Bankrate.com – provides free rate information to consumers on more than 300 financial products, including mortgages, credit cards, new and used automobile loans, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, checking and ATM fees, home equity loans and online banking fees.
Consumer-Action.org – Through multilingual financial education materials, community outreach, and grassroots “make your voice heard” advocacy, Consumer Action empowers underrepresented consumers nationwide to assert their rights in the marketplace and financially prosper.
Credit Karma – Free credit scores, reports and insights. Get the info you need to take control of your credit, and make sure you are prepared to buy a home.
Foreclosure.com – “America’s largest provider of distressed properties, with more than 1.8 million foreclosure, preforeclosure, bankruptcy and tax lien listings across the United States located conveniently in one place.”
Home Path – HomePath.com is the Official foreclosure website owned by Fannie Mae. Find Fannie Mae foreclosures exclusively on HomePath.
HomeSales.gov – The HomeSales.gov web site provides current information about single family homes for sale by the U.S. Federal Government. These previously owned homes are for sale by public auction or other method depending on the property.
HouseLogic – Everything you need to know about buying and selling a home.
Making Home Affordable – An official program of the departments of the Treasury & Housing and Urban Development
Realty Trac – This website makes it easier for consumers, investors and real estate professionals to locate, evaluate, buy and sell properties. RealtyTrac is the only major real estate website to feature foreclosure, auction, bank-owned, for-sale-by-owner, and resale properties. RealtyTrac publishes the largest database of foreclosure, auction and bank-owned homes in the country for investors and homebuyers.
Zillow – Zillow has data on 100 million homes across the United States, not just those homes currently for sale. In addition to giving value estimates of homes, it offers several features including value changes of each home in a given time frame (such as one, five, or 10 years), aerial views of homes, and prices of comparable homes in the area. Where it can access appropriate public data, it also provides basic information on a given home, such as square footage and the number of bedrooms and bathrooms.