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10 Essential Tips for Investing in Rental Properties and Achieving Maximum Returns

Investing in rental properties can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Not only does it provide you with a steady stream of income, but it can also help build up your portfolio and provide you with long-term financial security. While the potential returns are high, there are also a lot of risks involved. To maximize your…
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Portland Ranks Among Top 10 Cities Nationwide for Outdoor Recreation

Thanks to a new report by Commercial Search, we know that Portland recently ranked among the top 10 cities nationwide for outdoor recreation. This is good news for the PDX area because it shows that people are still relocating to the Portland area despite the changes that the city has seen since Covid-19. Portland is…
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Landlord Tips: Rental Forms That Every Landlord Should Have on File

Are you planning on becoming a landlord by investing in your first rental property? If so, you’re not alone. Many investors are investing in their first rental properties as they transition out of stocks and other investments. One of the keys to success with being a landlord is having the right documents on file that…
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Oregon Landlord-Tenant Law – Things To Know About Carpet Replacement

Besides the security deposit return, one of the most common problems that both landlords and tenants encounter in Portland Oregon is what to do about carpet replacement. When in tenant moves out, if they’ve been there for the full length of the lease, it’s entirely possible that the carpet will have some degree of wear…
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Portland Named One of The Top 20 Family-Friendly Cities in the United States

Are you planning on relocating to Portland Oregon, if so, you’re in the right place! Portland was recently named one of the top 20 family-friendly cities in the United States. This is good news for Portland because Oregon continues to be one of the top relocation states, and Portland has never stopped being a popular…
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What Are the Benefits of Collecting a Security Deposit?

Are you thinking of investing in a Portland Oregon rental property? If so, one of the most important things that you’ll need to do is collect a security deposit. Sadly, few people in today’s rental market understand the importance of the security deposit, and this is one of the major reasons why landlords and tenants…
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How To Invest in Rental Real Estate During a Housing Market Correction

If you follow the real estate market or own rental properties in Portland Oregon, you know that the housing market is currently in a correction that could last a while. For investors, housing market corrections are a great time to add properties to their portfolios because it’s possible to find discounted properties in cities where…
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Benefits Of Hiring A Property Manager With An In-House Maintenance Team

Are you searching for a property manager in Portland Oregon but you’re not sure if you should hire a company that offers an in-house maintenance team or not? In today’s world, there are a wide variety of property managers available online, but most owners don’t know that many property management companies don’t offer in-house maintenance.…
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Responsibilities Of a Multifamily Landlord

Are you thinking about investing in multifamily rental properties in Portland Oregon? Multifamily continues to be a smart investment because it’s always in demand, and more people are renting than ever before. In this article, we will share with you several responsibilities of a multifamily landlord. #1 – Screen and Place Tenants The first responsibility…
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Average Rent in Portland Oregon - October - 2022

Average Rent Portland Oregon – October 2022

Searching for information on the average rent Portland Oregon? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we will share with you on what the average rent is for the PDX area, including what the outlook is for renters as we get closer to another new year. What Is the Average Rent…
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Can You Manage Your Rental Property Yourself? Here’s How to Know

Are you thinking about investing in a rental property in Portland Oregon, or elsewhere across the United States? One of the most important questions to ask yourself after you purchase that rental property is: can I manage this property myself? Taking the time to really assess all your daily responsibilities, and then asking yourself if…
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Rental Property Maintenance Tips for The Fall

Searching for rental property maintenance tips? Even though we’re still enjoying warm days, fall is around the corner, and with the start of fall, it’s important for every landlord to take steps to get their rental properties ready for the winter months because rain and snow are on the way. If you haven’t made improvements…
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Rental Property Improvement – Five Improvements That Cost a Lot Less Than You Think

Are you planning on making rental property improvements to your Portland Oregon rental? If so, you come to the right place! Making regular improvements to your rental property is important because, this shows your tenants that you care about them as individuals, and you’re not just focusing on earning income from them monthly. Studies have…
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Reasons Why Every Portland Oregon Landlord Should Charge Late Fees

In 2022, the rental market is more difficult than ever before, and many people have been paying their rent late due to Covid-19, job losses, and the recession and it’s not uncommon to hear of landlords charging late fees. Sadly, some landlords in Portland don’t like to charge late fees because of the simple fact…
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Helpful Tips for Accidental Landlords

With an aging Baby Boomer population, more family members than ever before are becoming accidental landlords. An accidental landlord is anyone who unintentionally became the owner of rental property, and they are not sure how to proceed. Thankfully, being an accidental landlord is not the end of the world, it’s quite easy to learn what…
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Property Management Tips: Rental Application Mistakes to Avoid

