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Can I Turn My Property into a Short Term Rental in Portland?

Can I Turn My Property into a Short Term Rental in Portland?

With the rise of vacation rental sites, short-term rentals (rentals for less than 30 days) are a hot topic in Portland and throughout the world. Portland hosts headquarters for both Airbnb, and another up-and-coming juggernaut called Vacasa. Despite this, short-term rentals are a contested subject in the city. Many people, though, are still left wondering: “Can I turn my property into a short-term rental?”

Portland Relocation Fees Are Now Permanent and Even More Strict

Portland Relocation Fees Are Now Permanent and Even More Strict

On March 7, 2018, Portland City Council voted to make the Relocation Guidelines a permanent ordinance. Originally introduced in 2017, the ordinance was introduced as an emergency measure that mandated landlords to pay fees ranging from $2,900 - $4,500...

Fall Portland Rental Market Update: Signs of Change

Summer is always the busiest time in the rental business when it comes to leasing activities. It is when most leases expire and the most demand occurs. People tend to move in the summer when they have the time, energy, and favorable weather to do so. This is when rental prices will reach their seasonal peak. The Portland rental market is no different, but for years now we've seen rental prices increase even through slower seasons. This summer things changed.

Creativity: The Secret to Thrive in Real Estate

Creativity: The Secret to Thrive in Real Estate

"A new project in Portland’s industrial NW corridor stands out as a new class of building that is catering to the city’s creative economy. The New York is a new vertical industrial building that caters to companies with needs not met with traditional industrial or office spaces."