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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!

Monday, December 17, 2018

Smart Utility Usage
Smart Utility Usage
Smart Utility Usage to Conserve Energy and Money Here are a couple of things you could do to help conserve energy and avoid costly repairs at home. Regular maintenance inside your home wouldn’t hurt right? In fact, it saves you more time and money than you think. Here are some checklists to start with. Check hot water heater's t...

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Beaverton Holiday Events
Beaverton Holiday Events
Local events in Beaverton Oregon to look forward to this December: Looking forward to local events in Beaverton? Mark your calendar for these exciting upcoming events this Holiday seasons! December 14th : A Gamer's EventMinecraft is a popular virtual computer program game that allows the user to build and design worlds using blocks wh...

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...

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