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IRA

How to Buy Real Estate with an IRA

Are you thinking about buying multifamily real estate with your retirement account (IRA)? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Even though you may have had an IRA for years, the reality is that you cannot purchase real estate in any form using your traditional individual retirement account, you have to have a “self-directed…
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tenant

TIPS FOR DEALING WITH INHERITED TENANTS

During the process of buying a multi-family investment property, you may realize that the property that you want to purchase is going to come with inherited tenants already in place. Once the deal closes, these tenants will officially become your tenants so it’s important for you to know how to deal with them professionally. In this article,…
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landlord

What Are The Top Responsibilities That Landlords Have In 2021?

Are you planning on investing in a multi-family property in 2021? If so, purchasing that property is only the first step as a landlord because, if you plan on managing the property yourself, you’re going to have a wide variety of landlord responsibilities or “expectations” that you must fulfill in the eyes of your tenants,…
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self directed IRA

Self-Directed IRA Real Estate Rules

Are you planning on using your self-directed IRA for investing in real estate? If so, before purchasing your first property, you have to know the self-directed IRA real estate rules. Understanding how a self-directed IRA works is important because this IRA offers you a ton of advantages but, if you break the rules, it’s quite…
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Investing In Apartment Buildings – Is It A Smart Move In 2021?

Are you thinking about investing in apartment buildings but you’re not sure if it’s a smart move to make or not for 2021? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Even though the rental market has been up and down over the last 12 months due to Covid-19, the reality is that investing in…
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Real Estate Vs. Stocks – Which Investment Option Is Better?

One of the most common things that investors around the world are doing right now is searching for information online about real estate vs. stocks. This it’s to be expected because 2020 has been an up-and-down year for the stock market and with a potential new President of the United States starting in 2021, the…
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multifamily property management

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Investing In Multifamily In 2021?

Are you searching for more information on the pros and cons of investing in multifamily in 2021? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Multifamily properties are one of the best investments that any investor can have because they enable an investor to build wealth while establishing consistent passive income. If you’re ready to…
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Portland Oregon Is One Of The Top 10 Cities To Own An Electric Vehicle

Thanks to a recent survey by STORAGE Café, we know that Portland Oregon is ranked as one of the top 10 cities in the United States to own an electric vehicle. This is good news because more people are purchasing electric vehicles every year and are moving beyond fossil fuels. Portland has worked hard to…
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Multifamily Analysis – Learn How To Analyze And Choose The Right Multifamily Properties

Let’s face it, there’s no better investment in 2021 than multifamily properties because, with a multifamily property, you can earn consistent streams of income every month for years to come. Sadly, some multifamily investors have a difficult time knowing what to look for in a property, or they get caught up in analysis paralysis and…
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refrigerator

Do Landlords In Oregon Have To Provide A Refrigerator In The Rental Unit?

One of the most common questions that we are often asked by tenants during the year is if a landlord is legally required to provide a refrigerator in their rental property? The answer to this question is no. Landlords in Oregon are not legally required to provide a refrigerator in their rental units. Landlords are…
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oregon landlord tenant law

Oregon Landlord-Tenant Law 2021 – What Is A Habitable Rental Property?

Owning rental property is a great way to generate monthly cash flow for investors but when it comes to following Oregon Landlord-Tenant Law in 2021, the properties that the landlord invests in must be habitable. What exactly is a ‘habitable’ rental property in Oregon? In this article, we will answer this question, plus provide landlords…
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Housing Discrimination

What Is Illegal Housing Discrimination In Oregon?

2020-2021 has been tough for landlords in Oregon for many reasons but illegal housing discrimination continues to be a top problem. As more cases are arising across the State of Oregon each year and all landlords must be knowledgeable about housing discrimination so they can protect their best interests. What Is Illegal Housing Discrimination? Discrimination…
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eviction

Eviction News – Learn More About Evictions In Oregon

Since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, eviction has been one thing that’s been on the minds of both landlords and tenants in Oregon, and across the United States, as evictions have been pushed back for months. Now that the CDC Eviction moratorium has finally come to an end, there’s a lot of questions about…
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late fee

Tips For Understanding Rental Late Fees In Oregon

Are you searching for information on late fees and grace periods in Oregon? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Late fees can be a problem for some tenants because they don’t know what their rights are in the State of Oregon. Thankfully, the law is very clear when it comes to late fees…
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fire season

Tips For Preparing Your Oregon Rental Property For Fire Season

Fire season is officially here in the state of Oregon, as fires have been popping up in every city across the state from Eastern Oregon to the Coast. As we saw in 2020, no property in the state of Oregon is immune to fire; this is why it’s more important than ever before that every…
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back rent

Back Rent – How Long Do Oregon Renters Have To Pay It?

