Ep 73: Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent, Part 1

You’ve made the decision to buy or sell a home and now it’s time to look for a real estate agent. How do you make that choice? Colleen will provide you with the important questions to ask and what answers you want to listen for in this first of a two-part series

On This Episode:

Plenty of people decide to buy or sell a home on their own, but real estate agents can save you time, money, and frustration during the process.

On this episode, we’re going to begin a two-part series about what questions you should be asking agents when you are trying to decide who to go with. Colleen Benson will explain why each question is important to the real estate process and what answers you’ll want to be listening for.

This can be a crucial decision for you so we want to make sure you get it right.

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

[0:55] – How much experience do you have?

[3:07] – Is lack of local experience a red flag?

[3:37] – How many homes do you sell or buy each year?

[6:06] – Who’s your primary point of contact?

[7:58] – We have multiple people involved in the process

Colleen Quotes:

“It’s very important to know are they a full-time agent, are they committed to their career, and for how long.”

– 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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