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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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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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REPOST: What the Real Estate Industry Needs to Know about Millennials

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, millennials now number 83.1M – more than one quarter of the nation’s population. As the largest demographic cohort in America, millennials are a powerful buying force and brands are vying for their attention. 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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Things Not To Do In Your Quest To Buy A House

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Explaining Your Closing Costs

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REPOST: Housing Recovery to Pick Up Steam in 2016, but Challenges Remain

Steady employment and economic growth, pent-up demand, affordable home prices and attractive mortgage rates will keep the housing market on a gradual upward trend in 2016. However, persistent headwinds related to shortages and availability of lots and labor, along with

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Fluctuating Stock Marketing and Seasonal Shifts Offer Hope for Home Buyers

Recent stock market volatility and seasonal trends may give buyers better financial options and more time to make purchase decisions entering the fall. August data remains positive with regard to overall housing health as both demand and supply continue to

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Pending Home Sales Dip In June

After five consecutive months of increases, pending home sales slipped in June but remained near May’s level, which was the highest in over nine years, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Modest gains in the Northeast and West were

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