Following the once-in-a-lifetime COVID-19 pandemic which also was responsible for the eviction moratorium, many tenants across Oregon have found themselves behind on rent. For some renters, it’s a few hundred dollars, while many others, they owe thousands of dollars in back rent, and the big question is how long do tenants in Oregon have to…
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pests

Pest Infestation – What Are A Tenants Rights?

Did you just start renting a Portland Oregon rental property only to find out that your rental is infested with pests? This is not uncommon and it’s something that many tenants have to deal with every year, even after they just move into their rental properties. Thankfully, understanding how to deal with pest infestation is…
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Notice Of Entry Laws In Oregon – Learn More About When A Landlord Can And Cannot Enter A Property

One of the most frustrating things that many tenants have to deal with is having a landlord who enters their property without scheduling a day or time to enter the property. Thankfully, a tenant’s rights are protected in the State of Oregon, and Notice of Entry Laws in Oregon state that a landlord must provide…
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eviction

Lawmakers In Oregon Approve 60-Day Eviction Delay But Tenants Must Seek Rental Assistance First

Tenants facing eviction in Portland, and across Oregon, who have been struggling with paying rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic were recently given a 60-day eviction delay but they must apply for rental assistance and notify their landlords first. The 60-day eviction delay is not surprising considering that most states are dealing with the same…
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CDC Eviction Moratorium

CDC Eviction Moratorium Extended Until July 31st

Sensing the need to stop a ‘tidal wave’ of evictions, the CDC Eviction Moratorium has been extended by the Federal Government for another 30 days to give renters more time to access programs to assist them with paying the rent. With an estimated 7 million renters nationwide currently behind on their rents, it’s unlikely that…
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Mold in rental property? Who is responsible?

Mold in rental property can be very frustrating for both landlords and tenants to deal with because neither side likes to be viewed as responsible for cleaning it up. The big question is who is responsible for mold growth? Is it the landlords or tenants responsibility? In this article, we will answer this question and…
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eviction moratorium

Is Oregon Poised For An Eviction Crisis When The Eviction Moratorium Ends?

Oregon’s Statewide eviction moratorium comes to an end on July 1st, 2021 but the big question is could be see another eviction crisis in the state once it ends?  The answer to this question is yes and no. The good news is that thanks to Federal Relief money that’s been available since May, thousands of…
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landlord

What a landlord cannot do in Oregon – Learn More Here

There’s no doubt that owning rental property is an excellent way to build wealth while establishing passive income but when it comes to being a owner landlord, there are a variety of things that an owner can and cannot do. In this article we will offer you some tips on what a landlord cannot do…
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Landlord-Tenant Q&A – Are Nail Holes Normal Wear And Tear?

During the process of landlord-tenant relationship, and owning (or renting) a Portland Oregon Rental property, it’s not uncommon for the question to be asked if nail holes are a normal part of wear and tear? Even though it’s not uncommon for most tenants to hang artwork, posters, or pictures in their rental properties, that will…
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Portland

Portland Oregon Rental Market News – Learn More About The Latest Changes In 2021

The Portland Oregon Rental Market is constantly changing, especially since the dark times that we experienced during the height of the COVID-19 crisis are coming to an end, people are getting back to work, and the normal pace of life is resuming. Despite the improvements that we’re seeing in everyday life, one big question that…
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What Should Portland Landlords Do When Tenants Leave Belongings Behind?

It doesn’t matter if you own rental properties in Portland Oregon for one year, or longer, you will have at least some tenants who leave belongings behind after they’ve moved or vacated your rental property. Even though you may be tempted to toss most of their belongings into a dumpster, or list them for free…
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What Are The Steps That Tenant Should Follow To Get Repairs Made?

The relationship between a landlord and tenant is essentially a ‘partnership’ because the landlord must provide the tenant with a habitable place to live but what happens when repairs are needed? How should a tenant move forward with getting repairs made? In this article, we will answer this question and provide tenants with a ‘blueprint’…
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Can Landlords Evict Right Now In Oregon?

The last 12 months have been the hardest for landlords in Oregon for one reason, landlords have not been able to evict tenants for non-payment of rent during the Coronavirus Pandemic. As we get closer to getting back to ‘normal’ after the pandemic, most landlords want to know if they can go back to the…
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terms and conditions

Property Management Tips – What Are The Terms And Conditions Of your Rental Agreement?

Are you a Portland Landlord who has been frustrated with your rental properties recently? If so, one reason why you’ve been frustrated recently could be due to you not having the right terms and conditions in your lease agreement. Terms and conditions are the bedrock of every lease because of the simple fact that they…
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Property Management Tips – How To Avoid Renting To Tenants Who Trash Your Property

Owning rental properties in Portland Oregon is an excellent way to build wealth while generating cash flow every month but one of the worst things is renting to a tenant who ends up trashing the property. Bad tenants are out there, but the good news is that landlords can avoid renting to them by following…
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