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USHUD Reviews What Goes Wrong in Online Real Estate

At the USHUD cooperative we get calls every day from people that need help and new business. What goes wrong is reviewed here and what goes right is also covered in another post. The first thing that goes wrong is

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How To Save Money On Your Home

The process of buying a new home is stressful, even if you’ve already done it before. Looking at properties, researching areas, processing paperwork, etc., can all take a toll on your schedule and daily life. With all this going on,

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Millennials Homebuyers Top Markets

A flurry of financial obstacles and lifestyle choices are stalling the journey to homeownership for many young adults, but becoming a homeowner is currently more feasible in some less expensive metro areas with steady job growth and lower qualifying incomes

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No FED Rate Increase In June

Following recent speculations that the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates in June, a weak May job report moved in to dash the chances. The likelihood of a rate hike shrunk down to a measly 4 percent, and experts are

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Things The Agents Of Today Will Face Going Forward

One thing we can always count on is change, and today we are on the cusp of big events in the world of real estate. Five years from now, the way agents engage with the market will be markedly different

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27% of All Real Estate Leads Are Never Called

According the Harvard Business review a whopping 27% of all real estate leads are never followed up with. This is a staggering figure as real estate agents and loan officers are constantly searching for new and improved methods of generating

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7 Ways to Keep Clients for Life

You’ve spent months and months helping your client look for their dream home. Finally, the papers are signed and the keys in their hand. Your job is complete—so what happens next? It’s easy to become consumed by the next buyer

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Learn To Text Message Effectively

Often times, real estate agents and brokers have a hard time seeing how text message communication can be used effectively to market themselves and their real estate businesses. If you have a plan of action and know what’s appropriate, using

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Trying To Roll Out New Tech? Start With ‘Why’

Few brokers have bested the challenge of motivating agents to adopt technology—and with a revolving door of new tools, overcoming that challenge appears a fool’s errand. There are solutions that impart a positive effect on agent adoption outcomes, and they

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What To Look For During Your Final Walk-Through

So you’ve made an offer on a home, it was accepted, and you’re ready to back the moving truck into the driveway. Not so fast!  One of the last things you need to do before signing the closing paperwork is the

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