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Professional Property Management in Portland

If you're looking for professional property management in Portland, InterWest Properties has you covered. With over 35 years in the business, you can trust us to manage your property as professionally as possible. Our property management services are technologically driven and customer oriented.

It goes without saying that InterWest Properties is a full-service property management company. So, no matter what you're looking for, whether it's finding and screening prospective tenants, collecting rent or maintaining your rentals, rest assured we can help.

Proven and trusted, we are affiliated with professional organizations such as NARP (National Association of Residential Property Managers), Equal Housing Opportunity, BBB (Better Business Bureau), and MultiFamily NW.

So, what are you still waiting for? Get in touch with us today, by calling us at (503)256-2323. We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Why Hire Us

With our knowledgeable experts, you'll be able to get reliable and professional help no matter your property management needs. Our team is dedicated, meticulous and focused on meeting and exceeding your expectations.

Our core competencies are in essential applicant screening, preventive maintenance, strategic marketing, transparent recordkeeping, and prompt rent collection. We make owning an investment property in the Portland area easy.

By working with us, the following are some of the services you can expect to benefit from.

1. Property Marketing

Are you struggling to find a suitable tenant to fill your Portland rental property? If so, InterWest Properties is here to help. We have effective marketing strategies and use appropriate advertising channels to ensure your vacant rental unit gets filled quickly.

We understand that for each day your unit is vacant, you lose money. So, we take this job very seriously.

In order to do our job efficiently, we have a huge and effective network of rental listing websites. Some of these include Trulia, Zillow, FrontDoor,, Oodle, Craigslist, and Zumper. There are well over 100 of these in our marketing arsenal.

Additionally, we place "For Rent" signs, make use of word-of-mouth advertising, and post on local bulletin boards.

By combining all these marketing methods, we typically find a renter for your unit within weeks.

2. Tenant Screening

We don't just accept any tenant that wishes to live in any of the rentals we manage. We only rent to top quality renters that have passed our comprehensive screening process.

When screening tenants, we look at various elements such as the prospective tenant's level of income, their credit-worthiness, and their criminal and rental background.

We usually start this process as early as when the prospective tenant contacts us for a property showing. Doing so helps us laser-target on the best quality tenant.

What's more, we make sure that this process adheres to all laid down provisions of the Oregon Fair Housing Laws.

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3. Rent Collection

Collecting rent isn't always easy. That's why you need a reliable, professional partner than can help you in this regard.

At InterWest Properties, we understand that to have a successful investment property, consistent rent collection is necessary. That is why we aim to collect rent in a timely fashion.

To make sure this happens, we make use of several strategies. First and foremost, we provide our tenants with many options for payment methods. This makes it convenient for tenants to pay their rent on time.

We also strictly enforce the terms of the lease agreement. We'll strictly enforce late fees and penalties. If tenants can't keep up with our stringent rules, we evict them professionally and legally!

4. Property Repairs

Since your property is your rental business' core asset, we'll make sure it remains in tiptop condition at all times. This will benefit your investment in three main ways.

  1. It'll make sure that your property adheres to Oregon's health, safety, and building codes.
  2. It'll help ensure that your property remains attractive to potential tenants. This has the benefit of significantly reducing your vacancies.
  3. It'll help keep the maintenance budget in check. That's because problems will be identified sooner before they become serious and potentially costly.

Additionally, we'll be quick to act on any maintenance crisis as we usually conduct regular property inspections to detect potential problems.

And because we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can expect quick responses in the event a situation needs instant attention.

5. Financial Reporting

InterWest Properties will also help keep you in the loop regarding your property's finances. We'll prepare accurately prepared documents that indicate how your property is faring.

By working with us, you'll get monthly statements displaying all your income and expenses. Besides, you'll be able to access these files anywhere and at any time thanks to the owner's portal.

The portal is designed in such a way that it's able to store financial reports of each month. That way, you'll be able to have a complete history available to you at your own convenience.

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About Portland, Oregon

Portland is the county seat of Multnomah and the largest and most populous city in the U.S state of Oregon. Found in 1859, Oregon is known for its many natural marvels, its quirky present-day traditions, and wild west past.

According to the latest census estimates, the city has a population of about 664,103 people. This makes it the largest city in Oregon and the 25th largest in the entire country.

The biggest employers in the city include The Boeing Co., Columbia Sportswear Co., Adidas North America Inc., The Standard, Daimler Trucks North America, Wells Fargo, Precision Castparts Corp., and the U.S. Bank.

The city is home to beautiful craftsman homes, boutique shops, delicious restaurants, and gardens and parks.

Here are things to do in Portland, Oregon:

  1. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry: With over 1 million visits every year, the Oregon Museum is perfect for all history lovers!
  2. Washington Park: This 410-acre park is filled with greenery, picnic areas, playgrounds for children and tennis courts.
  3. Oregon Zoo: With over 230 species, this zoo is the perfect activity for people of all ages who love animals.
  4. Lan Su Chinese Garden: Explore this authentic Chinese garden. Here, you can learn about Chinese culture, history and way of life.

Source: Wikipedia