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Should You Let Your Tenants Have Grills This Summer?

Summer 2022 is around the corner and with the start of summer also comes grilling season. Grilling seasons can last through November since grilling and football are also two things that most people like to do during the year. The big question is should you allow grills at your rental property? In this article, we…
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rental income

How To Increase Your Portland Rental Income Without Raising Rent

There’s no denying that most landlords want to increase their Portland Rental Income but, that’s not always possible due to rent control. Thankfully, landlords can accomplish the goal of increasing the income earned from their PDX rental property when they follow these simple tips. Tip #1 – Reduce Costs One of the very best ways…
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What Should You Include In Your Tenant Welcome Packet?

The tenant welcome packet is one of the most important things to have ready for a tenant when they first move in because it gives you the ability to offer them valuable information while also offering them something that shows their business means something to you. If you’ve never given a welcome packet to your…
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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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How To Have An Efficient Tenant Screening Process

Tenant screening is an essential part of owning rental properties because this means that the landlord is one step closer to filling a vacancy. Even though tenant screening is important, the reality is that many landlords have a difficult time with it, and this can lead to problems in their businesses, especially if they don’t…
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Fair Housing 2022 – Best Practices For Staying Compliant

Fair Housing Laws are important for tenants because they ensure that each tenant is treated fairly by landlords regardless of their national origin, religion, race, color, or gender. Even though these laws are important, it is easy for some landlords to violate fair housing laws because they get too busy and place less importance on…
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Should You Buy Rental Property Next To A School?

Rental property is an excellent way to build wealth during unsteady economic times but what if the rental property that you want to buy is located next to a school? In this article, we will offer you several pros and cons about buying rental property next to a school so that you will know if…
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Condo Management – Learn How It Improves Your Rental Property ROI

Are you searching for condo management in Portland Oregon? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Condo management is the key to success with getting more ROI from your rental property because professional management saves you the hassle of managing your property yourself so you can focus on doing other things. About Condo Management…
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Tips For Handling A Tenant Death And Deceased Tenants Belongings

One of the most difficult situations that a landlord can encounter is the death of a tenant because it’s the landlord’s responsibility to make sure that the rental is secure, the belongings are sent to the tenants surviving relatives and the property is made rent-ready for the next tenant. Thankfully, landlords can prepare for this…
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What Are The Top 5 Rental Property Appliances For 2022?

Are you planning on updating your Portland Oregon rental property in 2022? If so, there are several key appliances that you should purchase that will add value to your property while attracting great tenants. In this article, we will break down what those appliances are and offer you tips on some of the other things…
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pet owner

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Renting Your Property To Pet Owners?

Are you planning on renting your property but you’re not sure if you should rent to pet owners? This is understandable because many landlords have had negative experiences renting to pet owners and this is why some owners will say no to all pets, while some will approve pets but with specific conditions. In this…
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Should You Let Your Tenants Make Improvements To Your Rental Properties?

One of the best ways to keep tenants happy is to let them make improvements to your rentals because this helps tenants to personalize the rental property and make it their home. Before allowing your tenants to make changes to your rental property, it’s best to make sure that you consider the following tips. Tip…
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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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What Disclosures Should Tenants Receive Before Moving Into A Rental Property?

When it comes to owning rental property in Oregon, or elsewhere nationwide, landlords must provide their tenants with disclosures before they move into their rental property. Disclosures are important because the tenant must know everything that there is to know about the property, including if the rental may have been constructed or decorated with materials…
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Will Rental Properties Still A Good Source Of Retirement Income In 2022?

Now that the eviction bans are over, one thing many investors want to know is if rental properties are still considered a good source of retirement income. This is understandable, especially because many landlords have had a difficult time financially when it comes to owning rental properties during the pandemic. Thankfully, as the eviction bans…
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Oregon Rental Market News – Governor Brown Calls Special Session To Prevent Evictions This Winter

With most of the $289 million in Federal aid having been spent or allocated, Governor Brown has called a special session (December 13th) which will discuss possible solutions for preventing evictions this winter. One reason behind calling the special session is that the State of Oregon is going to stop accepting rental assistance applications until…
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When Is The Deadline To Pay Back Rent In Oregon?

