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Property Management in Portland Oregon

Is Multifamily A Good First Time Real Estate Investment?

Are you thinking about investing in a multifamily property for the first time and are wondering if it’s going to be a good first-time real estate investment? The answer to this question is yes, a multifamily property will make an excellent first-time real estate investment but the reality is that investing in multifamily properties isn’t…
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Tips For Buying Portland Oregon Investment Properties In 2020

Are you planning on buying Portland Oregon investment properties in 2020? If so, you’ve come to the right place! In this article we will offer you several tips you can use for successfully buying investment properties in Portland Oregon. Tip #1 – Decide on Which Neighborhood You Want to Buy an Investment Property One of…
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Average Rent for Portland Oregon Is $1,337 Per Month For 2 Bedroom Unit

Are you planning on renting a two-bedroom apartment in the PDX area? Right now, the average rent in Portland Oregon for a 2-bedroom apartment or home is $1,337 per month. The good news for PDX renters is that year-over-year rents have remained “flat” with just 0.04% growth. This will without a doubt be highly encouraging…
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Real Estate Investing Terms and Definitions Every New Investor Should Know

Are you planning on investing in real estate in Portland Oregon or elsewhere in the United States? If so, there are a wide variety of real estate terms and definitions that you must know. Every industry has its share of jargon and acronyms, and real estate is certainly no exception. This can be intimidating to…
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Portland Oregon Real Estate Investing Vs. Stocks – Which Investment Is Better?

Over the years many investors have wondered if Portland Oregon Real Estate investing was better than stocks and the answer still yes. Real estate investing still wins out over stocks in 2019-202 because as a real estate investor you have more control over your investment and don’t have to worry about it being subject to…
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Are Owners Required to Provide Heat in Oregon? Yes!

With winter quickly approaching in Oregon, one of the top property management topics that renters are searching online is if landlords are required to provide heat in a rental property? The answer to this question is yes. Under the Implied Warranty of Habitability, landlords are required to provide heat in their rental properties, especially in…
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How to Increase the ROI from Your Portland Oregon Rental Property

  Are you planning on investing in a Portland Oregon Rental Property for the first time? If so, owning an investment property is much more than just collecting the rent, there are a variety of things that you should do to increase the Return on Investment (ROI) from your investment property. In this article, we…
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Reasons to Install A Smart Thermostat in Your Portland Rental Property

In our last blog post, we offered you several tips that you can use to get your PDX rental property ready for winter including scheduling HVAC maintenance and cleaning up the gutters on your rental property. Another important thing that you can do to get your Portland Oregon Rental Property ready for winter is to install…
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Is Your PDX Rental Property Ready for Winter? Get It Ready by Following These Tips

PORTLAND, Ore. – Cooler weather in Portland means one thing, winter is coming and if you own a PDX Rental Property this should create a sense of urgency for you to get your rental property ready for winter. Winter in Portland can mean a variety of things including rain, ice, and snow, or all of…
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Average Rent Portland Oregon

Average Rent In Portland, OR Is $1,522 – October 2019

Are you searching for a rental property in the PDX area? If so, as of October, 2019 it’s going to cost you an average rent of $1,522 per month to rent an apartment that’s an average size of 765 square feet. The average size for a Portland, OR apartment is 765 square feet, but this…
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Could ADU’s Help The Portland Oregon Rental Market?

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU’s) have been one of the hottest topics of conversation in recent years among housing advocates who are looking for solutions for solving the housing shortage problem in Portland. ADU’s make sense because there are plenty of homes in the PDX area with enough space in the backyard to build a small…
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Property Management Fee – Always Read the Fine Print of a Contract Before Hiring A Property Manager

Are you thinking about hiring a property management company in Portland Oregon? If so, make sure you take the time to read the “fine print” in their contract and verify their property management fees before choosing to hire them. Why is this important? The answer is simple. Every year more owners make the mistake of…
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Is Rent Collection Stressing You Out? It’s Time to Hire a Portland Oregon Property Manager

Are you stressed out with rent collection? If so, it’s time for you to hire a Portland Oregon Property Manager. At Rent Portland Homes Professionals, we help relieve owners of the stress that comes from managing rental properties so that they can focus on living their lives again.   About Our Rent Collection Services Rent…
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Tips for Saving Money on Utility Costs on Multi-Family Properties

There’s no doubt that owning multi-family properties is an excellent investment because, with a duplex or apartment building, more doors equal more income. Although multifamily is a smart investment, the utility costs can be a “killer” if you’re paying those utilities yourself that’s why in this article, we will provide you with tips for saving…
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Rental Property Marketing – Tips for Marketing Your Properties Online

It’s the 21st Century and the days of marketing rental properties just in the newspaper are long gone. Thanks to the internet, every owner should be marketing their listings online because that’s the first place that tenants will look for rental properties in Portland. Especially Millennials, who will be looking for rentals online and if…
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Tips for Getting Ready for Leasing Season

Leasing season is almost here, are you ready for it? In Portland, most owners typically have a heavy leasing season in the fall when college students go back to school and are looking for rental properties in the PDX area while leasing season starts in January for other owners. Regardless of when your leasing season…
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Tips for turning around a problem rental

Tenant Screening101 – Learn the Secrets for Easy and Professional Tenant Screening

As we’ve mentioned in previous articles, tenant screening is the “key to success” when it comes to owning rental properties because when you take the time to screen tenant’s you’re going to save yourself the hassle of potentially renting to the wrong people. If you’re just getting started with owning rental properties, or need a…
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Questions to Ask Before Hiring A Property Management Company

Are you thinking about hiring a property manager to professionally manage your Portland Oregon Rental Property? If so, before moving forward with hiring a property manager there are a few questions that you should ask them to confirm that they are qualified to manage your property. How Long Have You Been Managing Rental Properties? In…
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What To Do When A Tenant Leaves A Large Item In Your Rental Property Yard

You’ve purchased a great Portland Oregon rental property and have finally rented it out but did you take steps to insure that your tenants would not place large items in the yard of your rental property? Although your rental property is now your tenants “home”, the reality is that allowing them to place lаrgе іtеmѕ…
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Renter Tips – What’s The Commute Like In Portland Oregon?

The Portland Oregon area is one of the best cities to live but the big question is what’s the commute like here if you’ve never worked in the PDX area before? Thanks to data from Commercial Café we know that since 2008 the average commute time in Portland has increased by about 5 minutes from…
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