Don’t Forget About These Easy HUD Program Features

Easy HUD has been developed to speed up closing by automating the paperwork associated with buying and selling a home. However there is more to a real estate transaction than the HUD 1 settlement statement. Our real estate software includes a set of case management tools designed to streamline the…

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VA Loan Requirements and the HUD 1 Settlement Statement

Our federal government is so huge that sometimes different branches operate under conflicting rules and the public is caught in the middle. As an example the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the 2010 RESPA Final Rule give different requirements for home loan information. VA Loan Fee Caps VA loan…

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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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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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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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Real Estate Professionals Are NOT Being Replaced By Computers

Some people see technology as a threat. It’s the whole “someday we’ll all be replaced by robots” fear. Although there have been cases in history were workers have been displaced by technology, it’s rare in today’s economy. If you’ve been avoiding real estate title software because you’re afraid you’d have…

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April Is Fair Housing Month

This month marks the 45th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, a law signed by President Johnson. That law and its amendments make it illegal to base decisions on sale or rental of property based on a person’s race, color, national origin, religion, gender, family status or disability. Although racial…

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Software For Real Estate Clients

Our focus at Easy Soft is software to help real estate agents and attorneys automate and simplify their practices so they can serve their clients better. However we’re going to do something shocking–refer you to someone else’s products! Recently, as part of National Consumer Protection Week, HUD released two mobile…

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