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The Investor’s Corner:March Edition!

Web Admin - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
What it is: New data shows that the City of Portland issued nearly as many building permits for accessory dwelling units in 2016 as they did for single family homes (615 ADU permits, 867 single family home permits). This can be attributed to the fact that Portland has relatively few undeveloped large parcels of land and lenient ADU building rules. This has be ... Read More

9/28/16 New Residential Tower in the Pearl Opens & US Median Household Incomes Post Largest Gain on Record

Web Admin - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
New Residential Tower in the Pearl Opens But the Eventuality is Clear What It Is: Unico Properties’ 26 story tower at 1261 NW Overton St had its grand opening last week, bringing 284 residential units to the Pearl District. Units consist of one bedroom, two bedroom, live-work lofts, two-story townhouses, and penthouses on the top floors ... Read More

9/21/16 Divided Fed Sends Mixed Messages + Buying More Single Family Rentals

Web Admin - Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Divided Fed Sends Mixed Messages… But the Eventuality is Clear What It Is: On Friday, 09/09/16, stocks tumbled on comments from regional Fed officials that seemed to indicate a looming interest rate hike. By Monday, other Fed officials’ comments had largely reversed that feeling, and stocks stabilized and nearly recovered. This  ... Read More

9/14/16 10 Lethal Mistakes for Real Estate Investors

Web Admin - Wednesday, September 14, 2016
10 Lethal Mistakes for Real Estate Investors What It Is: Bankrate.com recently published their review of the top 10 serious mistakes made by real estate investors. Top blunders include “Paying Too much”, “Misjudging Cash Flow”, and “Planning As You Go”. Why it's important: Grid ofte ... Read More

9/7/16 Gresham Apartment Submarket + Massive Waterfront Project

Web Admin - Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Massive Waterfront Project Breaks Ground in Portland’s Northern Neighbor What It Is: The sprawling 32-acre Columbia River Crossing development has finally broken ground on the Vancouver side of the Columbia River. A mix of 3,300 residential units, 1.25 million square feet of office space, and multiple hotel and restaurant areas, the p ... Read More

8/31/16 Investor's Corner Update: Apartment Buildings + Concerns About Overbuilding

Web Admin - Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Value-Add Apartment Buildings – An Attractive Option in Today’s Competitive Market What It Is: As shiny new apartment buildings go up in downtowns across the US, many would-be apartment investors are wondering how to compete in a market flooded with luxury Class-A apartment units. Rather than competing head on, consider coming at ... Read More

8/25/16 Investor's Corner Update: Portland OK's Waterfront for Homeless Shelter

Web Admin - Thursday, August 25, 2016
Portland City Council OK’s Waterfront for Mass Homeless Shelter What It Is: The Portland City Council has voted to allow the Portland Housing Bureau to lease the 14.5-acre Terminal 1 property, which plans to use it as a massive indoor/outdoor homeless shelter called the “Oregon Trail of Hope”. The plans laid out by the Housing  ... Read More

8/15/16 - News Update for Portland Landlord's

Web Admin - Tuesday, August 16, 2016
8/15 Update for Portland Landlords Portland A Top “Small Market” for Tech What It Is: While Portland currently ranks 25th in CBRE’s Top 50 Tech Talent study, it was 3rd in the “small market” category. CBRE defined small market as those cities with a tech talent pool of fewer than 50,000 people – Portland sits j ... Read More

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

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