Whether buying a mutual fund or an appliance, savvy folks often consult online resources before making a big financial decision. Not only do online resources allow you to compare prices on just about anything, they can also provide useful information about how to best handle a big transaction.
There's a wealth of information about real estate online--everything from home prices to relocation backgrounders. But it can take time to sort through a mountain of websites. Not all of them will tell you what you need to know, and it's easy to get buried in too much information.