Centralized Case Data to Speed Up Closing and HUD 1 Statement Processing

Real estate transactions involve a lot of lot of paperwork and, not surprisingly, computers can help speed up that process. However rather than just giving you a faster way to produce a HUD-1 settlement statement, Easy HUD gives you a better, more intuitive way to enter the case data. Filling…

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By The Numbers: The Ledger Module of Easy HUD Settlement Statement Software

Although it might feel like real estate is nothing more than filling out government forms, there are a few other tasks involved and Easy HUD can help with those. Of course we can help with completing the HUD 1 settlement statement, a big part of a real estate deal, but…

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Three Years Later: Why Are You Still Using Non-Compliant Title Closing Software?

The 2010 RESPA Final Rule made one big change to real estate transactions: the GFE-HUD comparison. If you are still using old, non-compliant software you are at best wasting a lot of time preparing comparisons between the Good Faith Estimate and the HUD 1 settlement sheet, and at worst flat…

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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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Real Estate Leads Malpractice Claims – Right Title Closing Software Can Help

The American Bar Association announced that for the first time in the nearly thirty years they have been tracking malpractice statistics, real estate law passed personal injury to top the number of malpractice claims. The source of the claims was most often real estate documents such as the HUD-1 settlement…

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6 Reasons Your Real Estate Office Should Go Paperless

In 1975 the desktop computer was still two years off, nobody but university researchers knew what the internet was, and the concept of document imaging was something out of science fiction. This was the year that an article in Business Week Magazine coined an innovative term: the paperless office. It’s…

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Data Entry: Why You Need To Get It Right The First Time

To err is human; to really foul things up requires a computer. — Bill Vaughan One of the core features of Easy Soft’s HUD settlement statement software, Easy HUD, is the common data set. You enter information in one place and all documents generated by the program pull data from…

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HUD Software For Real Estate Attorneys

We often talk about how Easy HUD makes it easy for real estate agents to speed up closing times by up to 70%, as well as ensuring calculations are performed correctly. However Easy HUD isn’t just for agents. It’s the ideal real estate closing software for attorneys as well. Real…

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8 Benefits of Electronic 1099-S Filing

It’s no secret that real estate sales involve a lot of paperwork. After completing the HUD-1 settlement statement agents still need to file 1099-S form with the IRS. Although you can send in paper forms the IRS is encouraging filers to submit the documents electronically. There are several reasons why…

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