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Weekly guidance concerning the real estate landscape in Oregon. From Salem to Portland to Bend and the coast, this is the show for you if you want to know the 411 on the real estate market throughout the Willamette Valley. Join Realtor Colleen Benson each week for great buying and selling tips.

Weekly guidance concerning the real estate landscape in Oregon. From Salem to Portland to Bend and the coast, this is the show for you if you want to know the 411 on the real estate market throughout the Willamette Valley. Join Realtor Colleen Benson each week for great buying and selling tips.

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United States

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Weekly guidance concerning the real estate landscape in Oregon. From Salem to Portland to Bend and the coast, this is the show for you if you want to know the 411 on the real estate market throughout the Willamette Valley. Join Realtor Colleen Benson each week for great buying and selling tips.

Language:

English

Contact:

9193781410


Episodes

Ep 72: 6 Clever Real Estate Tactics

11/19/2020
Through the years we’ve learned many useful tips and ideas that we try to pass along to our clients during the buying or selling process. We’ve compiled six of them for you on this show and we’ll explain why this gives you an advantage in the real estate world. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/buying/ep-72-6-clever-real-estate-tactics/496/ See our listings: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ What we discuss on this show: 1:05 –...

Duration:00:12:49

Ep 71: Step-by-Step Process for Selling Your Home

11/5/2020
If you’re thinking about selling your home but a little overwhelmed by the entire process, join us as we walk you through each step. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/selling/ep-71-step-by-step-process-for-selling-your-home/491/ See our listings: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ What we discuss on this show: 1:01 – Preparation 4:29 – Getting an idea of the value of your home 7:18 – Find a real estate agent 11:54 – Set the list...

Duration:00:18:04

Ep 70: Best Pieces of Real Estate Advice

10/15/2020
We all turn to friends and family for advice when it comes to buying and selling a home. It’s one of the biggest life events we’ll experience so it’s important to get it right. Today we’ll find out what advice real estate veteran Colleen has given and received through the years that she would pass along to you. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/buying/ep-70-best-pieces-of-real-estate-advice/454/ See our listings:...

Duration:00:14:28

Ep 69: How Sellers Should Prepare for Home Inspections

10/1/2020
A home inspection can create a lot of anxiety and worry for the seller but there are steps you can take to make the process go much smoother. Today we’ll share some of the things we tell our clients to do before the inspection takes place. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/selling/ep-69-how-sellers-should-prepare-for-home-inspections/453/ See our listings: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ What we discuss on this show: 2:37 – Make...

Duration:00:14:32

Ep 68: The Importance of Social Media When Selling a Home

9/17/2020
Today we open up the mailbag for a couple of listener questions, which got us into a great discussion on the value of social media when it comes to marketing your home. Find out where Colleen stands on this strategy. Read more and get additional real estate resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/selling/ep-68-the-importance-of-social-media-when-selling-a-home/447/ See our listings: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ What we discuss today: 0:37 – The Benson team is...

Duration:00:16:23

Ep 67: Top Recent Real Estate Searches + Other Headlines

9/3/2020
Specific real estate search terms have skyrocketed during the pandemic. Can you guess what they are? Find out on this episode along with the latest on foreclosure forecasts and the future of real estate photography. Read more on this topic: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/headlines/ep-67-top-recent-real-estate-searches-other-headlines/442/ See our listings: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ What we discuss on this show: 1:00 – A new baby in the office. 2:24 – What’s the...

Duration:00:17:43

Ep 66: Emerging Behaviors During Pandemic

8/20/2020
How is the pandemic changing the way buyers and sellers are behaving? A recent study found seven different trends emerging due to COVID-19 and they could impact real estate over the long-term. Let’s find out whether Colleen agrees with each of these behaviors and how they’ll impact Oregon. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/buying/ep-66-emerging-behaviors-during-pandemic/420/ See our listings: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ On...

Duration:00:15:10

Ep 65: Reacting to the Latest Real Estate Headlines

8/6/2020
As we survey the landscape of real estate, three recent headlines jumped out at us about selling homes. Join us as we get Colleen’s reaction to each of them and find out if Oregon is seeing the same trends. Show notes & additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/selling/ep-65-reacting-to-the-latest-real-estate-headlines/416/ See our listings: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ On today's show: 0:29 – The market needs more inventory. 3:25 – First headline: Is...

Duration:00:21:05

Ep 64: Reasons Why Your Home Might Not Be Selling

7/16/2020
Are you having problems selling your home and can’t pinpoint the reason? Learn about the most common issues that can keep a property from selling as quickly as you’d like. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/selling/ep-64-reasons-why-your-home-might-not-be-selling/410/ See our listings here: http://bensonbrokergroup.com/ Today's show schedule: 1:18 – Your property might be too unique for the neighborhood or location. 2:25 – Geodesic...

