Ep 82: Seller Inspections, Mortgage Rates, & Other Headlines

Time to take another look at the real estate headlines that caught our attention over the last couple of weeks. From sellers paying for inspections to increasing mortgage rates and much more, we’ll get Colleen’s reaction to the latest industry news.
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On This Episode:

Keeping up with the latest real estate headlines can take a lot of time so we’re going to highlight some of the trends and data that caught our attention in recent weeks.

There’s some pretty surprising news out there, but does it all apply to the Oregon market? On this episode, Colleen will share her opinion on five recent headlines and tell you whether she’s seeing the same thing locally.

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

[1:00] – Seller inspections

[3:39] – Young adults dominating the market

[5:37] – Mortgage rate increases

[6:34] – Never going back to normal

[8:43] – First-time homebuyers have it easier

Colleen Quotes:

“In this market, we’re not going to see a lot of increased value by some of these little things. However, these little things do tend to interest a buyer and they might pick your home over the next home because of that.”

– 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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