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Real Estate Industry: A Resource Guide


The following books, associations, government resources, and statistical reports and publications are useful for those researching mortgages. Information is also available on foreclosures.

Selected Print Materials

The General Collections of the Library of Congress are rich in print materials on the topic of mortgages. The following list of materials focus on both select reference materials, and current topics in mortgages. The books listed below link to fuller bibliographic information for each item in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are provided when available.

Association Websites

The following external website is useful in researching both U.S. and overseas associations and organizations involved in the real estate field.

Foreclosure Resources

The blog post, external website, and print resource provided below leads to further information on foreclosures.

Government Agencies and Organizations

Real estate and mortgages are heavily regulated on the local, regional, and federal level. The following web resouces from government agencies can enhance your research on these topics.

Statistical Information

The following external websites, statistical information, and reports provide information on demographics, statistics, and other data related to the U.S. real estate industry.