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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Portland Apartment Rents Start to Rise After 2020 Plummet
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A recent article by Oregon Live brings good news to rental owners and disappointment to tenants. According to Apartment List, May marks the third straight month of Portland’s rent increase, finally rising after plummeting in 2020. Portland Rent Rise as Pent-Up Demands Escalate According to a housing economist at Apartment List,...

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Pros and Cons of Walk-In Showers
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As the reign of tubs with showers fade, walk-in showers steal the spotlight. They're convenient, minimalistic, and elegant, so if you're thinking of joining the bandwagon, here are the pros and cons of walk-in showers: Advantages of Walk-In Showers Versatile Walk-in showers offer high versatility, allowing homeowners to insta...

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Oregon Gov. Signs Law Letting Tenants Pay Back Rent Until Feb. 2022
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Good news for Oregon tenants who owe their landlords back rent because of Covid-19 pandemic-related circumstances. On Wednesday, May 19, 2021, Gov. Kate Brown signed into law Senate Bill 282. This law pushes the July 2021 deadline for Oregon tenants to settle their unpaid rent to February 2022.Additionally, this law prohibits landlords fr...

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The 10 Most Popular Options for Shower Walls
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If you’re thinking of remodeling your bathroom or building a new shower room, it’s crucial to consider your shower wall options. Shower walls make or break your bathroom, room aesthetics, and budget, so check out these ten popular shower options for shower walls and see which fits your needs: Acrylic Acrylic shower w...

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Rental Business Woes During the Pandemic? Start Welcoming Pets
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With the onset of the pandemic and even as it stabilizes, its effect on businesses is undeniable. Rent concession rates are rising as property owners and managers scramble to keep their businesses afloat. The offerings not only manage to attract customers but also retain existing renters.  Essentially, rent concessions keep renters h...

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Choosing the Perfect Finish for Your Kitchen Cabinets
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Your cabinets’ finish makes or breaks your kitchen, but choosing the perfect finish for your kitchen cabinets doesn’t need to be complicated or difficult. To effectively select the right finish, familiarize yourself with some of the standard cabinet coatings and see which fits your needs. Shellac If you want an eco-f...

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Solutions to Five Emerging Trends Impacting Rental Housing Post-Pandemic
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Uncertainty hit everyone when the pandemic started, and businesses suffered greatly. Most are still at a loss even as we slowly started resuming daily activities in the new normal. For the rental industry, things are even worse. Can you still expect customers in a pandemic-wrought world? What about income? More importantly, what shou...

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

COVID-19 to Continue Influencing Renter Decision and Landlord Actions
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In a pandemic-wrought world, safety is a priority. Zillow reports that 75% of prospective and current renters convey serious concern over the coronavirus, while 22% show little interest, and only 3% shrug it off. Sixty percent of renters closely follow coronavirus updates and expect their landlords to observe safety measures.  Corona...

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Rental Market Undergoes Changes as Renters Suffer Financial Impact
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Nearly 3 million renters opted to return to their families or parents as the pandemic spread in April 2020. Most of those renters were Gen Z. Zillow’s survey observes 49% of prospective and current renters suffering from negative employment shock as COVID-19 raged on. Rent Affordability Perception Shifts Thoughts on rent afford...

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

10 Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Kitchen
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As we become more aware of our planet’s health, plenty of people steadily turn to achieve greener kitchens. Practicing eco-friendliness isn’t an easy task, but it’s doable. We compiled a list of ten ideas for an eco-friendly kitchen to get you started.Choose Eco-Friendly Materials When You Remodel If you need to upg...

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