Understanding the Decline in Rents As cities expand, many renters have begun to see a decrease in rental rates, but this trend is happening at a slower pace in the suburbs. Understanding why this is happening and what it means for renters can guide your decision-making when it co...
A Balanced Approach to Renting: 5 Essential Laws for Landlords and Tenants in Oregon
By System Friday, August 25, 2023
The legal landscape of renting property in Oregon is marked by well-defined laws that protect both landlords and tenants. From maintaining a habitable living space to understanding eviction procedures, these laws ensure that everyone involved in the rental process is treated fair...
The Rise and Ramifications of Single-Family Home Rentals
By System Wednesday, August 9, 2023
In recent times, the housing narrative has undergone subtle shifts, many of which place renters at the heart of the story. Among these shifts, one trend that stands out is the increasing appeal of single-family home rentals. As this trend continues to shape the real estate terrai...
Unveiling the Hidden Benefits: What You May Not Know About Renters Insurance
By System Wednesday, July 26, 2023
The term "renters insurance" often brings to mind a straightforward concept – a protective measure to safeguard your possessions within a rental property. However, there's more to this essential coverage than initially meets the eye. Let's delve into some ...
A Fresh Approach to Security Deposits in Rental Agreements
By System Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has made a significant move by signing a controversial bill, HB 133, that offers a fresh approach to security deposits in rental agreements. Starting July 1, 2023, renters may get the option to pay a monthly fee instead of the traditional security de...
Embracing Elegance: Why Quartz Countertops Are the Modern Choice
By System Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Quartz countertops are rapidly ascending the ranks of popular choices for property owners, and for good reason. With their striking appearance and practical functionality, they're earning a well-deserved reputation. Let's explore why so many are making the switch to quart...
Managing a rental property can be a daunting task. From screening tenants to handling maintenance issues, there are a lot of responsibilities that come with being a landlord. However, many property owners opt to hire a property management company to handle these tasks on their be...
What do Property Management Companies Consider When Screening a Future Tenant?
By System Wednesday, May 24, 2023
As a landlord or property manager, the process of screening potential tenants is an essential part of finding the right tenant for their property. Tenant screening is necessary to ensure that they choose a reliable and responsible tenant who will take care of the property and pay...
When Did Oregon Introduce Rent Control — and How Much is it Helping Tenants?
By System Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Oregon introduced rent control in 2019, becoming the first state in the US to adopt this policy statewide. The legislation was passed in response to a severe housing crisis that had been ongoing for several years. The goal was to provide relief to renters who were struggling with...
What to Consider When Investing in Small Rental Properties
By System Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Small rental properties are a popular investment option for many individuals, offering steady cash flow and potential long-term growth. If you're considering investing in a small rental property, there are several things you should know before making your purchase. Here are t...