Can anyone tell me their experience with hmls or if they are recommended for beginners?
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- Setting up Keyword Alerts
- How to Use @Mentions on BiggerPockets
- 25 Tips for Real Estate Success
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I think beginners should use hml. They will keep you from making a bad decision...Hml will evaluate the property itself and make the call as to its value which will be very valuable to you starting out.