Jefferson-Lewis Board of REALTORS®
Dream It, Live It, Own It in Northern NY.

Helpful Links

Below you will find helpful links...

Helpful Links

Area School Listings for Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties

These are the school districts for the area. We will try to update with web addresses for the school districts periodically.

City of Watertown

Official Website of the City of Watertown and Development Office

Come Farm With Us

Jefferson County's Official Agricultural Website providing information and resources about the Jefferson County Agricultural Industry including information on relocating, loan opportunities, etc.

Credit Reports

Visit to get a free copy of your credit report from each of the nationwide credit reporting companies. You can receive a free credit report from each reporting company once every 12 months. You can also order your free credit report by calling (877) 322-8228.

Department of Housing and Urban Development

This link will connect you to HUD's website. From there you can search government agency homes for sale, look for policy information, etc.

Equal Housing Information

Federal law prohibits housing discrimination based on your race, color, where you were born, religion, sex, family status, or disability. If you have been trying to buy or rent a home or apartment and you believe your rights have been violated, you can file a fair housing complaint.

Filing a Complaint

If you wish to file a complaint against a REALTOR member, please click the title above and follow the directions.

Greater Watertown North Country Chamber of Commerce

The official site of the Greater Watertown North Country Chamber of Commerce covering much of Jefferson County.


Site sponsored by Fannie Mae. Your on-line path to a home of your own.

HUD Website

Housing and Urban Development Website

I Love NY Site

Link to the New York State tourist board. Gives great links and ideas for people moving into the state.

International Real Estate

Consumers can search for properties around the world from this site, and professionals can learn about industry business practices, locate a foreign broker for referrals, and download marketing tools.

IRS Real Estate Tax Center,,id=99342,00.html

The links on this page provide information such as tax tips and trends and statistics for the Real Estate industry.

IRS Small Business /Self Employed Tax Center

Know what you're looking for and want to find it fast? Select business topics using our A-Z listing, or by business type such as sole proprietor, corporation, etc. We also provide links to major business subjects, such as Business Expenses, which provides a gateway to all related information on that subject.

Jefferson County Job Development Corp

The Job Development Corporation is Jefferson County's "One Stop Shop" for business development assistance. From capital financing to low-cost facility options to economic development incentives, we provide the services your company needs to grow.

Jefferson County Official Information

Official Website of Jefferson County Government

Lewis County Chamber of Commerce

The official site of the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce.

Lewis County Government

Lewis County Official site

Lewis County Industrial Development Agency

The LCIDA provides financial assistance to qualified applicants (the "Company") in order to promote: the economic welfare, prosperity, and recreational opportunities for residents of Lewis County.

Mortgage 101

A mortgage resource for potential homebuyers with many informative documents.

National Association of REALTORS®

National Association of REALTORS home page with information for the public and REALTORS

Net Power Search

Search Multiple Search Engines with this link.

New York State Association of REALTORS®

The New York State Association of Realtors home page and members only intranet. Get late breaking news, legal information, online education, DOS rulings, property listings and much more.

NYS eAccess Management System

Department of State Puplic License Search.

NYS School Report Cards

Links for several years of New York State School District Report Cards

Real Estate Qualifying Classes

The Professional Institute for Real Estate Training (PIRT) is a licensed and accredited real estate proprietary school in New York State, based in Watertown, NY. The main focus of PIRT is to teach real estate pre-licensing courses to those interested in becoming real estate salespersons and brokers in New York. As well, PIRT has in the past designed and taught many continuing education courses for licensees in New York.

REALTOR.COM is the most visited real estate Web site in the world, welcoming more than 61.2 million individual visitors in 2002. More than 100,000 real estate professionals across the country rely on to promote themselves and their property listings online.

St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce

The official website of the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce

Thousand Islands Information

The Thousand Islands area is a great place to live or visit. This site will allow you to check out the many wonders of the area with links to attractions, accomodations, restaurants, chambers of commerce, etc. (Official site of the 1000 Islands Tourism Council)

Tri-County Women's Council of REALTORS

New Link - Click Edit

VA Homes for Sale

Single Family Veteran's Administration Homes. Any of our members can help you with this.

Watertown Empire Zone

Parts of Watertown and the surrounding area encompass an Empire Zone. This State sponsored program offers business located in the Zone certain tax and other discounts. This site will get you started.

Web Portal For Government REO Properties

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Agriculture Department (Rural Housing Service) have joined forces to list for sale single family homes owned by their agencies. The web portal provides a readily accessible source to find out the basic information about the bulk of the foreclosed residential property that the Federal government has for sale. Once you have located the property, you still have to go through the individual agencies purchasing requirements. The sale of these homes is open to anyone, but you must work with a real estate agent, broker or servicing representative to submit an offer or bid.