Author: Pioneer Management

Choosing the Right Paint

Choosing the Right Paint Choosing the right paint for your rental properties can be a challenge. There are several things to consider. Which color, finish or sheen is right for you or the property. This maintenance tip provided by Pioneer Management. Be sure to protect your invest and attract new tenants. When getting your home…
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Code of Ethics

Adhering to a professional Code of Ethics helps companies and individuals build relationships of trust with their customers, employees, suppliers, owners and the communities in which they work. Public Trust in Fair Business Has Diminished It has become a common occurrence to hear the details of corporate scandals in the media. Now more than ever, it is crucially…
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Rental Home Energy Conservation

Rental Home Energy Conservation Below we have listed some energy saving tips for your rental home. In the winter, set your heater between 66 and 68 degrees.  For each degree you set your thermostat above 70 degrees, expect a 3 percent rise in your energy cost to heat your home.  This will certainly add to the…
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Rental Application

Solid rental application and process Pioneer Management suggests that you always start out with a solid rental application and process, and stick to it.  Ending up with a less than stellar tenant who refuses to pay their rent, or in the worst case one that causes damage to your property really can cost a landlord.…
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Shower Head Clogged

Shower Head Clogged Many people can attest that when living in a area with hard water, having a shower head clogged is a downer.  A quick tid bit from Pioneer Management, if you shower head is clogged with hard water depositssits, soak it in undiluted white vinegar overnight.  To make it even easier, place the…
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Beware of Rental Scams

Beware of Rental Scams We’ve posted before on tips to avoid and things to look out for in potential rental scams.  These scams are also reaching the vacation rental market.  Watch a vacation rental victim’s story here. Unfortunately, all kinds of rental scams still do exist in many different places. It is worth repeating the…
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Eugene Oregon ranked

Eugene Oregon ranked

Pioneer Management provides property management services to Eugene Oregon ranked #9 as top best downtown cities for 2014 according to livability.com.   Factors analyzed for the study include improvement in retail and office vacancy rates, the number of people moving to the area, income growth, unemployment, and the ratio of people who live and work in…
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Pioneer Management Social Media and Credit

Social Media and Credit

Your Landlord may be screening your Facebook or Twitter account Ever wonder if social media and credit is searched by more than just a potential employer.  Maybe your landlord is screening your Facebook or Twitter account to vet you before offering you a job or a rental property?  Well, it doesn’t stop there.  According to…
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Potential Employer is Screening

Potential Employer is Screening Ever wonder if more than just a potential employer is screening your Facebook or Twitter account to vet you out before offering you a job?  Well, it doesn’t stop there.  According to the National Association of Realtors, these days more lending companies are admitting to checking these sources of social media…
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Pioneer installs CO detectors

While Pioneer installs CO detectors in every home, the EPA warns us to not let CO detectors lull us into a false sense of security.  The detectors should be considered as a backup to proper use and maintenance of fuel-burning appliances.  Proper use, care and maintenance of your fuel-burning systems is imperative in the prevention…
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