Property Management Blog

Saturday, August 10, 2019

The Road Map of Property Management
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Step 1: Contact usWe are always happy to explain the services we offer and answer any question you might have! Step 2: Review and Sign Management ContractWe will send you over a copy of our management contract via DocuSign. This explains the way in which we will act as an agent for your property and legally and efficiently handle anythin...

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Benefits of Using Uptown Properties for Property Management

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Single Family vs. Multifamily Investing. Which is right for you?
Single Family vs. Multifamily Investing.  Which is right for you?
Single Family vs. Multifamily Investing.  Which is right for you? Is it better to invest in single or multifamily properties?  Everyone’s favorite answer… it depends.  Let’s go over some of the pros and cons of each. Single Family Homes: One of the best things about investing in single family homes is it ...

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Furnished vs. Unfurnished Rental, Which One Should You Choose As An Owner?
Furnished vs. Unfurnished Rental, Which One Should You Choose As An Owner?
Furnished vs. Unfurnished Rental, Which One Should You Choose As An Owner? For many owners thinking about renting their property, the question of whether having it furnished or unfurnished can be a tough decision to make. There are some pros and cons that come with either choice you make, but weighing these against one another in your sit...

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

How a Heloc (Home Equity Line of Credit) can give you leverage to invest in more opportunities.
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Have you obtained a Heloc on your Primary residence before? A Heloc (Home Equity Line of Credit) can give you leverage to invest in more opportunities. A strategy that a lot of people have employed for a long time. Some of the benefits of using a Heloc is that you are able to essentially borrow money from the equity of your house and then...

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Tips for Maintaining the Property You Rent
Tips for Maintaining the Property You Rent
Here are a few maintenance tips to avoid maintenance problems or when small things go wrong. Garbage disposer: Don’t throw coffee grounds or grease down the disposer.  It will eventually get clogged up.If it does get jammed or clogged, turn the breaker off and manually turn the “knob” underneath the unit to try and ...

Monday, July 22, 2019

Home Buying Process (Step by Step)
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Home Buying Process (Step by Step) Get pre-approved by a lender so you know what your budget is. If you are looking at houses and fall in love with one that you see, the worst thing that can happen is you do not get approved for a loan to cover the price of the house. I always recommend getting a budget from a lender so when you find...

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...

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