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High End Vs Traditional Rental Property – What’s The Difference?

Do you own a Beaverton Oregon home that you’re thinking of renting but you’re not sure if you should list it as a high-end rental property? Even though you may have thought of your property as high end in the past, the reality is that there are several features that renters look for when they…
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Stocks Vs. Rental Real Estate – Which Option Is Better?

Searching for information on stocks vs. rental real estate? If so, you’ve come to the right place! There’s no denying that investors are ‘shell shocked’ right now as the Dow has slipped below 30,000 for the first time in almost two years, with no end in sight. Thankfully, rental real estate continues to be a…
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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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tenant screening

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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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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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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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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Tips For Writing A Good Property Listing

One of the keys to success with owning rental property is being able to write a good property listing because, if renters can’t find your property, you will get fewer applicants than you expected. Thankfully, writing a rental property is easier than you think, especially if you follow these simple tips. Tip #1 – Your…
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Easy Ways To Add Color To A Rental Property Without Painting

There’s no denying that renting is one of the easiest things to do but personalizing a rental property isn’t always easy, especially if your landlord says no to painting. Thankfully, you can easily personalize your rental, without painting, simply by following these tips. Tip #1 – Add Colorful Curtains Let’s face it, one of the…
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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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What Are The Benefits Of Collecting A Security Deposit?

Sadly, during their day-to-day operations, some owners may let one or more of their tenants move in without collecting a security deposit, or the first month’s rent, since more than 40% of landlords nationwide manage their properties themselves.  Security deposits are an important part of every landlord’s business and they shouldn’t think twice about requiring…
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Tips For Accidental Landlords

Did you recently inherit a rental property from a family member? If so, you’re not alone, and if you were not prepared for it, you offically fall into the category of an accidental landlord. As the Baby Boomer population ages, more and more people are becoming accidental landlords because rental properties are being passed down…
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Tips For Refining The Tenants Move Out Process

If you’ve owned rental properties in Portland Oregon for a while now, you know that you’re going to have tenants moving in, and moving out every year. The tenant moves out process can be one of the most time-consuming aspects of being a landlord simply because there are a lot of ‘moving parts’ to this…
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Portland News – Job Growth Was Among The Fastest In The Nation Last Year

Planning on moving to Portland Oregon? Thanks to a recent report, we know that job growth in the PDX area last year was among the fastest in the nation. Much of the job growth gains were due to employers rehiring the same people that they laid off due to COVID, but the reality is that…
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What To Ask A Prospective Tenants Rental References

Tenant screening is one of the keys to success in owning rental properties in Portland Oregon, or elsewhere nationwide. Even though most landlords know it’s important, few landlords know what questions they should be asking a prospective tenants rental references during the tenant screening process. Thankfully, tenant screening doesn’t have to be difficult especially when…
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How To Get The Most ROI From Your Single Family Rental In 2022

Are you searching for tips on how to get the most ROI from your rental property in 2022? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Focusing on return on investment is one of the keys to success with owning rental properties and you can get more ROI from your single family rentals by following…
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Online Rent Payments Continue To Dominate After The Pandemic

As the country continues to return to normal following the Pandemic, one thing that will remain long after the days of face masks and lockdowns is online rent payments. Online rent payments continue to be the preferred method of paying rent for tenants of all ages because of the simple fact that it’s easier for…
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What To Look For In A Property Manager In 2022

Are you thinking about hiring a Portland Oregon property manager in 2022? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Before hiring a company to manage your property, or portfolio of investment properties, make sure that you know what to look for in a property management company. In this article, we will offer you several…
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Winter Property Maintenance – How To Remove Mold From A Rental Property

During the process of owning rental properties in Portland, or the surrounding area, you know that winters in the area can be cold, and mold easily grows easily. Sadly, most tenants reach out to the landlord expecting them to clean it for them.The reality is that most mold that’s found inside a rental property is…
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Move Out Inspection – Key Things Landlords Should Look For

The move out inspection is one of the keys to success with owning rental property because, it helps a landlord to clearly see how their tenant treated the rental property while they lived there. It doesn’t matter if the landlord has owned rental properties for six months, 6 years or much longer, a tenant move…
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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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Oregon Landlord Responsibility and Rights 2021-2022

The Portland rental market has changed dramatically in the last 18 months and it’s more important than ever before for landlords to know their responsibilities and rights. Thankfully, in this article we will provide you with a breakdown of the top landlord responsbility and rights for 2021-2022 so that you can be prepared to grow…
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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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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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