Moreland Branch Meeting 4.19.2016

2016-04-19 10.38.23

“Help Someone – Be Awesome!” is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

Just ONE hour of planning a week:  What am I going to do this week to build my business?
For your Blog:

When you’re hot you’re hot!  And PDX real estate is HOT! Here are the 25 hottest!  http://goo.gl/qq3zb7
She sells She Sheds by the…. never mind!  Forget the man-cave!  http://goo.gl/uWxE0U
When’s the best time to sell? NOW in PDX! But the best time for the entire market is coming SOON!  http://goo.gl/PnS7pR

Listings:

Joylene – 152nd & Hawthorne, 3b/1b, 1000 sq. ft.,  $235k

Patty – 53rd & Burnside, 3b/1.1b, 1982 sq. ft., $469k

  • 1st week of May: 5151 SE 38th Ave, modern, ADU pot., 3b/3.5b, $750k
  • Woodstock, 3b/1.5b, $550-$600k

Daniette – SE Tacoma, 1894 Farmhouse, w/updates, .66 acres, 2b/1.1b $520k

Robin – SE 11th, Modern, 4b/3.5b, 3000 sq. ft.

Dana – 6701 SE 29th, Ertz architectural house, 4600 sq. ft., double lot, $1.2M

  • Eastmoreland Heights, 3b/2b, 2000 sq. ft., oversized lot, $450-$500k

Michael – Sherwood, 3b/2b, couple weeks out

Tony – Beaverton, 3b/2.5b, 1600 sq. ft., corner lot, cul-de-sac, $330k, soon

Needs and Wants:

Patty – Close in, $300k

  • Close in, $1.8M

Daniette – $200k anywhere

Dana – 1-level, Eastmoreland

Kathryn – Milwaukie/Oak Grove, $350k

Tony- Condo, SE of S Waterfront, $400k

  • East/Westmoreland, Sellwood, $750k-$1M

Branch Stuff:                 

  • American Home Shield completed 12 repairs in our clients’ homes last week and paid $1,018 in claims.  4 repairs were appliances, there were plumbing, two each were heating and electrical, and one was A/C.
  • So what IS going on with the building across the street from us? ATTACHED
  • 4/28 @ 4:00 Charity Happy Hour – With your guest bartenders – Dana and Mike!
  • Mark your calendars! Windermere Community Service Day is June 3rd!

Education Opportunities       
 

  • 4/19     Moxi Works @ WEC                     1-3                        Details here              Free
  • 4/20-21 SRES @ WEC                                 8:30-5                 Details here              10 CE               $169
  • 4/21     Escrow & Vesting @ MO              10-11                   Let Meredith know        1 CE               Free
  • 4/22     Omitted Property @                     8:15-10               here. (Premier Bfast)   1CE               $40
  • 4/26     Personal Branding @ WEC         1-3                Details here              $25
  • 4/28     Optimize your Website @WEC 1-3                        Details here              Free
  • 5/4        Aerial Imaging  @ Moreland      12-1                     Let Meredith know        1 CE               Free
  • 5/11     Moxi Works @ Moreland            1-4                                                                     Free

Consistent Connections:  Empathy is the critical 21st Century skill.

  • FIVE DAYS LEFT!!! WE NEED RUNNERS!!! EVERYONE – Get 10 people registered. It’s good for the event and GREAT for your business. PLEASE invest a couple of hours to make our event a success. You can do it!

Listing Specialist: Genuine People: They can tell when others are full of it.

  • Windermere Market Share Graphs – (TouchCMA under folder titled: “Market Share Graphs ORSWWA”)

Transaction Master: Try and move the client’s low probability of success to a high probability of success.

  • Professional Broker Series #14 – Property Disclosures ATTACHED
  • Mid year change coming to the ‘Contingent Right to Purchase’ ATTACHED
  • Lake Oswego Lake Corporation – It’s good to know ATTACHED
     

Business Savvy: “Only those who will risk going too far can find out how far one can go” – T.S. Eliot  
Roundtable – How could you make a case to NOT work on the weekend – and have it as a buyer benefit?

 

We LOVE Realtors! https://goo.gl/6IMxFd This is pretty funny and only about 3 minutes long.
 


Posted on April 19, 2016 at 4:36 pm
Steve Russell | Posted in Branch Agent Meetings |

Moreland Branch Meeting 4.12.2016

2016-04-08 10.42.04

“Help Someone – Be Awesome!” is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

Just ONE hour of planning a week:  What am I going to do this week to build my business?
For your Blog:

Are Zombie houses only on Grimm?  Nope. PDX has them, and they’re no joke. The city is trying to get these banks to maintain or sell them – and they would sell – easy!  http://goo.gl/0nK5du
 

It’s almost the Ides of April!  Getting tight, but here are 7 tax breaks for you homeowners.  http://goo.gl/5xnIfp
 

Get the lead out! No, it isn’t a fitness thing – it’s a lead in the water thing.  http://goo.gl/pZETSi

Listings:

Daniette – 3027 SE Tacoma, 1894 house on triple lot, $520k, live next week.

