How to Budget Your Self-Managed Rental

How to Budget Your Self-Managed Rental

Keeping an accurate budget is a vital part of being a successful landlord. No matter how many units you have or how much money you make, producing a solid budget is a must. A rental property budget is about more than keeping track of finances. It’s a path through the...
Top Four Struggles For Self-Managing Landlords

Top Four Struggles For Self-Managing Landlords

Managing a rental property is more than a big job. It takes years of experience to learn the ins and outs of being a good landlord. With the rental business in a constant state of flux, even experienced self-managers can make mistakes. As professional property...
Federal Eviction Moratorium: Soon To Be Overturned?

Federal Eviction Moratorium: Soon To Be Overturned?

Many Portland landlords have been scrambling to form new business strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent changes to the federal eviction moratorium mean the legal landscape may be shifting yet again.  As of May 5, a federal judge ruled that the Centers for...
Round Two of Landlord Compensation Fund Is Now Open

Round Two of Landlord Compensation Fund Is Now Open

After a shaky start in the early weeks of the program, round two of the Landlord Compensation Fund began on April 29. From now until May 17, landlords can submit applications to the fund. If eligible, they’ll qualify for a piece of the $70 million in government...
SB 282A: What Landlords Should Know

SB 282A: What Landlords Should Know

Right now, Portland renters have until July 2021 to repay their rent missed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent state legislation currently under consideration will likely change that. The Oregon Senate passed SB 282A on April 14th. If passed, this law would extend...
What Makes The Ideal Portland Rental?

What Makes The Ideal Portland Rental?

Portland fosters a bustling rental market, with many of the most desirable units renting within hours of being posted. Of course, with so much competition, making your rental home stand out from the crowd can be challenging. It helps if your rental property ticks the...