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Dual Representation for the Win!

By Beth Benner, May 18, 2021

In my years of real estate, it has been few and far between when I have had an opportunity to represent the buyer and seller in a transaction. Fortunately, I had the help of my teammate Jon Lawson, who stepped in and helped with the other side of the deal. I had been working with my clients on listing their beautiful home in Hillsboro at the same time that a close friend was looking to buy. When my new listing came on the market it seemed perfect for my friend and we weren’t about to let dual representation scare us away!
For those of you who don’t know, dual representation is when one agent (or in this case two agents on the same team) represent both the buyer(s) and the seller(s) in a transaction. Dual representation can be tricky, but the key is to be honest and transparent with your clients. In this case, I enlisted Jon’s help on the buying side, and we made sure to both proceeded with the best intentions of our clients.
On top of being a super smooth transaction, it was so great to work with Jon to bring success to both of our clients. Congratulations all, it was truly a transaction I will never forget!

Beth Benner

Broker Licensed in OR & WA

Home: it's more than just a house. I'm your partner in real estate.

Hi, I am Beth, a licensed Realtor in both Oregon and Washington. I'm a Portland native with deep market knowledge and 15+ years of experience in real estate. I have been very fortunate to have been able to build my career on the referrals of the many happy homeowners I’ve worked with over the years, and am so thankful for all the relationships I’ve built through the work that I love. As a wife and mom, I am also so thrilled to add new families to our community and to help the clients I work with join neighborhoods they’ve dreamed about. I am a savvy negotiator and a thoughtful partner through each transaction. I’d love the opportunity to work with you to help you buy or sell your next home or investment property.  Let's do this!   Specialties Include:
  • Neighborhood Insight
  • Multi-Unit Condominium Projects
  • First-Time Home Buyers
  • Downsizers/Upsizers
  • Relocation Services
  • Investment Property/Opportunity
Accolades/Licenses: 
  • #1 Individual broker at LRR in 2020
  • Top 150 of all OR brokers in 2020
  • Top 5% of all OR brokers for 6 years
  • PMAR Masters Circle Diamond Platinum Member 2016-2021
  • Licensed in OR & WA
   
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  • T: 503-819-2885
  • bethbenner@livingroomre.com

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