Property Management Blog

Monday, May 20, 2019

Now Pre-Leasing modern living steps from downtown.
Located close to the I-5 and 217 Tigard Triangle, The 72nd is a beautiful community being completed in 2019. The 72nd features luxury residences in a variety of styles, along with handy amenities like a rooftop patio, fitness room, and lower level commercial amenities. At The 72nd, we believe a true community should be in a location that ...

Monday, May 20, 2019

Good Timing Can Be Everything
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Investment Info:Single-family residence buy & hold investment in Portland.Purchase price: $89,000 Cash invested: $15,000Contributors: AJ ShepardChris ShepardThis was during the hayday of banks trying to get assets off of their books. This one went up for sale and we owned the one directly next door. They put the asking offer...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Why let a licensed property management company help you find your tenants.
Why let a licensed property management company help you find your tenants.
You want to self manage your property? Sure! But maybe you should let a licensed property management company help you find your tenants. Here's some reasons why:Tenant screening can be a complex process, and if you don’t have sufficient experience in the real estate industry, you might end up choosing a bad tenant. The main prob...

Monday, May 13, 2019

4 Square in the Heart of an Industrial District
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Investment Info:Single-family residence buy & hold investment. Contributors: Chris ShepardAj ShepardThis property was another great old house that has been grandfathered into the zoning that it resides. Proved to be tough for us to get financed, but we finally found someone willing to underwrite it. Being great walking distance to a l...

Thursday, May 9, 2019

How to Save for a Down Payment
How to Save for a Down Payment
Saving for a down payment is one of the main reasons people do not think home ownership is an attainable goal. Many people intend to start saving for a down payment but life gets in the way. If you are considering putting 20% down on an average home in Portland you would be looking at about $90,000 out of pocket, not including closing cos...

Monday, May 6, 2019

Duplex in Goose Hollow
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Investment Info:Small multi-family (2-4 units) buy & hold investment.Purchase price: $225,000 Cash invested: $40,000Contributors:AJ Shepard Chris ShepardFirst real multifamily for our, a duplex. At this point, we really do feel like our tastes are getting eclectic. This property has a lot of challenges to it, with 4 flights ...

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Benefits of Allowing Pets in Rental Properties
Benefits of Allowing Pets in Rental Properties
Doggie Dash is right around the corner and spring is in the air which means more people are adding pets to their family. With most pet owners consider their pet as family, and won’t even consider an apartment that would require them to give their beloved animal up. When you think about how many potential tenants are looking for a re...

Monday, April 29, 2019

Top 10 QRP (Qualified Retirement Plans ) Advantages
Top 10 QRP (Qualified Retirement Plans ) Advantages
Top 10 QRP Advantages Let’s look at the top 10 advantages of a QRP over an IRA or other type of investment. There are several reasons why I termed the QRP as the “Learjet” of 401(k) plans. Let me provide you with my Top 10 reasons of why this engine is so powerful! #1: NO UDFI with Leveraged Real Estate Since t...

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Investing for Newbies
Investing for Newbies
Which Investment Strategy is Right for YOU?Do you leverage yourself thin and acquire as many properties as possible? Do you save up, pay all cash for properties, and avoid bank financing in order to obtain higher cash flow and security? Or should you flip properties for quick cash, or should you buy the biggest mobile home park you can fi...

Monday, April 22, 2019

First Friday in the Village Mother's Day Style
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Join us Friday, May 3rd from 4-7pm as we celebrate all the Mother's in our lives with our First Friday event! We will have wine tasting available from Artisanal Wine Cellars as well as pottery and plants for purchase from Pottery by Marjorie and Flowers by Alana. Hand massages will be available from 4-6 and amazing gift baskets will ...

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