Tucson home sellers workshop to clear HUD misconceptions

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Home sellers are working against common misconceptions about HUD homes.

Monday, experts held a workshop at the American Title building on River to teach local realtors how to inform home hunters about HUD homes.

Instructor Marla Webb, with dsuniversity.com says there are a lot of benefits to buying homes owned by the U.S. Department of Housing and urban development.

Those benefits include competitive pricing and financing for low income buyers.

the properties are put on the market at the appraisal value and theres an appraisal there it's an fha appraisal so the property qualifications some form fha financing.

Right now there are 170 HUD homes available in Tucson and almost 15,000 listed for all of Arizona.