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Tuesday, August 17, 2021

A Welcome Boom in Business for the Home Renovation Industry
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While the pandemic has caused countless small businesses to suffer immensely, home renovation and maintenance companies are thriving. Why are people willing to spend this kind of money during a historical economic crisis?They're spending more time at home. When you're confined to your home for the majority of the day, yo...

Friday, August 13, 2021

Eviction Protection Grace Period in Multnomah County is Extended to 90 Days
Eviction Protection Grace Period in Multnomah County is Extended to 90 Days
To continue helping tenants who are still financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners extended the protection period of Senate Bill 278 from 60 days to 90 days, giving renters an additional 30 days of eviction protection, effective on July 8, 2021. SB 278 granted 60 days of eviction prot...

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Top 5 Things to Consider Before Remodeling Your Kitchen
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Some say the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is where you entertain, cook, clean, and spend a lot of your time. So whether you're renovating to sell or making it perfect for your forever home, it is essential to think it over thoroughly. Getting it right the first time around is crucial for not only your timeline but also your po...

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tenants Prefer Suburban and Urban Homes Even During the Pandemic
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As COVID-19 forced plenty of people to start working from home, renters questioned their satisfaction in their current locations. Zillow found that many renters seem satisfied with their current locations, such as the urban and suburban tenants, but rural renters will most likely move out of their rentals compared to those two.In the surv...

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...

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