On today’s blog, we would like to share our thoughts on what areas of our town (Portland, Oregon) we see as offering the best investment opportunity relative to the residential rental market. People considering an investment property often want to buy in the neighborhoods t...
Should you Rent or Sell your Portland Oregon Condo?
By Erlin Taylor Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Something that always comes up in any conversation we have with property owners is whether or not an investor should buy, sell or rent out a property here in the Portland, Oregon area. On the news, we often see reports that the rental market is strong and the amount of rent owner...
Maintenance & Vendor Vetting Tips for Your Home Rental
By Erlin Taylor Thursday, March 20, 2014
Our topic today covers our recommendations on what you can do to make sure your rental home is well-maintained and kept in great condition. Maintenance is necessary and important to the health of your home, whether you live in it yourself, or decide to engage a property managemen...
Tips for Preparing Your Home for the Rental Market
By Erlin Taylor Thursday, February 13, 2014
At Illume Property Management, we find that the best way to get your rental home ready for the market is to make a list of all the things you need to do. Today, we are going to tell you what kind of things should be on that list.Everything inside the home must be cleaned, inspect...