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Property Management in Portland Oregon

How Landlords Can Show Properties While Following Social Distancing Rules

Are you an owner who wants to follow social distancing rules while still showing your Portland Oregon rental property at the same time?  The reality is that even though the Portland area is still locked down, you can effectively show your rental property to prospective tenants by following these simple tips. Tip #1 – Create…
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It’s Time to Turn Your Airbnb Into A Long-Term Rental Property

Has your Airbnb or short term Portland Oregon rental property been sitting vacant since the start of Coronavirus (COVID-19)? if so, you’re not alone! Even though short-term rental properties have been a consistent moneymaker across the United States for the last five years, since the onset of coronavirus across the United States, most investors who…
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Emergency Preparedness Tips For Landlords

2020 is shaping up to be one of the toughest years in memory for landlords in Portland Oregon, and across the United States because of Coronavirus. Even though cases in Portland have been low when compared to cities like New York and Los Angeles, most renters here have not been able to work due to…
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Coronavirus Highlights the Importance of Property Management in The Rental Market

Coronavirus has kept the Portland area, and most of the world, locked down for about 2-3 months now and besides shaking up the economy, COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of property management in the rental market. If you’ve been thinking about hiring a property manager to professionally manage one or all of your investment properties,…
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Are Your Thinking About Converting Your Airbnb To A Long Tern Rental? We Can Help!

Coronavirus has changed the rental market in the last two months because the once-rising short term rental market has been hit hard as many people have canceled their rentals due to stay at home orders nationwide. With more canceled bookings, Airbnb owners have been left with empty properties that haven’t brought in revenue for a…
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Meet the Team – Carice Clark – Our Portfolio Manager

Rent Portland Homes – Professionals continues to be one of the Portland area’s top property management teams because we have the most experienced property management team in the PDX area which includes Carice Clark, our portfolio manager. In this article, we will share with you more information about Carice and reasons why you should choose…
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Owner Spotlight – Fred Marlow – Principal Broker And Owner

Are you searching for the best property management team in Portland Oregon? If so, there’s nobody better to work with than Rent Portland Homes – Professionals, and Fred Marlow. With over 30 years of real estate experience in the Portland Oregon Real Estate market, Fred certainly knows the local market better than anyone. He’s been…
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Portland Oregon Rental Houses

Tips for Finding Rental Properties for Sale When Inventory Is Slow

Are you struggling with finding rental properties to add to your portfolio of investment properties? If so, you’re not alone. In case you haven’t been following the news recently, the Corona Virus has reshaped almost every aspect of modern life including the business world because the Federal Reserve recently lowered mortgage interest rates by half…
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Easy Ways To Evaluate A Real Estate Market

Are you planning on investing in a new rental property that’s out of the area? The good news is that there are a wide variety of ways to evaluate a real estate market so that you can have confidence that it’s the right place for you to invest in before you spend your hard-earned money…
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Property Management Tips for Getting Ready for Filing Taxes

The official 2020 tax season doesn’t start until April 15th but for most business owners they are filing taxes right now so they don’t make the mistake of filing them at the last minute. If you own Portland Oregon investment properties and want to get ready for tax season, this article will provide you with…
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Should You Add A Tiny Home To Your Existing Portland Oregon Rental Property?

There’s no doubt that tiny homes have become very popular it’s in the real estate industry over the Last 5 Years and more property owners than ever before are considering adding tiny homes like granny flats, or accessory dwelling units to their properties. The big question is if you are a current Portland area landlord…
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Employee Spotlight – Bella Wahabzada – Accounting Manager

At Rent Portland Homes Professionals we take pride in hiring the best people to be a part of our property management team. Over the coming weeks, we’re going to share with your information on different members of our team. In today’s post, we shine the employee spotlight on Bella Wahabzada, our accounting manager. About Bella…
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Let Us Help You Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever as An Owner

2020 is officially here and with the start of a new year many owners will be setting goals and mapping out their plans for the new year. How about you? If you’re still managing your investment properties yourself, let us help you make 2020 your best year ever with our property management services. When you…
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Finding Great Tenants

