From ResourceShelf: “PropertyMaps.com,(www.propertymaps.com) the leader in online real estate search, partnered with RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, to offer visitors instant access to over 1 million properties – updated daily – including pre-foreclosure, bank foreclosures and foreclosed homes via auction…Using popular mapping tools such as Google Maps, Google Earth, and Microsoft Virtual Earth, PropertyMaps.com enables people to quickly search and easily visualize millions of real estate listings by plotting their locations and local market data free of charge. PropertyMaps.com is the first Internet site to provide map-based access to the authentic Multiple Listing Service (MLS) databases that are used by Realtors nationwide.”
RealtyTrac has created this easy-to-use guide covering the foreclosure procedures for each state. Judicial and non-judicial foreclosures are explained. Use the menu on the left side to see an overview of foreclosures and information on buying foreclosed homes.
Tennessee Legal Aid’s online library contains a number of full-text booklets on a variety of topics, including: child support, health care, discrimination, divorce, unemployment, renter’s rights, etc. Browse by category or search by keyword.
This site, from the Housing Education Program, offers information to homeowners who might eventually face foreclosure. The goal is to get the information to people before foreclosure is the only remaining option. Using this site, homeowners can complete a thorough assessment of their current situation, view many different options for how to correct the situation, and see examples of letters to write to creditors.
An excellent article from Nolo on the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform. This article is the only available, up-to-date, resource available from Nolo until print sources can be revised.
From the United States Trustee Program, this site provides a list of approved credit counselors under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.
The ABI provides quarterly bankruptcy reports, for businesses and non-businesses. Reports are searchable by chapter, district, state or judicial court.