The rental application is one of the most important parts of a landlord’s business because it makes it possible for landlords to screen and place the most qualified tenants in their rental properties. Sadly, it’s possible for some landlords to make common mistakes with rental applications that could be very costly. Thankfully, landlords everywhere can…
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Tips For Increasing Your Portland Oregon Rental Property Income

Since the end of the eviction moratorium, many landlords are looking for ways to increase their Portland Oregon rental property income. This is understandable especially because most landlords are still catching up from going months without collecting rent. Thankfully, landlords can earn more income from the rental properties in Portland by utilizing one or all…
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5 Roof Maintenance Tips for Portland Rental Property Owners

Are you searching for roof maintenance tips for your Portland OR rental property? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Roof maintenance is important for every Portland Oregon rental property because, within the next 30 days, the weather is going to change, and we’re going to have a couple of months of rain followed…
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5 Simple Tips to Get Your Portland Oregon Home in Rent-Ready Shape

Are you planning on renting your Portland OR home for the first time? If so, you come to the right place! As the real estate market in Portland Oregon cools, many homeowners are taking their properties off the market and choosing to rent them out instead. Hanging onto that Portland OR home is a smart…
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Things To Expect from A Portland Oregon Property Management Company

Are you planning on hiring a Portland Oregon property management company? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Like some landlords, you’re probably on the fence about hiring a property manager because, some landlords within the industry encourage other new landlords to manage their properties themselves DIY management is is the wrong thing to…
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Cash for Keys – Is It the Best Eviction Alternative?

Are you searching for information on cash for keys and wondering if it’s the best eviction alternative? If so, you’ve come to the right place. This article will break down cash for keys and offer you tips on how to move forward with utilizing this eviction alternative. What Is Cash for Keys? Cash for keys…
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Common Multifamily Rental Repairs That Every Landlord Should Be Prepared For

Multifamily properties continue to be an excellent investment because they produce consistent passive income for owners but, as with single-family properties, there will be common repairs that every owner should be prepared for. In this article, we’ll list some of the most common repairs at multifamily properties, and what landlords should do to prepare for…
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When Is It Time to Outsource to A Portland Property Manager?

At some point, every owner must ask the question if it’s time for them to outsource the management of their local rental properties to a Portland property manager. Some owners may come to this point sooner, rather than later but, every owner needs to take the time to analyze their rental property and ask themselves…
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Pets In Rental Property – 5 Reasons to Allow Pets in Your PDX Rental Property

Are you thinking of allowing pets in your PDX rental property but you’re not sure if this is the right choice to make? There’s no denying that allowing pets is a decision that each landlord should make based on their personal experience because, some landlords have had bad experiences with pets in their rentals in…
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How to choose the right rental home in Portland Oregon

Are you searching for a rental home in Portland Oregon? If so, Portland continues to be an ideal place to live because it’s so close to many fun things to do in the area including great restaurants, schools, shops, stores, and more. In this article, we will share with you tips on how to choose…
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Five Things to Look for When choosing a Portland Property Management Team

Are you planning on hiring a Portland property management team to professionally manage your rental property? If so, you come to the right place! Hiring a property manager is smart because property managers have specialized experience that saves owners the time, money, and hassle of managing their rental properties themselves. In today’s world, it’s more…
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Is Rental Real Estate Still a Good Investment During a Recession?

If you ask most economic analysts if we’re in a recession, the average answer will be either a yes, no, or maybe, but the reality is that in the past, recessions have been typically defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth in a row. As of June 2022, the country has reached that economic…
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Rental Market News – Short Term Occupancy Declines Nationwide

Airbnb and other short term occupancy rentals have boomed over the last 10 years, but as with anything, the party eventually ends. As of June 2022, the short-term rental market has seen its biggest decline ever, and it’s likely that the market has not hit bottom yet as more economic uncertainty is predicted to hit…
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5 Ways Beaverton Oregon Rental Properties Make Money

Are you planning on investing in Beaverton Oregon Rental Properties? If so, you come to the right place. Rental properties continue to be an excellent hedge against inflation, especially in 2022 as the stock market has had its ups and downs. Most investors are eager to preserve the wealth that they have left, and investment…
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Care for Your Rental Property

How To Care for Your Rental Property – 2022 Guide

Searching for information on how to care for your rental property? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Rental property is a smart investment that continues to offer excellent ROI, but few owners really know how to take care of their investment properties. In this article we will offer you our 2022 guide for…
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