Property Management Tips – Don’t Leave Any “Wiggle Room” In Your Lease

One of the keys to success with owning investment properties in Portland Oregon, or elsewhere in the United States is having a lease that doesn’t offer tenants any “wiggle room” at all. The reason why this is important is because if a lease offers any option for the tenant to break the rules, they will…
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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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Tips for turning around a problem rental

Eviction Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

Are you just getting started with owning your first rental property in the Portland Oregon area? If so, before you get started with renting that property there are common mistakes which you should avoid making. In this article we will break down some of the most common owner mistakes that also ultimately hurt owners as…
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Easy Steps For Finding Qualified Tenants

Hаvіng multірlе ԛuаlіfіеd аррlісаntѕ vуіng fоr a rental unіt is great, but it can also be a trap fоr thе unwаrу. The Fair Housing Aсt mаkеѕ іt illegal tо rеfuѕе to rеnt based on аn applicant’s rасе, соlоr, nаtіоnаl оrіgіn, rеlіgіоn, ѕеx, family ѕtаtuѕ, оr dіѕаbіlіtу. In аddіtіоn, many ѕtаtеѕ have lаwѕ thаt іnсludе оthеr…
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Maximize Your Rental Income

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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Property Management in Portland

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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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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What Services Does A Property Manager Offer?

Hiring a property management company is one of the very best investments that you can make because of the obvious fact that it saves you the time, money and hassle of having to manage your rental properties yourself. In this article, we will provide you with more information on what services a property manager offers…
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Should You Change The Locks After A Tenant Moves Out?

One question that many owners have is if they should change the locks on their rental properties after their tenants move out. The answer to this question is yes! The locks should always be changed after a tenant moves out because you just don’t know who had access to the keys to the rental property…
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How To Upgrade Your Rental Property Kitchen Even While On A Budget

How To Upgrade Your Rental Property Kitchen Even While On A Budget

Are you planning on upgrading the kitchen in your Portland Oregon rental property? The good news is that this is an upgrade that can be done even while on a budget. In this video you will see that it’s possible to upgrade the kitchen in your rental property for a lot less than you think.…
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What Are The Best Drought Tolerant Plants For Your Portland Rental Property?

Summer is here in the Portland area and even though we’re not technically in a drought, having drought tolerant plants certainly helps when you have a rental property because it means that your tenants will have to do less work to keep the landscape watered. In this article we will provide you with a list…
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When Should You Start Thinking About Taxes?

When Should You Start Thinking About Taxes? It’s Never Too Early

Do you own rental properties in the Portland Oregon area? If so, one of the most important things that you should never do is wait until the end of the year to start thinking about taxes because taxes can be a huge burden that many landlords are unprepared to take care of when tax season…
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Tips for turning around a problem rental

Tips For Turning Around A Problem Rental Property

Do you own a rental property that’s been consistently giving you problems? If уоu саn аnѕwеr yes to this ԛuеѕtіоn, this аrtісlе will provide уоu with ѕіmрlе tірѕ you can use to turn around thаt problem рrореrtу and get іt back on the rіght trасk. Imрrоvе Yоur Portland Orеgоn Rеntаl Property One of the biggest…
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Cash for Keys in Portland

Cash For Keys – Can This Strategy Save You The Hassle Of Evictions?

Cаѕh for Kеуѕ іѕ a соntrоvеrѕіаl рrосеѕѕ debated often іn lаndlоrd сіrсlеѕ, but something wе LOVE and uѕе. Cash for Kеуѕ is thе strategy оf giving уоur tеnаntѕ mоnеу tо lеаvе the property, аvоіdіng thе eviction process аltоgеthеr. Wе hаvе uѕеd this technique ѕеvеrаl tіmеѕ оvеr thе раѕt fеw years аnd found grеаt ѕuссеѕѕ. Hоwеvеr,…
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Tenant Screening

Tenant Screening Is The Key To Success With Finding The Right Tenant For Your Portland Oregon Rental Property

Are you tried of renting to people who don’t pay their rent on time, destroy your property or cause problems for your other tenants? If so, tenant screening is the “key to success” when it comes to weeding out the individuals who could be problematic and connecting with those individuals who could be great tenants…
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