Ep 70: Best Pieces of Real Estate Advice

We all turn to friends and family for advice when it comes to buying and selling a home. It’s one of the biggest life events we’ll experience so it’s important to get it right. Today we’ll find out what advice real estate veteran Colleen has given and received through the years that she would pass along to you.
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When you decide to buy or sell a home, who do you turn to for advice? Hopefully your real estate agent is high on the list because they’ve learned a lot through their experiences.

Today we’ve asked Colleen Benson to share the best advice she’s given and received during his years as an agent in Oregon. From the mortgage process to negotiating to communication, we hope to provide some of great advice for you the next time you find yourself in the real estate market.

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

[1:03] – The best piece of advice you give clients about the mortgage process

[3:37] – Best advice you’ve received about running a business

[5:36] – Best advice about marketing a home

[7:27] – Best advice you ever received about negotiating

[9:22] – Best advice you give to clients about physically moving into a new home

[11:50] – Best advice for communicating with clients

Colleen Quotes:

“The mortgage lender is the third leg of the transaction so who you pick matters to the smoothness of the transaction.”

– 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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