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               Resources on the Web
Have a great web resource you’d like to share? Email Yvonne at ywolff@co.kitsap.wa.us
and I’ll update the list. We hope to post these pages on a WPS Chapter IAAO web page in
the near future.


                                             Appeals

http://bta.state.wa.us/decisions/default.htm Washington State Board of Tax Appeals Decisions
http://www.courts.wa.gov/jis/jis_superior/index.cfm Washington Courts
http://search.mrsc.org/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=courts.htm$vid=courts:court Washington
State Supreme & Appellate Court Decisions


                                            Appraisal
http://www.greenfieldadvisors.com/ Greenfield Advisors AKA Mundy and Associates - appraisers,
economists, researchers, and analysts. Several published articles on: environmentally impaired
property valuation, high-end “trophy” property valuation, historic properties, and complex eminent
domain valuation.

                                           Appraiser Jobs
http://www.iaao.org/resources/job_opportunities.asp IAAO Job Search
http://www.appraisalinstitute.org/resources/positions_available.asp
Institute Job Searchhttp://www.wa.gov/esd/employment.html Worksource
Washington
http://www.jobsearch.org/ Americas Job Bank
http://wacounties.org/Employment.htm WACO Employment Opportunities


                      Appraiser Accreditation & Licensing
http://dor.wa.gov/ Washington State Department of Revenue
http://www.dol.wa.gov/app/appfront.htm The Real Estate Appraiser Program now has a
LIS TSERV® to broadcast important messages to subscribers. The Real Estate Appraiser
Program's goal is to enhance communication with licensees with available new technology.

                          Appraisal Organizations & Education
http://www.iaao.org/ International Association of Assessing Officers
http://www.appraisalinstitute.org/ Appraisal Institute
http://www.acow-wa.org/ Appraisers Coalition of Washington
http://www.appraisalfoundation.org/s_appraisal/index.asp The Appraisal Foundation
http://www.oregonappraisers.org/ Greater Oregon Chapter of Appraisal Institute
http://www.sauder.ubc.ca/realestate/ University of British Columbia Real Estate Divi sion
http://www.naifa.com/ National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers.
http://www.lincolninst.edu/index -high.asp Lincoln Institute of Land Policy




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                                         Commercial
http://www.kitsapgov.com/assr/comm_prop/com_main.htm Kitsap County Assessor - commercial
property sales, analysis reports, maps.
http://www.loopnet.com/ LoopNet – Commercial real estate listing service that is free to agents
advertising properties or searching the database.
http://cba.epropertydata.com/pub Commercial Brokers Association - Commercial real estate
listing service that is free to agents advertising properties or searching the database.
http://www.costar.com/ Subscription commercial property comparable sales.
http://www.cainapartments.com/ King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties apartment sale trends.
http://www.dsaa.com/ Dupre + Scott Apartment Advisors publishes a newsletter and research
reports for apartment investors, lenders, brokers, appraisers, developers, and public agencies
involved in the rental housing market in the Puget Sound region.
http://www.smithtravelresearch.com/smithtravelresearch/ Smith Travel Research - subscription
database of hotel performance information.
http://www.hvsinternational.com/ HVS Global Hospitality Consulting
HotelBrokersNetwork.com - hotels and motels for sale in the U.S. by an association of multiple
brokers.
http://www.resortsforsale.com/ Resorts for Sale - photos and descriptions of resort properties for
sale.
Hotels Motels - FSBO - directory of properties for sale by owner.
R.I.M.Star International, Inc. - listings of vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, hotels for sale,
commercial property sales, and apartment rentals.
Innvest - interactive site serving the hospitality industry providing information on hotels for sale,
service providers, products, industry news, and trade associations.
CCIM Institute - offers interactive networking for CCIMs and the public and to the promotion of the
CCIM designation.
Dealmaking@Dealmakers.net - offers commercial and retail real estate listings, property for lease
and sale, a retail newsletter, directory of commercial brokers, and more.
PikeNet Directory of Commercial Real Estate – Selected articles of interest to commercial real
estate brokers
Cityfeet.com - listings of commercial space for lease.
Commrex – search engine of commercial properties for sale and lease.
 http://www.webrealestate.com/ Web-real-estate.com search engine of commercial properties for
sale and lease.
http://www.realtyinvestor.com/default.asp RealtyInvestor.com - national commercial and
investment real estate listing service.
Property Digest and Economic Review - a listing of currently available industrial/commercial
properties for sale or lease and economic development.
Commercial-Real Estate.net - directory features listings of commercial, industrial, office,
warehouse, retail, and income property throughout North America.
Biz Trader - businesses for sale and commercial property classifieds.
 Restaurants - FSBO - searchable national listings of restaurants for sale by owner, business
classifieds, industry links, and more.
Space For Lease - provides landlords, tenants, and brokers with a searchable database of
commercial real estate properties available for lease throughout the U.S., Canada, and U.K.
http://www.equestrianliving.com/ Equestrian Living - featuring detailed information about horse
farms, commercial facilities, and bare land for sale or lease.
http://www.healthclubforsale.com/ Health Clubs for Sale - offers a place for health club sellers
and buyers to meet.
http://www.wiredzone.net/ Wired Zone - specializing in commercial properties targeted toward
telecommunications and high-tech businesses.
http://www.officespace.com OfficeSpace.com is a free listing service covering seven U.S.
markets and one international market. Coverage includes office, retail, industrial and land.