Robin – Sellwood, modern (2014), 4bed/3.5bath, $785k, First Look 4/21.

Reuben – New Construction, 2310 SE Tibbets, 3b/2.5bath, $650k, 4/22

Robin – knows listing coming on this week, SE Marion, 4b/3b, 2800 sq. ft., $629k

Needs and Wants:

Gary – 4-5 bed house, $1million, anywhere, must have separate ADU.

Bill – Anyone sympathetic to VA buyer

Peggy – Lot in Tarts Bay, 1.75 acres, $130k

Robin – Lake O, 1.25 million

  • Under $600k, SE 3b/2b.

Daniette – $200k, anywhere.

Branch Stuff:                 

  • American Home Shield completed eight repairs in our clients¹ homes last week and paid $2,607 in claims.  Four repairs were appliances, three were heating and one was plumbing.
  • Concerts in the Park – We have a tie – that we’re going to break – now!  Sunglasses decision – well?
  • Don’t have any cases in the next month that go to the Grand Jury – We have someone who’s ON it! J
  • Mark your calendars! Windermere Community Service Day is June 3rd!
  • WE NEED RUNNERS!!! EVERYONE – Get 10 people registered. It’s good for the event and GREAT for your business. PLEASE invest a couple of hours to make our event a success. You can do it!

Education Opportunities       

  • 4/12    Lake Corp Easements @ MO       10-11                                                                Free
  • 4/12     Code of Ethics @ WEC                  1-4                        Details here              2.5CE               $25
  • 4/19     Moxi Works @ WEC                     1-3                        Details here              Free
  • 4/20-21 SRES @ WEC                                 8:30-5                 Details here              10CE               $169
  • 4/22     Omitted Property @                     8:15-10               here. (Premier Bfast)  1CE          $40
  • 4/26     Personal Branding @ WEC         1-3                Details here              $25
  • 4/28     Optimize your Website @WEC 1-3                        Details here              Free
  • 5/11     Moxi Works @ Moreland            1-4                                                                     Free

Consistent Connections:  Empathy is the critical 21st Century skill.

  • Spring Marketing – Farmer’s Market from Custom Xpress – Go to ‘Oregon Only’ section on CX.

Transaction Master: Try and move the client’s low probability of success to a high probability of success.

  • Roundtable – Appraisals/Offers/Negotiations
     

Business Savvy: “Only those who will risk going too far can find out how far one can go” – T.S. Eliot                        
 

Clayton Scott – Penrith Mortgage

Jerry Fisher – Paradym (Formally VisualTour) ATTACHED


Posted on April 12, 2016 at 2:21 pm
Steve Russell | Posted in Branch Agent Meetings |

Moreland Branch Meeting 4.5.2016

2016-03-27 09.43.55

“Help Someone – Be Awesome!” is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

Just ONE hour of planning a week:  What am I going to do this week to build my business?
 

For your Blog:

What’s a job gap?  No this isn’t a joke set up (though it could be). Here’s how Oregon’s regions look.  http://goo.gl/rEJG0E
Generation Rent?? No way!  The millennials are IN THE GAME!   http://goo.gl/jrYwg7
The 7 Steps of a home restoration Many people stop BEFORE #7. Not good at selling time!  http://goo.gl/sBql3i

Listings:

Daniette – SE Tacoma, built in 1894, original fixtures, wood floors, large .66 acre lot, Lots of Potential.  $520k

Robin – 2b/2bath, Se Linn

  • 2b/1bath Se Miller. $445k

Bill –  N Dekum, 2400 sq. ft. +attached in-law suite(550ft) AC, New Roof, $400-$450k, Live April 22nd,  Estate Sale 4/8-4/9.

Julianna- Possible huge Ladd’s in the future, 6000-7000 sq.ft. 6-7 bathrooms, needs yard work, paint $900k as is.

 

Needs and Wants:

Reuben – Sellwood Waterfront Condo $700k

Joe – $500k, 1/2acre, 30min from downtown, standard 3/2.

Robin – New Construction SE, Sellwood, East/Westmoreland $750k

  • New Construction, Lake Oswego $1.2M

Tony – S. Waterfront Condo, $400k, 1bed or studio/loft.

Branch Stuff:                 

  • American Home Shield completed eight repairs in our clients¹ homes last week and paid $2,607 in claims.  Four repairs were appliances, three were heating and one was plumbing.
  • The Moreland inaugural Bracket Challenge and Foundation Fund Raiser winner is ……..
  • Concerts in the Park – What band week? $60 this year. Also – Sunglasses again? They are popular!
  • Sellwood bridge closed April 16-17

Education Opportunities       

  • 4/8        MoxiWorks Webinar @ MO       10-11                                                                Free
  • 4/12    Lake Corp Easements @ MO       10-11                                                                Free
  • 4/12     Code of Ethics @ WEC                  1-4                        Details here              2.5CE               $25
  • 4/20-21 SRES @ WEC                                 8:30-5                 Details here              10CE               $169
  • 4/26     Personal Branding @ WEC         1-3                Details here              $25
  • 5/11     Moxi Works @ Moreland            1-4                                                                     Free

Consistent Connections:  Business Ethics: Do not tell people what you think – tell them what you know.

