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3 Reasons Investing in Rental Properties in Portland Makes Sense for 2013

Today, I wanted to give you three reasons that investing in rental properties in Portland makes sense, especially this year. If you have been thinking about where to invest, you should definitely be considering property that you can rent out and turn into some immediate and long term cash flow. There are a lot of […]

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Portland Property Management Advice: Pet Policy Best Practices

When we discuss best practices for your pet policy, it is important to remember that in the Portland area, about half of our rental tenants have a pet. You have to consider this because many landlords hesitate to allow pets in their properties, but by prohibiting pets, you are losing out on at least half […]

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3 Tips for Investing in Foreclosed Homes in Portland

Today, we are talking about foreclosed homes. Many banks and government agencies have foreclosed on properties and they sell them to the public. Some of these homes are sold quickly, and they are sold in “as is” condition, which means they usually need a lot of repairs. On other properties, banks are willing to take […]

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Hot Tubs, Sheds and Access Restrictions: Portland Property Management Guide

There are two common questions that we often get in the property management business. The first one is, what do we do if we have a pool or a hot tub? The second question is about whether access restrictions, and what happens when a landlord wants to store personal property in the home while a […]

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How to Look for Income Property Management in Portland

When you are looking for income property in the Portland area, there are a couple of key differences to keep in mind. First, there are multifamily units and single family homes. A multifamily unit might be a duplex, which is two units, or a larger property with four or more units available for rent. A […]

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Pet vs. Companion Animal: Portland Property Management Advice

Companion animals are very different from pets, and if you are a landlord in Portland, you need to be aware of those important distinctions. You cannot treat a tenant with a companion animal the same way you would treat someone who has a pet. For example, the number one rule you have to remember is […]

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Are Move In Incentives a Good Idea for your Portland Rental Properties?

Are move in incentives a good idea? The answer to that really depends on your property and its vacancy period. Generally speaking, if it is vacant during the spring or the summer months, you probably do not need to offer incentives of any kind in order to get your property rented. Those are the periods […]

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What Do Portland Property Management Companies Charge?

Many people wonder what property management companies charge, and today I thought I would explain how the fee structure works in the Portland market. Typically, property managers charge a flat fee to cover the ongoing or day to day management of your property. If the management fee is not paid as a flat fee, they […]

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5 Tips to Interview Property Management Companies in Portland

Today, we are providing tips on selecting a property manager company for your rental homes. You should talk to several different property managers before you decide on a company, and you’ll get a good idea of who might be a perfect fit for you and for your investment properties. Make sure to ask these five […]

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3 Reasons to Hire McNeeley as Your Income Property Management in Portland

This is Jim McNeeley, the owner of Jim McNeeley Real Estate. We manage properties in Portland and the entire area of northwest Oregon. I wanted to introduce myself and my company in case you are looking for a property manager for your investment property or rental home. I started his company in 1967, almost 45 […]

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