Property Management Blog

What Happens if there is an Emergency at my Rental Home?

Sharon Rowe - Thursday, August 18, 2016

If an emergency happens at the home or apartment you are renting, the first thing to do is make sure to get you and your family to safety! The safety and security of the residents in the home is our number one concern when dealing with an emergency situation. Read More...

Should You Professionally Stage a Residential Rental Property – Part Two

Sharon Rowe - Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Amy Troute Inspired Interior Design LogoWe started a conversation with Amy Troute of Inspired Interior Design last month about whether you should stage a residential rental property. Her advice was a resounding “yes” … click here to read that article. What other recommendations does Amy have to spruce up your residential rental in Portland OR or anywhere in the United States? Here are her tips for both owners and renters.  Read More...

Should You Professionally Stage a Residential Rental Property – Part One

Sharon Rowe - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Amy Troute Inspired Interior Design ProfileWe hear a lot of talk about staging a property before it is put on the market for sale. Why? For the same reason sellers strive to improve curb appeal: it puts a special shine on the property, helping to put the proverbial best foot forward when a buyer crosses the threshold and imagines living in that space. Our question: should you stage a property that you are renting?  Read More...

Selling Your Investment Property: What You Should Know

Sharon Rowe - Wednesday, July 13, 2016

You’ve owned a nicely performing residential investment property for some time now:  your resident tenants are stable, rent checks are delivered on time, and overall the property is physically in good shape.  When you first adopted this investment strategy, did you establish an exit plan for yourself?  In other words, did you set a goal for how long you would hold onto the property?   Read More...

Residential Lease Security Deposits & Trust Accounts

Sharon Rowe - Wednesday, June 15, 2016

A & G Rental Management takes pride in serving as a trusted liaison between property owner and residents in all residential lease transactions. One way we achieve this is by preparing and tracking all required paperwork as well as  the timely collection and documentation of rent and security deposit receipts from the resident.  Read More...

Portland Rental Rate Increase Rules: April 2016

Sharon Rowe - Friday, May 27, 2016

Increases in rental rates is on the minds of both landlords and residents here in Portland Oregon.  The legal team at A&G Rental Management has studied the rules carefully, and we wanted to share with everyone the language in effect for any increases in rent occurring on or after April 14, 2016.  If a notice has been sent prior to that date, but the actual increase occurs on or after April 14, 2016, the new law applies. Read More...

Pets & Smoking in a Rental Property: When to Allow

Sharon Rowe - Monday, May 16, 2016

Property owners are sometimes hesitant or confused about whether to allow pets or smoking in their home or apartment rentals. While their apprehension is definitely understandable, A & G Rental Management does have advice to guide landlords in making these critical decisions, particularly as tenant candidates express their preference to have their beloved animals as roommates.  Read More...

Landlord & Residents: Answers to Top 6 Insurance Questions

Sharon Rowe - Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Recently, we sat down with Ryan Coffman of Farmer’s Insurance, one of our preferred insurance vendor partners here in Portland, Oregon to talk about the distinctions between insurance products available to both landlords and tenants on rental properties.  We learned a lot from Ryan, and we wanted to share his answers to our top 6 questions about property insurance.
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Professional Strategies to Promote Your Rental Vacancy

Sharon Rowe - Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Once you make the decision to rent your home or condo, it can be more challenging than you think when it comes to choosing who to trust with the tenant selection and overall property management, rental responsibilities and maintenance of your home.  Read More...

Portland: 90-Day Rent Increase & Eviction Notice Rules

Sharon Rowe - Friday, April 08, 2016

With Portland Oregon’s recent boom in population, resulting housing shortages and trending rental rate increases, the Portland City Council recently adopted important new rules which impact landlords, property managers and rental residents when it comes to handling rent increases or eviction notices.  Read More...


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