  • Spring Marketing Tips ATTACHED
  • Cool Windermere Foundation video – a little long, but well worth sending out. https://vimeo.com/152353191

Listing Specialist: Business Ethics: Be considerate (and also your clients) of the seller’s property.

  • Lockbox Times – How you can change them. ATTACHED (The question is – can Steve FINALLY show you how ‘easy’ it is! Please pray.
  • Odds of Selling by Price Range – ATTACHED
     

Transaction Master: “He who has learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat.” Robert Estabrook

  • Ever have to work with Passive Aggressive clients? Good information ATTACHED
  • Three cautionary ‘bumpable’ tales. ATTACHED
     

Business Savvy: True generosity means living a life that benefits others. Rachel from Forte                                    
 

  • Ever have to work with Passive Aggressive clients? Good information ATTACHED
  • Just TWO simple questions to ask to declutter – it COULD happen! J ATTACHED

Watermarks – BE GONE!
 


Posted on April 6, 2016 at 10:08 am
Steve Russell | Posted in Branch Agent Meetings |

Moreland Branch Meeting 3.29.2016

2016-03-19 16.15.02

 SELLWOOD RIVERFRONT PARK • SE Spokane & Oaks Pkwy • 6:30 PM

July 11

Keegan Smith- Original urban Americana

July 18

Pete Krebs and the Portland Playboys-Old school western swing & honky tonk

July 25       

Edna Vasquez- Velvety, Latin pop rock with folklore roots

August 1    

Karen Lovely Award-winning contemporary blues

August 8

Quarterflash- Energetic 80's rock music 

Help Someone – Be Awesome!” is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

Just ONE hour of planning a week:  What am I going to do this week to build my business?

For your Blog:

Techno Toilets? REALLY!  I’m guessing the inspiration for these ideas came while sitting.  http://goo.gl/0OHwHS

PDX real estate – 122 different neighborhoods!  Geekie, but very cool!  http://goo.gl/VfAoYQ

“If I only had a brain…” Good brains – are we keeping the home grown ones in PDX?  http://goo.gl/wPu1QM  Yes we are!

Listings:

Ben – Westmoreland Duplex.  2 units, 2b/1b each. $490k

Bill – Happy Valley, 4200 sq.ft.  Master on main, 3bed below/kitchenette.  Partial view, large lot.  $599k, April 1st

Joe – Multnomah Village, 3200 sq.ft. 4b/4b, ¼ acre lot, $650k, mid-April.

Bill – N Dekum, mid-century ranch w/finished basement.  Attached in-law quarters, 3bed on main, potential 4th.  2400 sq.ft. + 580 in-laws. $400-430k, April 21st.

Needs and Wants:

Bill – Milwaukie/Clackamas, up to $350k, 4bed preferred.

  • VA buyers, $300-$400k, Inner westside/Milwaukie, 3bed, large yard.
  • 1st time buyers, $240k, out to Molalla

Joylene – 1st time buyer, $250k, Beaverton

  • $800k cash buyer in Sellwood/Eastmoreland

Tony – Condo, up to $400k, 1bed, Inner Westside/NW

Branch Stuff:                 

  • American Home Shield completed four repairs in our clients’ homes last week and paid $1603 in claims.  Two repairs were plumbing and one each was appliances and heating.
  • The Moreland inaugural Bracket Challenge and Foundation Fund Raiser results SO FAR. NO ONE picked the winner, but we still have a couple of points up for grabs. We’ll find out Saturday!
  • Client Surveys – Some clarification. One, the third floor’s procedure failed. Joanie apologized for some being so late. Also, I’m checking all transaction memos now, and putting a NEED on the Pipeline checklist ifyour client’s email, current address, and for sellers, forwarding address is missing. This should help a lot.
  • We have someone famous in our midst! AWESOME!

Education Opportunities       

  • 4/8        MoxiWorks Webinar @ MO       10-11                                                                Free
  • 4/12    Lake Corp Easements @ MO       10-11                                                                Free
  • 4/12     Code of Ethics @ WEC                  1-4                        Details here              2.5CE               $25
  • 4/20-21 SRES @ WEC                                 8:30-5                 Details here              10CE               $169
  • 4/26     Personal Branding @ WEC         1-3                Details here              $25
  • 5/11     Moxi Works @ Moreland            1-4                                                                     Free

Consistent Connections:  Business Ethics: Do not tell people what you think – tell them what you know.

