Property Management Blog

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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Real estate development is both a lucrative and robust business. Unfortunately, this field has many landmines that can make the market quite hard to operate and penetrate. These landmines can result in the rental property owner suffering from massive losses. As a result, one needs to make sure that...

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