Branch Agent Meetings April 21, 2015

Moreland Branch Meeting 4.21.2015

Treating all people with dignity, respect and equality is the Windermere (Moreland) Way Plastic sculptures (Might be another fun shout out to your sphere.

For your Blog:

Buyers are getting distressed, but the properties aren’t!   Check out the recent distressed properties chart for Portland. The days of short sales and foreclosures are now days of sellers selling for themselves. YAY!

Watch these railroad crossings!  Quiet crossings means the train only blows their horn in case of emergency. We DON’T want them to blow their horn. Check out the ‘quiet crossings’ in PDX and new ones in Milwaukie.

NO NO NO!! Why did I push SEND???   I didn’t add deletives, but  we’ve all pushed send on an email and wanted it BACK. Well…. This company says they can. LOVE the idea – but it’s also a little scary. Check out the video at

Listings:                                                                                                                                                         Needs and Wants:


Branch Stuff:                                

  • American Home Shield completed 18 repairs in our clients' homes last week and paid $2843 in claims.  Six repairs each were plumbing and electrical.  Two each were walls/ceilings, appliances and heating.
  • Charity Chow Down  – April 24th with Renita donning the charity apron! RSVP for the goodies!
  • Windermere Run.Walk.Stroll – ALRIGHT! THIS SUNDAY!! Do you have a battery powered boom box?
  • JUNE 5th Community Service Day – We’ll hit this hard NEXT week. J
  • Potential Flasher around here. What is WITH that anyway? Photo ATTACHED
  • New Printer is a’comin’! It will be amazing…. Eventually. J Tech changes NEVER have issues.
  • Fidelity Tech @ 1:00 to 2:00 today. Mobile? Database? iPad? Connectivity? Betcha he can help!

Education Opportunities

  • 4-23                     Building an ADU in PDX                                             10:00 to 11:00 @ LT 1 CE
  • 4-30                     Residential Sewer Lines (Lunch, too!)                  12:00 to 1:00 1 CE
  • 5-5                        When is acceptance binding? Webinar                2:00 to 3:30 1.5CE @ MO
  • 5-19,20               Windermere Symposium                                          Lynnwood $159
  • 6-23-26               Ninja Installation in PDX                                           register

Business Savvy:

  • Legal Holiday – May 29, 2015.

Listing Specialist:

  • Sign Ordinances PMAR   ATTACHED

Transaction Master:

  • City of Portland Terms – save this one!!  ATTACHED
  • Earnest Money – Timely note redemptions and check deposits
  • What is YOUR preference? Representing both the buyer and seller v. Representing one side with the other side unrepresented with you being the scribe?

Windermere Mortgage – Clayton Scott: One of the best explanations for what’s going on in the Portland market I’ve seen. Another great piece for a blog or message out to your sphere.