Multi-Family

Sept. 11, 2015

Downtown Portland Condos for Sale

If you're considering buying or selling a condominium, loft or townhouse anywhere in the Portland real estate market is helpful to know what the current market is and how many days on the market you're likely to sit if you're planning on selling. Currently there are 373 ...

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Aug. 31, 2015

The Scary Move From Owning to Investing - And Why Now is a Great Time

My last few blogs have been about the move from renting to buying. And it's because the market is so great right and it will continue to be great for a while so now is the time to make the move. But what if you already own and are ...

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Posted in Buying, Multi-Family
Feb. 25, 2015

Can I Use a 1031 Tax Exchange to Sell in Portland and Buy Out of State?

This is a great question we get from time to time about 1031 tax exchanges:

"Do 1031 tax exchanges work if you buy and sell property in different states?"

1031 tax exchanges are designed to defer the capital gains taxes on homes sold if the funds are used to purchase ...

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Jan. 19, 2015

Micro-Unit Condos and Apartments in Portland

Micro-Apartments and Valuable Investments in Downtown Portland and Mt. TaborMicro-apartments and units in POrtland real estate

A recent article in Oregon live.com proposes that an older building, constructed in 1928 at 6012 Southeast Yamhill St. be converted into micro apartments for high density residency. Bridgeway Realty Resources has recently contracted to purchase the building from ...

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Dec. 24, 2014

Can I Invest in Real Estate with Someone Else’s Retirement Money?

Can I Invest in Real Estate with Someone Else’s Retirement Money?

It may sound like a scam but it’s far from it. Finding the gold mine in retirement funds is an excellent way to tap into real estate investing. Using retirement funds to invest in real estate over and over ...

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Dec. 22, 2014

Alternative Ways to Finance Investment Properties

Alternative Ways to Finance Investment Properties in Portland

Long gone are the days where you can walk in and get a 3 or 5% down home loan on an investment property. For several years we’ve been struggling to obtain any loans for financing investments much less our own properties. But ...

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Dec. 15, 2014

Low Office Vacancy in Portland Oregon

According to Colliers International's, Portland's office vacancy rate was the fifth-lowest in the US at just 8.95%. The number is also down from over 9% in the second quarter of 2014. The only markets lower were Bakersfield California, San Francisco, Nashville and New York City. [Source]Portland low occupancy office space

Job ...

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Dec. 12, 2014

Multi-Family Vs Single Family Investing

Should I Invest in Single Family or Multi-Family Rentals?

If you’ve been considering adding to your investing or maybe just starting out in life with new real estate investments you may be wondering which is the better option for you; multifamily rentals or single detached homes. You might think ...

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Posted in Buying, Multi-Family
Nov. 28, 2014

Do I Need Extra or Different Insurance When Buying a Condo?

Do I Need Extra or Different Insurance When Buying a Condo?

If you're considering purchasing a condominium or a co-op PUD townhouse is best to know all of the details and nuances that come along with owning and purchasing this type of property. In every condominium and cooperative apartment ...

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June 2, 2014

How to Make Money with Multi-Family Investments

How to Make Money with Multi-Family Investments

Multi family or multi family homes and real estate Apartments are a great way to invest in real estate for a variety of different reasons. but finding the right property for your needs takes the skill and expertise of a seasoned real estate ...

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Posted in Buying, Multi-Family