How Do I Rent My Home Faster?

How Do I Rent My Home Faster?

When a rental home sits empty, its owner pays the price. Not only do they cover the costs of maintaining the property through mortgage payments, taxes, and utilities, but they also miss out on the monthly profit they’d earn when the home is inhabited....
No Rent Increases for Section 8 Voucher Recipients in 2021

No Rent Increases for Section 8 Voucher Recipients in 2021

Since 1974, the Housing Choice Voucher Program, also known as Section 8, has helped low-income residents afford housing. Under the program, voucher recipients receive subsidized housing on the private market. Program funds come from the U.S. Department of Housing and...
Should You Self-Manage in the Portland Rental Market?

Should You Self-Manage in the Portland Rental Market?

If you’re a property owner looking to break into the Portland rental market, you must first decide whether to manage your own property. The benefits can be tempting. You get to handle everything yourself, screen your own tenants, ensure repairs are done properly, and...
Tenants Rest Easier With Renters Insurance

Tenants Rest Easier With Renters Insurance

Life is full of surprises, and not all of them are good. When you’re renting, a spot of bad luck at home can cause problems for you and your landlord. Floods, fires, and other calamities can be impossible to predict. While a security deposit will cover some issues...
Oregon Eviction Law: The Details Matter

Oregon Eviction Law: The Details Matter

Renting is a complicated business. Landlords have a number of tools at hand when it comes to solving problems with tenants. Some issues can be worked out amicably through communication, negotiation, and mediation. If these are the pliers, glue, and screwdrivers of a...