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Site visits — how often can a Landlord come over?

By North Star Property Management

One of the hottest issues between landlords and tenants is how often the landlord is allowed to visit the rental property. In Oregon a landlord has just five (5) legitimate reasons for entering a legally occupied rental property...

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Top Landlord / Tenant Questions

By North Star Property Management

Landlord / tenant issues are some of the most common problems for any property owner, in this post we will cover the top questions regarding landlord / tenant issues so you can be more knowledgeable when renting your property.

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Do HOAs have the right to fine me if I am a tenant?

By North Star Property Management

Do HOAs have the right to fine me if I'm a tenant? This is a question that most renters have when they rent a condo, single family home that's also part of an HOA and the answer to this question is both yes and no. - See more at: http://www.northstarproperties.com/Blog-20150928-Do-HOAs-have-the-right-to-fine-me-if-I-am-a-tenant.php#sthash.MHxYcAIr.dpuf

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Portland Oregon Rental — What Do You Do About A Neighbors Barking Dog?

By North Star Property Management

A barking dog can often be a contentious issue because the owner may not realize that the dog is an annoyance and the only way to deal with it is to follow a systematic approach. In this article we will share with you the best way to deal with a neighbors barking dog so you do everything within the law.

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What to Look For In a Portland Oregon Property Management Company

By North Star Property Management

Fall is officially around the corner and with 2015 winding down you may be thinking about adding some investment properties to your portfolio but before you even think about managing your rentals on your own you should consider hiring a Portland Oregon Property Management Company.

Here are 3 things you should search for when hiring a Portland Property Manager.

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4 Tips for Getting Your Portland Oregon Rental Property Ready for Fall

By North Star Property Management

With fall right around the corner now is the best time for you to get your Portland Oregon Rental Property ready for fall and the winter months because many sources, including Farmer's Almanac are predicting we will have a colder winter than normal this year.

In today's post we will offer you tips for getting your Portland Oregon Rental Property ready for fall.

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Rental News — Apartment Renters Are Renewing Their Leases at HIGH Levels

By North Star Property Management

PORTLAND, ORE. — If you've been following rental news like we do you know that 2015 has seen a huge demand for apartments in Portland Oregon and across the United States than ever before.

Thanks to recent statistics from MPF research we know that besides there being a huge demand for apartments nationwide, retention rates also reached a 10 year high back in February 2015 when over 50 percent of renters indicated they would be renewing their leases rather than let them expire.

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4 Tips for Responding To Your Portland Oregon Renters

By North Star Property Management

So you've just purchased your first rental properties and are now starting to get requests from your Portland Oregon Renters.

Although some property owners might be tempted to answer no to everything, the truth is that the word no shouldn't always be the last word for tenant requests especially if you consider using the following tips.

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Beautiful Colors For Exterior House Paint — Exterior Home Color Ideas

By North Star Property Management

Painting is a great investment to make in your rental property and also an excellent way make it more desirable to renters.

In this video you will learn more about the best exterior paint colors to use for your rental property in 2015.

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7 Things That Make a Profitable Portland Oregon Rental Property

By North Star Property Management

Are you thinking about getting started with buying Portland Oregon Property Management and are wondering what classifies a rental as being profitable or not? Here's what you should look for in a rental property....

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Simple Tips For Building Great Relationships With Your Tenants

Simple Tips For Building Great Relationships With Your Tenants

Are you just getting started with owning rental property? You're not alone; thanks to the fast growing Real Estate market more investors than ever before over the last 24 months have decided to invest in Real Estate but what they don't realize is that the real "secret" to success with having long term, steady, cash flow from their rentals is building great relationships with their tenants.

In this article we will share with you several tips you can use to build great relationships with your tenants and establish a successful portfolio of rental properties which will last you for years to come.

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3 Maintenance Tips To Keep Your Renters Happy

By North Star Property Management

If you own a multi-family rental property in Portland or the surrounding area you know that life can get a little complicated at times.

Although your schedule may be hectic with managing your multi-family rental, you can keep your tenants happy by following these 3 maintenance tips.

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Building a paver patio and firepit

By North Star Property Management

In this video you will learn how easy it is to add a patio and fire pit to the outdoor space at your rental property.

Having a patio and or fire pit will increase the value of your rental property and help you to rent it for more money.

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Easy, Low Budget Ways to Turn Around a Problem Kitchen

By North Star Property Management

So you just purchased another rental property but there's a problem your rental has a kitchen that's stuck in the 1970's.

Although the rest of the rental property is in great shape the reality is that having a property with a dated kitchen can easily turn off someone from renting your property because, most buyers in this day and age want an updated kitchen.

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