  • 3/29     First Time Home Buyer Seminar @ MO 6 – 7:15 THIRTY PEOPLE! Rock on!
  • Ninja ‘Nine Habbits for Success in ‘Giving the Business’ ATTACHED
  • Exposio Steps up for our Windermere Chocolate Run. Thank you!!
  • Windermere Week of Gratitude March 28 to April 1

Listing Specialist: Business Ethics: Be considerate (and also your clients) of the seller’s property.

Windermere Foundation CMA Sheets (Current) ATTACHED Save these for your CMA!

Transaction Master:   “He who has learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat.” Robert Estabrook

  • Have you seen or used the term PITIA? Principal, Interest, Tax, Insurance AND Association fees. It’s a good idea!
    Taxes on New Construction cheat sheet ATTACHED
  • Hyperlinks on Prelims – Maybe yes, maybe no. Be careful. I checked 20 prelims. 10 had links, and 10 did not.
  • Pearl Office – If you need to use the new office – here’s how. ATTACHED

Business Savvy: True generosity means living a life that benefits others. Rachel from Forte                                            

Ed Wood – American Home Shield – NEW policy! Big price reduction and simplier format. Be sure to use only the NEW forms!
Clayton Scott – Penrith Mortgage
Linda Degnan – Lawyer’s Title


Posted on March 30, 2016 at 10:44 am
Steve Russell | Posted in Branch Agent Meetings |

Moreland Branch Meeting 3.15.2016

2016-02-21 19.55.37

“Help Someone – Be Awesome!” is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

Just ONE hour of planning a week:  What am I going to do this week to build my business?

For your Blog:

So…. How much do you need to earn to buy a house?” Depends on what city. I bet you’re surprised on a couple of these!  http://goo.gl/xDxmCC

Charlie Hales advocates for less density in Eastmoreland.  I think he gets a YAY for that!  http://goo.gl/4EFaJD

Seller’s Market. Check. So, is now a good time for pre-inspections? Could be!  http://goo.gl/upLPsv

Listings:

Robin- SE 18th & Yukon, April 1st. 3/2, finished basement, $599k

Joylene- Se 148th & Division, April 1st, vacant now.  Work being done, new kitchen/windows/etc. $230-$235k

Bill- 2434 N Dekum, mid-century ranch 3/2, with in-law quarters detached.  Prospective showings after 25th, $450k

 – Eastmoreland, notable architect, 4/3.1, $1.25m

 

Needs and Wants:

– Sellwood & Lake Oswego up to $1.2m

  • Clackamas/WA county, newer, $550k

– ADU or 4bed separate up to $550k , here Thurs/Fri

  • Beaverton/Lake O/Forrest Heights, newer or done, big lot, $550-$750k

– North up to $400k

  • Beaverton, ADU/separate bed, up to $350k

 WA County, move-in ready, $265k

  • Inner East/Milw. $250k
  • $800k cash, Eastmoreland

– Inner SE, funky okay, $475k

  • Westside condo up to $400k, east depending

l- 30min from Milwaukie

– $450k, 1-level pref., closer in/Milwaukie

Branch Stuff:                 

  • Over the last three weeks, American Home Shield completed 38 repairs in our clients’ homes and paid $7,525.  12 repairs appliances, 11 plumbing, 10 heating, 4 electrical and 1 walls/floors/ceiling.
  • Order your Windermere Foundation Tulips by March 23rd! Order sheet at front desk.
  • April’s Charity Chowdown – Dana & Mike!  Bloody Marys: Date TBD
  • It’s MARCH MADNESS TIME! The Moreland inaugural Bracket Challenge and Foundation Fund Raiser! 

Education Opportunities       

  • 3/16  LARRC @ WEC                                   9-12                     Details here              3CE               $25
  • 3/17  Young Guns Panel <5 years in RE @ WEC  1-3      Details here              Free
  • 4/20-21 SRES @ WEC                                 8:30-5                 Details here              10CE          $169
  • 4/26    Personal Branding @ WEC     1-3                Details here              $25

Consistent Connections:  Open House 3 step greeting – 1. Enroll “how are you?’ 2. Acknowledge ‘thank them, welcome them, and compliment them’ 3. Your name – In that exact order

  • 3/29     First Time Home Buyer Seminar @ MO 6 – 7:15
  • Keep in Touch Options ATTACHED

Transaction Master:   Don’t bargain yourself down before you get to the table – Carol Frohlinger

  • Affiliated Business Disclosure and Client Engagement letter updates in ZipForms ATTACHED

Listing Specialist: To Seller ‘You may have to sell your home twice’

  • Market Action – what do you say…… that’s positive? ATTACHED
  • Yes a seller CAN counter multiple buyers at the same time…. But don’t! ATTACHED
  • LuxeAnalytics – Premier properties report ATTACHED

Business Savvy: Email – You can’t request action, you can only recite history – Richard Mario

  • Ethics Class – You need to 1. Take it and 2. Verify on https://pmar.org. You’ll need your NRDS#.
  • Roundtable #2 –  Air Quality – what’s an agent’s responsibility? http://goo.gl/OJw7Al NOTE: This article is NOT gospel. However, we did have a listing in Brooklyn that disclosed the situation, and especially if you’re representing out of area buyers, you should direct them to information on this situation if you’re close to ground zero. We’ll be getting more information in the coming weeks.

