Moreland Sales Meeting 11.19.2013

For your Blog:

The WORST time of year may be best time for buyers?  This did catch my eye. By worst they’re saying the holidays. Though I wouldn’t make this a blanket statement, the rationale is pretty good! http://goo.gl/fgHU7O

FREE Real Estate in Portland! It’s actually true, but if you’re planning on living there, you might want to wear bright orange…… it’s in the street! http://goo.gl/gBXKgs

Hey, did you attend a Portland school that isn’t there anymore?  If you have old pictures, they’d love to have ‘em!  http://goo.gl/d11nuw

Preparing for Holiday guests?  Here are some oldie-but-goodie ideas that may help you drive yourself less crazy.  http://goo.gl/K3nMno

Listings: 
• Dana – 2326 NE 32nd Ct – 4BD/3BA – $689,000

• Chris – 707 SE 46th Ave – 4BD/3.1BA – $549,000

Windermere Mortgage – Clayton Scott

• Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Program

• FirstREX program

• New Construction and Rehab loans

Needs & Wants:
• Kathryn – Retired couple looking for home with land—at least 1/3 acre
• Dana – Eastmoreland up to $800,000
• Robin – Close-in Midcentury up to $800,000
                – 3BD/2BA in the neighborhood under $750,000
                – 3BD/2BA in the neighborhood under $500,000

Branch Stuff:

  • 12/7 – Claus & Paws – Shorter hours this year – 10:00 to 1:00 (Santa got tired)
  • Decemberville Toy Drive box in our lobby + Share the Warmth Coat & Blanket Drive barrel need filling up!
  • Office Christmas Party – Mid December – stay tuned for more info!
  • AHS completed 19 repairs last week in our clients’ homes and paid a total of $2,984 in claims
  • 12/7 – Windermere + The Blazers and the Courtside Kids Night
  • 11/19 TODAY @ 8237 SE 17th – Inside Out Home – Open House w/food & giveaways
  • Steve will be gone November 20-22. Richard Caplan will be covering.
  • NO Branch meeting next Tuesday, Nov. 26th (Thanksgiving Week)
  • 12/2 – Foundation Jazz Hour at Jimmy Mak’s – 6 – 7:30 with Ron Howard! Click here

Upcoming Education Opportunities:

  • 11/20 – Ninja Business Planning Webinar – 9:30 to 10:30 @ MO
  • 11/21 – Marketing Your Website – 1:00 to 2:00 @ MO

Consistent Connections:

  • Market Action link for your client emails: http://goo.gl/nlYcFq
  • Do you know a client who has had their company downsized / upsized in the past year?

Transaction Master:

  • Seller countering with a different Title Company and a potential RESPA violation. Some verbiage that could negate the claim: “Transaction to be closed at XYZ Title. Buyer may purchase Lender Policy at a title company of their choosing.”
  • Docs that we’re seeing are the hardest to get turned in:
    • Preliminary Title Report
    • Seller initialed flyer & RMLS printout
    • Return note receipts
    • AHS Confirmation
    • AHS System Information form
  • Flood Insurance Changes are definitely going to impact a lot of people. https://msc.fema.gov online flood maps / Floodplain management Christine Shirley Christine.shirley@state.or.us
Posted on November 19, 2013 at 3:29 pm
Steve Russell | Category: Branch Agent Meetings

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