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Getting to Know Commercial Real Estate Investing

Are you planning on investing in real estate? If so, you may be debating investing in residential vs. commercial real estate and are wondering if there’s a difference. The answer to this question is yes. In this article, we will break down commercial real estate investing and provide you with all of the information that you need before you make your first commercial real estate investment. What Is Commercial Real Estate? Commercial real estate is a property that’s been leased out for retail and business purposes. When it comes to multifamily properties, any property that has more than one unit

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What Is The Eviction Process For Portland Oregon?

Are you a landlord who is looking for more information on Portland Oregon evictions? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article we will break down the eviction process for the PDX area and provide you with some tips on how to navigate the complex process of eviction in Portland, OR. Eviction For Month-To-Month Tenants Do you have a month-to-month tenant living in your Portland rental property? If so, even though they are on a month-to-month lease, the law states that you must provide your tenant with a 30-day notice. In some cases it’s possible to evict

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Portland Sees the Lowest Rent Growth but Has the Most Apartment Construction

Over the last five years, the Portland Oregon rental market has experienced a problem that’s been felt by all renters, the problem of rent increases and too few rentals to choose from. One of the biggest reasons why we’ve had few rentals to choose from in the PDX area has to do with how housing construction slowed down following the 2008 financial crisis. Now that construction is picking up, it’s looking like rent growth is slowing and this combination of slow rent growth plus more housing inventory could be a win-win combination for renters. Portland Is Now More Affordable Than

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Ways To Protect Yourself Before Buying Cheap Real Estate

There’s no doubt that one of the great things about the Internet is that you can search for investment properties anywhere in the world right from the comfort of your computer. During the process of searching for investment properties you may come across one or more cheap real estate deals. Even though the real estate may be cheap, you absolutely must restrain the desire to buy that cheap property sight unseen without first taking the time to verify that it indeed will make a great investment property for your portfolio. In this article we will provide you with several ways

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Profitable Moves That You Can Make with Your Portland Oregon Rental Property

As someone who owns Portland Oregon Rental Property, you know that it’s not always possible to raise the rents to increase your profitability. This doesn’t mean that you should try to increase your profits though, there are a variety of other ways that you can increase the profits from your PDX rental simply by following these tips. Shop Around for the Best Deal on Insurance For Your Portland Oregon Rental Property  As a Portland houses for rent by owner, you know that insurance is a vital part of your business because landlord insurance protects you financially should something happen to

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Tips for Dealing with Water Damage at Your Portland Oregon Rental Properties

If you own Portland Oregon Rental Properties, one of the biggest things that you have to be prepared for is water damage because the PDX area can get heavy rainfall and snow during the winter and spring which can easily cause water damage in a rental property fast. In this article, we will share with you several tips you can use to prepare for water damage before it occurs and steps you should follow for dealing with water damage in your Portland rental property. Tips for Preparing for Flooding Since time is of the essence when it comes to flooding

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5 Tips for Cleaning Your Portland Rental Property While You’re Between Tenants

Do you own a Portland Oregon Rental Property that’s currently between tenants? If so, one of the things that you’re most likely doing right now is getting your property cleaned and ready for your future tenant. In this article, we will share with you 5 tips you can use for getting your PDX rental property cleaned and ready for the next tenant who will live in your property. Tip #1 – Replace Older Furnishings and Appliances in Your Portland Oregon Rental Property Does your rental property have older furnishings and appliances? If so, you can only clean them a certain

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Emotional Support Animals – How Landlords Can Confirm If A Tenant Has A Real Support Animal or Not

There’s no doubt that times are changing for landlords in Portland Oregon and across the United States and one of the latest trends that we’ve seen rise in the last 10 years is the increased use of emotional support animals. What are emotional support animals? They are animals that are technically not classified as pets. ESA’s are prescribed by a doctor or mental health professional to someone who has a real mental issue and the presence of the animal helps their patient’s mental health. Emotional Support Animal Scams With the rise of emotional support animals in recent years, we’ve seen

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How to Know When Someone Will Be A Great Tenant for Your Portland Oregon Rental Property

There’s no doubt that if you’re a Portland Oregon landlord, having tenants is the “lifeblood” for your business but the big question is how can you find someone who is going to be a great tenant? If you’ve owned Portland investment properties for a while, you know that tenants always come in different shapes, sizes, and from all walks of life. The good news is that there are a variety of indicators that you can use to determine when someone is going to be a fantastic tenant. In this article, we will provide you with a list of indicators to

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Why Hire Rent Portland Homes to Be Your Portland Oregon Property Management Company?