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                                   Commercial (cont.)
OfficeSpace.com researches, compiles, and publishes basic building information (size, year built,
number of floors, address and leasing company) and detailed information regarding specific
spaces available (floor, size, asking rate, and comments) on all major buildings in a particular
market.
TheSmallTenant.com Commercial Real Estate - lists office, retail, and industrial space nationwide
featuring direct links to property contacts.
CityWideCommercialRealty.com - lists commercial properties for lease and for sale nationwide.
Real Estate Services - from the U.S. Government General Services Administration.
RestaurantBizOps.com - listing exchange for owners and agents with a restaurant business for
sale or restaurant real estate available.
BunkersUSA - offers sales of solid concrete bunkers at locations throughout the Midwest that
were built during the cold war to house military gear.
Suites Online - lists properties for lease by the hour, day, week, month, or year including
apartments, hotels, bed and breakfasts, vacation rentals, executive suites, office space, and
conference centers.
Vitallease, LLC - directory of commercial real estate for lease or rent across the United States
and Canada.
ClickJoin.com Homes & Businesses For Sale - listings of homes and businesses for sale
nationwide. No listing fee is required.
MarketMyProperty.com Commercial Property Listings - online commercial property listing and
searching service. Post commercial real estate for sale or lease with no commission fees.
CommercialSource.com - Property listings, financing information, news, industry resources, and
more for the global commercial real estate market.
http://www.1400group.com Largest source of net leased deals in the country. Large database of
commercial retail. Gives details on cap rates and lease terms on Big Box, Restaurants, Retail,
Banks, etc
http://selfstorageeconomics.com Self Storage Economics is the trusted source for real estate
information and research regarding self-storage property. From data to decisions, the firm is
dedicated to the Economics of Self Storage
http://www.selfstorage.com/Argus/main/index.htm Self Storage Sales Network
http://www.investinreits.com/findareit/findareit.cfm REITs invest in a variety of property types,
including shopping centers, apartments, warehouses, office buildings health care, and hotels.
Press releases and SEC filings provide a considerable amount of free information.
www.realtyrates.com/ Realty Rates Investor Survey includes national mortgage terms and
interest rates, equity requirements, cap and discount rates, reserve requirements, and interim
financing rates and terms for 32 income producing property types, plus financial indicators,
historical cap rate trend data, and land lease cap and discount rates




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                                                 General
http://www.thenewstribune.com/ Tacoma News Tribune
http://seattle.bizjournals.com/seattle/ Puget Sound Business Journal
http://www.m-w.com/dictionary.htm Merriam Webster On Line Dictionary
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/home/ Seattle Times
http://www.businessexaminer.com/ Business Examiner
http://www.worldcatlibraries.org/wcpa/oclc/1768864&loc=98409 Local Library Search (Looking for
Historical Data)
http://www.seattlebuildingsalvage.com/ Seattle Building Salvage - a source pre-1940’s original fixtures
and authentic architectural elements.
http://wacounties.org/waco/ Washington Association of County Officials
http://www.ciremagazine.com/ Commercial Investment Real Estate Magazine
http://www.realwebfunds.com/ RealWebFunds is a national commercial mortgage loan broker
and referral service.
http://www.boma.org/ The Building Owners and Managers Association
http://scholar.google.com/ Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across
the world of scholarly research.
http://www.dnr.wa.gov/ Washington State Department of Natural Resources
http://dor.wa.gov/ Washington State Department of Revenue
http://www.dol.wa.gov/app/appfront.htm The Real Estate Appraiser Program now has a
LISTSERV® to broadcast important messages to subscribers. The Real Estate Appraiser
Program's goal is to enhance communication with licensees with available new technology.
http://www.wacounties.org/waco/ Washington Association of County Officials


