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Appraisal Information & Resources
Ala Mode Web Page
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Snap.com Map Database
Get Maps & Directions Too & From Any Location In The USA.
Terra Server
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Vanderburgh County Assessor Office Database
Get Information On Any Property In Vanderbutgh County.
Vanderburgh County Treasurer Office
Yahoo!!! Map Database
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Demos, Clipart & Music
Download.com Web Page
Get Almost Any Download Or Demo That Is Out There.
MP3 Direct Downloads
Get Free Music From The Net And Listen While You Work.
Microsoft Clipart Gallery Live
Get Clipart Anytime You Need Something You Don't Have.

Call For Help On The ZDTV Network
Leo Has The Answer For Your Hardests Computer Questions.
Cyber Crime On The ZDTV Network
Get The Lastest Info. On What Too Look Out For Concerning Your Computer And The Internet.
Fresh Gear On The ZDTV Network
Get Information On The Newest Computer Gizmos & Gidgits Out There In Computer Land.
Screen Savers On The ZDTV Network
Excellent TV Program That Answers Your Computer Questions.
The Computer Shopper On The ZDTV Network
If Your Buying A Mouse To A Computer, You Should Check Here.
ZDTV Main Web Page
Excellent Site For Information On Just About Any Computer Question You Have.

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Computers & Software · Issues/Topics of Interest to Real Estate Professionals

News & Business · Politics & Government · Reference


Real Estate Links
1031 Real Estate Exchanges -- find out what 1031 Exchanges are and how they work

Architectural Record -- features industry-related articles and building types plus notable project studies. Special features include Virtual Architecture and What in the World

Architecture Magazine -- access the latest in building technology, construction methods and design. Searchable back to June 1998, the site offers Special Features, Technology & Practice, Calendar (exhibitions, conferences and competitions) and Resources (products, architecture firms and classifieds)

Area Development Online -- Internet version of the monthly magazine published by Halcyon Business Publications that offers site and facility planning information dating back to 1995

AMREX - American Real Estate Exchange Network -- today’s news affecting commercial real estate, summarized from over 750 news sources

Bizsites -- find out where companies are expanding and relocating and why. Site has an electronic tool that offers information on location strategies

Black's Guide -- commercial real estate database available on the Internet at no charge. In each region, you can search the listings directory for land, office and industrial space. Market information has been added

Building Design & Construction -- feature articles and the Legal Trends column can be found in the Articles Archive section

Building Operating Management -- magazine providing cover stories, feature articles, special reports and selected articles from back issues to 1995

Buildingteam.com -- offers online news and information for engineers, contractors, manufacturers, and architects in the construction and building management industries

Commercial Buildings Characteristics -- U.S. Dept. of Energy surveys the physical characteristics of commercial buildings; building use and occupancy patterns; equipment use; conservation features and practices; and types and use of energy in buildings

Commercial Property News -- online version of biweekly magazine includes searchable archives going back to January 1993 and a database of industry-wide professionals

CIT Group (Construction Industry Forecast) -- annually updated reports cover several industries, including construction and manufactured housing

Deloitte & Touche (This Week Online) -- financial news and features are contained on this searchable site. Also incudes the latest tax news from Capitol Hill

1999 Emerging Trends in Real Estate (by Lend Lease Real Estate Investments and PriceWaterhouseCoopers) -- -- industry forecast contents include: An Uneasy Balance; Investment Trends; Capital Flows; Markets to Watch; Property Types in Perspective

1998 Emerging Trends in Real Estate (by Lend Lease Real Estate Investments and RERC)

ENR -- Engineering News Record -- site offer business and technological news related to the construction industry

The Electronic Blue Book -- search 17 regional construction directories by company, industry term or keyword. Customize and maintain your own private online bid to build a management database.

Expansion Management Magazine -- aids professionals in making quality site location decisions. Magazine views itself as a "consumer reports" for cities and states

FacilitiesNet -- interactive information resource for professionals who design, construct, manage and maintain buildings

Global Real Estate Now -- PriceWaterhouseCoopers' quarterly magazine provides industry executives with in-depth analysis and commentary on world-wide real estate issues.

