Buying

Ep 37: Upgrades That Millennials Don’t Want

There are all sorts of studies out there about millennials and their preferences compared to previous generations. Let’s take a look at a study that examined which house upgrades millennials tend to dislike.

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Ep 29: Buyer Priorities

We’ll analyze a study of home buyers to see what priorities they usually have, and what priorities they should have when they are looking for a home.

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Ep 28: Ask Your Agent The Right Questions

We’ll go over some strategies for finding a real estate agent that fits your needs. Make sure that you are asking the right questions and looking for the right qualifications.

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Ep 27: Real Estate Mythbusting

There can be some conflicting statements out there in the real estate world. There can also be statements that are generally accepted as “true” even though they may not be. Let’s take a look at some common sayings and strategies and determine if they are legitimate or just a myth.

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Ep 26: Why So Stressful?

There are all kinds of surveys that put buying or selling a home as one of the most stressful life events you can experience. It shouldn’t be that way. Let’s look at some of the things you can do to make the process a more positive experience.

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Ep 25: Young Buyers Redefining Luxury

Millennials are making up a larger portion of luxury home buyers, but their desires and wants are a little different than the traditional luxury buyer. That’s changing the way builders are approaching the construction of high-end homes. Let’s discuss some of the changes that are starting to take place.

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Ep 24: Common Bargain Hunting Mistakes When Buying A Home

We all want to get a good deal when we buy a home. Sure, you want the home of your dreams, but if you can also call it a “steal” isn’t that the ultimate win-win? However, that pursuit of the perfect bargain home can backfire if you’re not careful. Let’s explore some of the ways buyers have shot themselves in the feet by making key mistakes in the hunt for a bargain buy.

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Ep 22: Real Estate Terms To Know

Buying and selling real estate is full of vocabulary terms that can be confusing to someone who doesn’t live in that world. Colleen will explain some real estate terms that you might come across, so that you can understand what they mean when you encounter them.

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Ep 21: Learning From Past Mistakes

Everybody has to start from somewhere. We’ll hear from Colleen about her early experiences in the real estate world and how they shaped her approach today. She’ll also give us a gripping story about how she once stopped a real estate scam from taking place.

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Ep 20: Foolishness That Makes You Lose The Home

We all make silly mistakes. But you want to avoid any kind of tomfoolery when it comes to buying or selling a home. Let’s cover some of the foolish mistakes people make in real estate so you won’t be left slapping your forehead with that “I can’t believe we just did that” look on your face.

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Ep 19: Buying A “Flipped” Home

Shows like Flip or Flop are popular these days. And you might be hearing and seeing a lot more commercials about house flipping seminars in your area. We won’t get into the “flipper’s” perspective this time around, however. What about the buyer? Is there anything the buyer should be aware of when purchasing a home that’s been “flipped”?

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Ep 18: Real Estate Facts You Can Take To The Bank

Regardless of who you are, how much money you have, when and where you’re going to sell, these are some of the real estate facts you be sure you need to know. Make sure you aren’t left shrugging your shoulders to any of these important issues.

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Ep 16: Real Estate Pet Peeves

There are some practices in the real estate world that irk Colleen because they get in the way of a smooth home-buying and home-selling process. Let’s go over some of these major real estate pet peeves.

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Ep 15: The “Hidden” Costs Of Buying And Selling

When preparing to buy a home, it’s easy to overlook some of the expenses that go into the process. Sure, the down payment and loan are obvious, but there are several other costs you don’t want to overlook. Let’s spend some time discussing some of the “hidden” costs and fees involved in the home purchasing process. 

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Ep 10: Real Estate Fact Or Fiction

We’ll present Colleen with some general thoughts about buying and selling real estate, and she will tell us if each statement is fact or fiction.

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Ep 9: Important Agent Traits

As you shop around for real estate agents, it is vital to find one that’s right for you. We’ll examine which traits are most important for a realtor to have.

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Ep 8: Top Buyer Priorities & What We Can Learn From Them As Sellers

Do you know the most widely agreed upon desire among home buyers? The answer might surprise you. Here’s a hint, it’s NOT dual toilets in the master bathroom (yeah, that’s a thing).

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Ep 5: Tackling Agent Personalities – Is Your’s “The Hot Mess”?

In this episode, we’ll examine the different types of personalities you’ll find among real estate agents. We have The Hot Mess, The Barbie Doll, The Corporate Behemoth, The Dabbler, and The Personal Touch. Which qualities do you want to look for when you’re picking an agent to work with in the future? We’ll answer that question and more on this week’s episode.

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