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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Identifying the best prospective tenants for your residential investment property
Attracting and selecting the right tenants for your residential investment property has never been more important than during the COVID-19 pandemic. With government restrictions in place prohibiting evictions for nonpayment of rent, finding quality tenants takes on added significance.Last week, we discussed how to increase the number of g...

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Increase the likelihood of attracting the best prospective tenants for your residential investment p...
Attracting and selecting the right tenants for your residential investment property has never been more important than during the COVID-19 pandemic. With government restrictions in place prohibiting evictions for nonpayment of rent, finding quality tenants takes on added significance.HOW TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PROSPECTIVE TENANTSWhile...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Have an Emergency Preparedness Plan in Place for Your Property
If you’re a residential investment property owner, you probably have plans in place for just about every contingency involving your investment – market swings, new competition, the boom-and-bust cycle, natural disasters and emergencies …Wait, you haven’t created an emergency preparedness plan? Remember the adage, ...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Every Dollar of Rent Has Meaning to Rental Property Owners
Rental property owners in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic face pressures that did not exist just a few months ago. Many of their tenants have either lost their jobs or seen their hours reduced, affecting their incomes greatly. Governments have implemented rent forbearance requirements that allow residents to put off rent payments during ...

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Rental Property Owners: Pros and Cons of Portland’s New Rental Security Deposit Rules
The City of Portland recently passed the FAIR (Fair Access in Renting) Act, which included revisions to rental security deposit rules on rentals within the city limits. The new ordinance governs how much landlords can collect for tenant security deposits and how those funds must be allocated toward damages upon termination of th...

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Reassess Rent Rates to Account for COVID-19 Impact
With the Portland rental market in flux thanks to new city ordinances and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, now may not seem like the right time to reassess how much rent to charge on your rental property investment. However, with unemployment in Oregon reaching a record 14.2% in April during the current COVID-19 pandemic, expect an in...

Friday, June 12, 2020

How to Proceed with Violations and Evictions During COVID-19 Crisis
The information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only. The rental property investment industry has gone through unprecedented turmoil with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ow...

Monday, February 24, 2020

Keep your rental property in its best shape with these 4 tips
A rental property is a great investment because it both appreciates in value and generates monthly revenue. However, that’s not to say that owning a rental property isn’t a lot of work. Without the right maintenance and upkeep, you’ll find that repair costs eat into your revenue and drag down your property’s value....

Monday, February 10, 2020

Here are the 5 most cost-effective ways to increase your rental’s value
If you own a rental property, you should take a serious look at investing in it this year. By putting some of your revenue back into the property, you can both boost its value and make it more attractive to prospective renters at a higher rent. In this article, we’ll discuss the 5 most cost-effective ways to boost the value of your ...

Monday, February 3, 2020

First Time Being a Landlord? 5 Renting Tips to Consider
Know when you’re in over your headThis is arguably the most common mistake new property owners make with their rental. With such a thin line between profit and breaking even in most months, there’s a strong temptation to take on complex repairs yourself. More often than not, this ends up being a mistake. Without the right trai...

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