You are here:

Evaluate the Property and Determine an Accurate Rental Rate

  • Perform detailed documentation of the interior and exterior including photos. We will offer recommendations on repairs and cosmetic improvements that maximize monthly rent while providing good return on investment.
  • Gather data on rental rates in the area and work with owners to determine the optimal rental rate.
  • Discuss with owners the pros and cons of different policies such as accepting pets, benefits of leases vs month to month tenancies, etc.
  • Discuss with owners all legal considerations of renting their property and ensue all policies comply with Oregon Landlord Tenant Law

Market the Property for Rent

  • Prepare home for rent
  • Clean home and optimize interior appeal
  • Address possible maintenance issues
  • Manicure landscaping to increase curb appeal
  • Create ads tailored to the property and advertising medium. Some of the mediums commonly used are:
    • Paid and free rental listing websites
    • Print publications
    • Signs
    • MLS
    • Fliers
  • Field calls from prospects for questions and viewings
  • Meet prospective tenants for showings
  • Provide prospective tenants with rental applications and screening guidelines that are legally compliant with fair housing laws
  • Collect applications with application fee

Tenant Screening and Selection

  • Perform a background check to verify identity, income, credit history, rental history, etc.
  • Grade tenant according to pre-defined tenant criteria
  • Present applications to owners for final approval of potential tenants
  • Inform applicants of acceptance or denial based on the merits of their application