discussion groups) and commercial real estate listings -- with more on the way.

<> CRE - Counselors of Real Estate affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS® bring you summaries of articles that have appeared in their tri-annual publication, Real Estate Issues, and other information relevant to the counseling and advisory aspects of real estate.

<> IAAO - Int'l Assoc. of Assessing Officers - Find inside info about the people who assess your property and more!

<> ICSC - International Council of Shopping Centers - Find jobs, gross leasable area data, demographics, and discussion groups on mall and shopping center properties, as well as articles from Shopping Center Today.

<> IRWA - International Right of Way Association - A professional organization dedicated to right-of-way and land acquisition work.

<> IREM - Institute of Real Estate Management - The nation's leading real estate management organization brings you a comprehensive listing of related publications including articles from their own publication, Journal of Property Management.

<> LAI - Lamda Alpha International is a professional "honorary land economics society," whose members are chosen by invitation, based on achievement.

<> LILP - Lincoln Institute of Land Policy - Dedicated to land policy, zoning, and land tax issues. The site includes LandLines, the Institute's bi-monthly newsletter.

<> MHI - Manufactured Housing Institute - National trade association for manufactured housing. It represents manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, community owners and operators, state associations, and financial institutions involved in the lending and insuring of manufactured homes amd communities.

<> MBA - Commercial Finance Mortgage Bankers Association of America - Commercial Finance Section - Events, courses, news, and research.

<> NAIOP - National Association of Industrial and Office Properties - Office and Industrial development information.

<> NAREE - National Association of Real Estate Editors - Find their newsletter, membership directory, and information about those who write about the real estate industry.

<> NAREIT - National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts - Find out all about REITs and check out their database of REITs.

<> NCREIF - National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries Home Page.

<> PREA - Pension Real Estate Association - Devoted to issues involving the ownership and investment of real estate by pension funds managers, portfolio managers, and advisers. Find related articles, interviews and membership information.

<> RERI - Real Estate Research Institute - Investment real estate research.

<> SIOR -Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® - Features publications, course and seminar offerings -- with more on the way.

<> ULI - Urban Land Institute - Once you get past all the opening images, you'll find a summary of articles from Land Use Digest, previews from Urban Land and more.

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Academic Real Estate Sites

<> Harvard Business School - Learn what the people at the B-School are up to (sorry to end on a preposition)!

<> Indiana University Center for Real Estate Studies - Find out what's going on in real estate academia: directed by Jeffrey Fisher.

<> MIT/Center for Real Estate - Learn more about Bill Wheaton all the folks in Building 9-343!

<> NYU's Jack Brause RE Library - Publications and links on international/commercial RE and RE financing.

<> U of Cincinnati RE Center - Post a resumé or a RE industry job opening or look for a job. Also check out cap rate and market analysis of the area.

<> U/Conn Center for Real Estate - Courses, calendar, and postings of real estate industry jobs.

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Commercial Real Estate Investment and Appraisal News

<> Inman's Real Estate News - A newspaper full of real estate industry news, updated, and available daily.

<> Realtimes Commercial RE News - Updated daily with archives available.

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Commercial & Other Real Estate Sites

<> American Motel-Hotel Brokers - Listings of motels and hotels for sale, and views on the hospitality industry by those who sell them.

<> Appraisal Today - Appraisal news, appraisal links, appraisal tips, and appraisal humor brought to you by appraiser Ann O'Rourke, SRPA, of Alameda, CA.

<> ESRI - GIS maps and databases from Environmental Systems Research Institute: Free GIS software download available.

<> LoopNet - LoopNet is the self-proclaimed "largest commercial real estate listing service on the Internet". Listings include properties for sale as well as properties for lease. Searches can be made by location, property type, square footage, and price, etc.

<> Marshall and Swift - Marshall and Swift - The building cost people give you a quarterly building cost review, a newsletter, as well as info about their services.

<> National Real Estate Investor - A monthly national magazine including "hot" investment real estate topics; mortgage surveys; and full length, in-depth articles covering a wide range of real life, topical investment real estate subjects and issues.

