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Industries around the world have changed the way they do business because of coronavirus health concerns. The same can be said for real estate, where many pieces of the home buying process have gone remote or virtual, Let’s take a look at how things have changed over the past month.

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Listen to the full episode or click on the timestamps below to hear a specific segment.

[1:33] – Find an agent who values keeping you safe.

[3:05] – How we’re giving virtual and video home tours.

[4:41] – Social distancing when showing a house.

[5:24] – Remote mortgages are now happening.

[6:52] – Remote home inspections are being offered by some businesses.

[8:53] – Remote appraisals have increased in popularity and we’ve seen this.

[10:07] – How are closings being done?

[11:05] – Don’t forget to get your house cleaned before you move in.

Colleen Quotes:

When we do an actual showing through a house, it’s only the decision makers allowed in the home and it’s very quick without touching anything.” – Keeping It Real Estate Podcast

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Colleen Benson

Colleen is a licensed Principal Broker in the State of Oregon. She has more than 20 years of experience as a Realtor and has helped build the top Keller Williams team in Salem. Her tremendous team now serves buyers and sellers throughout the Willammette Valley and the Oregon coast. She is the host of the Keeping It Real Estate radio show on 104.3 FM KSLM. The show plays Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm and has been on the air since January of 2019. Don't hesitate to reach out to Colleen if you have any questions about buying or selling real estate in the area!​

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