Is Your Company Prepared For E-Closings?

Since the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce (E-Sign) Act became law in 2000, there’s been a lot of speculation as to when the use of e-sign and e-closing would take over as standards in the mortgage industry. At a glance, it appears that TRID compliance should have been…

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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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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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How to Get HUD 1 Settlement Statement Disbursements Right

Easy HUD is a great help with real estate paperwork and can cut your closing time by 70%, but it does more than just fill out forms. Keeping track of all the disbursements that need to be made can be a nightmare, especially if you are handling multiple properties at…

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Don’t Wait Until the Last Minute to File Tax Forms with RESPA Software

The “death and taxes” line is overdone so we’ll just say that you can’t escape IRS filings no matter what your business is. Real estate practices might file the HUD 1 settlement statement right away but put off the important follow-up document, the 1099-S. Use Easy HUD to make 1099-S…

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Price and Quality: When Is Cheap Too Cheap?

As a professional you’ve probably faced the problem of pricing. If you set your rates too high then you get no business as clients go to your less expensive competitors. If you set it too low then you are laboring for peanuts and cheating yourself out of a reasonable income.…

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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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Are You Really Still Doing HUD Forms By Hand?

The 2010 RESPA Final Rule was designed to simplify HUD form processing as well as to ensure timely disclosure of full settlement costs. Simple is a relative term and real estate professionals should not be trying to complete the “simpler” HUD 1 settlement sheet by hand. Today’s real estate regulations…

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Are You Ready To Refinance?

Mortgage rates are plummeting. Just this week Freddie Mac reported the 15-year fixed rate hit a record low of 2.61% and the 30-year fixed rate is at 3.4%, less than 0.1% above its record low. Homeowners are rushing to refinance to take advantage of these low rates and real estate…

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Are You Ready For The Surge In Home Sales?

Spring is traditionally when home sales volumes trend upward and recent numbers indicate 2013 might be the best year in quite some time as the country slowly lumbers out of its real estate slump. If you aren’t prepared to handle more business then you are throwing money out the door…

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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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