<> Peckham's Real Estate Investments On-Line - Available investment real estate. Occasionally unusual -- always interesting.

<> Self Storage Network by Argus - Listings and a quarterly newsletter about the self storage industry.

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Government Real Estate and Related Sites

<> EPA-Hazardous Sites - Quickly locate the hazardous waste sites in your community, or someone else's.

<> EPA Envirofacts - Locate EPA monitored or regulated facilities in your community or someone else's.

<> FDIC - Everything you wanted to know about the FDIC -- and probably more!

<> TIGER Mapping Service - A digital map database for generating detailed maps of anywhere in the US, using public geographic data.

<> Uniform Appraisal Standards For Federal Land Acquisitions - Standards for approaching the solution to recurring appraisal problems including conjectural and speculative evidence; enhancement or diminution in value; partial takings, and more.

<> US Appraisal Subcommittee's National Registry of Appraisers - A database containing selected information about the nation's state certified and licensed real estate appraisers. Search by city, state or by name or download a complete file of all appraisers in a selected state.

<> HUD - US Department of Housing & Urban Development - Find available multi-family housing and funding.

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New England


<> MA & RI Chapter of the Appraisal Institute - You'll find upcoming events, courses, seminars, and on-line discussion forums.

<> New England Economic Indicators - A monthly publication by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston providing current and historical economic data about New England.

<> NEREJ - New England Real Estate Journal - Weekly New England commercial real estate news and reports on the area's significant transactions.

<> Property Valuation Monitor - Property Valuation Advisors' quarterly newsletter - Loaded with commercial mortgage rate, vacancy rate, and topical commercial real estate information.


<> City of Boston's Assessing Office - Online Database

<> City of Cambridge, MA Assessor's Database - Online Database

<> Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officers - List of MA Assessing Officials by Name and by Community. Calendar of Events and courses.

<> Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board Decisions - Annual summaries of pertinent activity on real estate and personal property tax appeals

<> Massachusetts State Bureau of Local Assessment - Responsible for regulation, oversight, and technical assistance of property assessment valuations to MA cities and towns

<> CHAPA - Citizens Housing and Planning Association - An affordable housing advocacy association. Includes financing information and information dealing with issues of developing, operating and living in this segment of the housing market.

<> Essex County, MA Registry of Deeds (Southern District) - Look up, view, and save deeds on-line.

<> Essex County, MA Registry of Deeds (Northern District) - Look up, view, and save deeds on-line.

<> Massachusetts Division of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers - Licensing information, continuing education requirements and a listing of approved courses.

<> MA Census Quick Facts - Check details of the entire state or pick a community within the State.

<> Maine Appraisal Institute Chapter - List of members, meetings, and educational offerings.

<> Maine Census Quick Facts - Check details of the entire state or pick a community within the State.

<> MEREDA - Maine Real Estate & Development Association - Information on promoting development and ownership of real estate in Maine.

<> Maine Governmental Information -Labor market publications, unemployment and wage surveys and more.

<> Maine Board of RE Appraisers - Phone, e-mail, and mailing address.

<> Soundvest Properties - An investment/commercial real estate brokerage firm dealing in Mid-Coast Maine properties.

New Hampshire

<> NH Appraisal Institute Chapter - List of members and meetings.

<> NH Census Quick Facts - Check details of the entire state or pick a community within the State.

<> CIBOR - NH Commercial Investment Board of REALTORS® - Organizational info and a newsletter loaded with current and past closed sales and closed lease information.

<> NH Association of Assessing Officials - Members, meetings, education, and statutes.

<> NH Real Estate Appraiser Board (State Licensing) - Send an e-mail, or get their phone number or mailing address.

<> Office of Business and Economic Development - Statewide NH Economic data .

<> NH Board of Tax and Land Appeals - BTLA DecisionLines newsletter, abatement applications, and filing deadlines.

<> Real Data Corp. - On-line information about NH real estate sales, prices, and other market information back to 1977 through the Teledex gateway.

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