There are many online resources for homeowners and home buyers. Here are a few.

DataQuick: California home sale price medians by county, city:

Mortgage Rates:

Find a Realtor

Alameda County:

Contra Costa County:

San Mateo County:

Santa Clara County:

Check a real estate license, file a complaint and more:

Check a mortgage professional's license:

Find an Appraiser:

Check an Appraiser's license:

Multiple license lookup (Departments of Corporations, Financial Institutions, Real Estate and the Office of Real Estate Appraisers.) :


Submit a complaint about a lender to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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