Property Management Blog

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Hot August Nights
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Now that we are officially moved in...Thank you for joining us in July for our Grand Opening Party! Now that we are officially moved in its time to gather for a hot August Night Happy Hour and Hot Rod Show. Swing by our office, grab a beverage provided by Binary Brew and Uptown Beer Co., and snag a picture with a Hot Rod! If you've h...

Monday, July 15, 2019

What's Happening in the Village
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Capitol Highway – Multnomah to Texas Sewer Repair Project Construction UpdateEnvironmental Services is partnering with Portland's Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to complete sewer repairs on Capitol Highway as part of PBOT's SW Capitol Highway Pavement Rehabilitation Project. The sewer repairs included in this project were f...

Friday, July 12, 2019

FAQ's of Property Management
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CLEANING –Tenants are entitled to a clean home upon taking occupancy. Oregon law states that when the carpets are professionally cleaned upon a move-in the tenant’s security deposit can be charged for cleaning upon the move-out. We ask that our owners please have the home and carpets professionally cleaned when vacated and hir...

Monday, July 8, 2019

Corporate Units Available!
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Are you relocating to Portland and looking for a furnished corporate rental? Check out all of our available listings on our website! www.uptownpm.com | 3526 SW Troy St. Portland | 503.941.0276

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Join us for our Grand Opening!
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WE HAVE MOVED INTO OUR NEW SPACE IN MULTNOMAH VILLAGE AND WANT TO SHARE IT WITH YOU! COME JOIN US, THURSDAY, JULY 11TH FROM 4-6:30 TO OFFICIALLY WELCOME UPTOWN PROPERTIES TO MULTNOMAH VILLAGE. THE RIBBON CUTTING WILL BE DONE AT 5:30  WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU INTO OUR NEW HOME!  APPETIZERS AND REFRESHMENTS WILL ...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

What Are Tenant Placement Services?
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What are Tenant Placement Services? Tenant placement services are wonderful for self managers who want to make sure they get the best tenants in their property that they can but do not have the time or resources available for marketing and screening.  Uptown Properties offers Tenant Placement Services that include:Marketing the prope...

Friday, June 28, 2019

Simple Updates That Add Value: Bathroom Floor
Simple Updates That Add Value: Bathroom Floor
Many people that are new to real estate investing think that saving money during the rehab of a property will help increase their profit. Whether the property is a flip or you plan on holding it as a rental property, investing in quality products for your rehab will increase the life of your asset. However, you do not want to put marble f...

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Understanding Real Estate Language
Understanding Real Estate Language
How many times have you been talking real estate and had no clue what your lender or Realtor is saying? You may know what some of the lingo means, but we are going over all of the main phrases and terminology today.PITI: Stands for Principal, Interest, Taxes, Insurance and makes up the monthly payment for your loan. MI:  Stands ...

Friday, June 21, 2019

Should I Work with a Realtor?
Should I Work with a Realtor?
Should I Work With a REALTOR?Before we get started, I am going to say that I am a REALTOR in the state of Oregon and have an active Oregon Real Estate License.Should I work with a REALTOR?My answer is going to be “yes” every time I get asked, but here is why:A REALTOR has experience buying and selling real estate. Buying ...

Friday, June 14, 2019

Is the Portland Real Estate Market Cooling Off?
Is the Portland Real Estate Market Cooling Off?
Is The Portland Real Estate Market Cooling Off?I have had many people ask me, “How is the real estate market right now?” My answer is dependent on which side of the market you are interested in. For Buyers, the market is very competitive, especially in the $100,000- $400,000 price range. For Sellers, the market data shows...

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