Clayton Scott – Penrith Mortgage

 


Posted on March 16, 2016 at 9:22 am
Steve Russell | Posted in Branch Agent Meetings |

Moreland Branch Meeting 3.8.2016

2016-02-25 19.07.19

“Help Someone – Be Awesome!” is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

Code of Ethics: Treat all parties honestly
For your Blog:

“All I need is the air that I breath” Interesting map on air quality in Portland.  http://projects.oregonlive.com/pollution/

Baby Boomers & Their Homes  Lots of interesting stats here! ATTACHED

Frank Lloyd Wright 3d Tour of a home never built? Fun to watch!  http://goo.gl/biIdos

Listings:

Joylene – Se Division, end of March, lots of work being done now, $230k

Michael – Sherwood, 3 bed, corner lot, $280-$284k

Sue – Listing in Tigard back on, Inspections done, cul-de-sac, large lot, clean, $395k

Robin – Sellwood, April 1st. 3/2, Master on main, basement with pot. 4th bed, wet bar, $599k

-Brooklyn, April 1st. Fixer, 3/2, new roof, possible ADU, 2000 sq. ft. $300k-$375k

– Sellwood, 2/2, Cute, new kitchen, nice backyard, $450k

 Needs and Wants:

Joylene – Up to $270k move in ready, anywhere

  • Sandy/Estacada, $300-$400k depending on finish

Julianna – Up to $500k w/ADU potential

Kathryn – Sellwood, up to 1.2 million for special/historical value. 

  • SW/West Sylvan up to $750k

Joe – N/NE, $350k

  • Beaverton, International school, ADU possibility, $400k

Robin – Lake O, Newer construction, under 1.2 million

  • Anywhere under $320k

Branch Stuff:                 

  • Tuesday the 8th from 3:00 to 5:00 – Eastside Village Feng Shui Your Wardrobe Class in our meeting room.
  • AHS customer cards
  • Getting your client’s email and forwarding address on the Transaction Memo – Meredith
  • It’s MARCH MADNESS TIME! The Moreland inaugural Bracket Challenge and Foundation Fund Raiser! 

Education Opportunities       

  • 3/8    RMLS @ MO                                        10-11    Meredith                           1CE        Free
  • 3/9    Multiple Offers @ WEC                    10-12    Details here              2CE     $15
  • 3/10  Landlord Tenant Laws @ MO       12-1      Meredith                           1CE        Free
  • 3/16  LARRC @ WEC                                   9-12      Details here              3CE        $25
  • 3/17  Young Guns Panel <5 years in RE @ WEC  1-3      Details here              Free
  • 4/20-21 SRES @ WEC                                                               Details here              $169

Consistent Connections:  Open House 3 step greeting – 1. Enroll “how are you?’ 2. Acknowledge ‘thank them, welcome them, and compliment them’ 3. Your name – In that exact order

  • St. Patrick’s Day and Spring Postcards Details here
  • Oregon Quarterly Magazine tile ads – Discount from regular $300 to $175. here.
  • 3/29     First Time Home Buyer Seminar @ MO 6 – 7:15

Transaction Master:   Don’t bargain yourself down before you get to the table – Carol Frohlinger

  • Roundtable Case Study #1 – A buyer has two accepted offers but only plans to buy one.

Racheal Weaver – Old Republic

After the meeting @ 10:00 – RMLS is here!


Posted on March 9, 2016 at 1:43 pm
Steve Russell | Posted in Branch Agent Meetings |

Moreland Branch Meeting 3.1.2016

2016-02-25 11.14.10

“Help Someone – Be Awesome!” is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

‘Dana McKillop’s TWENTIETH Windermere Anniversary! She started when she was 10!
 

For your Blog:

Deconstruct a house? Who knew? Pretty cool to re-use and not throw a house into a landfill, but it does come with a price.  http://goo.gl/3Ekl7w

 

2016 is ‘Lookin’ good for real estate  Caution is usually good, but this quick one pager lays it out nicely. http://goo.gl/mmGNOX

 

Paint color or sale killer? Three colors MOST (not all) buyers ‘hate’.  http://goo.gl/CYfwdR

 

Listings:

Linda-5b/3.2b, 4693 Sq. ft.  $995,000 Eastmoreland

Peggy-Northgate house, 1.2 acres, 5b, 5.1b.  $1,595,000, 6143 sq.ft.

