Bad Faith Estimates: How RESPA Software Saves Your Real Estate Firm Money

One of the core changes RESPA made to the home purchase process was the GFE, or Good Faith Estimate, which gives an idea of how much the buyer and seller will have to pay out of pocket. The GFE is only an estimate and the final charges may differ from…

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How You Can Itemize Charges On the HUD 1 Statement

Technically brokers aren’t allowed to itemize charges on the HUD 1 anymore. While this rule was enacted to protect clients, often it is the clients themselves who want the itemization. Can a broker provide itemization without violating the HUD program rules? Yes. Itemization Changes under the RESPA Final Rule The…

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Time and Billing Software Improves Client Satisfaction

Law firms, like any business, depend on client referrals to generate new business. However unlike other industries, your customers aren’t usually qualified to judge whether or not you are a good attorney. Your image is going to have as much or more to do with client satisfaction as your legal…

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How to Find the Best Real Estate Trust Accounting System

Real estate transactions involve the transfer of money to and from many parties. Real estate firms need to keep careful track of all these funds, which can be complicated especially when several sales are in progress. Easy HUD helps you complete the HUD 1 settlement statement but you will also…

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What Can We Learn From The Healthcare.gov Debacle?

Both supporters and detractors of the Affordable Healthcare Act agree on one thing: the healthcare exchange website launch has been a disaster. Software developers have nightmares of product release catastrophes but it’s rare that things go this badly. As a real estate professional, you don’t want to use RESPA software…

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Free Family Law Software Training for Divorce Financials

You know the law but do you know your law software? Easy Soft has designed Divorce Financials, our family law software, to be an intuitive and helpful tool for any divorce practice. We also offer an assortment of support options to help you get the most from the software. Free…

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Tracking Trust Credits and Debits with Legal Accounting Software

Trust account funds must be managed and maintained separately but it is neither practical nor cost effective to open separate accounts. One reason for this is the need to receive or remit monies on multiple matters in one check. Easy TimeBill attorney time and billing software with the optional Easy…

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How to Use Attorney Time and Billing Software to Create an Alternate Billing Plan

Don’t make the mistake of dismissing alternate billing as something only for simple “file a couple of forms” cases. Law firms are creating flat fee arrangements for matters of all types and clients love it. Easy TimeBill billing software for lawyers is a critical tool for creating a fee structure…

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