Portland's Fair Ordinance and Tenant Screening

Everything You Need to Know About Portland’s Fair Ordinance and Tenant Screening

City of Portland FAIR Ordinance On March 1, 2020, the FAIR Ordinance passed in the City of Portland.  The ordinance is divided into two sections: ...
Portland's Relocation Ordinance

Everything You Need to Know About Portland’s Relocation Ordinance, EO 20-13 & HB 4213

Residential Rental Units within the City of Portland Limits Relocation Assistance applies to residential rental units within Portland city limits, which can be managed by ...
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Do You Own Properties in Oregon or Washington? What You Need to Know About the Eviction Moratoriums

  (This Eviction Moratorium has since been updated last September 1, 2020. Read the Federal Update.) In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, state governments ...
What Does a Property Management Company Do?

What Does a Property Management Company Do?

As a real estate investor, you have 2 options for managing your properties. One option is to be a DIY landlord, and the other option ...
Genius Home Organization Tips

Genius Home Organization Tips from Marie Kondo

You may have seen the Netflix hit “Tidying Up” with Marie Kondo. Her decluttering and organizing methods have inspired the world. We’re sharing some of ...
Caring for Your Emotional Health

Caring for your Emotional Health

We’re all feeling it. As the stay-at-home weeks drag on, we’re anxious to get back to life as we knew it before Coronavirus. We’re ready ...
Moving with Your Pets

Moving With Your Pets

Whether you’re moving down the street, or across the country, moving with your pet (or multiple pets) can be stressful. Below are some guidelines to ...
Moving During Coronavirus

Moving During Coronavirus: 6 Steps for a Safer Move

Moving is not easy at any time; but especially during a pandemic. Some people might be able to delay moving plans, but if you can’t, ...
Rental Properties and Taxes

Rental Properties and Taxes: What You Need to Know

Tax time is approaching quickly. Here’s a brief introduction to what property investors need to know about types of taxes on rental real property. What ...
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Should I Manage My Own Rental Property?

We all know that investing in rental real estate is one the best things you can do for your portfolio. But, as you may have ...
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Senior Living Properties Remain In High-Demand

RENTALS FOR ACTIVE ADULTS AGES 55+ The oldest retirement (or senior living) community in the United States — ironically named Youngtown — is in Arizona. ...
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Property Management Responsibilities: The Management Group

What are the responsibilities of a property management company? Why might property owners and real estate investors choose to hire a property management company? In ...
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Why Hire a Property Management Company?

The Management Group manages apartments, plexes, single-family homes, condominiums, and other properties in Washington and Oregon. If you’re in the market for a property manager, ...
What Is a Rental Concession?

What Is a Rental Concession?

Is your investment property sitting vacant for too long? Many owners think the only option is to reduce the rent, but that is not always ...
How Is Market Rent Determined

How Is Market Rent Determined?

There is no perfect formula to determine market rent, but there are many tools TMG uses to make sure the rental prices we set are ...
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Vancouver Is One of the Top 100 Places to Live

View the story on KGW. An excerpt is below. Vancouver is among four Washington cities to make a national list of the Top 100 Places ...
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