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Blog Post Should My Tenants Be Responsible for Maintaining the Swimming Pool & The Yard? | Portland Property Management

Should My Tenants Be Responsible for Maintaining the Swimming Pool & The Yard? | Portland Property M...

Have you thought much about the yard at your Portland rental property? If you have a pool, who is responsible for cleaning it? What happens if the chemical balance is off? When we think about rental properties in Portland, we have to think about the landscaping responsibilit...
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Blog Post Investing Money in your Portland Rental Property is Worth It in the Long Term

Investing Money in your Portland Rental Property is Worth It in the Long Term

When you want to maximize what you earn on your Portland investment property, you have to continue spending money on it. There will be repairs needed, replacements required, and improvements and updates that keep your property attractive, modern, and easy to rent out to qualified...
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Blog Post Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Portland Investment Property

Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Portland Investment Property

Selling an investment property can be a lucrative way to finally earn back all of the money you’ve invested into a property, plus a healthy profit. It can also be a bit overwhelming, especially if the market is unpredictable or your home has a lot of competition. There...
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Blog Post Top 5 Business Tips for Novice Portland Rental Property Investors

Top 5 Business Tips for Novice Portland Rental Property Investors

If you’re a novice Portland rental property investor, you probably know that you have a lot to learn. You also have a lot to gain. There’s an opportunity to establish financial security and even build wealth when you invest in real estate, especially rental ...
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Blog Post 5 Most Common Reasons Your Portland Investment Property Won't Rent

5 Most Common Reasons Your Portland Investment Property Won't Rent

If your Portland rental property isn’t getting the attention from tenants you had hoped it would, you’ll want to be flexible with your marketing and leasing strategies. The longer your home is vacant, the more money you’re losing. The market in Portland rig...
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Blog Post Is Renting to Your Relatives A Good Idea? | Professional Portland Property Management Advice

Is Renting to Your Relatives A Good Idea? | Professional Portland Property Management Advice

Thinking about renting a place to your cousin Bobby or your Aunt Sally? Not a great idea.Renting out a property to a family member or a friend can be a risky business. That’s our professional opinion. We’ve seen what can happen, and it isn’t pretty. Usually...
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Blog Post Building Wealth with Property Investments in Portland | Real Estate Investor Expertise

Building Wealth with Property Investments in Portland | Real Estate Investor Expertise

Building wealth is a common long-term goal for real estate investors. It’s easy to get frustrated when you buy a property and it doesn’t seem to make you money in the first year or two. This is normal, and even though you cannot necessarily see the immediate cash flow...
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Blog Post Unexpected Costs of Owning Rental Property in Portland

Unexpected Costs of Owning Rental Property in Portland

When you are working hard to effectively rent out a Portland investment property, you know that you have to budget for all the costs you expect, such as routine repairs and property taxes. Those fixed and variable costs during the leasing period and the tenancy can be planned bec...
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Blog Post How to Avoid Security Deposit Disputes with Your Tenants in Portland?

How to Avoid Security Deposit Disputes with Your Tenants in Portland?

Security deposits are tricky, especially in Portland, where there are several state and local laws surrounding these deposits that you need to follow. How can you be sure you won’t find yourself embroiled in a security deposit dispute with your Portland tenants who have mov...
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Blog Post Dangers of a Vacant Property in Portland

Dangers of a Vacant Property in Portland

What worries you most about your Portland rental property being vacant? If you’re like most property owners, you’re thinking about the loss of rent. That’s a tough consequence to deal with when it comes to an unoccupied property. There’s no money comi...
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