Inman News Features -- site offers real estate industry news on daily basis

Internet Review Online -- Updated daily, the site presents the full-text of five commercial real estate publications published by Intertec Publishing

IRED (International Real Estate Digest) -- collects and rates real estate-related web sites. The directory has over 13,000 links to sites in 85 countries


Investment and Institutional Realty -- Provides access to U.S. commercial and investment real estate information on the Internet

Journal of Property Management -- online periodical addresses issues related to management practices and procedures

Landauer Associates, Inc. (1999 Real Estate Mkt. Forecast) -- outlook of the real estate industry for the upcoming year including trends, metro markets and property types

LoopNet -- largest commercial real estate listing service on the Internet that allows professionals to market properties and search the listings database for free. Site also includes industry news and job postings

National Real Estate Forecast by Grubb & Ellis -- report offers a macro-level view of office, industrial, retail and investment real estate market conditions in the U.S.

National Real Estate Index -- quarterly service covers 50 major metropolitan areas providing econometric data, in addition to property price and rent trends

National Real Estate Investor -- access the magazine's feature stories, columns, profiles and city/area reviews. All articles are available in full text.

National Relocation & Real Estate Magazine -- focuses on news and information in the corporate relocation and residential real estate industries and includes article archives back to 1993. Site features an online version of the Professional Referral Directory of Real Estate & Relocation Services (PRD)

Online (E&Y Kenneth Leventhal) -- offers industry professionals practical business strategies and money-saving ideas

PARCELS (military base properties) -- Interested in buying, leasing, or developing property that was formerly part of a military base? Search by the facility's location, name, and other criteria such as potential use and size, economic area, transportation, and utilities requirements of the site

PikeNet Directory of Commercial Real Estate -- includes web sites of real estate service providers and resources for commercial real estate practitioners. Dispatch is a free e-mail newsletter that covers industry topics related to technology

Professional Referral Directory of Real Estate & Relocation Services (PRD) -- fully searchable directory of real estate professionals and services published since 1980

Real Estate Cycles & Outlook 1999 (Torto Wheaton Research)

Real Estate Forum -- access industry news each morning on the site's home page or get headlines delivered to your desktop via e-mail

Real Estate Glossary -- Landaeur Associates provides a useful real estate glossary that is not extensive but provides definitions for terms not usually found in other real estate dictionaries such as high tech building and building classes

The Real Estate Journal (by American City) -- access news by city and category (commercial, construction, government, retailing, residential). site is searchable by topic or keyword and coverags 35 markets.

Real Estate Journal Interactive (REJI) -- offers up-to-the-minute news and information for the northeast region of the U.S.

The Real Estate Library -- focusing on the residential market, the site includes news, a list of top web pages, taxes and investment info. and lenders organized by state

Realty Information Group (RIG) -- regional statistics, top properties and newswire stories at no cost

REprofile.com -- Stewart Title's content-rich site features: Real Estate News (updated daily, personalized commercial and residential news stories from several sources); Legislation (access a bill tracking list of selected real estate-related legislation for each U.S. state); Economic Indicators

SiteNet (Conway Data, Inc.) -- focuses on site location issues and features Site Selection magazine, site location toolkit and the Developers Channel

Top Apartment Owners & Managers (NMHC & NREI)

Torto Wheaton Research -- offers a variety of commercial real estate information on its web site

VertiNews.com -- commercial real estate news aimed at the corporate and institutional markets, e.g., REITs, securities firms and pension advisors. Subscription-based service offers 30-day free trial and provides a range of filters to tailor news

Yahoo's Real Estate News -- real estate news that is updated at least once every hour. Full-text of stories are available for 7 days and the site is searchable

Yale Robbins, Inc. (Office Buildings Magazine) -- concentrates on the office building markets in nine northeastern states


Computers & Software
Ask the Surf Guru -- Have questions about searching the Web? Find out how to get around the Internet, net lingo and troubleshooting advice

Benchin' Software Review -- lists of over 70,000 software products and has a searchable real estate section which includes nine subcategories

Learn the Net -- site is made up of articles covering various topics related to the Net. Beginners click on "Start Here." More experienced users can browse the index or search the site.

