Ep 59: A Homebuying Guide to the Salem Real Estate Market

If you’re looking for a home in Salem, you probably have questions about HOA fees, neighborhoods, commutes, trends and more. Our latest podcast covers it all.
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On This Episode:

Whether you’re moving to Salem for the first time or already lived here for years, getting insight into the real estate market from an experienced realtor will help you narrow down your search.

On this episode, we run through all the key questions someone might have about buying a home in Salem. From the best value neighborhoods to the hottest areas, we’re going to cover a lot of great information to help you pick out a home in one of the best markets in Oregon.

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

[0:44] – HOA Fees: Am I likely to pay those around here and what’s the usual cost?

[2:32] – What area is drawing in the most new buyers?

[3:52] – Where in the community do you see the best value?

[5:29] – What about the job market and commute in Salem?

[6:24] – Do you help connect buyers to lenders and other professionals needed to purchase a home?

[8:10] – Many great resources for people searching for a home at BensonBrokerGroup.com

Colleen Quotes:

Salem being an hour commute or less from the Portland market, this whole area is drawing buyers because of the lower prices and less congestion and less traffic.” – Keeping It Real Estate Podcast

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Show Host

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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