How CAM Charges Can Hurt Renewals (Or Help!)

Not long ago we met with a prospective client with a wonderful mixed-use complex. Prior to our first meeting, we looked the property over and noted that a lot of money was being spent on keeping the place up to snuff and pride of ownership was present. For example,...

Thoughtful Financing

Before we begin, let me wish you a Happy New Year. Blessings to you and your family. With that said, let’s talk about some aspects of financing.I made my first loan in August 1972 while working for a finance company. It was an unsecured note loan for $300. (Average...

Simple Strategy to Enhance Your Property Value

Imagine a strategy that could, for every $1,000/month saved in expense, potentially increase the value of your property by $200,000 at a 6% cap rate. Interested? Who wouldn’t be, right? It’s nothing sexy or too exciting for sure. In fact, it’s something many of us get...

Know What You’re Buying

Salem, Oregon, USA town skyline at dusk. We’re property managers; it’s what we do and we like it. We help people whether it’s property owners, tenants, contractors, or vendors. We keep the wheels greased and fix the stuff that breaks and try to catch things before...

Pikes Northwest is Moving!

Effective December 1, 2020, Pikes Northwest will be relocating our offices to 3550 Liberty Road South, Suite 200, in Salem, Oregon. Our Commercial Property Management services for Salem, Oregon property owners and investors will continue uninterrupted during our move....