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This Week on ‘Open House’: Shari Spiess from Radian

                                What the Heck is PMI and Mortgage Insurance? On this week’s show, we are joined by Shari Spiess from Radian to talk about PMI. Ever wonder what mortgage insurance actually is, why you need it, what...

What to do with those old oil tanks? This Week’s ‘Open House’ Recap – Dept. of Ecology

On this week’s ‘Open House with Team Reba’ radio show, Reba and Eric were joined by Bob Warren, Mike Warfel, and Louise Bardy from the Department of Ecology, and Cassandra Garcia of PLIA. They discussed what to do with those old oil tanks, as well as other state programs.  ...

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4 Reasons You Want to Buy a Home This Year

If you have been sitting on the sidelines since the housing collapse, fearful of taking a chance on buying a home, the wait is over. Even with tighter credit standards, 2016 may be the best time to buy a home. Take a look at these top four reasons now is...

What exactly is a “Reverse Mortgage”?  – KKOL 1300AM Tuesday’s 3-4pm 0

What exactly is a “Reverse Mortgage”? – KKOL 1300AM Tuesday’s 3-4pm

On last week’s show, our guest Blake Pavlich from Evolve Bank & Trust explains how reverse mortgages work, and what they can do for you. Also featured are current market stats, announcements in the bond market, and tips on raising your credit score. Listen to the show Tuesday’s at 3pm on...

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4 Real Estate Trends to Watch

Last year was one of the strongest years for the real estate market. Experts predict that this strong real estate market will continue for a while. Unemployment is steadily declining and consumers are continuing to buy more, giving the real estate market the boost it needs to continue being successful. ...

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How’s your housing and lending market doing? KKOL 1300AM Tuesday 3-4pm

This week Reba and Eric went over how the housing and lending market are doing in our area.  Listen below to hear current market information for our Puget Sound area. Seafair is upon us this weekend.  Did you know that HomeStreet Bank has a hydroplane.  Driver Jimmy Shane and Miss...

Awesome news on FHA and USDA loans! 0

Awesome news on FHA and USDA loans!

Unbelievable and fantastic update on how FHA loans are now able to be applied to condominiums with owner occupied rates as low as 35%. This is truly fabulous because many condo buildings in larger cities of King County were having problems getting more than just cash buyers because their owner...

Calculating Your Debt-to-Income Ratio in 2 Easy Steps 0

Calculating Your Debt-to-Income Ratio in 2 Easy Steps

Have you ever sat down and calculated exactly how much money you spend each month on bills? If so, you are already halfway to calculating your DTI. In essence, your debt-to-income ratio is the amount of money you have left over after paying all your monthly expenses. But if you...

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Check out this weeks show with Shari Spiess from Radian – Open House with Team Reba Tuesdays at 3pm on KKOL 1300AM

  This week we had Shari Spiess from Radian on-air to talk about PMI.  Ever wonder what mortgage insurance actually is?  Why do you need it?  What does it actually do for you?  What does it cover?  Listen below to hear our interview with Shari. Listen to next week’s show Tuesday at 3pm...

Check out our guest for todays show – Open House with Team Reba Tuesdays at 3pm on KKOL 1300AM 0

Check out our guest for todays show – Open House with Team Reba Tuesdays at 3pm on KKOL 1300AM

Today we will have Shari Spiess from Radian on-air to talk about PMI, PMI options and unemployment insurance included in PMI.  Tune in to hear all the in and outs of PMI. Listen to the show Tuesday at 3pm on KKOL 1300AM where you can stream it live.  Be sure to send us...