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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...

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Episode #172 – COVID-19 Update: Real Estate and Mortgage Markets

On this week’s episode of “Open House with Team Reba”, Reba and Eric discuss the current COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting the real estate and mortgage markets. They look at the current numbers and charts to bring you real information on what you can expect. We know that...

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Episode #170 – Should I Attend a BRRRR (Buy, Renovate, Rent, Refinance) Seminar?

On this week’s episode of “Open House with Team Reba”, we discuss the recent trend of BRRRR seminars–the good, the bad, and the downright ugly. BRRRR stands for “buy, renovate, rent, refinance”, and is the new “flip-it and get rich” system being touted online and in ads. We discuss this...

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Episode #160 – PMI Tax Deductions, Local Market Snapshots, Refinancing, and DADUs

On this past weekend’s episode of “Open House with Team Reba”, Reba and Eric covered a number of really great topics, including PMI tax deductions, local market snapshots, refinancing, and detached additional dwelling units (DADUs). First up, PMI Tax Credits: Congress actually did a good thing, can you believe it!?...

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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...