Property Management Blog

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Home Ownership Pathway Program with Uptown Properties
Home Ownership Pathway Program with Uptown Properties
The Uptown Properties team believes in the value of homeownership. I understand that purchasing a home in the Portland metro area can seem very intimidating. With an average sale price of $453,600 it can seem impossible to purchase your first home. Have no fear though! With over 6,500 active listings there are many more affordable h...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

"Get in the game, then wait."- Why I Invest In Real Estate
GET RICH SLOW PROGRAMAll we see on TV is people making tens of thousands of dollars in what seems to be a week. Flipping houses can be very lucrative, but it is also risky and lots of hard work. Accumulating rental properties is not as glamorous, but it can build passive income for life. “It is better to make a slow dime than a quic...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The 1% Rule in Real Estate Investing
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Investing in real estate has many numbers and calculations involved when analyzing a deal. Some calculations include the cap rate, NOI, gross rent multiplier, and gross income but using the 1% rule can make analyzing a deal much easier. The 1% rule is when the monthly rental income generated from the property is equal to 1% of the pu...

Monday, April 8, 2019

1031 Exchange Information
1031 Exchange Information
Are you interested in learning more about the 1031 Exchange Process? Look no further! Uptown Properties loves working within the community to find new information that can help you as an investor. Check out this video from Toija Beutler, Buetler 1031 Exchange Group to find out more about the 1031 Exchange Process. 

Monday, April 1, 2019

What is an O-Zone?
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"A relatively unheralded section of the 2017 federal tax overhaul offers patient investors a deal that could be too good to turn down. The launch of the qualified opportunity zone program means that in return for rolling over the profits from the sale of a capital asset like real estate or company stock into certain economically disa...

Monday, February 11, 2019

I Am Ready To Buy An Investment Property- What is next?
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Real Estate Investing OverviewThere are different avenues of investing in real estate, one is the traditional way of saving up enough cash for a down payment, then renting the property out. Now what type of property should I invest in? The answer to this questions is a personal preference. Either a multi-family dwelling or a single-family...

Monday, February 4, 2019

How Will My Property Be Marketed?
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How to Effectively Market a RentalDo your property management systems include a proactive marketing strategy? Successfully marketing a property should be much more than posting a "for rent" sign in front of the unit. Here are some of the strategies that we use to fill vacancies. It is important to start by first asking the quest...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Multi Family or Single Family Investment Properties
Multi Family or Single Family Investment Properties
Multifamily vs. Single Family Homes Should you buy a single family home or multi family home when investing? Let's dive in. Everyone has their own personal preference when it comes to investing, some people love mobile home parks, some people love commercial property, others like investing in duplexes, single family and many others. W...

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Home Ownership Pathway Program
Home Ownership Pathway Program
The Uptown Properties team believes in the value of homeownership. We understand that purchasing a home in the Portland metro area can seem very intimidating. With an average sale price of $453,600 it can seem impossible to purchase your first home. Have no fear though! With over 6,500 active listings there are many more affordable h...