Ep 79: The Value of a Realtor

When it comes time to buy or sell a home, you’ll probably ask yourself whether it’s worth working with a real estate agent or try to do the work on your own. Let’s talk about much value a great realtor can provide you during the process and what specifically we do to help our clients.
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On This Episode:

One of the big decisions you’ll have to make when you buy or sell a home is whether you want to work with a real estate agent or not.

You can probably guess which side of that argument we land on, but we want to help people understand what value we provide during the process. On this episode, Colleen will take you through the different aspects of buying and selling that a good realtor can provide value to you.

We’ll also explain the ways in which our team, specifically, assists clients and what we do to make your experience as smooth and beneficial for you as possible.

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

[1:15] – How the job has changed through the years

[2:20] – Education

[5:17] – Simplifying the process

[7:16] – Authenticity

[9:18] – Negotiating

[11:06] – Communication

[13:44] – Perspective

[15:46] – Other ways we bring value

Colleen Quotes:

“It gives the opportunity, with all the deals we’ve seen, all the repair addendums we’ve negotiated through and inspection reports and appraisal mishaps, to be able to provide a high level of experienced service to our sellers and buyers.”

– 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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