Category: For Sellers

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Episode #170 – Should I Attend a BRRRR (Buy, Renovate, Rent, Refinance) Seminar?

On this week’s episode of “Open House with Team Reba”, we discuss the recent trend of BRRRR seminars–the good, the bad, and the downright ugly. BRRRR stands for “buy, renovate, rent, refinance”, and is the new “flip-it and get rich” system being touted online and in ads. We discuss this...

Reba Haas and Eric Aasness

Episode #160 – PMI Tax Deductions, Local Market Snapshots, Refinancing, and DADUs

On this past weekend’s episode of “Open House with Team Reba”, Reba and Eric covered a number of really great topics, including PMI tax deductions, local market snapshots, refinancing, and detached additional dwelling units (DADUs). First up, PMI Tax Credits: Congress actually did a good thing, can you believe it!?...

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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: Prepping Your Home for Sale

As you prepare to put your home on the market, consider prioritizing the tasks that will make your house sale-ready on a budget: Clean and declutter your house. Empty spaces encourage potential buyers to imagine themselves living there and a clean house looks well cared for. Remove clothes from your closet...

Reba Haas and Eric Aasness

Episode #158 – Pre-Approvals, BRRR Seminars, and Turning a 30-Year Mortgage Into 18

On this episode of “Open House with Team Reba”, we welcome Reba back from her trip to Bali. She’s all refreshed and amped up for our upcoming first-time homebuyer class on Feb 29th, leap day, from 9:30am-1:30pm. If you or someone you know wants to leap into homeownership, this class...

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Episode #157 – Your Real Estate and Mortgage Market Update

On this episode of “Open House with Team Reba”, Reba and Eric give you an update on the local real estate and mortgage markets. Eric starts out by describing what he’s calling “The Corona Rally”, which is how the Corona Virus (and other viruses and events) affect the mortgage market...

Steve Tokey

Episode #155 – Steve Tockey, Principal Consultant at Construx

On this week’s episode of “Open House with Team Reba”, Reba and Eric welcomed Steve Tockey, Principal Consultant at Construx, which is a local software development best practices firm. Steve consults on active development projects and teaches software requirements, design, quality, and software project management. Together they discuss best practices in...

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...