Julianna-Possible listing: Townhouse in Matthew Frank. $275,000

– April. Eastmoreland  3b/2b 1.2M

Bill – Arbor Lodge. 3bed Mid–Century, 2500 sq.ft.  Attached In-laws quarters.  $425-$450,000

Kathryn – 13th House coming on Thursday or Friday.  $619,000

  • Tiny house in Milwaukie, right on 32nd.  Large lot, 1bd, with basement. $199,000

 

Needs and Wants:

 – Tigard, 2000 sq. ft.  $450,000

 – Beaverton/Tigard 4000 sq.ft. 3+bed/2+bath, $750,000

-Close in $450,000

 – Condo in Alphabet Dist. $550,000

  • Condo $250,000, cash buyer

 – $185,000 Anywhere

 – Hwy 30 w/acreage.  $350,000, no flood, not major fixer

 – $175,000 Milwaukie/Gladstone

-VA loan, anywhere, $375,000

– Beaverton/Tualatin, $350,000, convenient

– Outer Clackamas, 3b/2b, $250,000

Branch Stuff:                 

  • 3/8 Eastside Village Feng Shui Your Wardrobe Class in our meeting room. 3-5.

Education Opportunities       

  • 3/3    Ethics @ Kennedy School               http://goo.gl/n6QEc6  1-4         3 CE       Free
  • 3/3    TouchCMA @ WEC                           10-12    Register Here                                  Free
  • 3/8    RMLS @ MO                                        10-11    Meredith                           1CE        Free
  • 3/9    Multiple Offers @ WEC                    10-12    Details here               2CE     $15
  • 3/10  Landlord Tenant Laws @ MO       12-1      Meredith                           1CE        Free
  • 3/16  LARRC @ WES                                   9-12      Details here               3CE        $25
  • 3/17  Young Guns Panel <5 years in RE @ WES  1-3       Details here               Free

Consistent Connections:  Genuine People ‘do what they say and say what they mean.’

  • Spring Forward card/ email ? Details here
  • First Time Home Buyer Seminar @ MO 6 – 7:15

Transaction Master: “Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” JFK

  • Something NOT to do at a vacant house….and REALLY not at an occupied home! J

Listing Specialist: “Change words to hip Google catching words in the title.” Aimee V.

  • Premier Breakfast – Markham Home ‘Rags to Riches’
  • Automatic RMLS view counts to your sellers  http://goo.gl/v52U5t
     

Business Savvy: Be Bold. Be Real. Be a communication rock star!

  • A nifty cheat sheet for how properties are vested ATTACHED
  • Notice of Property Condition – interesting – and would it actually hold up if someone was hurt? ATTACHED

Eastside Village  – Alison Starkey

AFTER THE MEETING: Long and Short term disability insurance explained. (Approximately 3o minutes)


Posted on March 2, 2016 at 11:07 am
Steve Russell | Posted in Branch Agent Meetings |

Moreland Branch Meeting 2.23.2016

2016-02-12 17.28.14

“Help Someone – Be Awesome!” is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

‘The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.’ – Eleanor Roosevelt

For your Blog:

Death can really kill a home’s Value? Now THAT is a catchy title. Interesting read, too.  http://goo.gl/B1HFlo

AGENT ONLY: Are you a ‘pet friendly’ Realtor?    Some good things to think about! http://goo.gl/GdCNmU

Black is Black? No, not an old Stones’ Song! Some examples of black architecture. (We have another one a block away!) http://goo.gl/8yzw2N 

Listings:

Reuben’s Team –  Cottage in Montavilla. 2bed/1bath, 800 sq. ft. plus 400 in basement.  Sweet detached studio in back yard. $264,900

Dana – East Moreland remodel, 4bed/3bath. $689,000. 2751 sq. ft.

  • Possible East Moreland Heights: 3bed/2bath, 1800 sq. ft. $450,000.

Ben – Canby!! 4bed/2.1bath, Renaissance home with upgrades. $439,000.

Bill – Live on Friday.  Tigard, 4bed/2.1bath, traditional 90’s, 2400 sq. ft.  3-car garage, new floors throughout, $400,000.

Joylene – March:  Division.  3bed/1bath fixer.  $200,000.

Peggy – WA house on a lake, Olympic Nat. Park.  2400 Sq. ft. $595,000

Needs and Wants:

Linda – Lake Oswego buyer in town Fri. 2-26

Bill – Eastside to Gladstone condo. $175,000, 2bed/1bath.

  • Beaverton/Hillsboro, $350,000, 3bed/2bath/
  • Beaverton/Tualatin/West Linn/Milwaukie. 3bed/2bath
  • $245,000, Westside to Scappoose.

Julianna – $750,000 near Helvetia, 3500 sq. ft. 4bed/3bath, large lot (.17+)

Dana – 1 level, Milwaukie, $425,000, 3bed/2bath

Michael – 2bed Condo anywhere, $250,000

Joylene – Gladstone to Gresham/Troutdale, $175,000 2bed/1bath, want house, settle for attached.

Kathryn – SELLWOOD!

  • Anything in Lincoln school district, (West Sylvan area).
  • Multnomah Village $600,000.

