Branch Agent Meetings November 18, 2014

Moreland Branch Meeting 11.18.2014

For your Blog:

Life Expectancy infograph for household items?  This is actually REALLY easy to follow and can either make you go yay, or go ‘yikes, it’s about to die!’

‘What people think are good investments depending on what demographic they are in can be very dry stuff.  But thankfully we have talented people that can make it easy to understand. Spoiler Alert – Real Estate wins!

Cold after Portland’s INTENSE Winter ‘Storm’? Not if you get THESE 21 products.   Though I’m still trying to figure out the cord on the heated steering wheel cover. 


Linda: 7821 N Crawford St. 4BD+1BD ADU/3BA/2968SF remod Eastlake Victorian. On tour. $499,000

Reuben: 3526 SE 14th Ave. 4BD/2.1BA/2492SF Craftsman w/covered front porch. Open w/lockbox. $579,900                                                                                                                                        

Needs and Wants:

Joe: Need newer build on Westside (Tualatin, Beaverton, Hillsboro, etc) w/3BD and office, >2000SF. Up to $375,000

Julianna: Need ranch with master on main, a lot of sq footage, and ADU.

Linda: Need in Eastmoreland Heights/Reedway/Eastmoreland with 3 or 4 BD. Up to $500,000

Branch Stuff:                              

  • American Home Shield completed 13 repairs in our clients' homes last week and paid $2,036 in claims.  Five repairs were plumbing, four were heating, three appliances and one electrical.
  • Holiday Party – RSVP ASAP! J
  • Claus and Paws – December 6th – Short Santa Hours 10:00 to 12:00. Let your clients know!!
  • Reminder – Sellwood bridge CLOSED 11-19 @ 5:00 am to 11-21 @ Midnight
  • November 27, December 25, Jan 1 are legal real estate holidays.
  • NO Branch meeting November 25th Steve gone November 20th through the 30th. I will be in town except for 23-26. Richard or Dennis will be covering for THOSE days.
  • The ‘little ‘ol Moreland branch’ is #14 in number of sales per agent in all of Portland. You guys rock!
  • Charity Chowdown – November 20th @ noon. $5 per person donation. Robin is our guest chef! J Also, we are NOT having a December Chowdown since there is already so much going on (holiday party & Christmas).

Education Opportunities

  • 11-19 2:00 to 3:00      Realtor Safety 1 CE @ MO
  • 12-11 1:00 to 2:00      Elder Abuse @ RH

Transaction Master:

  • Repair ‘addendum’ scenario. What do you think?
  • What Sellers and Buyers Need to Know  (ATTACHED)
  • RMLSWeb two upcoming additions.

Consistent Connections:

Expert Advisor:

  • Market Action – October – What are you telling your clients?
  • How to Sheets now on the Resource Computers. Thanks, Katie!

Listing Expert:

  • Question: How often when buyers ask you ‘to let them know if another offer comes in’, actually end up writing an offer?

Clayton Scott – Windermere Mortgage

Byte Size Tech – Tony Rossell – Lawyers Title   

Apps that could be helpful for your business:

Price Check: does on site price comparison by simply checking UPC code

MileBug: keeps track of mileage use based on usage/categories you set

Life360: sends out alert and check-ins to your friends/family

Lawyer’s Agent 3.0: shows net for clients on site, plus other tools.