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Homes Web Links
Useful websites compiled by Belvedere-Tiburon librarians.

American Society of Home Inspectors
Find a professional ASHI home inspector. Search by ZIP code.
Video highlights of programs, extensive "How To" library, interactive design tools. Free registration to use some features.

Best Places

Plan your retirement or relocation at this useful site. Compare cities, find the best place to live, check out crime rates, schools, and climates, and use cost-of-living calculators.

Better Homes & Gardens
Decorating and project ideas, as well as gardening, food, crafts, and more.

Craig's List
A Bay Area institution, with job, resumé, and housing postings, plus other listings like personals and items for sale.

Find out what homes have sold for in your neighborhood. Includes links to realtors, expert advice, FAQs, and other real estate information. Free registration required.

Fair Housing of Marin
Everything you need to know about fair housing with advice, counseling, trainings and resources for individuals and professionals.

Home & Garden Television
Remodeling, decorating, gardening, craft ideas, and more from HDTV.

Find a contractor, use project calculators and planning guides, research energy saving ideas, and more.

Martha Stewart
Attractive but hard-to-navigate site with links to Martha's recipes, projects, magazines, TV, and, of course, shopping.

Organized Home
Get organized, declutter, and tackle tough cleaning jobs.
Search for homes, rentals, senior housing by region or zipcode. Research a neighborhood & schools. Links to moving, salary comparison calculators and other tools.

Sunset Magazine's links to home design & decorating, travel, gardens, and food.

This Old House
"How To" guides, homeowners' handbook, weekend projects, and links to featured TV remodeling projects.

A real estate site offering valuation tools for home buyers, sellers, and owners.