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Oregon Landlords Must Pay Renters’ Moving Fees

By on February 6, 2017 in Education, News with 4 Comments
Oregon Landlords Must Pay Renters’ Moving Fees

Portland, OR is making headlines for another pro-renter policy that is going to cost landlords thousands of dollars. How many thousands? $2,900 – $4,500, depending on the type of house a landlord owns. The latest city ordinance will require Portland landlords to pay their tenants a relocation fee for a no cause eviction or if […]

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New Rental Law will Limit Move-In Fees for Seattle Renters

By on December 21, 2016 in Education, News with 1 Comment
New Rental Law will Limit Move-In Fees for Seattle Renters

Rental laws in Seattle just got a little tighter this December, when legislators passed a new law that will limit move-in costs for Seattle renters. The Seattle city council recently voted to pass new proposal that will cap the move-in money landlords are allowed to charge and give renters the right to pay their move-in […]

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Am I Responsible for Snow Removal at My Rental Property?

By on November 30, 2016 in Education with 1 Comment
Am I Responsible for Snow Removal at My Rental Property?

With the official first day of winter only a couple weeks away, property owners need to have a plan in place for snow season. In fact, all residents that live in a snow zone need to have a snow plan well before the first flake falls. If you own or manage a rental property you […]

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5 Rental Laws You Didn’t Know About Roommates

By on September 16, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
5 Rental Laws You Didn’t Know About Roommates

Having a roommate can bring an otherwise unattainable apartment into your price range, and can open up opportunities in high-rent city centers. However, as anyone who has ever had a roommate knows, not all roommate situations are a match made in heaven. While this means there are a lot of personal factors that should be […]

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Rental Laws About Security Deposits

By on July 22, 2016 in Education with 4 Comments
Rental Laws About Security Deposits

While every landlord-tenant law is important, one of the major state laws landlords must pay particular close attention to is how to handle security deposits. Laws about security deposits establish how a landlord can use tenant funds in order to restore a property back to move-in condition. Security deposits are funds that a landlord holds […]

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10 Landlord-Tenant Laws to Remember

By on October 6, 2015 in Education with 5 Comments
10 Landlord-Tenant Laws to Remember

Laws pertaining to rental housing are established to protect both parties of the landlord-tenant relationship.  Knowledge of and compliance with federal, state and local regulations is crucial for both landlords and tenants.  Rental property owners want to run a profitable business and protect their investment.  Tenants want to live peacefully in a rental home and […]

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