Closing Day

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

11 episodes of Closing Day since the first episode, which aired on March 11th, 2019.

  • Recap of Season 1: 10 Things Every First Time Home Buyer Needs to Know

    May 28th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  22 mins 7 secs
    buy, first house, first-time homebuyer, home buying, homebuyer, house, interest rate, lender, mortgage, own, real estate, rent

    To recap season one of the Closing Day podcast, Kassi and Kyle do a quick review of all ten episodes.

  • Closing Day Podcast 10: Three Generations of Real Estate Knowledge

    May 10th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 33 secs
    buy, first house, first-time homebuyer, home buying, homebuyer, house, interest rate, lender, mortgage, own, real estate, rent

    Julie Gardner, a realtor with ERA Lambros Real Estate, joins our host Kyle Pucko to share her industry knowledge. They talk about the buy-sell contract, backing out of an offer, setting priorities, and much more. Listen to this episode for more information on how a realtor helps you get to closing day!

  • Closing Day Podcast 9: Home Loan Programs for All Shapes and Hourly Rates

    May 7th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 51 secs
    buy, first house, first-time homebuyer, home buying, homebuyer, house, interest rate, lender, mortgage, own, real estate, rent

    Dave Glaser, President and CEO of MoFi joins our host Kyle Pucko to talk about down payment assistance programs. Dave loves to see his community and the state of Montana flourish thanks to home ownership and has great information to share about today's topic.

  • Closing Day Podcast 8: What's a Title and Should I Care?

    May 6th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 2 secs
    buy, earnest, escrow, first house, first-time homebuyer, home buying, homebuyer, house, interest rate, lender, mortgage, own, real estate, rent, title

    Nissa Liesz, the Business Development Professional at First American Title Company joins our host Kyle Pucko to talk about what it is like to work with a title company. They talk vocab words you should know, financial advice, and what happens on closing day! So your offer has been accepted - what happens next? Find out here!

  • Closing Day Podcast 7: Home Inspection: Just Do It!

    May 3rd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 2 secs
    buy, first house, first-time homebuyer, home buying, homebuyer, house, interest rate, lender, mortgage, own, real estate, rent

    Emmon Snyder from ES Ventures, INC. joins our host Kyle Pucko to talk about home inspections. They talk about finding a good inspector, when the inspection takes place, and some not-so-obvious questions you should be asking. Should you get a home inspection? Find out here!

  • Closing Day Podcast 6: 30 Years to Life. The Mortgage Episode.

    April 5th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 36 secs
    broker, buy, earnest money, first house, first-time homebuyer, home buying, homebuyer, house, interest rate, lender, mortgage, own, real estate, rent, title company, underwriter

    Cathy Swofford from Missoula Mortgage joins our host Kyle Pucko to talk about what brokers do in the home buying process. They talk earnest money, interest rates, and title companies. Does the process of actually purchasing your home stress you out? Listen to this episode for some tips on what happens post-offer.

  • Closing Day Podcast 5: Real Talk. Real Estate Agents.

    March 26th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 25 secs
    buy, first house, first-time homebuyer, home buying, homebuyer, house, interest rate, lender, mortgage, own, real estate, realtor, rent

    Andrew Squires with Engel & Volkers Western Frontier joins our host Kyle Pucko to discuss the role of a realtor in the home buying process. They talk how to choose a realtor, what to expect when viewing houses, and how to find the home for you!

  • Closing Day Podcast 4: Your New Best Friend: Loan Officers 101

    March 13th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 27 secs
    buy, first house, first-time homebuyer, gifting, home buying, homebuyer, lender, loan, mortgage, mortgage points, rent

    Julie Lapham from Mann Mortgage joins our host Kyle Pucko to tell you what you need to know when acquiring a mortgage. They talk loan rate locks, closing costs and taxes, and the safeguards put in place to protect buyers throughout the process. Listen to this episode for the confidence you need in order to approach your mortgage.

  • Closing Day Podcast 3: Bills Bills Bills: How Much House Can I Afford

    March 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  42 mins 34 secs
    buy, first house, first-time homebuyer, home buying, homebuyer, lender, loan, mortgage, rent

    Ronnie Stevens from First Interstate Bank joins our host Kyle Pucko to share expert tips and tricks that will help you start the process of acquiring a mortgage. They talk pre-qualification, credit scores, and what makes a good lender. Listen to this episode and take the first step towards a down payment.

  • Closing Day Podcast 2: 20% Say What?!

    March 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 53 secs
    budget, budgeting, down payment, financial education, financial literacy, first house, first-time homebuyer, home buying, homebuyer, lender, money, mortgage, saving money

    Katie Sadowski from Homeword joins our host Kyle Pucko to share expert tips and tricks that will help you start budgeting for your down payment. They talk wants vs. needs, helpful resources, and how to make budgeting a part of your financial playbook. Listen to this episode and take the first step towards a down payment.

  • Closing Day Podcast 1: Should I Just Rent for the Rest of My Life?

    March 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 27 secs
    buy, first house, first-time homebuyer, first-time homebuying, home buying, homebuyer, mortgage, real estate, rent, rent or buy

    Julie Pavlish from Homeword joins our host Kyle Pucko to tackle the big topic of renting versus buying. They talk pros and cons, building equity, and why saving 20% for a down payment is a myth. Should you just rent for the rest of your life? Find out here!