Ep 60: Answering the Top Coronavirus Real Estate Questions

What are the top questions we’re hearing from people about buying and selling a home since the coronavirus pandemic began? We’ll bring them to Colleen to find out what she’s seeing across the market.
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So many different businesses have changed their workflow and adapted to the needs of customers during the coronavirus pandemic and the real estate industry is no different.

If you’re in the market to buy or sell a home, you probably have a lot of questions about the process and how it impacts you. With so many pieces to a real estate transaction, it can be difficult to find all the information you need in one place. We’ll try to expedite that search by answering the top questions you might have when it comes to real estate during the coronavirus crisis.

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

[0:52] – What safety measures is Colleen’s team taking during the pandemic and is it changing the way you do business?

[2:16] – From a financial standpoint, is now still a good time to buy or sell?

[3:27] – Are home showings still allowed around the community?

[4:35] – Are people embracing home showings that are virtual?

[5:52] – What homes are easiest and hardest to sell right now?

[7:04] – People that are furloughed or out of work right now but have their down payment, will they have problems buying a home?

[9:14] – Is the closing process still the same and are there still resources in place to move?

Colleen Quotes:

“If you need to sell your home, now’s a great time. I can’t tell you what it’s going to be like in six months, but I can tell you right now it’s a good time to sell your home.” – 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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