Category: mortgage

Open House with Team Reba

Episode #173 – How Real Estate has Adapted During COVID-19

On this week’s episode of “Open House with Team Reba”, we discuss how the real estate and mortgage industries have adapted during the current crisis. We went from being shut down completely for a week to being considered “limited essential”, so if you’re still looking to buy or sell and...

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Navigating the Many Types of Mortgages

Not only are there hundreds of institutions offering mortgages, it can seem as though there are dozens of different types of mortgages themselves. Different interest rates, different lengths and other features can be confusing. This article describes some of the different options you may encounter as you shop for a...

Mike Olden, Reba Haas, Eric Aasness

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: How Much Money Should I Put Down on a Home?

If you’re shopping for a mortgage right now, chances are you’ve heard a lot of opinions about how much you should spend on a down payment. Many people think that the more you can spend on a down payment the better, but there are some factors at play that may...