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Eviction 101: What to do When Your Portland Tenant Stops Paying Rent

What do you do when your tenant stops paying rent? The first thing I would suggest is that you give them a nice friendly phone call to remind them that you haven’t received it. There are times when it does get lost in the mail or perhaps they’re traveling and they forgot. So, an initial […]

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Portland Property Management: Is a Home Warranty Worth It?

Today we are talking about whether or not it’s worth it to have a home warranty on your rental property. Most of us who manage properties professionally think of home warranty companies as thorns in our sides. On several occasions, we have found that using a home warranty company actually increases an owner’s liability. We […]

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How a Portland Property Manager Explains Normal Wear and Tear

Today we are talking about wear and tear and how you determine what qualifies as normal wear and tear and what should be considered damage to the property. I have a few observations to share with you, based on my experience as a property manager. If there’s just a light scratch in the hardwood floor, […]

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Self Management vs. Professional Property Management in Portland Oregon

Our topic today is whether you should manage a rental property yourself or have a professional property management company take care of it for you. We know many owners feel perfectly equipped to manage the property themselves, and in some cases they certainly are. In other cases, there are pitfalls they are not aware of. […]

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Should I Sell or Hold on to My Portland Rental Property in 2014 – 2015?

Today we are talking about whether it’s time to sell an investment property or if it would be better to hold onto it and continue renting it out. The answer honestly depends on each owner’s personal circumstance and it may also depend on location. Values in the Portland area tend to be very local. It […]

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4 Tips for New Landlords: Portland Property Management Education

In today’s blog, we wanted to give new landlords some tips on how to be a great owner of rental property. First, sit back and relax. When you hire a property manager to do the job, you can be certain that it’s going to be done professionally and successfully. Here at L Moore Property Management, […]

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Why Work with L Moore Property Management

Why Work with L Moore Property Management

Today we are talking about some very good reasons to work with L Moore Property Management. We are consistently exceptional at managing single family rental homes, and we’d like to highlight a few of the things we do best. Experience We have been managing properties for over 25 years, which means we have the experience […]

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Where to Find Tenants in Portland: The Selection Process

Where to Find Tenants in Portland: The Selection Process

When it comes to finding the best tenants in Portland, the Internet is a must for landlords who want to get their properties rented. At Moore Property Management, we have a company website, but if you don’t have a website of your own, you can still get your home for rent listed in many great […]

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Portland Investment Property How To: Upgrades and Rent Value

Portland Investment Property How To: Upgrades and Rent Value

Property owners often wonder about the value of doing upgrades in rental properties to maximize rental income. There are many upgrades you can do that are simple and affordable, and will lead to better income and more desirable tenants. The first upgrade I encourage you to consider is your front yard. If you want to […]

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Portland Property Management How To: Drafting a Pet Policy

Portland Property Management How To: Drafting a Pet Policy

When we talk about what you need to know about allowing a pet, or not allowing a pet, in your Portland rental property, you must first consider whether your property is really appropriate for a pet. Take a look at the inside and outside of your home and decide whether it’s a good place for […]

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