Ep 83: Popular Home Upgrades & More National Trends

Today we look across the country to see what trends are popular for homeowners and buyers. From flooring to appliances to energy efficiency, we’ll get Colleen’s reaction to these trends. Plus, we’ll find out what day of the week is best to list a home.
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On This Episode:

Real estate continues to be a strong sector across the country and people are always looking at ways to improve their homes.

Let’s look at some of the areas where clients are always asking for opinions: flooring and appliances. Plus, there’s a growing interest in green homes and adding energy efficient upgrades all over the house. Colleen will share her insight on each of these items and tell you what we’re seeing and hearing locally.

Along with upgrades, we’ll also tell you which day(s) of the week were found to be best for listing a home and then share some of the strategy behind our home listings.

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

[0:50] – Best day of week to list a home

[3:40] – More interest in green homes

[5:36] – Favorite flooring brands

[7:51] – Top kitchen appliances

[12:53] – Best small towns

Colleen Quotes:

The things our buyers are really looking at for the most part are energy efficient appliances and then windows.

– 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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