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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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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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housing

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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n-House Maintenance

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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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 improvements

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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rental application

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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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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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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tenant

How To Know When a Guest Has Become a Tenant

During the last two years, the rental market has changed, and many people who were previously housed no longer have a place to live, in some cases, this led the average tenant to invite a friend, family member or relative to live with them. Sadly, most landlords are typically unaware that their tenants have a…
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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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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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short term occupancy

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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What Are the Reasons Why You Should Invest in Rental Real Estate During a Recession?

Are you thinking of investing in rental real estate but you’re not sure if you should invest during a recession? The good news is that now is a great time to invest in rental real estate, especially for these reasons. Reason #1 – Predictable Cash Flow In times of economic uncertainty, it’s always nice to…
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Can New Hardware Increase Your Rental Property ROI? Yes!

Are you searching for ways to increase your rental property ROI? If so, one of the easiest things to do is to invest in new hardware for your rental property. Hardware (door knobs, light fixtures, faucets, light switches, door hinges, and cabinet pulls) is sometimes all that’s needed to increase rental property ROI, keep your…
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Green Rental Property Updates That Are Worth The Time And Money

Are you thinking about updating your rental property in 2022 but you’re not sure which updates are worth the time and money? In this article, we will share with you which green updates you should make to your rental property, that will increase the value of your property, while also helping your tenants to decrease…
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rental application

Reasons Why Hiring A Tenant Screening Professional Is A Smart Decision To Make

Searching for ways to grow your portfolio of investment properties in Portland? If so, one thing you should do immediately is hire a tenant screening professional. Tenant screening is one of the keys to success with owning rental properties in Portland because it’s what’s going to ensure that you rent to the most qualified tenants…
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Xeriscaping

What Is Xeriscaping? Should You Consider It For Your Rental Property?

If you own rental properties in Portland Oregon, you may be considering Xeriscaping for your properties because, with more than 90% of Oregon in a drought, it makes sense to consider landscaping that requires little water. If you’re still ‘on the fence’ about Xeriscaping, this article will offer you some insight into why you should…
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property marketing

3 Rental Property Marketing Mistakes To Avoid

Finding the most qualified tenant all comes down to one thing, marketing, but many owners make common mistakes during the marketing process that often prove to be costly in terms of placing a bad tenant who ends up being a major headache for the owner. In this article, we will share with you the most…
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Should You Provide A Fire Extinguisher At Your Rental Property?

Besides having landlord insurance, having a fire extinguisher at your rental property is one of the most important things you can do to protect your best interests while also protecting the lives of your tenants.  If you’re on the fence about investing in a fire extinguisher for your property, here are several reasons why you…
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3 Areas In Your Portland Oregon Rental Property That Need To Be More Accessible

Rental property accessibility is more important than ever before because it’s not uncommon in the 2020’s people of all ages including the elderly, and people with disabilities, to be renting, and your job as a landlord is to make your property more accessible to those renters. Thankfully, you can accomplish the goal of making your…
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How To Quickly Rent Your Portland Oregon Property

It doesn’t matter if you’re going to rent your investment property for the first time, or you’ve owned rental properties for years, getting that property rented quick is important. When that property is not rented, having it sit vacant can be stressful, especially if you have bills and other expenses due that you need rental…
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