Category: buyer advice

Mike Olden, Reba Haas, Eric Aasness

Mike Olden: VP Sales & Education at the American Reporting Company

This Week on ‘Open House’, Reba and Eric welcomed Mike Olden, Vice President of Sales and Education for the American Reporting Company. They provide credit reporting and settlement services to the mortgage lending communities. Together they covered topics including: Credit reporting updates that affect consumers and lenders. Are all credit scores...

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Is This Your Situation: Is It Risky to Buy a New Home Before Selling My Current One?

Which comes first, the chicken (buying a new home) or the egg (selling your current home)? There is no simple answer. Knowing and understanding your options can help you make the decision that’s right for you. There can be several advantages to buying a new home before selling your current...

Is This Your Situation: Worried About Overpaying on Your Next Home?

When buying a home, one of the most important considerations in our choice of property and a critical component of the purchase process is the price. With home prices continuing to rise as the market regains traction, it is more important than ever to be informed regarding the financial considerations...

Reba and Eric

Guiding Clients through Real Estate Pitfalls: This week on ‘Open House’.

On this week’s episode, Reba and Eric discuss how an important part of each of their jobs is acting as guides for their clients, before, during, and after a transaction. They talk about how this extends to modular homes, “click to show” showings, and recent transactions like Reba’s most recent,...

Canadian Real Estate with Tony Joe of Re/Max Camosun, Victoria, B.C.

On this week’s ‘Open House’, Reba and Eric welcome Tony Joe, a realtor with Re/Max Camosun, Victoria, B.C.. Tony is an expert in Victoria real estate, with over 28 years experience. He is also president of his real estate board, instructor for new licensees, and speaker/coach. Together they’ll discuss the...

Reba and Eric

Setting Expectations in Real Estate Transactions, and Quality of Agents

On the latest episode of ‘Open House with Team Reba’, Reba and Eric discuss setting expectations in real estate transactions, and the quality of agents. In Washington State there are approx. 30,000 real estate agents. Of them, only a small percentage complete more than 2 transactions per year. What that...