Are you thinking about hiring a Portland Oregon Property Management company? If so, there’s no doubt that you have a lot of choices out there but in the end, the company that you choose all boils down to hiring a company that you can trust. In this article, we will share with you more information about our company so you can have confidence in hiring us to be the company to assist you with Portland Oregon Property Management rentals. Why Rent Portland Homes? Unlike some corporate property management company, Rent Portland Homes was founded in the Portland area by people

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Maintenance Costs Out of Control? It’s Time to Hire A Property Manager

Are your Portland Oregon Rental Property Maintenance costs upside down? If so, it’s time to hire a property manager. At Rent Portland Homes we specialize in full-service property management and we also have a dedicated maintenance department on staff that will professionally handle all issues that your rental property may have. Get Control of Maintenance Let’s face it, property management can indeed be a pain if you have to maintain your rental property yourself. Thankfully, when you hire Rent Portland Homes you can finally get control of maintenance costs while also eliminating the hassle of having to maintain your investment

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Should You Ban Certain Dog Breeds from Your Rental Property? Yes!

It doesn’t matter if you own rental properties in Portland Oregon for one year, or 30 years, you’re going to come across prospective tenants who have dogs. As a landlord, you’re going to have to make a decision if you should ban all dogs or ban certain breeds from living in your rental property. If you’re not up to speed with which dog breeds you should ban, this article will provide you with tips on dog breeds that you should consider banning and which ones you should allow. Which Dog Breeds Should You Consider Banning? Rottweilers – Yes, it’s true

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Portland Rental Market News for September 2019

After a few months of calm in the Portland Rental Market, rents are starting to climb once again and have in fact gone up by over 3% in the last year compared to one year ago when rents went up by roughly 1%. There was hope that the supply of new apartments across Portland, combined with new statewide rent control legislation, would stop the rent increases but we’re seeing them go up once again. Keep in mind that 3% is still a long way from the rent increases that we saw in 2015-2016 when rents increased by over 10% but

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5 Tips for Staying Safe During the Eviction Process

Evictions are something that no landlord likes to think about but the reality of owning a rental property is that at some point in the future you may have one tenant that you have to evict. The good news is that you can protect yourself during the eviction process by following these tips:  Tip #1 – Stay Away from Non-Essential Communication with Your Tenant Non-essential communication may happen during the eviction process because your tenant is going to be upset about being evicted and may blame you. It’s best to avoid any communication that isn’t essential to the eviction because

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Lease Enforcement – The Key to Consistent Investment Property ROI

If you ask any owner about what are the “keys to success” with owning investment properties they will tell you that it’s either Portland Oregon Property Management, tenant screening, consistent maintenance or all of the above. The reality is that there are many areas that will benefit you when you own investment properties but the real “key to success” when it comes to consistent ROI is lease enforcement. Lease enforcement is quite simply taking the time during the year to inspect your investment property and make sure that your tenant is following every rule of your lease while doing their

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Tenant Screening Tips Every Landlord Should Know And Follow

It doesn’t matter if you’ve owned rental properties in Portland Oregon for years, or are just getting started, tenant screening is the “key to success” with finding the most qualified tenant. What exactly is tenant screening? It’s taking the time to fully investigate each tenant including their income, FICO score and employment history just so you will be able to have confidence that they can afford to pay the rent on time each month. When you screen a tenant, you literally have the ability to know everything there is to know about a potential tenant and save yourself the time,

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Questions To Ask Before Investing In Your First Portland Oregon Rental Property

