Real Estate and Appraisal Web Sites  State and Federal- "NYS Specific"

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

ARES - American Real Estate Society    Housing Inspection Foundation   Association of Construction Inspectors   National Association of Real Estate Appraisers   National Association of Review Appraisers and Mortgage Underwriters  Environmental Assessment Association  International Real Estate Institute   New York State Appraisal Network   Appraisal Designations for Inspectors and Appraisers

 AREUEA - American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association

ASA - American Society of Appraisers

The Appraisal Foundation - The source of Appraisal Standards.

Appraisal Institute - The Appraisal Institute, formerly the American Institute of RE Appraisers and the Appraisal Society (Merged in 1990)

BOMA International - Building Managers and Owners Association 

CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Members affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS 

CRE - Counselors of Real Estate affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS 

IAAO - Int'l Assoc. of Assessing Officers

ICSC - International Council of Shopping Centers 

IRWA - International Right of Way Association

IREM - Institute of Real Estate Management 

MHI - Manufactured Housing Institute - National trade association for manufactured housing. 

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.

RERI - Real Estate Research Institute

SIOR -Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS 

ULI - Urban Land Institute

Academic Real Estate Sites

Harvard Business School -  Harvard Business School

Indiana University Center for Real Estate Studies

MIT/Center for Real Estate   MIT Real Estate Center

NYU's Jack Brause RE Library   New York University

U of Cincinnati RE Center   University of Cincinnati

U/Conn Center for Real Estate   University of Ct.  Merrell Institute and the Appraisal Education Network School   Merrell Institute On-Line Classes for Appraisers and Realtors in New York State  McKissock Classes on-line in NY, CT and NJ

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.

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.

Government Real Estate and Related Sites

EPA-Hazardous Sites - Quickly locate hazardous waste sites

EPA-Monitored Facilities - Locate EPA monitored or regulated facilities

FDICs Survey of Real Estate Trends - Find out about the direction of commercial and residential real estate markets by region in this quarterly newsletter.

FFIEC Geocoding System - Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Look up system for every community in the USA

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.

HUD - US Department of Housing & Urban Development

Yahoo Property Sale Records