Branch Stuff:                 

  • America Home Shield completed eight repairs in our clients’ homes last week and paid $1988 in claims.  Four repairs were heating and two each were appliances and plumbing.
  • Sellwood Bridge – An Awesome week….. that lasts until November. J

Education Opportunities       

  • 2/25 Marketing with Bear Printing @ MO Let Meredith know   2-3                        Free
  • 3/1    Luxury Portfolio/Premier Props @ WEC   Register Here 1-3                         Free
  • 3/3    Ethics @ Kennedy School               http://goo.gl/n6QEc6  1-4         3 CE       Free
  • 3/3    TouchCMA @ WEC                           10-12    Register Here                                  Free
  • 3/8    Mobile Agent @ WEC                       1-3         Register Here                                  Free

Consistent Connections:  Genuine People ‘do what they say and say what they mean.’

  • New Social Media Options on your website Details Here
  • MoxiWorks & Neighborhood News Cool Stat

Transaction Master: “Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” JFK

  • How much ‘personal property’ can be included before it needs to go on a separate bill of sale?
  • WOW! A very concerning builder addendum ATTACHED
  • Another ‘concession’ your buyer could try in a multiple offer situation ATTACHED
  • TouchCMA Update
  • TRID tips – ATTACHED

Listing Specialist: “Change words to hip Google catching words in the title.” Aimee V.

  • Roundtable: Rating multiple offers by ‘risk value’. Lenders, $ down, waiving contingencies, quality of offer written/communication quality of coop agent. And how do you do this w/o ‘dissing’ an offer you may end up using?

Business Savvy: Be Bold. Be Real. Be a communication rock star!

  • You don’t get a CE credit hour, but here’s some info on Divorce and Real Estate! ATTACHED

Clayton Scott – Penrith Mortgage:
Byte Size Tech – Lawyers Title – Tony Rossell


Posted on February 23, 2016 at 11:49 am
Steve Russell | Posted in Branch Agent Meetings |

Moreland Branch Meeting 2.15.2016

2016-02-14 20.16.30

“Help Someone – Be Awesome!” is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

‘The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.’ – Eleanor Roosevelt
 

For your Blog:

Can developers fix the ‘affordable housing’ situation? Not by themselves, and it’s a tough fix.    http://goo.gl/3MGOqo

Can you find true love….. with your next home?   Funny the comparisons between finding that ‘someone’ and finding ‘that home’.  http://goo.gl/ES9xDQ

So what are you likely to find in homes built in 2016?  Fun list that builders pay attention to.  http://goo.gl/RYbKfN

Listings:

Dana-Monday 2/22- 4bd/3b Remodel.  SE 36th and Lexington. $699,000

Kathryn – soonish- SE 13th Ave in Sellwood.  Price TBD                                                                                                                                            

Needs and Wants:

Julianna – 4bd Westside.  Up to $750,000

               -Brick Tudor, Westside.  Up to $750,000.  Master on main.

Robin  – Lake Oswego, new construction.  Up to 1M.

Kathryn – Sellwood, up to $750,000

  • Eastmoreland, mid-century.  Up to $850,000

Daniette – Sellwood, up to $750,000

  • Scappoose, $250, 000

Branch Stuff:                 

  • America Home Shield completed eight repairs in our clients’ homes last week and paid $1988 in claims.  Four repairs were heating and two each were appliances and plumbing.
  • PARTY!!! Tomorrow @ 3:00! Right after TRID, congratulate Elisha and Meredith!
  • Eastside Village – A very worthy business – http://www.eastsidevillage.org

Education Opportunities       

  • 2/17  Contingencies @ WEC                     Details here                      9-12       3 CE       $25
  • 2/17  TRID Updates                            @ MO Let Meredith know    2-3         1 CE       Free
  • 2/25 Marketing with Bear Printing @ MO Let Meredith know   2-3                        Free     
  • 3/1    Ethics and LARRC @ Kennedy School        http://goo.gl/n6QEc6  5.5 CE   Free

Consistent Connections:  Genuine People ‘do what they say and say what they mean.’

  • Windermere Stellar has been BUSY in public relations! ATTACHED
  • Fourth Quarter Gardner Report – http://goo.gl/a6CV0N
  • Market Action – What’s your talking point? ATTACHED

Transaction Master: “Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” JFK

  • Roundtable: Giving your buyers the Client Advisory first thing. Joe’s take.
  • Windermere Stellar Professional Broker Series – Multiple Offers  – 5 ATTACHED
  • FIRPTA Update-Fidelity wants no contact.
  • TouchCMA needs (and is asking) for your feedback! https://goo.gl/kwHBM8
  • Roundtable: How do you answer ‘How do I know if I’m not paying too much?’ Or ‘Do you think we’re in a real estate bubble?’

Listing Specialist: “Change words to hip Google catching words in the title.” Aimee V.