Since March 2020, the COVID-19 Pandemic has radically changed the rental market in Oregon because many tenants across the state were able to utilize Federal and Statewide eviction moratoriums to avoid paying rent from April 2020 through June 2021. Now that the eviction moratoriums are officially ended, back rent is due, but the big question…
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Multifamily Real Estate Investing – Is It The Best Way To Make Passive Income?

Are you thinking about getting started with multifamily real estate investing but you’re not sure if it’s the best way to make passive income? If so, you come to the right place. The reality is that multifamily real estate investing is one of the best ways to make passive income in 2021 because of the…
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How To Buy Property In the USA From India

Are you interested in learning more about how to buy property in the USA from India? The good news is that anyone can buy property in the United States, regardless of their citizenship; the United States of America currently has no laws and restrictions in place that prevent an individual from buying real estate here.…
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Active Income vs Passive Income In Real Estate Explained

Are you thinking about investing in Portland Oregon rental properties? If so, you’re making a smart choice. Rental properties continue to be a great investment in the 2020s because more people are renting than ever before and investors can earn a stable income while stocks, crypto, and other investments continue to have fluctuations. Even though…
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Multifamily Analysis – Learn How To Analyze And Choose The Right Multifamily Properties

Let’s face it, there’s no better investment in 2021 than multifamily properties because, with a multifamily property, you can earn consistent streams of income every month for years to come. Sadly, some multifamily investors have a difficult time knowing what to look for in a property, or they get caught up in analysis paralysis and…
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Notice Of Entry Laws In Oregon – Learn More About When A Landlord Can And Cannot Enter A Property

One of the most frustrating things that many tenants have to deal with is having a landlord who enters their property without scheduling a day or time to enter the property. Thankfully, a tenant’s rights are protected in the State of Oregon, and Notice of Entry Laws in Oregon state that a landlord must provide…
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CDC Eviction Moratorium

CDC Eviction Moratorium Extended Until July 31st

Sensing the need to stop a ‘tidal wave’ of evictions, the CDC Eviction Moratorium has been extended by the Federal Government for another 30 days to give renters more time to access programs to assist them with paying the rent. With an estimated 7 million renters nationwide currently behind on their rents, it’s unlikely that…
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How To Succeed As A New Landlord In 5 Steps

Are you getting close to investing in your first Portland Oregon rental property but you’re also wondering if you have what it takes to succeed as a new landlord? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Even though the thought of becoming a landlord may be intimidating for some people, the reality is that…
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tenant

How To Make Tenant Management More Hands Off

Make no mistake about it, owning rental properties is a great way to enjoy monthly cash flow while building wealth but if your tenants are not hands-off, and they require a lot of work, this can make being a landlord seem like it’s more work than what it’s worth. Thankfully, the good news is that…
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Budget-Friendly Upgrades That You Can Make To Upgrade Your Portland Oregon Rental Property

Are you planning on updating your Portland Oregon Rental Property in 2021 but budget is an issue? Even though you may have made expensive renovations to your property in the past, the reality is that updating a rental property in 2021 doesn’t have to be expensive, especially if you follow these tips. Tip #1 –…
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The End of The Federal Eviction Moratorium Is Coming – What Happens Next?

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, renters in Portland have been protected from eviction thanks to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium, which is part of the Cares Act. With the current Federal Eviction Moratorium coming to an end on March 31st, it’s understandable that some renters in…
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multifamily

Due Diligence Tips For Large Multifamily Properties

Are you planning on investing in a large multifamily property that has up to 100 units or more? If so, physical due diligence is a necessary part of the closing process, but the big question is how can you thoroughly evaluate every unit in that property so that you have a clear understanding of what…
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Reasons Why You Don’t Want To Be A Landlord Of Multiple Rental Properties

Owning rental properties in Portland Oregon is one of the best ways to build wealth and to generate long-term cash flow but, one of the mistakes that many landlords make is attempting to manage multiple rental properties themselves. Most owners typically burn out after a couple of years of managing multiple rental properties, especially for…
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Reasons Why Good Tenants Leave, And What To Do About It

During the time that you own rental properties in Portland Oregon, or elsewhere across the United States, you’re going to have tenants who will stay with you longer than 12 months but then when it seems like they are happy and should renew their leases again, they leave. Even though this is a common trend…
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