Fannie Mae is one of the leading financial organizations for people interested in taking out loans. Their web site offers information about mortgage payments as well as a search of local lenders.
Home Buyers Information Center
"Buying a house is an important decision. That's probably why you are spending the time you are preparing to buy your home... Here you will find helpful hints, checklists and "To-Do" lists for buying a home, as well as links to other sources of information. If you are considering buying your first house, begin by making sure buying a house is to your advantage--check out the site's buy or rent a house comparison. Don't go into your housing purchase unprepared--spend some time here and get the tools that you need."
This site provides users with a wealth of financial information related to real estate, including interest rates, mortgage rates and help finding a local realtor.
Interest.com's mortgage calculators and decision tools can help determine monthly payments for fixed-rate and adjustable-rate loans, how much to borrow, what type of loan is best and more.
Homes and Communities
HUD's Homes and Communities Page is a clearinghouse of information and services about homes and communities for citizens and for HUD's current and potential business partners.
REALTOR.com is the world's largest real estate database of homes for sale and the official site of the National Association of REALTORS. Find real estate listings, realtors, mortgage rates, home loans, condos, townhomes, home buying tips and more.