  • Why using your SentriLock card and not the phone app may hurt you in multiple offer situation.
  • Property Manager option – Windermere Property Management www.vosspropertymanagement.com 
  • Roundtable: Vacant Homes and break-ins. Flyers? Drapes? Lights? Neighbors? What do you do?
     

Business Savvy: Be Bold. Be Real. Be a communication rock star!

  • You don’t get a CE credit hour, but here’s some info on Divorce and Real Estate! ATTACHED
  • You’ll be seeing ‘Closing Statements’ and not ‘Final HUD’ in Paperless Pipeline.

Miscellaneous: 

  • Recommended Locksmiths: 

-Mr. Rekey- Rekeyed Whitney’s house.  Present at next meeting?  Offer discount to clients referred by agent. Contact @ 503-236-7877

-J.J. Lock & Key – Contact @ 503-284-9582

-Davis Lock & Safe- Contact @503-848-9100

 


Posted on February 16, 2016 at 2:47 pm
Steve Russell | Posted in Branch Agent Meetings |

Moreland Branch Meeting 2.9.2016

2016-02-06 19.01.18

“Help Someone – Be Awesome!” is the Windermere (Moreland) Way

 

‘The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.’ – Eleanor Roosevelt

NOT for your Blog:

6 things Sellers do that agents hate…… How about you? http://goo.gl/vK4CLQ 

How to make an offer they can’t refuse? Really?   However, some good points http://goo.gl/L74PBZ

What will the PDX skyline look with $1.5 Billion changing it? How about 5 towers 460 high?  http://goo.gl/L74PBZ

Listings:

Joylene – late March – 3bd/1ba Ranch fixer. 148th & Division. $200,000s as is.

Mike – Rockwood Vintage 60s 3bd/2ba Ranch. 1,300sqft. 169th & Glisan. $230,000

Candace – Lake Oswego 1969 remod 4bd/3.5ba. $525,000

  • 16th & Tacoma rental coming soon!

Robin – End of April. Sellwood 3bd/2ba w/finished basement. $575,000ish

Reuben – Early March. 2bd/1ba, 840sqft. 400sqft basement. Nicely updated. 92nd & Glisan. $250,000s

Joe – Aloha 3bd/2.5ba. Near the high school. $260,000s

Needs and Wants:

Patty – 2bd Condo downtown/NW. $550,000

           -3bd/2ba Multnomah Village. $525,000

Robin – Modern new construction. Under $700,000

Branch Stuff:                 

  • Welcome Meredith Ball, our new Business Support Specialist! Elisha won’t be leaving us though – She’ll be working for Reuben. AND…….. PARTY on the 17th immediately after the TRID class. Stay tuned!!
  • American Home Shield completed 14 repairs in our clients’ homes last week and paid $2823 in claims.  Seven repairs were plumbing, three were electrical and two each were appliances and heating.

Education Opportunities       

  • 2/9   Divorce and Real Estate @ MO      Let Elisha know              10-11    1CE
  • 2/9    Fireplace Basics @ WEC                 Register Here                1-3         2CE        $15
  • 2/11  Moxi Works @ WEC                         Register Here                               1-3         Free
  • 2/17  Contingencies @ WEC                     Details here                   9-12       3 CE       $25
  • 2/17  TRID Updates                            @ MO Let Elisha know          2-3         1 CE       Free
  • 2/25 Marketing with Bear Printing @ MO Let Elisha know         2-3                        Free     
  • 3/1    Ethics and LARRC @ Kennedy School        http://goo.gl/n6QEc6  5.5 CE   Free

Consistent Connections:  Get your whole marketing year planned out now, so it can actually happen.

Transaction Master: What can you tell me about your seller’s situation?

  • Roundtable – Being super vigilante with the elderly – Rod and Erin Renwick http://s.oregonlive.com/ij5rOiO Be sure to know the details on this, and if your clients ask, be careful about throwing them under the bus (you don’t have to defend as we don’t know how this will shake out), but DO talk about the positive things MOST Realtors do for the elderly. Sound good?
  • Property Disclosures and home inspection reports. Legal Update part THREE ATTACHED
  • Non Conforming Sewers – updated City of Portland document ATTACHED
  • MLS Connect / Zip – Anyone having problems with it? Update from OREF.

Listing Specialist: What is important to the sellers other than price – that they’ll let you tell a buyer’s agent?

  • Listing Announcements to Sphere from MoxiWorks
  • 2-12    Premier Forum – Premier Program Bootcamp. Details here  8:30-10:00 $40 TODAY!!!!!!

Business Savvy: Let go of the outcome.

  • Demolition Tax Deferred ATTACHED
  • Asian Americans – the ‘next’ big BOOM in housing? http://goo.gl/0dK2Y5
  • Gardner Presentation – some great slides! ATTACHED

Clayton Scott – Penrith Mortgage:


Posted on February 10, 2016 at 10:40 am
Steve Russell | Posted in Branch Agent Meetings |