Ep 76: Should I Wait Until Spring to Sell? + Other Mailbag Questions

Are you ready to sell your home but you think waiting until spring might allow you to present your house in its full beauty? Colleen will explain why the winter might not make as much of a difference as you think. Plus, we tackle acreage, property management, basement renovations, and listing prices on today’s show.
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On This Episode:

It’s another mailbag edition of the Keeping it Real Estate podcast and we have a great round of questions.

Colleen will do her best to answer all of them that have come in and we’ll start with finding the best time to sell. A lot of people wonder if winter prevents buyers from seeing the full beauty of a home, but we’ll tell you whether or not it’s worth waiting.

We have six total topics on the show so there’s a lot to cover. Hopefully you’ll find something that helps you during the buying or selling process.

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

[0:33] – Mailbag Question about selling by season

[4:50] – Mailbag Question about finding acreage

[5:52] – Mailbag Question about investing in real estate and property management

[9:49] – Mailbag Question about basement renovations

[12:14] – Mailbag Question about first time home-buying

[15:36] – Mailbag Question about listing price

Colleen Quotes:

“I always think that finishing a basement is a good return on investment, especially if you can make sure those ceilings are high and no flooding.”

– 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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