Property Management Blog

Friday, March 10, 2023

Upgrade Your Rental Property: Tips for Increasing Rental Value
Upgrade Your Rental Property: Tips for Increasing Rental Value
If you're a property owner looking to increase the rental value of your home, upgrading your property is a great way to attract high-paying tenants. Uptown Properties can provide guidance on the best upgrades to make and handle the day-to-day tasks associated with the renovations.Here are some steps you can take to upgrade your proper...

Friday, December 4, 2020

What do you look for in a rental property
Jump in behind the scenes as Uptown Properties staff discusses what they look for when purchasing a rental property!

Monday, November 2, 2020

Navigating the Fall and Winter Real Estate Season
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In today's episode, Trent talks about navigating the Fall and Winter real estate season. Should you drop your rental rates to get your Investment properties leased up? You will learn all of these tips and tricks during this Fast Paced Friday...

Monday, November 2, 2020

The Pros and Cons of Renting to Family
The Pros and Cons of Renting to Family
Rental income is not created equal. Rent payments coming from friends and family come with unique complexities. There are several factors that investors need to take into consideration when renting to friends and family members. First of all, investors need to know the finer points of the ‘personal use’ tax trap.If an investor...

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Navigating Property Management
Nicole Corwin:So we're going to talk about navigating property management. The key topics we're going to be discussing are, well, why use a property management company, the benefits and the highlights of a property management contract.Nicole Corwin:Okay. So key aspects of using a property management company. Four main parts, tenan...

Friday, July 3, 2020

Changes with a BANG! Daily Activities Lead to Future Success
Changes with a BANG! Daily Activities Lead to Future Success
In this episode, Alex and Trent discuss the things that need to be done daily to have success in the future. There is a reason the first thing you do when you wake up in the army is make your bed. We dive into what some of our daily activities are and how those have helped shape/ get us to where we want to be! What are some of your daily ...

Monday, June 15, 2020

PM Bootcamp Ep. 3: The Leasing Process
Chris:Okay. This is Property Management Bootcamp, episode number three. Today we are talking about the leasing process and I've got Taylor here and we are going to talk about what happens right before, during and after we market a property for rent and the things that we need to be aware of.Taylor:Yeah. Well, the leasing process start...

Friday, June 12, 2020

The Short Term Rental Market in Portland
Fritz:All right. I'm here to talk to you guys about the short term rentals market in Portland. They've recently done some stuff that has made it a little more difficult for short-term hosts to lease their property. They're starting to crack down some stuff, so let's take a look. Go to the next slide, please. So Portland, t...

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

PM Bootcamp Ep. 2:
Chris:Hello, this is our Property Management Bootcamp second episode and today we are talking about the turnover process. We've got Ronnie again and Taylor this time, our turnover team, to discuss what they do when we have to turn over a unit. Now, most of the time, the turnover process begins either when we receive notice from a tena...

Monday, June 1, 2020

PM Bootcamp Ep. 1: The Work Order Process
Dale:All right. Here is episode one of our Property Management Bootcamp. We are going to talk about the work order process today, and the idea is that once a tenant who is already existing, they're already on a lease, they're already living in one of our units and we've made it past the move-in period where we're trying to...

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