Net Lingo -- dictionary of emerging vocabulary associated with the Net and related technology

Real Estate Software Directory (Real Estate Center at Texas A&M) -- searchable directory of computer software programs available on disk or in print form

TUCOWS (Net software applications ratings) -- rates over 1,000 Internet software applications and games. For each product the cost, a description and contact information is provided

Year 2000 Resources --


Best Practices -- developed by subcommittee members of the U.S. GSA to reference Best Practices where available
CompInfo -- Year 2000 Date Problem Support Center provides links to hardware and software companies, user groups, technology information sources, online support and news
Microsoft Year 2000 Resource Center -- offers comprehensive information about Microsoft products and how they are affected by the Year 2000
Small Business Help for the Year 2000 -- provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration
Y2Kbase -- comprehensive database of Y2K compliance information for consumers covering topics such as financial services, office products, telecommunications, travel and utilities
The Year 2000 and Real Estate -- Y2K services firm addresses industry concerns and provides a complimentary Y2K real estate newsletter
Year 2000 Homepage -- well organized site sponsored by The MITRE Corp. and the Electronic Systems Center featuring contingency plans samples and guidelines, testing and evaluating for compliance, cost estimating, etc.
Year 2000 Information Center -- created by a consulting firm joint venture, the site has an extensive list of Y2K vendors, plus news and hardware/software compliance info.
Year 2000 Information Directory -- clearinghouse for information on the Year 2000 computer problem sponsored by the Chief Information Officers (CIO) Committee on Year 2000 and maintained by the U.S. GSA
Year/2000 Journal -- magazine dedicated to the discussion of the Y2K problem, covering specific aspects of the millennium bug
ZDY2K -- ZDNet's Y2K section includes news, consumer alerts, best practices, reviews, commentary, discussion and recommended reading

Z-Law Real Estate Software Directory -- directory of real estate-specific hardware and software on the Internet

Issues/Topics of Interest to Real Estate Professionals News & Business
Coming Clean for Economic Development: A Resource Book on Environmental Cleanup and Economic Development Opportunities -- guidebook on brownfields cleanup and reuse published by the Northeast-Midwest Institute offering detailed information on state and federal regulations and programs as well as case studies of brownfield reuse success stories.

Growth Management:
Growing Smart -- a service by the American Planning Assn. that includes a national planning statute clearinghouse and database of state legislative materials. Site provides 5 to 15 page summaries of planning statutes for each state and a Legislative Guidebook containing model legislation and commentary.
Growth Management and Space Preservation Database -- created NCSL and TPL, the database provides brief abstracts of enacted state legislation and a statutory citation to the provisions of each law. Topics covered include conservation easements, funding sources, growth management, land trusts and open space. Updated biweekly, it offers summaries of existing laws and legislation proposed during the 1999 sessions. Summaries will be added describing the implementation of the laws.


American City Business Journals -- view news, information and commentary about local business around the country

BloombergWebSite -- obtain top business news stories and market updates.

Business Week -- the newest issue of this business magazine is made available every Thursday night

BusinessWire -- updated hourly, Business Wire offers full text of five sources: Business Wire, Knight-Ridder/Tribune Business News, Ziff-Davis Interactive (Daily Wire Highlights), Intell.X/Data Times and First Call Corporate Services

CNN Interactive -- in addition to politics, weather, entertainment and sports, this site provides stock quotes, market numbers and business news by industry

Cents Financial Journal -- updated daily, site features information written by economists and strategists within the financial industry

The Economist-- reports and analyzes world politics, business, economics and finance

FinanceWise -- site indexes exclusively web pages that contain content of interest to the financial world. Each listing contains a brief description of the company, the location of its headquarters and core operations, and a link to its website

Fortune -- search the Fortune 500 database, view the Economic DateBook (economic data releases) and scan the Daily Business Reports

Money Magazine -- in addition to Money feature articles the site includes Money Daily, MarketWatch and RealTime (stock quotes) which are updated every day

NASDAQ -- displays fundamentals, charting, news, stock reports, SEC filings and analyst information

NewsPage -- interactive news service from Individual, Inc. provides access to over 600 sources. Each day, over 25,000 relevant news articles are sorted into 2,500 news topics such as real estate, banking, and finance

International Business Resources-- provides links that focus on international business topics including world business climates, economic outlooks, world statistical overviews, financing/licensing and export-import information, and corporate directories

PointCast -- offers national and international news, stock information, industry updates, weather, sports, and more from sources such as CNN, Money, Time, Reuters, and PR Newswire

TotalNEWS -- directory of news sources that can be searched by subject or geographic area. With one click, you can obtain late breaking news from CNN, MSNBC, CBS, NPR, ABC Radio, Fox News, and Reuters

The Wall Street Journal -- the interactive edition provides all of the features included in the print version and more...

