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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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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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Adapting To The Millennial Mindset

We’re seeing it everywhere: the American workforce is in the midst of an “aging out” epidemic. According to the Department of Labor, last year more than 40 percent of workers aged 55 and above were still in the labor force—the

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Explaining Your Closing Costs

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Repost: The Perks of Buying a Home in the Fall

As we close out a summer marked by rising home prices and limited supply, we’re conditioned to expect the inevitable end-of-season slowdown. But the change of season doesn’t mean activity drops off completely – in fact, fall’s arrival presents opportunities

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REPOST: Want to Generate More Referrals? Plan a Client Party!

When you work by referral, your relationships drive your business. In order to build lasting relationships with your clients, it’s important to maintain consistent contact with them. How can you do this? Get face-to-face and voice-to-voice with them! However, communication

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SHARE: How to Win Back Google’s Love

Admit it, you’ve Googled yourself or your company to see where you rank and haven’t been too happy with the results. Maybe you found yourself hovering near the bottom of the first page, or worse yet, had to click the

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Top Five Government Policies Everyone Should Know Before Buying Their First Home

Hold onto your home for two years! If you sell after 24 months, you’ll be exempt from capital gains taxes up to $250K for a single person and $500K for a married couple. Your mortgage may not be as steep

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Five Powerful Customer Service Tips to Help You Go the Extra Mile

1. Pay attention to the small things. Get in the habit of returning phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence quickly. Follow up, follow up, and follow-up.2. Stay in contact and keep good records. Take the time to jot down notes

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Generate More Seller Leads in Three Easy Steps

Finding new prospects is the lifeblood of any real estate practice. Along with converting prospects to clients, lead generation is probably the most profitable task you can factor into your schedule. It’s not an understatement to say that strong lead

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