Branch Agent Meetings January 17, 2014

Moreland Sales Meeting 1.14.2014

For your Blog:

Boomerang Buyers? Where do they come up with these sound bites?   These buyers who were foreclosed a few years back are …… back:


Since a lot of folks don’t take the Oregonian any more…. This article is a quick prediction of the PDX real estate market in 2014. Good to know:


I REALLY hope our government leaders extend this.  Imagine negotiating a short sale …. And being taxed on the difference between the loan amount and the sales price. Yikes!


• Kathryn – 1936 SE Miller St. 2BD/1BA – $285,000

• Linda – 6625 W Burnside Rd. #252 2BD/2BA – $195,000
                Coming Soon: 3BD/1BA Mid-Century in Beaverton on large lot – $325,000

• Patty – Coming Soon: 3BD/2.5BD in Milwaukie – $250,000
• Robin – Coming Soon: 4BD/2BA in the neighborhood – $599,000
• Chris – Coming Friday: 2812 SE Moreland Ln. 3BD/3.1BA – $795,000
• Peggy – PRICE REDUCED: 936 SW Northgate Ct. 5BD/6BA – $1,495,000


Needs & Wants:
• Julianna – front porch lady!
• Daniette – home w/studio space in inner SE
                   – 4BD/2BA in Happy Valley
• Candace – looking for renters for her 2BD/1.1BA townhome in Lake Oswego, $1700/month
• Bill – looking for 3BD+den home in West Linn or Lake Oswego w/space for dog
        – Moreland/Woodstock area up to $400,000
        – 1031 Exchange buyer in Wilson school district up to $350,000
• Dana – Looking in Eastmoreland
• Kathryn – 4BD in Eastmoreland up to $650,000
                  – 1/3 acre in Milwaukie/Oregon City/SW w/master on main & studio space up to $500,000
• Robin – one level home w/office on ½ acre
             – downsizer up to $400,000
             – three buyers looking in the neighborhood up to $400,000; $500,000; and $700,000

Branch Stuff:

·         Welcome Elisha (“lish” as in “wish”) Biando, our new Assistant Branch Admin!

·         All Company Kick-Off 2014! Wednesday, January 29th from 1:00 to 3:00!

·         Lots of American Home Shield service calls

·         January 20th & February 17th are legal real estate holidays; the office will be open both days.

·         If you get sick PLEASE stay home & take care of yourself. We love you, but not enough to share your cold J

·         Aloha! I will be a first timer in Hawaii next Tuesday the 21st through Monday the 27th. Therefore, there will be NO branch meeting on the 21st. We WILL be having one on the 28th!


Education Opportunities

·         CE Audits are happening! 45% so far have NOT passed L

·         1/14 – 1/16 ProStart ($95) Click here for registration form

·         1/16 from 11:00 to 12:00, OREF 2014 Form Changes @ MO — 1 CE

·         1/24 from 8:45 to 10:30, High-End Lending Update – Premier Breakfast @ MAC

·         1/30 from 1:00 to 3:00, Flood Insurance Panel Webinar @ MO — 2 CE


Consistent Connections:

·         Need to export your contacts from the Exchange email server? Directions coming soon!

·         VERY cool upcoming Windermere Tech Solutions client contact platform… Stay tuned!


Business Savvy:

·         Business and Finance Questionnaire – Our “Cool Tools” Inaugural form

·         Three Legal “Did You Knows?”

o   Recording phone calls

o   Umbrella insurance policies

o   DIY home repairs

·         Is getting a SRES designation part of your 2014 business plan? February 5th & 6th @ RH ($149) REGISTER HERE

·         Graph of Tri-County Foreclosures per quarter in 2013.  A wee bit surprising!


Listing Specialist:

·         Portland Odds of Selling December 2014


Transaction Master:

·         Trios in Three Minutes – VERY COOL!

·         Follow up from our Investment Property Addendum discussion regarding seller financing.

·         Good verbiage to add to your inspection addendums IF needed: “Seller to install operating smoke alarms, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors as required by law prior to appraisal scheduled for xx/xx/2014.”