Property Management Blog

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...

Saturday, March 30, 2019

April Activities at Uptown Properties
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Stop by one of these fun events in the Portland Area and let us know how you like it!MARCH 8TH- APRIL 12TH HOP MADNESS  @ UPTOWN BEER CO. APRIL 5TH 5:30-8 FIRST FRIDAY ART SHOW @ UPTOWN PROPERTIESAPRIL 12TH-14TH  HOUSE AND OUTDOOR LIVING SHOW @ OREGON CONVENTION CENTERAPRIL 26-28 TINY HOUSE EXPO @OREGON CONVENTION CENTERMAY 3RD&...

Friday, March 29, 2019

Down by the river, Johns Landing
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Investment Info:Single-family residence buy & hold investment in Portland.Purchase price: $175,000Contributors: @Chris Shepard @ AJ ShepardGreat property that we picked up from an estate. Negotiated the price down quite a bit. It's in an incredible part of the town next to the river and walking distance to a lot of town. Ther...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

April Art Show
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Join us at Uptown Properties for First Friday on April 5th from 5:30-8pm and view a variety of art from local artists!  Uptown Properties3524 SW Troy St, Portland OR 

Monday, March 18, 2019

Where it all started
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Investment Info:Single-family residence buy & hold investment in Portland.Purchase price: $132,000 Cash invested: $15,000Contributors: @AJ Shepard @ Chris ShepardThis was the first project that my brother and I did together. This is where it all started for us. I think I have some pictures of us both actually working and dem...

Monday, March 4, 2019

Senate Bill 608
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Legislative Update for Oregon Landlords – Passing of Senate Bill 608 On February 28, 2019, Senate Bill 608 (“SB 608”) was signed into law. The law is effective as of February 28, 2019 due to an emergency clause. SB 608 creates two major changes to Oregon Residential Landlord Tenant Act by limiting the scope of terminatio...

Monday, February 25, 2019

Come Dance With Us!
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Join us to dance, drink and mingle for First Friday in the village! DJ Mortgage Mike will be spinning with assistance from the Funky Fresh Fairway Crew! We love to meet new people so come enjoy Friday night with us!  3524 SW Troy St, Portland5:30-8 PM

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...

Monday, December 24, 2018

Happy Holidays
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Wishing you a happy holiday season form our family at Uptown Properties!

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