Branch Agent Meetings November 4, 2015

Moreland Branch Meeting 11.3.2015

Treating all people with dignity, respect and equality is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

For your Blog:

Portland School District changes and boundaries  – Still a work in progress, but will REALLY impact some folks. Flax jackets mandatory for the council I’m sure!

So…. Where does YOUR surname show up on a world map?  This is cool, though I don’t know how much success you’d have if your name was Mr. Mxyzptlk.

PDX v SF v Seattle – From Yoga to Housing.  Price comparisons, that is….This is fun to check out!


Julianna – Live 11/5 – 3333 NE Simpson. Storybook houses, wood floors, remodeled kitchen, big backyard. 3bd +2bonus $540,000

Reuben – Condo 1bd. 570 sq ft. Vintage 100 year old building on 16th & Yamhill. $180,000

               -New Construction. Spokane & 6th. 3-story 3bd/2.5ba+bonus. $600,000

Macy (JO) – 3738 SE Carlson. Lots of updates, new paint. Patio & garden. $735,000

Peggy – Dunthorpe 5bd/6ba. Coming in December $1,595,000

Patty – Johnson Rd. Ranch in nice Cul-d-sac. $261,000

Needs and Wants:

Joe – Close-in. main level living. $350,000 cash buyer

Bill – Milwaukie. Buyer from Canada needs short term seller financing. 3bd/2ba. $300,000-$400,000

Peggy – West Linn. 4bd

Gary – 1 level living. Move in ready. $250,000

Renita – St. Helens area. Not flood zone. Good cell reception. $350,000

Mike – St. Johns area. $275,000

               -Condo 3bd or 2bd, 2000sqft

Patty – Milwaukie south of Lake Rd. $400,000

Tony – Sellwood/Moreland up to $600,000

Branch Stuff:                 

·        American Home Shield completed 24 repairs in our clients¹ homes last week and paid $5687 in claims.  Eleven repairs were plumbing, six were appliances, four were electrical, two heating and one A/C.

·        Upcoming Legal Real Estate Holidays – November 11, November 26, December 25, January 1.

·        It’s HOLIDAY TIME!

o   11-11 Retail Therapy Foundation Fundraiser 10:00 to 2:00    $30

o   12-3 Stellar Holiday Party! J

o   12-10 Moreland Party at Mike’s! Start practicing your singing! J

o   Meals on Wheels is a GO! It will be just one Tuesday every couple of months. You can still join!

o   New office in the Pearl!

Education Opportunities       

·        11/6 –   Build Small Live Large              8am-7pm               Candace  $125

·        11/4 –  Zipform & Docusign @ WEC                                     10-12                   Details Here               $15

·        11/11 – TouchCMA @ WEC                                                    1-3                        Details here          Free

·        11/13 – Windermere Experts: Luxury Edition @ WEC  10-12                  Details Here               $15

·        11/18 – Marketing and Tech     @ WEC                               9 – 4                      Details here               Free

·        12/16 – 2016 New Forms, Wine, and Cheese @ MO      2 – 3:30                              1.5CE

Consistent Connections:

·        Share the Warmth – Nov 2 to Dec 18 – Social Media, Postcards, email formats all available.

·        Never commit the sin of being boring  – ATTACHED
Transaction Master:  “It’s the mark of an intelligent person to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”

·        Three Negotiation Tips – Excellent ATTACHED + Breath + Authoritative v. Approachable ATTACHED

·        Omitted Properties addressed in Client engagement letters and Opinions of Value…. SOON

·        Be sure to have it documented that you told your clients there are links on the pre-lim.

Business Savvy:

·        Elisha – Docusign signed notes and getting the state required docs into Pipeline

·        Professional Profile and Bio Page

·        11/6 – Premier Breakfast – Pat Stone 2016 Economic Forecast  8:30 – 10  $35 Details here

·        Portland School Boundaries (for those clients who don’t want to go to the site) 3 ATTACHED

·        Portland’s “Affordable housing preservation and renter protections”. A quick take.

Listing Specialist: “I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud. ”·        Oregon City Changes sign code. Full PDX sign code ATTACHED

·        Interesting take on disclosing a cranky neighbor. Thoughts?