Branch Agent Meetings August 13, 2014

Moreland Branch Meeting 8.12.2014

Where in Portland do YOU think homes sell the fastest?  I have to admit I would have given the wrong response on Jeopardy on this one. 25 zip codes are listed. Be sure to click on the slide show – I looked for a while before I found it.

Zillow + Trulia = Monopoly or ……  Apparently the investors aren’t that impressed with their advertising revenue. Mmmmm

We’ve talked about Zombie listings, but do you really just want to be a Zombie?  Or maybe a Blutbad meal? Grimm’s having tryouts for extras on the 24th, so get your CGI makeup ready!

Dana: 7941 SE 35th Ave. 3BD/2BA/2898SF. Many updates done; large, landscaped yard. On tour. $649,950
               3632 SE Henry. 3BD/2.1BA with garden and finished basement. Avail now. $525,000
Patty: 1721 SE 71st Ave. 3BD/3BA/2876SF. Lower lvl w/2nd kit. Backs to Mt. Tabor Park. On tour. $730,000
               1525 SE Lambert. 2BD+2 bonus/2BA. Needs cosmetic work. Avail this weekend. $350,000
Candace: 17601 Woodhurst Pl. 3BD/2.1BA/3179SF. Marylhurst area. Has den and bonus rm. On tour. $675,000
Julianna: 9904 SW Trapper Ter. 3BD/2.1BA/1470SF townhouse. Complex has pool & tennis. On tour. $155,000
               908 NE 70th Ave. 3BD+bonus/2BA. Updated kit & 2 car gar attchd. Avail next Fri. $325,000
Bill:       Off SE 118th & Ankeny. 3BD/2BA/~1100SF. $175,000
Robin: 2615 SE 74th Ave. 3BD/2BA split level with wood floors. 2 car gar attchd. Vacant. $325,000
               Near Hoyt Arboretum. 3BD/2.1BA. Available Sept. 12th. $685,000
               In Lake Oswego on Morning Glory. 4BD/2.1BA. Available 9/22. ~$550,000
Daniette: 7803 SE Woodstock. 3BD/2BA/2080SF Craftsman w/basement. Move-in ready. $299,000
               12660 SE Callahan. 3BD/2BA/2704SF and 1 AC in Happy Valley. Built 1985. $408,000

Needs and Wants:
Peggy: Need street level condo in Sellwood up to $300,000
Megan: Need condo in basically any location that has direct water view. Up to $400,000
Daniette: Need basically anything inside 80th under $250,000
Bill: Need condo on South Waterfront w/1BD up to $350,000
               Need home w/master on main & updated bathrooms and kitchen. Up to $850,000
Mara: Need condo in Lake Oswego in walkable location up to $210,000
Robin: Need ready to buy home (or close to it) in Sellwood area up to $600,000
Julianna: Need ranch style w/3 BD on main & bsmt or garage to convert. Prefer Concordia area. Up to $425,000
Emily: Need condo in Lake Oswego or West Linn w/2 full baths. Up to $400,000
Patty: Need newer construction or very refurbished home that has great view. Near soccer park would be very good. Has to be easy to clean environment for severely allergy ridden son. Up to $1.5 mil.

Branch Stuff:                      
• The recap on Concerts in the Park – wish I could have been there!

Education Opportunities
• 8-18 to 20 – ProStart 1 @ Home Builders Assoc. PS 1 & 2 is $299.

Expert Advisor:
• If you’re looking for a ‘Green’ Designation, this PMAR printout can help you decide which one. ATTACHED

Transaction Master:
• Verbiage: Remember that ‘non-refundable’ and ‘released to seller’ are two DIFFERENT things. ATTACHED
• Verbiage # 2: Back up addendum exception ATTACHED
• ‘Chinese’ like dates in Docusign. Patience may be the answer.
• Patty B Question – Are you seeing more Contingent offers from buyers who are afraid to sell before they find a home they want to buy?