Branch Agent Meetings April 1, 2014

Moreland Sales Meeting 4.1.2014

For your Blog:

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April is ‘Tax Awareness month’, but November has its day, too. Ever get confused on PDX property values AND why the tax rates seem so …. Umm arbitrary? This is a good read in lieu of reading tax code.


Reuben: -9630 SE 77th Ave, Milwaukie. 3BD/1BA/1066SF. RV Parking & large storage building. Close to Trader Joes. $170,000

            -3407 SE Woodward St. 5BD/3.1BA/3305SF. 6 months from completion; on corner lot. WalkScore 80, BikeScore 85. $799,900

Linda: -3224 SE Woodstock Blvd. 4BD/2.2BA/5195SF. Hardwood floors, built-ins, & remodeled kitchen. Level, fenced yard & covered patio. $885,000

Ron: -6428 SE Reed College Place. 4BD/2.1BA/3972SF. Julia Groo House. 10,000SF lot. $899,000

Joan: -3109 SE Claybourne St. 4BD/3.1BA/3689SF. French Normandy style w/gourmet kitchen. Basement could be separate living quarters. Double attached garage. $975,000

Peggy: -Cottage in downtown Lake Oswego near 3rd St. Goes live today. 1BD/1BA. ~$380,000

Bill: -434 NE 68th Ave (just south of Glisan). 3BD+bonus/2BA/~1700SF. Coming Friday. $325,000

Robin: -Eastmoreland home on market Friday. 3BD + bonus in finished basement. Backyard. $599,000

            -Happy Valley. 4BD/2BA + den, 2400+SF. 4 car gar & RV parking- big lot. $410,000

            -On Flavel. 4BD/2BA w/redone kitchen & unfinished basement. Available next Fri. $599,000

Needs & Wants:
Julianna: Front porch lady!

Dana: Need Eastmoreland options

Robin: Need 5BD/2BA in Sellwood/Eastmoreland area.

            Need 2 car garage or shop for metal working in Eastmoreland area.

Renita: Need investment house. No specific area.

            Need rental with 3BD and hopefully around $1500/mo. Not specific area.

Branch Stuff:

  • American Home Shield made 11 repairs for a total of $2,574. Appliances, heating and plumbing.
  • Windermere Foundation Charity Challenge. Get out the vote! LAST FOUR DAYS!
  • Now’s the time to update your signature and bios on: Outlook, LinkedIn, Facebook, Zillow, Twitter, Trulia, Google, Yahoo, RMLS (bio), any others?
  • Today’s the DAY! Hell-OOOOOOOOOOOOO Stellar!
  • Circle Pix – Silver, Gold, Platinum (attached)

Education Opportunities

  • 4-9  The LISTENING (Listing) Presentation 1:00 to 4:00 @ Home Builders on Bangy Rd
  • 4-10 Going Green Houses – 1:00 to 2:00 @ MO  1 CE
  • 4-14 Patterns of Excellence – Top Agents Ninja Webinar 11:00 to 12:00 @ MO  
  • 4-15&16 Relationship Marketing Specialist 8:30 to 5:00 @ Home Builders on Bangy Rd $149
  • 4-18  Madison Ave Style Promo Writing – Premier Breakfast 8:45-10:15 @ MAC $30
  • 4-24  Maximizing your Circle Pix Workshop 1:00 to 2:00 @ MO
  • 4-25  Luxury Portfolio for Premier listings – 9:00 – 12:00 @ RH RSVP

Transaction Master:

  • ShackShout? What the _ _ _ _  ??? Attached
  • A cool App for contractor lists – Digsview – This is for all you impatient folks! J Video Presentation

Consistent Connections:

  • Sphere Marketing Video for upcoming ‘Broker in a Box’. Pretty darn good!
  • Gardner Report FROM your website, would be a nice eblast to your sphere.
  • In case you want to start a Spring marketing calendar (Attached) – What’s your next marketing piece?
  • Custom Express, Bear Printing, Title Companies – all have great pieces.

Listing Specialist:

  • 4-17 Bear Printing Luncheon 11:30 to 1:00
  • How many of the people you know have lived in their homes for over 7 years?
  • A case for pre-inspections (Attached)
  • Listing (and transaction) cheat sheet checklists (Attached & on forms wall)
  • Initialed Flyers and RMLS printout on Day one of a listing. The best risk management tool (as well as starting on the right foot with your sellers) you can possibly do.
  • Does Drone photography sound cool? Me, too…. Except……