Tips to Nail Your Next Property Showing

Tips to Nail Your Next Property Showing

Having great tenants is critical for long-term success in the rental market. Great tenants keep minimize vacancies, reduce the risk of damage and neglect, and create peace of mind for landlords. Attracting the right renter takes some forethought and effort that is...
A Housing Voucher Explainer for Property Owners

A Housing Voucher Explainer for Property Owners

Many research groups have invested time, energy, and resources analyzing the benefits of stable housing for individuals and communities. The list of positive outcomes is extensive and persuasive, especially regarding the long-term impact on children. Access to...
A Step-by-Step Guide for Addressing Tenant Property Abuse

A Step-by-Step Guide for Addressing Tenant Property Abuse

There’s nothing more discouraging than realizing that the investment home you’ve put your time, sweat, and energy into is bearing the brunt of a tenant’s property abuse. The value of a well-written lease agreement suddenly becomes invaluable when faced with assessing...
2023 Oregon Rent Increase Cap Announced

2023 Oregon Rent Increase Cap Announced

On September 13th, state officials announced that Oregon landlords could raise rents by as much as 14.6% in 2023. That represents a nearly five-point increase over the 2022 Oregon rent increase cap, which surprised many people. The upcoming increase is also the...
Should You Invest In A Short-Term Rental Property?

Should You Invest In A Short-Term Rental Property?

If you’ve taken a vacation in the last five years, you’ve likely considered, if not actually tried, a short-term vacation property through one of the popular companies like Airbnb or VRBO. Often, a great experience piques the renter’s interest and prompts the...
Renters Feel the Impact of the Housing Shortage

Renters Feel the Impact of the Housing Shortage

Access to affordable housing is critical to building stable and thriving communities. Families with affordable housing enjoy better health, educational opportunities, and economic mobility. Recently, however, there has been an increasing struggle to keep up with the...