Portland Property Management Blog

Oregon Rent Control - Part 2

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Last week, I discussed the new Oregon Rent Control Law and how it affects Rent Increases.  This was Senate Bill 608 that was signed into law and effective February 28, 2019.  Rent increases ... Read More

Oregon Rent Control Summarization

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On Feb 28, 2019, Oregon signed into law SB 608 (Senate Bill 608) and enacted Rent Control for the entire State of Oregon.   What does this mean if you are an investor who owns rental properties i... Read More

Cold Weather and Snow?!?

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A winter storm watch is in effect from Friday (Feb 8, 2019) through Sunday and possibly into next week.  Tenants have been notified on how to prevent frozen pipes, maintain heat, and stay safe. &... Read More

Mold - Ugh!

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Mold - or as we say in our office "organic growth" is something that always make us cringe when we hear that four-letter word.  Especially if a tenant calls or submits a maintenance r... Read More

Does your property need a humidity sensor?

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I have seen a lot of mold and mildew in bathrooms lately.  This is a serious health hazard and a potential liability to you, as a property owner, if left untreated.But what causes mold or mildew ... Read More

5 Ways to Deal With a Tenant Owing

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Our first thought was: There is a dead body in this refrigerator.Of course, upon closer inspection, there was no dead body, just rotting food, garbage, and other unknown objects. The smell was unlike ... Read More

The Impact Your Interest Rate Makes

The Impact Your Interest Rate Makes
Interest rates have come a long way in the last 30 years.The interest rate you secure directly impacts your monthly payment and the amount of house that you can afford if you plan to stay within a ce... Read More

Top Mistakes by New Landlord

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Are you a new Landlord?  Or even a current Landlord?  Are you nervous or unsure about how to properly manage your rental property?One mistake I see is not treating the rental as a business. ... Read More
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