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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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security deposit

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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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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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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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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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

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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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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Wear And Tear Vs. Damage – What To Look For After Your Tenant Moves Out

One common thing that every landlord has to deal with after their tenant moves out is defining wear and tear vs. damage. Not every tenant will damage leave their property in a damaged state after they move out but, most tenants may leave the property with some wear and tear. The most important thing to…
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rent

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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inflation

How Will Inflation Affect The Cost Of Maintenance For Rental Property Owners

Inflation is here and although many economists say that it’s currently at 7.5 percent, the reality is that in some cases, inflation seems to be much higher. The big question is how will inflation affect rental property owners in Portland Oregon and the United States? In this article, we will answer this question and offer…
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Tips For Choosing The Best Contractors For Your Rental Property

Are you thinking about making some improvements to your Portland Oregon Rental Property? If so, unless you are intent on doing the work yourself, you’re going to have to hire a contractor. In today’s world, hiring a contractor can be tricky, especially since there are a lot of ‘fake reviews online, and it can be…
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Property Management Tips – What To Do If Your Tenant Left Bad Smells Behind

Did your tenant recently move out of your Portland rental property and you noticed that they left bad smells behind? Although this problem is not uncommon, it can be difficult to deal with. Removing smells from rental properties is important because if those smells are still lingering when you show the property to the next…
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tax deductions

What Are The Top Landlord Tax Deductions For 2021?

2022 is officially here, and if you’re like most landlords in the Portland area, you’re either preparing for filing taxes with in the coming weeks. The key to success with filing taxes is being able to claim as many deductions as you can, and the great thing about being a landlord is that there are…
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tenants

Tips For Keep Good Tenants From Leaving

Owning rental properties in Portland Oregon is a great way to earn passive income, but the reality is that during the process of owning rentals you’re going to have good tenants who end up leaving. Sadly, even though a tenant may rent from you for more than 12 months the reality is that something was…
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3 Updates To Make To Your Portland Oregon Rental Property In 2022

The new year is almost here and if you’re like most rental property owners in the Portland Oregon area, you’re thinking about updates that you should make to your property in the coming year. In this article, we will share with you 3 updates that you should make to your PDX rental property in 2022…
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rental property improvements

How To Buy Property In USA As A Canadian

Are you searching for information on How To Buy Property In USA As A Canadian? This is a smart decision to make because of the simple fact that despite the pandemic in the United States, rental properties, especially multifamily properties, continue to be a very smart investment. How To Buy Property In USA As A Canadian…
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What Are The Late Fees And Grace Period Laws In Oregon That Landlords Must Know?

Are you planning on investing in rental properties in Oregon? If so, there are a variety of late fees and grace period laws in Oregon that landlords must know. Before investing in your first rental property in Portland, or elsewhere in Oregon, here is a breakdown of the top late fees and grace period laws…
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payment

Property Management 101 – How To Spot Fake Pay Stubs

During the tenant screening process, you’re going to want to ask prospective tenants for paycheck stub to prove that they meet the income qualifications to rent your property. Sadly, in today’s world, it’s easy for many people to use technology to create paycheck stubs that look authentic but once they are analyzed, it’s easy to…
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Tips For Renting Your Portland Oregon House For The First Time

Are you planning on renting your Portland Oregon House for the first time because you recently purchased another home in the PDX area and would like to earn rental income? This is an excellent position to be in because you can continue to enjoy the benefits of owning real estate while also earning passive income…
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apartment

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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