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Local Resources

We have provided a variety of links to different resources that our clients find helpful in the process of buying and selling real estate.

 

Useful Sites

Zip Code Lookup
Do you need a ZIP Code for an address? This is the place to look.

Trouble Paying Your Mortgage?
HOPE NOW is an alliance between counselors, servicers, investors, and other mortgage market participants

BestPlaces.net
Statistics on crime, economy, schools, etc., and opinions from people about the cities they live in.

Megan’s Law
Legal information regarding registered sex offenders.

FamilyWatchdog.us
National Sex Offender Registry

The Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau provides instant access to business and consumer alerts as well as many other helpful resources. You can even file a complaint online and more. This web site is provided by the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc., and the BBB system of over 150 Bureaus located throughout the United States and Canada

Better Homes & Gardens
Home Improvement Encyclopedia

Whether you’re fixing a clogged drain, building a deck, wiring that new addition, or adding landscape to your yard–we’ve got the site for you. Search from more than 1,000 home improvement tips that can save you time and money.

Moving Expenses
Explains the deduction of certain expenses of moving to a new home because you changed job locations or started a new job. Topics include: Who can deduct moving expenses; what moving expenses are deductible and how to report your moving expenses.

Selling Your Home
Explains the tax rules that apply when you sell your main home. Also includes worksheets to help you figure the adjusted basis of the home you sold, the gain (or loss) on the sale, and the amount of the gain that you can exclude.

 

Local Site

Schools
View academic performance and compare schools

Local Utility Companies
Electric, gas, water, trash and cable services and Local Post Office.

Official Change of Address Form
This section allows you to enter your change address information and then print your completed Change of Address form. Additionally, you can use the entered information to print Address Change Notification Letters and mail them to family, friends, and business associates to let them know of your move.

Six-Week Checklist For A Smooth Move
Moving is ranked among life’s most stressful events. However, with the proper planning and preparation, you can make your next move a smooth one. This calendar prepared by Mayflower Transit will serve as your “countdown” to moving day.

Government


Federal Government:

US House of Representatives
Congressional Internet Services
US Senate

State Government:
State of California
US House of Representatives
Congressional Internet Services
US Senate
California State Assembly
Registrar of Voters
California State Senate
Department of Transportation

 

County Government:
San Bernardino County
Sheriff’s Department
County Tax Collector
County Assessor
EPA.gov
 Environmental Protection Agency-
View environmental issues by zip code

American Fact Finder
US Census Bureau

Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight
OFHEO’s mission is to promote housing and a strong national housing finance system by ensuring
the safety and soundness of Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association) And Freddie Mac
(Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation)