Helpful Links

The following helpful links will direct you to government websites, title insurance and real estate resources and other web pages we feel may benefit you on your journey — whether you’re trying to buy, sell or refinance a home.

The following links to the local utility and service providers are provided for reference purposes only, and links may stop working without notice.

Title Insurance Underwriters & Title Insurance Resources

Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
First American Title Insurance
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
American Land Title Association
Home Closing 101 (ALTA)
Maryland Land Title Association
Virginia Land Title Association
District of Columbia Land Title Association

Property Values

Track Interest Rates

Government Agencies

Freddie Mac
Fannie Mae
Department of Housing and Urban Development

State Websites

Washington, D.C.


Maryland’s Major Electric Utilities

Allegheny Power
Potomac Electric Power
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

Natural Gas Companies in Maryland

Chesapeake Utilities
Columbia Gas
Easton Utilities
Elkton Gas
PPL Gas Utilities (Penn Fuel Gas)
Washington Gas

Water Companies in Maryland

Anne Arundel County  (410) 222-7520
Baltimore City & County (410) 396-5398
Carroll County  (410) 386-2164
City of Bowie Water (301) 262-6200
DC Water (202) 354-3600
Frederick Water (301) 600-1419
Hagerstown (301) 790-3200
Howard County (410) 313-2058
Rockville Water (240) 314-8420
Washington County (240) 313-2600
WSSC  (301) 206-4001

Counties and Local Governments

Allegany County
Anne Arundel County
Baltimore City
Baltimore County
Calvert County
Cecil County
Carroll County
Charles County
Dorchester County
Frederick County
Garrett County
Harford County
Howard County
Montgomery County
Prince George’s County
Queen Anne’s County
Saint Mary’s County
Washington County
Wicomico County
Worcester County

Land Records

Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation
Maryland Land Records

Intergovernmental Organizations

Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Metropolitan Washington Counsel of Governments

Loan Programs/First Time Homebuyer Programs/Tax Credits

  1. Dept. of Housing & Community Development
  2. Maryland Mortgage Program
  3. Accessible homes for seniors
  4. Housing Rehabilitation Program
  5. Weatherization Assistance Program
  6. Housing development programs
  7. Homeownership Assistance
  8. Homeowners Property Tax Credit Program
  9. Tax Assessment Appeal
  10. Prince George’s County Programs
    1. Homebuyer Programs
    2. Redevelopment Authority
    3. First Time Home Buyer Assistance
    4. BuySuitland Homeowner Assistance Program

Home loans

  1. FHA
  2. 203B
  3. 203K
  4. VA loan
  5. EEM


Real Estate Associations

Maryland Association of Realtors®
Virginia Association of Realtors®
Northern Virginia Association of Realtors
Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®
Prince George’s County Association of Realtors
Anne Arundel County Association of Realtors®
Frederick County Association of Realtors®
Howard County Association of Realtors®
National Association of Realtors®
National Association of Real Estate Brokers
Prince George’s County Chapter National Association of Real Estate Brokers
National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
Asian Real Estate Association of America

Real Estate Listings

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Utilities and Local Resources

Baltimore Gas and Electric
Washington Gas
Dominion Energy
Ms. Utility
Penny Saver
Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation


District of Columbia Major Utilities 202-833-7500 202-354-3600 800-752-7520 410-954-6260 800-266-2278

Land Records

Loan Programs/First Time Homebuyer Programs/Tax Credits

  1. Dept. of Housing & Community Development
  2. Homestead Deduction
  3. Homeownership Assistance
  4. Tax Assessment Appeal


Virginia Major Utilities
Virginia Energy Choice
Washington Gas Light Co.
Prince William County Service Authority (water)
Virginia American Water (City of Alexandria)
Department of Environmental Services (Arlington County)
Fairfax Water (Fairfax County)

Virginia Counties and Local Governments

Dulles Area Association of Realtors
Fairfax County
Arlington County
City of Alexandria
City of Falls Church

Loan Programs/First Time Homebuyer Programs/Tax Credits

Virginia Housing Development Authority
Fixed rate loans
First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit Plus
FHA plus loan
SPARC loans
Homeownership Assistance
Tax Assessment Appeal (Arlington County)
Tax Assessment Appeal (Fairfax County)
Tax Assessment Appeal (City of Alexandria)

Information about Washington Area

HUD resources

  1. 100 Q&As for Homebuyers
  2. Homebuying guide
  3. Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act
  4. Make Housing Affordable
  5. Good Neighbor Next Door Program