Helpful Links & Resources Buyer & Seller Tips Home Buyer Resources Waterfront Resources Buyer & Seller Tips Buyer Resource Guide (42 pages) Seller Resource Guide (29 pages) ************** Questions to Ask When Choosing a REALTOR 7 Reasons to Own Your Own Home 8 Ways to Improve Your Credit 5 Common First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes 10 Questions to Ask a Home Inspector 10 Questions to Ask Your Lender 6 Creative Ways to Afford a Home 5 Things to Do Before You Sell 10 Ways to Make Your House More Salable Moving Tips for Sellers 5 Things to Understand About Homeowners Insurance 10 Ways to Lower Your Homeowners Insurance Costs 5 Things to Understand About Title Insurance Home Buyer Resources REALTOR.com First Time Home Buyer's Guide - A great collection of tips and tools to help you find and finance your dream home. County Median Home Values & Mortgage Payment - Find out median home prices and mortgage payments in each county using an interactive map from NAR Research. EnergyStar - Provides an easy way to assess energy use, get quick tips on saving energy and find energy-saving products. Environmental Protection Agency - A one-stop shop for advice on testing for and mitigating pollutants, from lead paint to radon to mold. ConsumerFinance.gov- CFPB tools and resources for homebuyers. Ginnie Mae - Provides advice to buyers on affordability and homeownership, including calculators. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Offers advice to buyers on finance, fair housing, and more. Moving.com - Helps buyers and sellers with packing tips and timetables, online mover links, and places to store belongings so that homes look less cluttered. Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC) - Offers a free homebuyer's kit with useful information and checklists. Property Tax Assessment - Information about tax assessments and how they differ from appraisals, rules governing periodic reassessments and how they may be appealed. Wisconsin Public School Information Fair Housing Guidance: HUD Fair Housing Act HUD Equal Housing Opportunities Wisconsin Fair Housing Law Credit Reporting Agencies: Equifax Experian Trans Union Waterfront Resources Wisconsin Lake & River Resources: Wisconsin Lakes Healthy Lakes Wisconsin River Alliance Wisconsin Wetlands UW Extension Stevens Point - Lakes UW Extension Stevens point - Lake Tides Newsletter County Lake & River Associations: Forest County Association of Lakes Iron County Lakes Alliance Langlade County Waterways Association Lincoln County Lakes & Rivers Association Oneida County Lakes & Rivers Association Price County Waterways Association Vilas County Lakes & Rivers Association Wisconsin DNR links: Water Topics Invasive Species Citizen Lake Monitoring Network Landowner Resources Additional Links: Oneida Land & Water Conservation Oneida County Aquatic Invasive Species Program Oneida County Lake Associations & Districts Vilas County Land & Water Conservation Find a broken link above? Click here to report it.