Category: Financing

Reba and Eric

Discussing 3 Articles: “Home Prices are Static”, “Ban on Natural Gas”, and “Tax on Home Heating Oil”

On this week’s episode, Eric kicks the show with off with his market rate update. He explains how the recent sales of soybeans to China might indicate a cooling in the trade war, and how that might influence interest rates. Then Reba and Eric discuss a few recent articles that...

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...

Finding Investment Property, with Tamara Simon of ‘My Real Estate Network’

On this weekend’s ‘Open House with Team Reba’ radio show, Reba and Eric welcomed Tamara Simon back to the show. Tamara provides coaching, consulting, and education for landlords. She currently owns and runs “My Real Estate Network”, which is a network of people all over the US who are interested...

Is This Your Situation: You Want to Save for a House?

Purchasing a home is a big financial responsibility, but the rewards of homeownership are many. Particularly for first-time homebuyers, coming up with the down payment needed to see your dream to fruition can often seem overwhelming. There are many strategies, however, that can help you save for your down payment....

Is This Your Situation: What Questions Should I Ask a Listing Agent Before Hiring One?

The majority of homeowners choose to use a listing agent to assist them. Moreover, people who don’t use an agent often lose thousands of dollars on the deal. That said, not every listing agent is going to work as hard or know enough to get you a really good deal...