persons name

Sean Reid

Mortgage Advisor

NMLS# 131633

(253) 397-4669

sreid@absoluteloans.com

Meet Sean Reid

Sean has worked in the Mortgage industry for over 14 years. Sean’s focus has always been on helping people. You’ll feel it the first time you meet with him. And as many clients can attest, they appreciate the guidance, direction and especially the time to really explore their needs. If a client doesn’t immediately qualify then a plan is created to set them on course and checking in can be as often as a client wishes.

 

Sean Reid is a Native of Washington who grew up in Renton, attending Renton High, Bellevue Commu­nity College and after serving a 2 year mission for his church; graduated from University of Washington with a degree in Business and Entrepreneurship. Sean is married to Nicole and together they have 4 children, including 18 month old twins. 

 

Sean has many interests, including Photography, Hik­ing & Camping, Scuba Diving,  BBQing Travel­ing (which he never gets enough of) Church, and working on their property.  Sean & Nicole live in Maple Valley WA.

Sitting for half a second

Learn More »

What Do Appraisers Look For When Determining A Property's Value?

Most people are surprised to learn what appraisers actually look at when determining the value of a real estate property. A common misconception homeowners generally have is that the value of their home is determined after the appraiser has completed their physical property inspection. However, th ...
Read More...

Where Does My Earnest Money Go?

Hey, I gave my real estate agent a $5000 Earnest Money Deposit check... Where does that money go? A basic and very obvious question that most First-Time home Buyers ask once their purchase contract gets accepted. According to Wikipedia: Earnest Money - an earnest payment (sometimes called earnest money or simply earnest, or alternatively a good- ...
Read More...


Renting vs Buying A Home

Buying a home versus renting is a big decision that takes careful consideration. While there are several biased sources that can make arguments for or against owning a home, we've found that most home buyers base their ultimate decision on emotion. Yes, there are some tax advantages of owning real estate, as well as the potential to earn equity ...
Read More...

What Does Title Insurance Protect Me From?

By including title insurance when purchasing property, your title insurer takes on accountability for legal expenses to defend your property title, should it ever be challenged. Many different occurrences can come into play to warrant the need for title insurance. The title company responsible wi ...
Read More...


Understanding the FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium (MIP)

* Disclaimer – all information in this article is accurate as of the date this article was written * The FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium is an important part of every FHA loan. There are actually two types of Mortgage Insurance Premiums associated with FHA loans: 1.  Up Front Mortgage Insurance ...
Read More...

First-Time Home Buyer Credit Checklist

Getting a new mortgage for a First-Time Home Buyer can be a little overwhelming with all of the important details, guidelines and potential speed bumps. Since there are so many rules and steps to follow, here is a simple list of Do's and Don'ts to keep in mind throughout the mortgage approval proce ...
Read More...