Duration:00:17:36

Ep 63: Real Estate Fact or Fiction

7/2/2020
When it comes to real estate, there are some common beliefs that you’ll often here but how many of these are actually accurate? Today we’ll play a game of real estate fact or fiction by presenting Colleen with seven different statements and she’ll tell us whether each one is true or false. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/buying/ep-63-real-estate-fact-or-fiction/403/ See our listings here: http://bensonbrokergroup.com/ Today's show...

Duration:00:21:11

Ep 62: The Latest Real Estate Trends and Data

6/18/2020
We check in with Colleen this week to find out what’s changing across the market as coronavirus still looms. We’ll also look at the latest trends around Oregon and react to the latest real east data. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/uncategorized/ep-62-the-latest-real-estate-trends-and-data/397/ See our listings here: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ Today's show schedule: 0:29 – An update on the agent side of the business. 2:22...

Duration:00:12:44

Ep 61: Back to the Basics – The Homebuyer Dictionary

6/4/2020
If you are new to the homebuying process or just a need a refresher, this episode runs through all of the steps to buying a home and explains all the key terms you’ll need to know. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/uncategorized/ep-61-back-to-the-basics-the-homebuyer-dictionary/391/ See our listings here: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ Today's show schedule: 1:24 – What’s new in the real estate market in the area? 4:44 – A lot...

Duration:00:30:20

Ep 60: Answering the Top Coronavirus Real Estate Questions

5/21/2020
What are the top questions we’re hearing from people about buying and selling a home since the coronavirus pandemic began? We’ll bring them to Colleen to find out what she’s seeing across the market. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/buying/ep-60-answering-the-top-coronavirus-real-estate-questions/385/ See our listings here: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ Today's show schedule: 0:52 – What safety measures is Colleen’s team...

Duration:00:11:04

Ep 59: A Homebuying Guide to the Salem Real Estate Market

5/7/2020
If you’re looking for a home in Salem, you probably have questions about HOA fees, neighborhoods, commutes, trends and more. Our latest podcast covers it all. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/buying/ep-59-a-homebuying-guide-to-the-salem-real-estate-market/378/ See our listings here: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ Today's show schedule: 0:44 – HOA Fees: Am I likely to pay those around here and what’s the usual cost? 2:32 – What...

Duration:00:10:33

Ep 58: How Home Buying Process Has Changed During Coronavirus Crisis

4/16/2020
Industries around the world have changed the way they do business because of coronavirus health concerns. The same can be said for real estate, where many pieces of the home buying process have gone remote or virtual, Let’s take a look at how things have changed over the past month. If you want help getting started, just text BUYAHOME to 77222 to get Colleen’s starter guide to buying a home. Read more and get additional resources here:...

Duration:00:13:49

Ep 57: Is the Coronavirus Impacting Real Estate?

3/30/2020
So many people across the country are feeling the impact of the coronavirus outbreak from an emotional and financial aspect. But what has it done to the real estate market? Colleen will provide an update on Oregon real estate trends and what she’s seeing from buyers and sellers right now. Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/buying/ep-57-is-the-cor…ting-real-estate/366/ See our listings here: https://www.colleenbensonhomes.com/ Today's...

Duration:00:09:21

Ep 56: Real Estate Trends for 2020 and the Decade Ahead

3/19/2020
A recent survey turned up a number of interesting statistics regarding real estate and homeownership over the next decade. What do the numbers mean? And is there a buying opportunity on the horizon? Read more and get additional resources here: https://keepingitrealestatepodcast.com/buying/ep-56-real-estate-trends-for-2020-and-the-decade-ahead/359/ See our listings: https://www.bensonbrokergroup.com/ Today's rundown: 0:34 – A recent survey revealed a mass exodus for homeowners that...

Duration:00:11:18

Ep 55: Top Real Estate Fears for Buyers & Sellers

3/5/2020
Deciding to buy or sell a home can be one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in life and that brings a certain level of worry with it. It’s natural to have concerns during the process but a good real estate agent will guide you through those and help alleviate your concerns. Let’s look at the most common fears we hear from buyers and sellers and how to deal with them. Get the show notes here:...

Duration:00:15:59

2020 Headlines

2/20/2020
Let's examine some recent headlines about what 2020 could have in store for the real estate market.

Duration:00:20:37

Ep 54: Important Real Estate Terms

2/13/2020
It's time to expand that vocabulary, as we teach you some common real estate terms that you should know.

Duration:00:16:27