Are you planning on investing in a Portland Oregon rental property for the first time? If so, you’re making a smart choice! In 2019, owning rental properties in the Portland area continues to be a smart investment because interest rates continue to remain low while affordable properties are still out there. Before you invest in your first property though there are a variety of questions that you should ask including the following:   Do you really know what you’re getting into?There are many different types of opportunities for investment. Is investing in real estate really what’s best for you? It’s

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Tenant Retention – The Key To Building A Stable Portfolio Of Investment Properties While Boosting Your Bottom Line

In 2019, many landlords are only focused on boosting their bottom line, when in reality they should be thinking about tenant retention first before anything else because keeping tenants happy is the key to success when it comes to building a profitable portfolio of investment properties. In this article we will provide you with several tips that you can use for boosting your bottom line while increasing tenant retention at the same time. Tip #1 – Don’t Neglect Screening! One of the first ways that you can boost your bottom line while increasing tenant retention is to focus heavily on

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Property Management Tips – How to Deal with Tenants Who Want to Break Their Leases

It doesn’t matter if you’ve owned rental properties in Portland for years, or you’re just getting started, one thing that you can expect to happen at some point during the years that you own rental properties is encountering a tenant who informs you that they are planning on breaking their lease. Although this situation is unpleasant, the reality is that you can smoothly deal with this situation by following these tips. Tip #1 – Find Our Why They Want to Break Their Lease Early One very important thing to do before anything else is to find out why your Portland

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How Does Rent Portland Homes Look Out for You When We Manage Your Portland Rental Properties?

Are you searching for a company to manage your Portland Rental Properties? If so, you’ve come to the right place! At Property Management Systems (Rent Portland Homes), we specialize in property management for the entire PDX area. We are an investors best resource for managing their Portland Oregon Rental Properties especially since we look out for our clients best interests so they can have complete confidence in our services. Hiring a Portland Property Manager is the best move that you can make because it’s going to save you the time, money and hassle of managing your rental property yourself while

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How Rent Portland Homes Gets Your Home Rented Fast

Are you planning on renting out your Portland Oregon Home? If so, you’ve come to the right place! At Property Management Systems (Rent Portland Homes), we specialize in using the Internet to generate the most attention and interest in our client’s homes so that we can get those properties rented as quickly as possible. In this article we will describe how our marketing process works and what online tools we use for renting our clients properties. We “Bring the Home to The Renter” Thanks to the Internet, we’re essentially able to “bring the home to the renter”. This means that

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Out of State Investor? Learn More How We Can Help You Grow Your Portfolio of Portland Oregon Income Properties

  Over the years we’ve been fortunate to build a client base of investors who own Portland Oregon Income Properties. Many of our clients are located right here in the PDX area while others are located out of state. As an out of state investor, we know that owning income properties that are not located in your home state can be stressful, especially if you’re trying to manage those properties yourself. Thankfully, with Rent Portland Homes you can have complete confidence in choosing us to manage your investment properties. In this video, Ben Droukas and Bennet Van der Genugten of

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How We Help Landlords and Investors

  Are you thinking about hiring a Portland Oregon Property Management company to manage your portfolio of rental properties? But you’re “on the fence” about hiring a manager and are unsure if you should continue managing your rentals yourself? In this article, we will provide you with more information about how we help landlords and investors who own rental properties so you will have peace of mind if you choose to hire Rent Portland Homes to manage your Portland Oregon area rental properties. We’re Your Complete Property Management Resource Even though you have been able to manage your rental properties

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Should You Sell Your House or Rent It Out?

  Have you been thinking about selling your Portland Oregon home but you’re not sure if you should keep it and rent it out? This is an understandable question to have since even though it may make sense to sell your home at first, the reality is that it could also be a better decision for you to keep your home and rent it out. In this article will share with you several reasons why you should consider keeping your home and renting it out versus selling your home. Why Should Your Rent Your Home? The first reason why you

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What Is The Move In Process Like With Property Management Systems?

