Resources

Bloomberg
Market data lookup and information site

California State Bar
Real Property Law Section

California Bureau of Real Estate
Real estate related inquiries in California

California Secretary of State for Businesses
Business entities lookup, status inquiries, forms and more

California State Board of Equalization– Forms and Publications
Forms and information for sales and use tax, property tax, and special taxes and fees

California State Board of Equalization– Property Tax Law Guide
Comprehensive guide on property taxes

Chicago Title Company– Transfer Tax by County
California documentary and property transfer tax rates by county

Chicago Title Company– California Customary Practices Guide
Customary practices by county

Chicago Title Company
Western regional site for national title and escrow service

International Council of Shopping Centers
Retail real estate industry and advocacy group

IRS for Business
Tax information for businesses form the Internal Revenue Service

NAIOP
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties

Oakland, CA Municipal Code Index
Municipal code lookup for Oakland, CA

San Francisco Municipal Code Index
Municipal code lookup for San Francisco County

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research
San Francisco, CA public policy think tank

San Francisco Rent Board
Inquiries and facts about rent control and landlord/tenant issues in San Francisco County

U.S. Green Building Council
Information about LEED, Green Building standards and best practices

Urban Land Institute
International land use policy group