Politics & Government Reference
AllPolitics -- site is devoted to politics, with breaking news, features, documents, quizzes and links to other Internet resources

The Beige Book (Federal Reserve Board) -- report summarizes information obtained from each Federal Reserve Bank on current economic conditions

Bureau of Economic Analysis -- Produces economic accounts statistics on key issues such as U.S. economic growth, regional economic development, and the Nation's position in the world economy

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Surveys & Programs

Bureau of Transportation Statistics
National Transportation Library -- offers a collection of documents and databases from public and private sources around the country

Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC)
Bank Data section
Bank Trends
History of the Eighties: Lessons For the Future
Regional Outlook
Survey of Real Estate Trends


Internal Revenue Service -- get federal business and personal tax forms, instructions and other information on the IRS home page. Also provides links to state tax web sites

NESARC -- a coalition of over 200 member organizations that is seeking legislative reform of the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Policy.com -- non-partisan policy news and information service that features news, policy briefings, a calendar, featured events and bulletin boards.

PTI International (State & Local Gov't Links) -- comprehensive directory of state and local government web sites

SEC - Edgar -- EDGAR is the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system used by companies which are required by law to file forms with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Filings are posted to this site 24 hours after the date of filing

State Department Country Reports -- useful source for obtaining key economic data and analysis about foreign countries

U.S. Census Bureau -- Browse by subjects from A to Z, create your own word search, search for places (place names, zip codes, etc.), find data geographically and search for Census Bureau employees. It's definitely worth the few minutes it will take to familiarize yourself with the site

The Great American Web Site -- highlights of the best, newest and most useful U.S. government Web pages

U.S. Dept. of Energy (Commercial Buildings Characteristics) -- surveys the physical characteristics of commercial buildings, building use and occupancy patterns, equipment use, conservation features and practices, and types and use of energy in buildings

U.S. EPA Brownfields site -- take a look at related laws and regulations, news, and brownfields funding sources

U.S. State & Local Gateway -- created to provide state and local government officials and employees with an easy way to find federal information on the web. It is a good source for searching and linking to state and local government web sites, as well as federal agencies

VoteSmart -- a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization focused on providing citizens/voters with information about the political system, issues, candidates and elected officials

AlphaCharts (stock analysis) -- the Technical Analysis Charting site has a database of over 5000 stocks from the NYSE, NASDAQ, and AMREX stock exchanges

America's Most Wired Cities & Towns

American Demographics Inc. -- demographic data and marketing resources can be found on this site. You can search the entire site or search the contents of a specific magazine

Consumer World -- offers links to over 1700 sites focusing on consumer-related information. In addition to product reviews, financial information and travel resources, you'll find news, directories and government agencies

Demographics Journal

Dow Jones Business Directory (of web sites) -- searchable directory is comprised of high-quality business-related web pages. Each review includes a description of the site, its cost, and its rating (based on content, speed, navigation and design)

EasiDemographics -- select from 12 reports covering population, employment, education, business, personal, and household statistics

EtakGuide (interactive mapping service) -- free guide allows you to browse the USA using digital mapping software. You can locate addresses on street level maps

Expedia Maps -- obtain driving directions, locate addresses and map your business location(s) on your company's home page (free of charge). Create a map and either imbed it on your Web site or provide a link to your map on Expedia's site

MSN Expedia Travel -- provides a variety of travel resources including flight, hotel and rental car reservations. Track frequent flyer accounts and view the status of flight arrivals and departures. Directory of services includes: Travel Agent, Places to Go, Deals, Magazine, and Maps

Hoover's StockScreener -- provides financial fundamentals in a useful and user-friendly manner. Click on a company name and link to a profile which includes address, phone, fax, top executives, sales, employment size, etc.

InfoSeek's Business Channel -- Want a quick and easy way to get information about a company? Find out company news, press releases, stock quotes, earnings and SEC filings

MapQuest -- interactive mapping, routing and trip planning services. One of its best features is MapFree which enables you to create a map and post it on your web site

MediaFinder -- site provides access to over 95,000 publications and catalogs. Enables you to order subscriptions to magazines, catalogs, etc.

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers -- the largest industrial buying source is available on the Web. Enables you to search for industrial products and services offered by 155,000 U.S. and Canadian companies

World Telephone Directories -- covering over 150 countries, the Belgium-based company, Kapitol, provides access to telephone directories on the Internet including white, yellow, and fax pages. The site is organized by continent. Once you've selected a country, click on the service of your choice


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