Are you planning on relocating to the Portland area? If you plan on renting a property that’s managed by the Property Management Systems Team, you can expect us to take you through a comprehensive move-in process. Our move in process is one of the most thorough in the Portland Oregon area because it protects our owner clients best interests while ensuring that our tenants have a clean and habitable property to move in to. In this article, we will break down the steps involved with our move in process so you will know what to expect when renting a property

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Tips For Portland Oregon Real Estate Investors

Are you planning on investing in your first Portland investment property? If so, you’re making a smart choice! Right now, is the perfect time to invest in Portland investment properties because mortgage interest rates are still historically low and it’s never been easier to purchase an investment property in the Portland area. Depending upon your financial situation, you may be able to easily purchase an investment property here for cash compared to what it would cost you to purchase an investment property elsewhere in the United States. Even though buying investment properties is an ideal choice for every investor to

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TAX HACKS: Learn More About The Best Way To Do A 1031 Exchange

Although it may seem confusing at first, the 1031 exchange is the most effective way to grow your real estate portfolio without losing a huge portion of your wealth to taxes on capital gains. Sadly, many investors including long-time investors are clueless about how to do a 1031 exchange the easy way and they ultimately end up spending many hours trying to navigate through confusing paperwork themselves when the process is actually a lot simpler than they think. In this article will break down the 1031 exchange and provide you with tips that you can use to grow your real

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Craigslist Rental Scams 2019 – What Should Owners Be On The Lookout For?

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What Are The Pro’s And Cons Of Including Utilities With Rent For Your Portland Oregon Rental Properties?

Are you planning on renting your Portland Oregon Rental property and you’re trying to decide on if you should include utilities with the rent or not? This is an important question to ask and in this article we will provide you with the reasons why you should and should not include utilities with rent when renting your property. Why Include Utilities With The Rent? The first reason to include utilities with the rent when renting your PDX rental property is the fact that this will make your rental listing stand out from other properties for rent since many rentals in

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Words to Avoid When Marketing Your Portland Oregon Rental Property Online

Do you have a Portland Oregon Rental Property for rent? If so, there are a variety of words that you should avoid when listing your property online. In this article, we will list some of the words that you should avoid when listing your rental online and provide you with tips on how to write a great rental listing. Words to Avoid Using in Your Listing Small Quaint Unique Charming Old School Needs Work Quality Clean Cheap Modern Original What Else Should You Avoid Adding in Your Rental Listing? Besides the words mentioned above, you should also avoid adding texting

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Property Management Tips – How to Spot Fake Rental References

During the years that you own and manage rental properties in the Portland Oregon area, you may encounter one or more tenants who submit an application to you with fake rental references. Sadly, in today’s world, fake rental references are often very easy for anyone to create thanks to technology. The good news is that any savvy owner or landlord can easily spot them by simply following these tips. Tip #1 – Dig Deeper The first thing to do when someone submits potentially fake rental references to you is to dig deeper by taking the time to call the rental

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What To Do When A Tenant Leaves Things Behind At Your Portland Rental Property

It doesn’t matter if you own rental properties in Portland for one year, or 30 years, there will come a time when one or more of your tenants leaves things behind after they move out. The big question is what are you supposed to do with a tenants belongings after they move out? In this article we will answer this question and provide you with some tips for how to handle this situation just so you will know what to do with your former tenants belongings within the confines of the law. #1: Determine the Reason Why the Tenant Left

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Guest Or Tenant? How To Deal With Long Term Guests

Over the years that you own a Portland Oregon rental property one situation that you may encounter is finding out that one of your tenant’s guests has taken up residence in the rental property. Sadly, this happens more often than most owners know. The good news is that it’s easy to deal with long term guests especially if you protect yourself before renting your property. In this article we will break down how you can make sure that your tenants follow your lease agreement and also don’t allow any of their friends to over stay their welcome. How To Prevent

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Reasons To Buy A Fourplex As Your First Rental Property

Are you thinking about buying your first rental property in Portland Oregon and are wondering if you should buy a single family home or fourplex?  Although many investors purchase single family homes as their first rental properties, fourplexes make smarter investments especially for these reasons. Reason #1 – More Doors Equals More Income Fourplexes, apartments and other multifamily properties are the preference of investors like Grant Cardone for the obvious reason that when you have more people paying rent on a monthly basis you will have a higher income compared to what you would have if you were to purchase

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What Makes A Great Tenant?

