House

buy or rent

house market

hunting house knowledge and experience

loan experience

A great book

A Step-by-Step Guide for Home Buyers by zhihao wang

http://segahome.com/docs/hallwang/book1.pdf
http://segahome.com/docs/hallwang/book2.pdf

### offical government documents

http://www.usdoj.gov/atr/public/reports/223094.htm

### 查市场上的房子(不一定cover所有地区):

http://www.mlslistings.com
http://www.movoto.com
http://www.redfin.com
http://www.ziprealty.com 几乎实时的listing,很多时候比agent都快,照片多,可以自己设置搜索引擎
http://www.realtor.com 推荐
http://www.trulia.com

http://www.realtor.com
http://www.equitygroup.com/listings
http://www.hasson.com/listings/
http://www.homesbyowner.com
http://list.realestate.yahoo.com/

http://trulia.com can show how healthy local market is.

### 查历史成交价/估价:

http://www.zillow.com (注意:zillow的现价估计可信度不高)
http://www.domania.com www.domania.com 房子成交的数据库,可以查询房子的成交记录,按地址,街道,和neighborhood查

http://www.movoto.com
http://citimortgage.domania.com/homepricecheck/index.jsp

http://www.ditech.com/solimar/propertyValuationRequest.jsp 所谓的e-appraisal,可以帮你大概看看这个房子值多少

http://www.mercurynews.com/realestate/ci_8262910

https://mortgage.etrade.com/homegain/homevaluation_F.asp?traxui=tlr

### check county appraiser

http://eservices.sccgov.org/ari/search.do?action=chooseYear&apn=02609045&indc=C&year=2008

所有买卖价格是公开的,可以到county网站上找,可以google “<county name> registry of deeds"

### Mortgage Calculator:

http://www.bankrate.com/brm/mortgage-calculator.asp?nav=mtg&page=calc_home

### tax savings?

http://www.mortgage101.com/partner-scripts/1191.asp?p=mtg101&
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### 查学区:

http://www.greatschools.net/cgi-bin/template_plain/advanced/CA/#address
http://api.cde.ca.gov/reports/page2.asp?subject=API&level=School&submit1=submit

http://framed.greatschools.net/cgi-bin/template_plain/advanced/ 查到某学校历年的通过率,各人种的比例等资料

### 查周围的 sex offenders

http://www.mapsexoffenders.com
http://www.meganslaw.ca.gov
http://www.bestplaces.net/

### 查 loan (强烈建议找周围朋友推荐的local agent,一般更好)

http://www.eloan.com
http://www.bankrate.com
http://www.mortgage-calc.com
http://www.amerisave.com cool site to compare the rate.

### 查 credit score

你的 loan agent 应该会免费提供
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp

### 10% off coupon

http://www.homedepotmoving.com
http://www.lowesmoving.com

#### house construction

http://members.cox.net/benito.loyola/house/Loyola_Lot_95_notes.htm

moving

http://www.movingscam.com/blackList.shtml

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