HELPFUL LINKS


Equal Housing Information
Federal law prohibits housing discrimination based on your race, color, where you were born, religion, sex, family status, or disability. If you have been trying to buy or rent a home or apartment and you believe your rights have been violated, you can file a fair housing complaint.
Farming in St. Lawrence County
As the largest County in New York State, St. Lawrence County is home to a well established agricultural industry. With over 400,000 acres being farmed, 25% of the land mass in St. Lawrence County is dedicated to agriculture. The County ranks #1 in the state in hay production was selected as the third best County in the United States for dairying in a February 2000 survey by "Dairy Today" magazine.
Homepath
Site sponsored by Fannie Mae. Your on-line path to a home of your own.
HUD Website
Department of Housing and Urban Development.
I Love NY Site
Link to the New York State tourist board. Gives great links and ideas for people moving into the state.
International Real Estate
Consumers can search for properties around the world from this site, and professionals can learn about industry business practices, locate a foreign broker for referrals, and download marketing tools.
IRS Real Estate Tax Center
The links on this page provide information such as tax tips and trends and statistics for the Real Estate industry.
IRS Small Business /Self Employed Tax Center
Know what you're looking for and want to find it fast? Select business topics using our A-Z listing, or by business type such as sole proprietor, corporation, etc. We also provide links to major business subjects, such as Business Expenses, which provides a gateway to all related information on that subject.
Massena Business Development Corp.
Massena area Business Development
Mortgage 101
A mortgage resource for potential homebuyers with many informative documents.
New York State Association of REALTORS
The New York State Association of Realtors home page and members only intranet. Get late breaking news, legal information, online education, DOS rulings, property listings and much more.
NYS School Report Cards
Links for several years of New York State School District Report Cards
Real Estate Qualifying Classes
The Professional Institute for Real Estate Training (PIRT) is a licensed and accredited real estate proprietary school in New York State, based in Watertown, NY. The main focus of PIRT is to teach real estate pre-licensing courses to those interested in becoming real estate salespersons and brokers in New York. As well, PIRT has in the past designed and taught many continuing education courses for licensees in New York.
REALTOR.COM
REALTOR.com is the most visited real estate Web site in the world, welcoming more than 61.2 million individual visitors in 2002. More than 100,000 real estate professionals across the country rely on REALTOR.com to promote themselves and their property listings online.
St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
The County Chamber of Commerce web site offers a variety of area information and links to area business web pages. The site also features a calendar of area events and a virtual shopping mall of North Country specialties.
St. Lawrence County IDA
This is the County's Industrial Development Agency's website.
Web Portal For Government REO Properties
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Agriculture Department (Rural Housing Service) have joined forces to list for sale single family homes owned by their agencies. The web portal provides a readily accessible source to find out the basic information about the bulk of the foreclosed residential property that the Federal government has for sale. Once you have located the property, you still have to go through the individual agencies purchasing requirements. The sale of these homes is open to anyone, but you must work with a real estate agent, broker or servicing representative to submit an offer or bid.