How to find good investment property in Portland

Lots of investors are looking to get started, and as active real estate experts in Portland , we get asked to share our secrets quite a bit. Fortunately, we love to share 🙂 One of the biggest questions we get from local investors is ” How to find good investment property in Portland ?” With the flood … Continued

Real estate investing Resources in Portland

So you wanna get started investing in Portland and you’re checking things out, eh? Good for you. Always do your homework and you won’t get schooled. Here’s some great tools that we’ve found and we use from time to time and great real estate investing resources in Portland for investors here locally to tap into … Continued

How to find foreclosures in Portland Oregon

There’s a lot of competition to find great deals on local Portland Oregon foreclosure properties. Finding them is only one part of the process – you also need to know how to capture them. Here are a few secrets from the pros that we’ve used with great success on how to find great foreclosure deals in Portland. … Continued

How to bid on a short sale property

Short sale properties can be a great source of income for investors, and a great deal for home buyers. It’s important to keep in mind that a short sale is one where the bank has approved a loss on a current loan. They’re losing money, so they want to unload. Generally the current owner is in a rough … Continued

Foreclosure property listings in Portland – what’s real and what’s not?

There’s a ton of information on finding foreclosures in Portland, and lots of services that will charge you for access to their data. In fact, we have our own foreclosure property listings in Portland right here. Join our Foreclosure Property Alert List here >> But… How do you tell the difference between credible information and useless marketing … Continued

Investment Property Tax Deductions List for Portland

Uncle Sam gives, and Uncle Sam takes away. But in the case of buying local Portland investment properties… you can earn investment property tax deductions for your Portland properties. For real estate investors, the United States provides the opportunity to earn a living purchasing investment properties… and holding those properties as investments, and of course the … Continued

Tips on Buying Portland Real Estate with your IRA

While most people understand that real estate is an investment, many people are taking advantage of the qualified retirement accounts to purchase real estate as an appreciating or revenue-generating instrument like IRAs. It’s really important to understand the tax implications, legal ramifications, and various other intricacies of purchasing Portland real estate within your IRA. So, lets dive into … Continued

How to Use Your IRA to Buy Real Estate in Portland – Part 2

We wrote a recent article about putting local Portland investment property into your self directed IRA… if you haven’t checked that one out… head over here. In this article we’ll walk through some more things to look out for and how to use your IRA to buy real estate in Portland Oregon. So lets dive … Continued