What makes a great tenant? This is a top question that owners have been asking for generations because everyone who invests in real estate know that the quality of your tenants will lead to your success or failure while you own rental properties. In this article we will answer this question, provide you with tips on how to choose a great tenant and also provide you with information on what tenants are really looking for in 2019. Financial Qualifications As an owner, one of the first things that you should look for which will make someone stand out as a

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Mistakes New Portland Real Estate Investors Don’t Want to Make

Are you planning on investing in rental properties in the Portland real estate market, or elsewhere worldwide in 2019? There’s no doubt that even in today’s economy real estate continues to be one of the best-performing assets because when compared to stocks, bonds or mutual funds over the last 20 years, real estate has consistently produced a stable return for investors on a monthly basis even during turbulent economic times. If you plan on getting started with Portland Oregon real estate investing the reality is that there is going to be a learning curve but the good news is that

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Is Single Family Real Estate Still A Good Investment In 2019? Most Analysts Say Yes!

Are you planning on buying single-family real estate in Portland or elsewhere in the United States during 2019? If so, you’re making a smart choice! Most analysts agree that single-family real estate still is one of the best investments in 2019 especially after the Millennium Trust survey which showed that roughly 73% of high net worth investors in the United States favored investing in single family homes vs. multifamily or other investments? About the Millennium Trust Survey Most of us in the property management field already know that, despite occasional risks and business challenges, single-family rentals are good investments. But

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The Changing Face Of The Rental Market And What It Means For Investors

It doesn’t matter if you’re a landlord in Portland Oregon or elsewhere in the United States, one thing we can all agree on is that the rental market is changing. What was common 20 years ago isn’t common today and it’s not uncommon for landlords to be renting to everyone from 18 year old’s to 72 year old’s. In this article we will break down some of the ways that the rental market has changed and provide you with insight into who you should be renting to in 2019 and beyond. Renters In the 1990’s Vs. Today If уоu thоught

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Don’t Let Property Maintenance Bog You Down In 2019, Hire A Property Manager Instead

If you own rental properties in Portland Oregon, or elsewhere in the United States, you know that property maintenance can become a burden especially if you’re managing your rental properties yourself. It doesn’t matter if you go out to your properties only once a week, bi-weekly or monthly, the time that you’re spending managing your rental properties yourself could be used elsewhere on other tasks like growing your portfolio of rental properties. What’s the solution to the problem? Hire a property manager to professionally manage your portfolio of rental properties for you. In this article we will share with you

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How to Access Value in Multifamily Investment Properties

What Is Cost Segregation? Should You Be Concerned About It When Investing In Multifamily?

If you ask any real estate investor they will often agree that investing in multifamily rental properties is one of the keys to building wealth because as Grant Cardone once said “more doors equals more money” but should you be concerned about cost segregation when you invest in multifamily rental properties? The answer is yes. What Are The Benefits Of Cost Segregation? Cost segregation is a tax planning strategy that accelerates the depreciation of certain components of properties. For real estate investors, benefits include reducing their current tax liability, which results in upfront cash flow. Without cost segregation, multifamily rentals are

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Tips For Growing Your Portfolio Of Rental Properties In 2019

2019 is shaping up to be another solid year for real estate investors because mortgage interest rates still continue to remain low at 4.125%, while demand for rental properties remains high especially in the PDX area. If you’re planning on growing your portfolio of rental properties in 2019 this article will provide you with effective tips you can use for adding more rentals to your real estate investment portfolio. Grow Your Portfolio Of Rental Properties Using Warren Buffett’s Snowball Technique If you’re familiar with Warren Buffet, founder of Berkshire Hathaway (net worth of over $72 billion dollars), you most likely

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Should You Buy Single Family Rentals In 2019?

