These are a variety of suggested industry resources available online.

ALTA Homebuyer 101

An educational initiative sponsored by the American Land Title Association (ALTA), this website prepares prospective home buyers for closing day by addressing topics such as title insurance, escrow fees and closing costs.

D.C. Tax Benefits Program

As a District of Columbia property owner, you may be eligible for additional benefits that could reduce the amount you pay each year in real property taxes. Be sure to review these benefits to determine whether you are eligible. “Click here” for additional information.

D.C. Taxes

Access the District of Columbia Real Estate Tax database to determine ownership information and the present real estate taxes for a particular District of Columbia property.

Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors

Access the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors official website for useful news and information on the real estate market in the Greater Washington Area. Members of GCAAR may also use this website to access official GCAAR forms and publications

IRS

Access the Internal Revenue Service official website to obtain copies of official federal tax forms and publications as well as useful tax information. Please consult with your own tax advisor for specific tax related advice.

Maryland Association of Realtors

Access the Maryland Association of Realtors official website for useful news and information on the real estate market in Maryland. Members of MAR may also use this website to access official MAR forms and publications (user ID and password required).

Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation

Access the Maryland Real Estate Tax database to determine ownership information, assessed value and other important property information for any property in the State of Maryland.

Montgomery County Taxes

Access the Montgomery County, Maryland Real Estate Tax database to determine ownership information and the present real estate taxes for a particular Montgomery County, Maryland, property.

Virginia Department of Taxation

Provides state income and business tax forms and information.

Virginia Association of Realtors

The business advocate for real estate professionals.

Plats.net

Obtain copies of the recorded subdivision plat for any property in the State of Maryland. Username “plato”. Password: “plato#”.

Prince George County Taxes

Anne Arundel County Taxes

Howard County Taxes

Frederick County Taxes

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Recordation and Transfer Rates (DC,MD,VA)

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Information Comparing the GCAAR and MAR Contracts

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