How Do Investment Owners Succeed in Oregon?

How Do Investment Owners Succeed in Oregon?

Oregon property investment owners face many steep challenges. In recent years those difficulties have only gotten steeper. Landlords’ workloads are heavier than ever thanks to new legislation. At the same time, COVID-19 continues to make business more complicated and...
How to Find the Right Contractors This Fall

How to Find the Right Contractors This Fall

“If you want something done right, do it yourself.” There’s a good reason for this well-known saying, and landlords understand it better than most. However, when it comes to maintaining and repairing your property, it quickly gets impossible to handle everything...
SB 291 Amends Oregon Tenant Screening Practices

SB 291 Amends Oregon Tenant Screening Practices

A new law signed on July 19 will soon bring changes to the way Oregon landlords screen potential tenants. The bill amends the Oregon Residential Landlord/Tenant Act (ORLTA) to create more extensive guidelines and restrictions for screening fees, criteria,...
CDC Eviction Moratorium Extended

CDC Eviction Moratorium Extended

As of August 3rd, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued an order which temporarily halted evictions in counties with high transmission of COVID-19. This new moratorium arose as a result of the increase in COVID-19 transmission due to the Delta variant. Along...
Should I Refinance My Rental Property?

Should I Refinance My Rental Property?

If you’re still paying a mortgage on your rental property, you know how those payments impact your bottom line. Investing in a rental property is a delicate business with a delicate balance of income against the cost of the property and its upkeep. With that in mind,...
Should You Include Utilities with Rent: Pros & Cons

Should You Include Utilities with Rent: Pros & Cons

Life is full of bundled services. From cable with your internet to extra whipped cream on your mocha, it’s often easier and more straightforward when we get multiple things we want in one neat package. With that kind of thinking, including utilities with the rent...