Helpful Real Estate Investor Links

In addition to all of the real estate investing resources provided by the Mentor Financial Group, the following is an exhaustive list of helpful links for your real estate investing.

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The Investor Voice Mail System is an automated system for real estate investors that provides you


Real Estate Listings
Largest realtor listing site, with over 1.3 million listings.
Investors Multiple Listing Service (IMLS) Online brings together the power of thousands of real estate investors and has programs to help you purchase the home of your dreams – regardless of credit history.
Second largest site with more than 680,000 listings.
Top FSBO listing site; the biggest and the best.
PCL Media’s site has 300,000 listings from Homes & Land magazines.
Huge site with about 650,000 listings.

Bona Fide Classifieds
Online classified ads from your local newspaper are a good place to search for bargain properties.
Another good FSBO site.

For Sale By Owner Guide
Link site for finding FSBO listing sites in each state.

Yahoo! Real Estate

For Sale By Owner Homes
Homes for sale by owner, virtual home tours, and FSBO real estate advertising.
National FSBO site with free photo listings, easy search and thousands of listings.


Foreclosures, Home Auctions & Bargain Properties Information
National database offering access to bank foreclosure listings, trustee sales, auctions, exclusive pre-foreclosure properties.

ForeclosureNet subscription site for foreclosure listings; limited free searches.


All Foreclosure Information
Foreclosure info site with links to other listing sites.
US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Find HUD foreclosures here.
Fast Property Data
A Colorado Foreclosure List Company
Foreclosures Online
Foreclosures Online subscription site; limited free searches.


Lending Resources

E-LOAN, leading online mortgage banker/broker.

Best mortgage and financial planning tools on the Internet.

 Integrity Home Buying
Investors specializing in helping owners sell with owner financing and still get all cash at closing.
Granddaddy of online mortgage bankers, funding $2 billion per year. 
Mortgage rates from
Online mortgage sites with good prequalifying capabilities.

Mortgage 101
Mortgage rates by state. 
Compare and shop rates with an unsorted list.

Nehemiah Program
A non-profit organization that provides down payment gifts to FHA homebuyers. Good place for comparison shopping.

Freddie Mac’s site for sales of foreclosed properties with special financing for first-time homebuyers.

Quicken Loans
Quicken’s mortgage referral site; 15+ lenders per state.

Lending Tree
Four offers for loans within 48 hours after you apply.

Bank of America
Bank of America’s REO site.

Gala Resources LLC
Hard money lender with minimum loan amount of $50,000.

FHA Today
Online FHA lender site where you can learn about and apply for an FHA loan.

1st AAA Commercial Mortgage Lender Databank
Search for a source to fund your deal in a directory of 750 commercial lenders.
Mortgage Quotes. A good place for comparison shopping.

B.D. Nationwide Mortgage
A nationwide lender offers mortgage loans, refinancing, second mortgage loans, and debt consolidation loans.

Federal Mortgage Program
Direct link to information about federally insured mortgage programs, including FHA mortgages.

Portal to the world of not buying and selling.
Lenders will bid for your loan.

SunVest Corporation
Since 1983 – A Principal Buyer of Notes Nationwide.

Colonial Funding Group, LLC
Large project loans up to $500 million. Private capital available in a variety of flexible programs at competitive rates.



Real Estate as a Business Resources

Virtual tour technology enabler, available to all; see demo and check turnkey pricing here.

Real Estate For Sale By Owner
Sellers list on the MLS for less than $500. Buyers can access national MLS listings for sale.
Hotline Properties
List your home for a flat fee of $299-599 in any state. Free For Sale By Owner Ads
For Sale By Owner Network
Free FSBO site; 1 picture; list until sold.
Best FSBO site for sellers; free and paid listings with pictures.
Freddie Mac’s Real Estate Owned (REO) site.
ADvertise Free
Free FSBO site; no picture, 90-day listing; upgrade to 1 photo $5; upgrade to 2 photos $8; upgrade to 3 photos $10.
Free FSBO site; 1 picture; list until sold; many upgrades; paid packages and services, including Web page.
Paid FSBO site; $79 for 8 pictures; list until sold
FSBO site with good package deal.
Useful selling tools plus anonymous agent evaluation service.
The Association of Real Estate Law Officials
Find real estate licensing authorities in each state, except Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Rhode Island.
Top financial site; use it for tracking bond prices.
The Paper Source
Cash flow industry’s leading newsletter publisher.
National ContractBuyers, Inc.
Purchase real estate contracts, mortgage notes, trust deeds, etc.
Realtor bandit signs.
Free websites.
Build your own website.
Lycos Web Sites
Build your own website service with free website hosting.
Creative Real Estate Online
Find real estate investor clubs in your state here.
60-day free classified listing; no picture; upgrades available.
Free email accounts.
Free Email Address Directory
Directory of hundreds of free email sites.
Free email accounts.


Government Agencies

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Online access to a statistical abstract of the U.S.; excellent for state, county, and MSA data and rankings by data element (such as crime or housing costs).
Links to city-related sites.

US Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD’s extensive information for first-time homebuyers.



Miscellaneous Resources
Relocation information and link site.
Interesting relocation resource, but personal info is required to get some reports