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Oregon Landlords Must Pay Renters’ Moving Fees

By on February 6, 2017 in Education, News with 10 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 2 Comments
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 0 Comments
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 0 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 1 Comment
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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