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Show Me the Money

Real Estate Today opens doors for buyers and sellers with critical and credible information on the real estate market. It’s fast paced and fact packed with experts, interviews, call-ins, field reports, and timely market conditions.

Jill Schlesinger, CBS News

Jill Schlesinger is the award-winning business analyst for CBS News. Jill is the host of the national radio show, ‘Jill on Money,’ as well as the podcast ‘Better Off with Jill Schlesinger.’

Monica Hayes, REALTOR®

Monica Hayes is a REALTOR® with Skogman Realty in Iowa City, and Coralville, Iowa. Monica is a real estate pro, and the 2019 President of the Iowa City Association of REALTORS®.

Hot or Not? with Melissa Dittmann

It’s time for a special segment on Real Estate Today – ‘Hot or Not?’ Home design elements come and go….but which ones are trending, and which ones aren’t? That’s what Hot or Not is all about. Giving you the latest red hot trends in home design, home features – and more. Joining us now with Hot or Not is Melissa Dittman Tracey, author of REALTOR® Magazine’s popular ‘Styled, Staged and Sold’ blog.

Keith Gumbinger,

Keith Gumbinger is Vice President at, the nation’s leading source for consumer mortgage and finance information.

Laura Adams, Money Girl Podcast

Laura Adams is host of the top-rated Money Girl Podcast. Laura is also the author of several books books on Personal Finance. Including? ‘Money Girls Smart Moves to Grow Rich.’

Closing Costs

Back with our special “Show Me the Money!” All about your money, your real estate – and you!

We’re going to wrap up this hour of the show with a little talk about buying a house.

You know, when people talk about getting ready to buy, they often head – well, you can get a good mortgage with just 3% down.

And that’s true. But – that’s not the end of the story. Because if you have a 3% down payment saved up, but nothing else? You probably won’t get the house. Because to qualify for the home loan, yes, you’ll need that down payment, but also, money for two other things – closing costs, and reserves. As in, money in the bank.

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Elizabeth Mendenhall is the CEO of RE/MAX Boone Realty in Columbia Missouri, and the President of THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

Gerri Detweiler, Nav

Gerri Detweiler is director of education at Nav, which provides free personal and business credit scores. Her latest book is Finance Your Own Business!

Smart Home Technology Report: Ikea Home Smart

Today – a brand new player in smart home tech. And this – is a big one. A huge global corporation, that has filled many of our homes with their products. A company that up to now, has not been associated with smart home tech.

Eileen Tu, Quicken Loans

Eileen Tu is Vice President of Product Development at Quicken Loans, in Detroit. Quicken Loans has grown to become – the nation’s largest mortgage lender. And ranks highest in the country for customer satisfaction for primary mortgage origination by J.D. Power for the past eight consecutive years.

Dave Dalzell, REALTOR®

Dave Dalzell has been a REALTOR® for 41 years and is owner/broker with Dalzell REALTORS® in Abilene, Texas. For his work with the homeless and underemployed, Dave was a recipient of the Good Neighbor Award from THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® in 2009.

The Summary Sheet!!!

Back now with our special “Show Me the Money!” An in-depth look owning a home of your own – and, how to pay for it!

And we’re going to wrap up today’s show with a quick recap of what you’ll need to buy a home….and how to get it. OK?

Now let’s start low, and build up.

First, if you qualify for a VA loan – they allow a zero down payment. If you are a veteran or an active duty service member, you need to know that.

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