Property Management Blog

The most challenging factor in property management for any property owner is finding and retaining high-quality tenants. It is best to screen and interview applicants before renting any prospective tenant for your property. High-quality tenants are difficult to find, and by quality tenants, we mean...

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Ever wondered how long the appliances in your rental houses will last? It’s easy to turn the property over to a manager and expect things to carry on a long time without having to think about them. But appliances have a known life. All systems of a home have a known life-cycle. The average life-cycl...

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Being a property manager does not only entail collecting rent from tenants, but it also has a few responsibilities that are key if one is keen on retaining his/her tenants. If a tenant moves out it may result in lost profits from rents, promote costly renovations, and marketing expenses to get the p...

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You cannot discriminate based on age, familial status, or any other protected class as outlined in federal, state and local law. As is true in any location, the key to being a successful real estate investor is recognizing an opportunity – some markets have different quantity of customers that other...

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Challenges Effecting Portland Landlords

August 23, 2018, 3:18 pm

Over the last three years, the City of Portland has been responding to a housing supply shortage by dramatically expanding their regulation of the industry. From inclusionary zoning and permit requirement changes, to paid relocation assistance and rental unit registration. Owners must be aware of cu...

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