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Reasons to Hire a Property Manager We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again.  Simply put, an experienced property manager will save investors time and money.  A good property manager will bring a better return on each owner’s investment along with sparing them expensive problems concerning housing laws, tenant relations, property maintenance and repair…
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Moving Checklist

Moving Checklist There is no doubt about it: Moving is time consuming, expensive and stressful. It is also a process with things to do before moving, during moving and after moving. Take some of the stress out of it by planning ahead, creating a checklist and being prepared. The following link on Apartment Guide offers…
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Rental Home for the Holidays: How to Prep Your Place for the Season

Rental Home for the Holidays: How to Prep Your Place for the Season Are you ready for the Holiday Season.  Things come up and people get busy but here are a few tips from Rentals.com  on getting ready to guests, both family and friends to gather at your home for the Holiday Season. Rental’s Tips,…
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Eugene Rental Housing Bubble

Eugene Rental Housing Bubble. Will it pop!  With all the rental housing being developed around the University of Oregon, what will happen to the homes that landlords have been using to rent out to students.  Maybe an option is to clean them up, improve the product and offer nicer, higher end homes as an option…
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Sweepstakes and Contest Give-Aways

Sweepstakes and Contest Give-Aways Are you feeling lucky?  Check out the following links to some pretty awesome contest give-aways: Zillow’s “I Want a New Home” with Pulte Home Contest: https://www.facebook.com/Zillow/app_1387661854800222?app_data={%22EnterPromotion%22%3Afalse%2C%22ReferringUserId%22%3Anull} HGTV’s Urban Oasis 2013 Luxury Boston Apartment Giveaway (ends October 18th, 2013): http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv-urban-oasis-2013-giveaway/package/index.html American Family Insurance Oregon Civil War Game Tickets Give-Away: https://contests.amfam.com/beavers/  

Colorado Floods: Help Still Needed

Can you imagine if your home was destroyed by a natural disaster?  For many of the people that suffered loss during the recent floods in Colorado, that is the case and help is still needed.  According to the attached article by CNN Money, floods are one of the trickiest disasters to raise money for due…
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Winterizing Guide

Happy Fall:  It’s that time of the year again.  The time of the year when we all get ready to hunker down and spend more time indoors taking refuge from the weather outside.  Fall is upon us and Winter is on it’s way.  This is the perfect time to ready and winterize your home for…
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Mowing Lawns, Improving FICO scores…

Condition of personal lawn connected to your new FICO score?? In a recent article published by US News and World Report, a connection was made between the condition one keeps their lawn and a potential to influence one’s FICO score.  In other words, if you are looking for a future mortgage, you had better take…
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Beware of Rental Scams

With the rental industry continuing to grow, unfortunately the number of rental scams increase as well.  With the prolific amount of electronic media available to anyone with access to a computer and the ability to remain anonymous, the rental scams are numerous.  To safeguard yourself, it is important to become aware that unfortunately there are…
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Check Your Management Company

Check Your Management Company Seems like a no brainer decision to personally show vacant properties. However, there are property management companies that do not personally show properties, which is a risky practice.  Just think of all the possible problems that could arise.  For instance, a tenant walks into your office, you give them the run…
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