Information Access Improves Your Real Estate Practice

Real estate transactions bring together information from diverse sources: the buyer, the seller, inspectors, tax agencies and more. Compiling all of this information onto the HUD 1 settlement sheet and other documents used to take hours but the modern, automated real estate office or real estate law practice doesn’t have…

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Oh No! More Changes in Store for RESPA and HUD-1

The federal government is at it again. In 2010, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development made a so-called “simplification” to the HUD-1 RESPA form, which involved expanding what was a relatively unfussy two-page form into three lengthier, altogether less simplified–and more stringent–pages. Just when we’ve all gotten a…

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