Ep 75: Renovations, Open Houses, Budgets & Other Mailbag Questions

Today we’ll do that by answering five questions that have come into the podcast. We’ll cover topics ranging from changing the layout of your home to whether you should use discount real estate companies. If you’re in the market for a home or thinking about selling, there’s probably a good nugget or two for you in this episode.
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The process of buying and selling a home can elicit a lot of questions along the way and we enjoy assisting you as best we can.

Today we’ll do that by answering five questions that have come into the podcast. We’ll cover topics ranging from changing the layout of your home to whether you should use discount real estate companies. If you’re in the market for a home or thinking about selling, there’s probably a good nugget or two for you in this episode.

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

[0:47] – Mailbag Question about house layout and renovation

[3:13] – Mailbag Question about open houses

[5:56] – Mailbag Question about housing market vs condo market

[7:10] – Mailbag Question about discount real estate companies

[9:14] – Mailbag Question about determining house budget

Colleen Quotes:

“The internet has changed how the home buying and selling process works, obviously, and as a society that’s where we’re plugged in and it’s really changed how our customers reach everything.”

– 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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