How to Reduce the Stress of Buying your First Portland Investment PropertyEven experienced investors can feel the stress and anxiety that comes with acquiring a new property. There are dozens of details, and any of them can go wrong at any part of the process. There’s also a lot of risk involved in real estate investments, and that’s in the...
Eviction Moratorium Update for Portland Rental Property OwnersBoth the federal eviction moratorium and the state ban on evictions have technically ended. However, Portland rental property owners are not exactly free to evict tenants for nonpayment of rent, especially if those tenants are unable to pay due to the pandemic and are...
Selling a Portland Investment Property – When Do You Know it’s Time?
The real estate market is in a place where demand is far outpacing supply and prices are high. Portland real estate has always been competitive, and right now median list prices are more than 11 percent higher than they were at this time last year.
Why Your Portland Property Management Company Should Also be Your Realtor When You Decide to Sell
The real estate market has not exactly been dormant this year, and right now it favors sellers. If you’re a Portland rental property owner who is thinking about selling a property, look to your property management company for help before you talk to other Realtors.
Tenant Screening 101 – 3 Things You Need to Look For in Portland
The landlord and tenant laws have changed in Portland this year, and screening tenants is more complicated than it’s ever been. Your screening process must be well-documented, and you have to demonstrate that you’ve approved the first tenant who meets all of your screening criteria.