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8/1 Portland Investor's Corner

Web Admin - Monday, August 01, 2016
8/1 Update for Portland Landlords Booming Portland Development – An Interactive Map What It Is: The latest update to Portland Interactive Project Watch shows dozens of commercial multifamily, office, and hotel developments dotting the skyline. Skyrocketing demand for housing has driven a corresponding development boom, with m ... Read More

July 2016: Investor's Corner

Web Admin - Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Update for Portland Landlords Why Pay Capital Gain Taxes Now? A Brief Overview of 1031 Exchanges What It Is: A 1031 Exchange allows you to sell appreciated assets (typically real estate) while deferring the payment of capital gains taxes by quickly re-employing your equity to purchase replacement properties. Why It Is Important:  ... Read More

Portland Oregon Rental Property – 5 Easy Spring Clean Up Tips

Web Admin - Friday, May 15, 2015
If you own a Portland Oregon rental property, one of the best thing you can do to make it more desirable for prospective renters is to get your property ready for the spring and summer months when more people will be searching for rentals across Portland. Here are 5 easy spring clean-up tips which you can start doing this weekend. Tip 1 – Clean Up You ... Read More

Is Your Portland Oregon Rental Property Out of Date?

Web Admin - Thursday, April 30, 2015
Over the years you’ve built your Portland Oregon Rental Property portfolio to include some great rentals, but during the last few years you’re starting to notice that it’s taking longer to rent a few of your properties than it did in the past. The reality when it comes to rental property is that renters these days are searching for rentals  ... Read More

What Is A Portland Oregon Income Property?

Web Admin - Wednesday, April 22, 2015
An income property is defined as property which is purchased and held for the purpose of earning an income from the operations of the property and securing a gain from the appreciation of the property while it is held. An income property can be one of a number of types - single family, multifamily, retail, industrial, or even special use such as a restaurant ... Read More

Portland Oregon Rental Property – Simple Tips for Helping Your Carpeting Last Longer

Web Admin - Saturday, April 11, 2015
These days, most renters prefer the feel of carpeting under their feet when they wake up in the morning, especially if they are living in a Portland Oregon rental property. Although carpeting is the flooring option of choice for many people, it can be difficult to maintain. You can help the carpeting in your Portland Oregon rental property to last long ... Read More

4 Pest Prevention Tips for Your Portland Oregon Rental Property

Web Admin - Saturday, April 11, 2015
At Grid Property Management we know how difficult it can be to get started with building your portfolio of income producing properties. You still have your job, children and the responsibility to continue managing your home, but when pests strike one or more of your rental properties, that can make your life a little more complicated as you work to resolve y ... Read More

Are More Portland Oregon Renters Turning Into Buyers?

Web Admin - Saturday, April 11, 2015
Now that we’re in the second quarter of 2015, you may have noticed that some of your Portland Oregon renters are turning into buyers. What is the reason behind this? Mortgage interest rates. Right now, the average mortgage interest rate for a 30-year loan is less than 4%. When you factor in great loan products like HUD, FHA and VA loans, it’s un ... Read More

Portland Oregon Property Management News – Learn More about How Rentals Are Found

Web Admin - Saturday, April 11, 2015
Over the last two years there’s been an increase in demand for rental housing in Portland as more millennials have entered the market. There’s also been a large demand for rentals from people who are recovering financially from the real estate collapse of 2007. This demand for rentals is good news for income property owners in Portland, Oregon but it  ... Read More

Does Your Rental Property Offer Family Friendly Amenities?

Web Admin - Saturday, April 11, 2015
You’ve worked hard to build your portfolio of Portland Oregon of income properties, but a big question you should ask yourself is can your rentals be more family friendly? The more your property can attract families, the higher your rents and the more likely you will keep your properties occupied month after month. Here are 3 tips that address how you  ... Read More

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