Category: financial matters

reba and eric

Episode #146 – Protecting Yourself from Pitfalls in Real Estate & Financing

On this week’s episode of ‘Open House with Team Reba’, Reba and Eric discuss several ways you can protect yourself from pitfalls in real estate & financing. They provide real-world case studies and their opinions on how these pitfalls could’ve been avoided. At the top of the show, Eric gives...

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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,...

Andy Wappler, Sound Energy

Tomorrow’s Radio Show: Andy Wappler of Puget Sound Energy

On this weekend’s edition of ‘Open House with Team Reba’ radio show, Reba and Eric will have on Andy Wappler, from Puget Sound Energy, to talk about the proposed ban on gas in new construction in Seattle. They’ll also give an update on ‘Energize Eastside’ and planning for winter storms....

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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...