Category: refinance

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...

8 Steps to Get Ready for Your Refinance

There are many benefits to refinancing your home. Refinancing can decrease your monthly payments, lower your interest rate, and shorten the length of your loan. Essentially, refinancing is getting a second mortgage to replace your first. If the terms and conditions are better than your original mortgage, it is a...

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...

Just In: Where Did Home Values End Up Last Year — And What About This Year? 0

Just In: Where Did Home Values End Up Last Year — And What About This Year?

CoreLogic is the most widely respected housing data compilation company and it keeps its pulse on what’s going on in the housing market. CoreLogic just came out with its 2015 home value stats and forecast of what home values will look like for all of 2016. For all of 2015,...

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Should You Fund Home Improvements with a Refinance?

Home Equity Loan vs. Equity Line of Credit To refinance in order to make home improvements you can either take out a home equity loan or an equity line of credit. Both offer pros and cons depending on your specific situation. A home equity loan usually costs much less than...

Check out this weeks show with Mike Olden from American Reporting Company – Open House with Team Reba Tuesdays at 3pm on KKOL 1300AM 0

Check out this weeks show with Mike Olden from American Reporting Company – Open House with Team Reba Tuesdays at 3pm on KKOL 1300AM

On Tuesday we had Mike Olden from American Reporting Company on-air.  We talked about all things credit – how credit is derived, what to do to improve your credit score…  Listen below to hear from the credit expert and see what strategies you can use. Listen to next week’s show at Tuesday at...

Guest Today: Mike Olden from American Reporting Company – Open House with Team Reba Tuesdays at 3pm on KKOL 1300AM 0

Guest Today: Mike Olden from American Reporting Company – Open House with Team Reba Tuesdays at 3pm on KKOL 1300AM

Today we will have Mike Olden from American Reporting Company on-air.  Tune in to the show to learn all about credit scores and how to improve yours. Listen to today’s show at 3pm on KKOL 1300AM where you can stream it live.  Be sure to send us your questions at info@teamreba.com...

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

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

Next Tuesday, February 16th, Mike Olden from American Reporting Company will be joining us on-air.  Listen in to the show to learn all about credit scores and how to improve yours. Listen to the show Tuesday at 3pm on KKOL 1300AM where you can stream it live.  Be sure to send us...

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Is There a Downside to Prepaying Your Mortgage?

Long before you settle on a mortgage lender, one of your interview questions should be, “Is there a prepayment penalty and if so, how much is it?” Unfortunately, too many homebuyers don’t understand what a prepayment penalty is, how it works, or even if they are paying it. Prepayment Penalty...