Category: For Buyers

Episode #153 – Upcoming Event: Discussing Celebrity Chef Angie Mar at the Renton Technical College with Chef Tony Parker, Head Chef, and Carrie Shaw, Executive Director.

Welcome back to another great episode of “Open House with Team Reba”. This week, Reba and Eric welcomed Chef Tony Parker, who is the Head Chef of the Culinary Arts Program at Renton Technical College, and Carrie Shaw, who is the Executive Director of the Renton Technical College Foundation. They...

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Episode #151 – What’s Going on with Boeing, and Other Local Updates.

This week, Reba and Eric start out the show by discussing Boeing; what will happen now that they have halted production of the 737 MAX? Will employee’s who are able to retire take retirement? And which local college is training students on how to replace those retirees? Eric gives some...

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Episode #149 – Sean Martin from Rental Housing Association of Washington

On this week’s episode of “Open House with Team Reba”, Reba and Eric welcome one of their favorite guests, Sean Martin – Executive Director of the Rental Housing Association of Washington. They talk about important topics impacting both investors and tenants, housing rights, affordable housing, new laws, and much more....

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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...

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In Memory of Tim Burkart, Partner with KHBB Law: Estate Planning & Trusts

Recently we learned our good friend Tim Burkart, who is a friend of the show and a longtime personal contact and colleague of ours, passed away in early October. Tim was on the show back in Sept of 2016, and in the honor of his memory and his wisdom we...

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Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Allow Non-FICO Score

Surprising mortgage watchers, the Federal Housing Finance Agency will allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to use VantageScore as an alternative to the FICO credit scoring model. How will this affect you when you are scouting out a new home purchase? By allowing new entrants into the credit scoring game,...