Press Release

<<<For Immediate Release>>>

Portland, Oregon. March 28, 2011.

Steve Strode was installed to FIABCI-USA’s Board of Directors, during the organization’s Spring Business Meetings in Alexandria, Virginia. Founded in 1948, FIABCI (the International Real Estate Federation), is based in Paris and is comprised of chapters in over 60 countries worldwide.  FIABCI-USA is the only international real estate organization representing the entire spectrum of the real estate industry in the United States.  FIABCI also maintains an NGO (non-governmental) Consultative Status within the United Nations.  Steve is currently a broker with Meadows Group Inc., Realtors®, in Portland. He is also the current Advisory Board Chair of the International Business Council at the Oregon Association of Realtors®.

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New Carbon Monoxide Alarm Rules

Effective April 1, 2011
, sellers are required to have one or more properly functioning carbon monoxide alarms installed prior to conveying title or transferring possession of a dwelling.  This applies to sellers of one and two family dwellings, multifamily housing and manufactured  dwellings containing a carbon monoxide source. The alarms must be located on each level of the home with a sleeping area and in each bedroom or within 15 feet outside each sleeping area.

Click here for a link to a FAQ page published by the State of Oregon