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WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ-YourHomeDirect.com is only a half-year old, and it’s not really threatening anyone with disintermediation, but it has racked up some startling numbers. For the month of August alone, for example, YHD.com closed on 134 home sales.

“That figure exceeds even our most optimistic projections,” says Glenn Cohen, founder and president of the West Long Branch, NJ-based service.

Over the first six months of operation, YHD.com has listed more than 1,000 homes and sold or put under contract almost 450 homes worth more than $100 million. Its mortgage subsidiary, YHDCapital, in existence for only four months, has recorded more than $20 million in mortgage originations. It has also provided more than $100 million in mortgage prequalifications and has 179 applications pending.

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