Real Estate Investor Links

CHOOSING BEST PLACE TO LIVE

Sperling’s Best Places to Live
www.bestplaces.net

Texas Education Agency – Accountability Rating System
ritter.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/account/

Great Schools
www.greatschools.org

Dallas Fort Worth Crime Statistics
dfwcrime.star-telegram.com

NORTH TEXAS COUNTY APPRIASAL DISTRICTS

Collin County Appraisal District
www.collincad.org

Dallas County Appriasal District
www.dallascad.org

Denton County Appraisal District
www.dentoncad.com

Tarrant County County Appraisal District
www.tad.org

NORTH TEXAS COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE

Collin County Clerks Office
www.co.collin.tx.us/county_clerk/index.jsp

Dallas County Clerks Office
www.dallascounty.org/department/countyclerk

Denton County Clerks Office
www.co.denton.tx.us/dept/main.asp?dept=17

Tarrant County Clerks Office
www.tarrantcounty.com/ecountyclerk/site/default.asp

NORTH TEXAS BUILDING CODES & REGULATIONS

City of Addison Developmental Services Department
www.addisontx.gov/departments/development_services/

City of Allen Building Inspections
www.cityofallen.org/departments/building_code_compliance/

City of Anna Planning & Development
www.annatexas.gov/index.aspx?NID=478

City of Carrollton Building Inspection
www.cityofcarrollton.com/index.aspx?page=138

City of Coppell Building Inspections
www.ci.coppell.tx.us/business/building-inspections

City of Dallas Sustainable Development and Construction
www.dallascityhall.com/building_inspection/construction_codes.html

City of DeSoto Building Inspections
www.ci.desoto.tx.us/index.aspx?nid=96

City of Farmers Branch Building Inspection
www.farmersbranch.info/live/code-enforcement

City of Flower Mound Building Inspection
www.flower-mound.com/bldginsp/bldg_insp_main.php

City of Frisco Building Inspections Division
www.friscotexas.gov/departments/planningDevelopment/buildingInspections/Pages/default.aspx

City of Garland Building Inspection Department
www.ci.garland.tx.us/Home/Departments/Development+Services/Building+Inspection

City of Grand Prairie Building Inspections
www.gptx.org/index.aspx?page=186

City of Grapevine Code Enforcement
www.grapevinetexas.gov/IndividualDepartments/CodeEnforcement.aspx

City of Highland Park Building Inspection
www.hptx.org/index.aspx?page=21

City of Highland Village Building Inspection
www.highlandvillage.org/buildingoperations.html

City of Irving Building Standards
www.highlandvillage.org/buildingoperations.html

City of Landcaster Building Inspections
www.lancaster-tx.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=51&Itemid=762

City of Lewisville Community Development Division
www.cityoflewisville.com/wcmsite/publishing.nsf/Content/Community+Development+Divisions

City of Little Elm Building Safety
www.littleelm.org/index.aspx?nid=82

City of McKinney Development Services
www.mckinneytexas.org/www/development_services.aspx?id=1160

City of Mesquite Building Inspections
www.cityofmesquite.com/building_inspection/faq.php

City of Plano Building Inspections
www.plano.gov/Departments/Building Inspections/Pages/default.aspx

City of Prosper Building Inspections
www.prospertx.org/tabid/654/Default.aspx

City of Richardson Building Inspections
www.cor.net/buildinginspection.aspx?id=554

City of Rockwall Building Inspections
www.rockwall.com/BuildingInspections/index.asp

City of Rowlett Residential and Commercial Adopted Codes
www.rowlett.com/index.aspx?NID=930

City of The Colony Building Inspection
www.ci.the-colony.tx.us/Depts/Planning/Bldg_insp/BuildingInspections.html

City of Sachse Building Inspections
www.cityofsachse.com/index.aspx?nid=265

City of University Park Building Inspection
www.dallascityhall.com/building_inspection/reciprocal_cities.html

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS – REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT GROUPS

Association of Independent Real Estate Owners (Dallas)
www.aireo.org

DFW Real Estate Investors Group
www.dfwreiclub.com/

North Texas Association of Real Estate Investors
http://ntarei.com/

Lifestyles Unlimited, Inc.
www.luinc.com

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS – REALTORS

National Association of Realtors
www.realtor.org

Texas Association of Realtors
www.texasrealtors.com

Collin County Association of Realtors
www.ccar.net

Greater Denton/Wise County Association of Realtors
www.denton-wiserealtors.com/

MetroTex Association of Realtors
www.dfwrealtors.com

TEXAS STATE AGENCIES & SOURCES

State of Texas
www.state.tx.us

Texas Dept. of Housing
www.tdhca.state.tx.us/

Real Estate Probate & Trust Law Section of the Texas State Bar
http://www.reptl.org

Texas Dept. of Savings & Mortgage Lending
www.sml.state.ts.us/

Who Are My Legislators?
Www.capitol.state.tx.us/fyi/fyi.htm

Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC)
http://www.trec.state.tx.us

Texas Residential Construction Commission
www.trcc.state.tx.us

Texas General Land Office
www.glo.state.tx.us/

Texas Veterans Land Board
www.tvc.state.tx.us/vlb.htm

Texas Secretary of State
www.sos.state.tx.us/

Texas Attorney General
www.oag.state.tx.us

Texas State Legislature
www.capitol.state.tx.us/

Texas Dept. of Transportation
www.dot.state.tx.us

Texas Dept. of Public Safety
www.txdps.state.tx.us/

Texas Constitution
www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/

Texas Legislative Council
http://www.tlc.state.tx.us

Texas Legislature Official Website
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department – Endangered Species
www.tpwd.state.tx.us/nature/endang/

Real Estate License Act
www.trec.state.tx.us/formslawspubs/rules_codes/RELA.asp

Texas Landlords and Tenants Guide
www.recenter.tamu.edu/pdf/866.pdf

U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND SOURCES

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (UD)
www.hud.gov/

Fair Housing Act, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/housing/title8.htm
http://www.HUD.gov/offices/fheo/FHLaws/

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
www.homeloans.va.gov/

Fannie Mae
www.fanniemae.com/

Freddie Mac
www.freddiemac.com/

FedWorld.gov
www.fedworld.gov/

Federal Web Locator
www.infoctr.edu/fwl/

U.S. Dept. of Transportation
www.dot.gov/

Internal Revenue Service
www.irs.ustreas.gov/

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/publicat.htm

The Federal Architectural Barriers Act of 1968
http://www.access-board.gov/about/laws/ABA.htm

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency information about lead based paint
http://www.epa.gov/lead/

The Endangered Species Act of 1973
www.fws.gov/endangered/

Interstate Land Sales (HUD)
http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/ils/ilshome.cfm
http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/ils/ilsstat.cfm

Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995 (HOPA)
http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/seniors/index.cfm

Foreign Person (IRS)
http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/international/article/0,,id=105000,00.html
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8288.pdf

Environmental Protection Agency – Radon gas
http://www.epa.gov/radon/