                       Geographic Information Systems & Maps
http://www.esri.com ESRI - the leading provider of GIS software.
http://wdfw.wa.gov/mapping/salmonscape/ Salmonscape - Washington Department of Fish and
Wildlife's (WDFW) new, interactive, computer mapping system. The site features multi-layered
maps containing information on fish stock distribution and status, juvenile fish monitoring, habitat
characteristics, and stream blockages that impede fish passage. The various map views allow
users to see data by watershed, county boundary and user-defined areas.
http://earth.google.com/ Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google
Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips.
http://www.mapquest.com/ Destination or driving instruction maps.
http://apps.ecy.wa.gov/shorephotos/index.html Washington State Department of Ecology
Shoreline aerial photography.


                                        Government Pages
Kitsap County Parcel Search http://kcwppub3.co.kitsap.wa.us/website/parcelsearch/
Pierce County Records Search http://hartweb.co.pierce.wa.us/localization/menu.asp
http://www.secstate.wa.gov/corps/search.aspx WA. Secretary of State - Search for Principal by
Business Name
http://dor.wa.gov/content/taxes/property/prop_proptxrev.aspx Property Tax Newsletter from DOR
http://www.psrc.org/index.htm Puget Sound Regional Council is an association of cities, towns,
counties, ports, and state agencies that serves as a forum for developing policies and making
decisions about regional growth and transportation issues in the four-county central Puget Sound
region.
http://www.co.yakima.wa.us/assessor/wsaca/main.asp WA Assoc of County Assessors Contact info.
http://www.dol.wa.gov/app/appfront.htm Department of Licensing Appraiser Section
http://www.cowlitzcounty.org/online.counties.htm Cowlitz County links to all Washington State
counties.



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                                                Legal
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?Cite=84 Revised Code of Washington Title 84 (Property
Taxes)
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/ Washington Administrative Code
http://bta.state.wa.us/ Washington State Board of Tax Appeals
http://www.legalwa.org/ Municipal Research and Service Center
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black's_Law_Dictionary Blacks Law Dictionary
http://www.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm Washington Courts


                        Low Income and Non-Profit Housing
http://www.wshfc.org/ The Washington State Housing Finance Commission administers the low-
income housing tax credit program in the state.
http://lihtc.huduser.org/ HUD's Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Database.
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/wa/ Washington State USDA Rural Development website.


                                  Personal Property
http://dor.wa.gov/content/brd/default.aspx The Washington State Department of Revenue's State
Business Records Database provides you with public information for businesses registered in
Washington State. It is a free service provided for informational purposes only.


                                     Realtor Pages
http://www.windermere.com/ Windermere Real Estate
http://www.johnlscott.com/ John L Scott
http://www.remax.com/ Remax
http://www.reidrealestate.com/ Reid Real Estate
http://www.cbrichardellis.com/default.htm CB Richard Ellis & Company
http://www.ericfullerinc.com/ Eric Fuller & Associates
http://www.mmreibc.com/ Marcus & Millichaps
http://www.norris-stevens.com/ Norris & Stevens
http://www.nbsrealtors.com/ Norris, Beggs, & Simpson Companies
http://www.ephillipsgroup.com/commercial_investing.htm Terry Phillips Group - Clark County
commercial real estate
http://www.fwp-inc.com/main/ First Western Properties
http://www.johnlscott.com/ John L. Scott
http://www.gvakm.com/ GVA Kidder Mathews Commercial Real EstateBrokers
http://www.trammellcrow.com/TCC_Research/research.asp Trammel Crow
http://www.gvakm.com/ GVA Kidder Mathews
http://www.investmentmanagement.prudential.com/view/page/700 Prudential Investment
Management . The site offers research, observations, and commentary on trends in the real
estate property and capital markets.
http://www.pwcglobal.com/ Price Waterhouse Commercial Real Estate Brokers
http://www.colliers.com/Corporate/ Colliers Commercial Real Estate Brokers
http://www.realtor.com/Default.asp?poe=realtor Realtor.com - National Association of Realtors




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                                          Residential
http://www.zillow.com/ Free, instant home valuation website (Seattle firm).
http://www.housevalues.com/SurveyA.aspx?src=MSNnewsearch&ovchn=MSNnew&ovcpn=MSNnews
earch&ovcrn=value&ovtac=PPC House Values.com



                                       Septic Systems

http://www.kitsapcountyhealth.com/eaccess Kitsap County Health District




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