There’s no doubt that the Portland Oregon Rental market is always changing along with the local real estate market but the BIG question is should you continue buying single family rental properties in Portland during 2019 or focus on multifamily, commercial or other rentals? The answer to this question is yes, single family rentals will continue to be an excellent addition to your portfolio of Portland Oregon rentals in 2019 especially for these reasons. 1. Higher Rent Payments You can rent a house for much more money than an apartment. The other side of that is apartment buildings generate multiple

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Effectively Market Your Portland Rental Properties

How To Effectively Market Your Portland Rental Properties Online

Fact: In 2019 more owners than ever before are marketing their Portland Rental Properties online because just about everyone these days has a mobile phone and is searching for rentals online first instead of searching newspapers or other means like they may have in the past. Sadly, many landlords fail big time when it comes to marketing their properties online because they are either using old pictures of their properties which were taken years ago, or they are publishing rental listings that people are hard to read. If you want to successfully market your listings online you have to write

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How to Access Value in Multifamily Investment Properties

How to Access Value in Multifamily Investment Properties

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Property Management Tips – How To Effectively Handle Move-Ins And Move-Outs

One of the keys to success with being a landlord in Portland Oregon, or elsewhere in the United states, is effectively handling move-ins and move-outs at your rental Property. Sadly, many owners manage this process incorrectly and are left with tons of problems especially when they need to take more of their tenants deposit to repair damages that they made to the rental property. To avoid problems with move-ins and move-outs in the future, this article will provide you with tips for navigating this process. How To Effectively Handle Move-Ins On the day that your tenant has scheduled to move

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Portland Oregon Property Management – Learn More About Property Management Systems

Are you considering hiring a Portland Oregon Property Management company to professionally manage one or all of your area rental properties? If so, you’ve come to the right place! At Property Management Systems we specialize in full service property management and can save you the time, money or hassle of managing your rental properties yourself. It doesn’t matter if you own one or many rental properties, managing those Portland Oregon Rentals takes time. Thankfully, with our Portland Oregon Property Management team managing your rentals for you, you can start enjoying your life again without the hassle of your rental properties

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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, bеfоrе thrоwіng money at your tеnаnt, lеt’ѕ tаlk аbоut thе specifics. Thе thеоrу behind Cash fоr Kеуѕ is ѕіmрlе: Gіvіng thе tenant money to leave іѕ сhеареr than paying аn аttоrnеу for аn еvісtіоn. Thіnk аbоut іt: Evicting a tenant wіll likely tаkе a mоnth

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM RENT CONTROL IN OREGON

Oregon Rent Control Update – Learn More About What’s Happening

After California’s failure to pass Proposition 10, their rent control measure, it appears that the State of Oregon is close to passing it’s own rent control legislation that would protect tenants in Oregon from continued rent increases like what we’ve seen over the last five years.  What To Expect From Rent Control In Oregon Oregon rent increases could be capped at 7 percent, plus inflation, under landmark tenant legislation to be considered this session by the Legislature. A document obtained by WW, which includes concepts for the legislation, also contains what may be a more significant provision: Banning no-cause eviction notices after the

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Start 2019 Off Right With Property Management

Do you own rental properties in Portland Oregon and are thinking about hiring a property management company to manage them? If so, this is a smart choice. You can start off 2019 right and make it your most productive year ever by hiring a Portland Oregon property management company to professionally manage those rentals for you. Why Property Management Is Important Property Management is important because it takes YOU out of the picture and frees up your time so you can focus on growing your portfolio of investment properties without having to focus on serving your tenants needs. Although you

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Will Demand For Rentals Increase In 2019? The Answer Is Yes

2018 is almost ready to be wrapped up and if you owned rental properties in the Portland Oregon area, or elsewhere in the United States, you had another great year but the BIG questions is what will 2019 hold for rentals?  Is demand for rentals expected to increase next year? Will we continue to see Millennials, Baby Boomers and Gen X searching for rentals in the PDX area or will it decline?  In this article we will answer these questions and provide you with some insight into what you can expect with the local rental market next year. Yes, Demand

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