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California College Affordability Guide: http://www.collegeaffordabilityguide.org/schools/california/

California Online College Affordability Guide: http://www.collegeaffordabilityguide.org/schools/california/online-colleges-in-california/

Business School Survival Guide: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/business-schools/survival-guide/

Resources for Business Students: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/business-schools/student-resources/

Guide to Online MBA Programs: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/mba/

Careers in Business: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/business-schools/careers/

Financial Aid Options for Business Students:  http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/business-schools/financial-aid-scholarships/

Guide to Online Management Degrees: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/management/

Guide to Online Business Degrees: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/business/

LendEDU Private Student Loan Guide: https://lendedu.com/blog/private-student-loans/

Government Agencies
Americans with Disabilities
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm
Everything you need to know about ADA compliance and issues is located on this site.
California Department of Real Estate
www.dre.ca.gov
U.S. House of Representatives
http://www.house.gov/
The on-line law library contains text of US codes and pending legislation.
Low Income Housing
Affordable Housing News & Information
http://www.housingfinance.com/
This site has news and information from Affordable Housing Finance Magazine and Apartment Today Magazine.
Housing Tax Credit Information
http://www.taxcredit.com
This site is maintained by Elizabeth Morland Consulting, Inc. and provides a library of resources for the low income housing tax credit professional.
Research and Information
AllApartments.com
http://www.springstreet.com/apartments/home.jhtml
Find out what the competition is doing. Market information and other multi-family residential information is available at this site.
Buildings Magazine
http://www.buildings.com/
For more than 90 years, BUILDINGS Magazine has served professionals who construct, modernize, renovate, and manage the commercial/institutional facilities of tomorrow.
CEO Express
http://ceoexpress.com/default.asp
One of the Web’s top rated web sites for business people.  Links to news sites, stock quotes & much more.
Commercial Property News
http://www.cpnrenet.com/commercialpropertynews/index.jsp
A valuable commercial real estate news resource.
Consumer Information Center
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/
This colossal catalog of more than 200 government publication covers every nook and cranny of everyday life. Catalogs and publication cover a wide range of topics.
Environmental Scorecard
http://www.scorecard.org/
Learn about the pollution levels in you town and your risk for environmentally related diseases. Find out who is dumping what into your air, soil, or water and what you can do about it.
Federal Reserve Board
http://www.federalreserve.gov/
This site presents an overview of the mission and inner workings of the ‘Fed.” It offers statistical data, minutes of Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meetings, a FOMC calendar, and speeches from Federal officers. In addition, you can catch up on the latest Fed publications, read Congressional reports, and jump to a variety of related sites
Information Please Almanac
http://www.infoplease.com/
One of the most comprehensive almanacs available online, Infoplease.com provides quick links to all sorts of statistics. What’s the tallest building? Which are the top 25 larges cities? Where are the hottest or the coldest places on Earth? Look it all up at this site. For an interesting compliment to current events, click the Facts Behind The News link for a rundown of the numbers, charts, and checklists that shape the world today.
Official US Time
http://www.time.gov/
Real Estate Forum Online
http://www.reforum.com/
Hard-Hitting Coverage of the Commercial Real Estate Business Coast-to-Coast, Including Analysis of Demographics, Economics, Big Deals, and Exclusive Insights into Major Trends
The Los Angeles Times
www.latimes.com
Urban Land Institute
http://research.uli.org/DK/Home/re_Home_fst.html
Real estate planning, development and research.
US Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/
US Government Printing Office
www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/index.html
A flexible search engine for sifting the Government Printing Office (GPO) database of publications over the four previous years. The search engine accesses information by title, subject, quick search, full-feature search, and more.
Voycabulary
www.voycabulary.com
This site features an online dictionary with a twist: Paste some plain text or enter the Universal Resource Locator (URL) of a hard-to-understand page, and this site will pull-up your text with every word hyperlinked to an online dictionary, thesaurus, or foreign-language converter for on-the-fly reference. Medical, computer, and acronym dictionaries are also available, along with a large list of language-specific sites.
Professional Organizations
Building Owners and Managers Association
http://www.bomagla.org/site/homepage/default.htm
BOMA of Greater Los Angeles
California Association of Realtors
www.car.org
Dennis Kaiser’s Real Estate Library
http://www.realestatelibrary.com/
Most of the information at this site applies to California real estate law. Kaiser has also included some general interest information applicable to many real estate situations. The site list the Nine Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Selling, Powerful Questions To Ask Before You Sign Anything, How To Get Top Dollar In Any Market, 6 Ways To Beat The Stress Of Selling, and much more.
Institute of Real Estate Management
www.irem.org
As the nation’s leading resource in real estate management, IREM provides training, information, research, analysis, and practical advice for professionals managing all types of income-producing real estate at all career levels. IREM’s services are designed to support its members’ commitment to maximizing the value of the real estate entrusted to them and to safeguarding the people who live, work, and shop in the properties they manage. You can register for course, purchase publications and reprints from the Journal of Property Management (JPM) and view a collection of current and past JPM articles.
International Council of Shopping Centers
http://www.icsc.org/cgi/frontpage?templatefile=front.html
International Development Research Council
http://www.idrc.ca/
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
http://www.naiop.org/
The Counselors of Real Estate
The Counselors of Real Estate is a professional membership organization established exclusively for leading real property advisors.
http://www.cre.org/
Federal Information
National Association of Realtors
http://www.realtor.org/fedistrk.nsf/currwklyrpt/government+affairs+weekly
This link provides current information on federal legislative activities relating to
real estate. Page is updated every Thursday, except holidays.
Legal
All Law
http://www.alllaw.com/
This site contains many legal resource links, including links to Federal, State, and local laws.
American Arbitration Association
http://www.adr.org/index2.1.jsp
Up-to-the-minute information about all forms of dispute prevention and resolution including mediation, arbitration, fact-finding, partnering, dispute review boards and other related alternative dispute resolution processes.
Landlord.com
www.landlord.com
Free membership.  Free forms, links, and answers to questions relating to residential property management.
Official California Legislative Information
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/
This site has links to current and pending State of California legislation. You can search for pending House or Senate bills and check on the status. You can search and view full text of California law which consists of 29 codes, covering various subject areas, the State Constitution and Statutes. Information presented reflects laws currently in effect.
Real Estate Law Library
http://relibrary.com/15ll1.htm
Links to several different web sites with legal information.
US Courts-Federal Judiciary
http://www.uscourts.gov/
All about US Courts: forms, library of publications and reports, news room, and links to other courts.