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Resources

Real Estate Resources

Online Course Information
Click the above link to find out more about online courses.

Fannie Mae
Loaded with information for home buyers, but also a great agent resource for Fannie Mae's loan programs.

Freddie Mac
A complementary site to that of its big sister, Fannie Mae. Also a great agent resource for available loan programs.

Great Lakes Realty Systems, Inc.

The author and copyright holder of our real estate continuing education program posts all of the reference materials relating to the program topics. Simply follow the "Resource Center" link on their web site.

HUD

The Department of Housing and Urban Development administers FHA loan programs and posts information not only about its programs, but also FHA's maximum mortgage limits by county.

Inman News Features
The latest news about residential and commercial real estate, including REALTOR®-specific happenings.

Michigan Association of REALTORS®

If you're a Michigan real estate licensee and haven't already bookmarked this site, it's a great place to find out about proposed Michigan legislation affecting real property and the Association's position on it.

State of Michigan - Bureau of Commercial Services, Board of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons

Great web site relating to all aspects of real estate licensing and requirements, including fees and exams.  Also contains Board members and meeting dates as well as a copy of the Occupational Code.  You can even verify a license from this site.  A very useful site for current and prospective real estate licensees.

Appraisal Resources

Appraisal Foundation

The Foundation is the copyright holder of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), which are recognized throughout the U.S. as the minimum requirements for the development, reporting and review of appraisals.

AppraisalSource

Owned and maintained by the National Association of REALTORS®, this site provides up-to-date information for appraisers as well as other useful links.

FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is the source for information about the National Flood Insurance Program.

Marshall & Swift

Marshall & Swift is the leading provider of replacement cost and remodeling cost data, which many appraisers use to complete the cost approach to value.

State of Michigan - Bureau of Commercial Services, Board of Real Estate Appraisers

Great web site relating to all aspects of real estate appraisal licensing and requirements, including fees and exams.  Also contains Board members and meeting dates as well as a copy of the Occupational Code.  You can even verify a license from this site.  A very useful site for current and prospective real estate appraisal licensees.

Joedy Patrick
Director

Contact Info

The Institute
P.O. Box 156
Mason, MI 48854

Phone: 517-381-9600
Toll Free: 800-308-9004
Fax: 517-833-9646