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Nicholas Cook Now Serving on Government Affairs Committee for Multifamily NW

Web Admin - Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Nicholas Cook attended his first meeting as a committee member of Multifamily NW’s Government Affairs committee. As a new member Mr. Cook hopes to use his expertise and experience to help shape some of the future policies around Oregon Landlord Tenant Law.  Read More

Does the Landlord Pay For Trash/Recycling In Portland?

Web Admin - Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A lot of landlords still don’t know who pays for the trash/recycling in Portland (residential only).  Read More

Why Finding Your Own Tenant Can Cost You Thousands

Web Admin - Friday, August 16, 2013

It's not uncommon to think, should I rent my property out myself? It seems pretty straight forward, you put a few ads, meet some prospects and hopefully find a tenant. But, before doing so, ask yourself, what could go wrong? The short answer is, a lot. The leasing process is where a lot of do-it-yourself landlords find themselves in trouble.  In one minute I explain how this happens and why when it comes being a landlord an ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure.    Read More

What Is A Capitalization Rate (Cap rate)?

Web Admin - Monday, July 15, 2013

A lot of new investors don't truly understand what a capitalization rate is and why it is important. If you are serious about investing in real estate this is an important metric for your tool box. Learn in less than a minute what a cap rate is and how to use it to your advantage.   Read More

Legislative Update Part 1 – Section 8 Changes

Web Admin - Monday, June 24, 2013

A bill being worked on in the Oregon legislature known as HB 2639A would remove the choice landlords have when it comes to renting to section 8 tenants. As of now landlords have a choice. If you would like to learn more about this bill I have listed a link below.  Read More

Legislative Update Part 2 – June 2013 – SB 91A

Web Admin - Monday, June 24, 2013

Recently the Oregon legislature passed a bill known as SB 91A. This bill will be effective 1/1/2014. This bill has allowed landlords to require renters insurance, expand non-compliance fees and has made changes to screening guidelines involving background checks. If you would like to learn more about this bill I have listed a link below.  Read More

Should I Buy A Home Warranty For My Rental House?

Web Admin - Saturday, June 22, 2013

At first a home warranty my sounds like a good idea. But what many landlords fail to think about is how the warranty works in application. Does the warranty save you money in the long run, what are the benefits and what are the drawbacks? In this short video you will learn if a home warranty is the right choice for you.  Read More

Nicholas Cook – Published in Residential Resource June 2013 Issue

Web Admin - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Nicholas Cook’s article “Competition Is Your Friend” was featured on the June 2013 cover of Residential Resource, a national publication by the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) Read More

Protect Yourself and Your Investment Property By…

Web Admin - Thursday, April 11, 2013

Learn one simple way to protect you and your rental property.  Read More

Lease V.S. Month-to-Month

Web Admin - Monday, March 25, 2013

Is it best to rent your home month-to-month or on a lease? Find out what we recommend.  Read More


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