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....

Do You Need a Property Management License?

The Oregon Court of Appeals recently issued a decision that may impact property management professionals. In December 2019, the Oregon Court of Appeals in Berrey v. Real Estate Agency, 301 Or App 613 (2019), held that Berrey engaged in unlicensed professional real...

If Frogs Had Wings

Everybody has heard that one. It usually follows someone lamenting repeatedly “only if,” or “what if,” repeatedly. Going through annual budget forecasts really is a game of “what if.” Usually the challenges are minor and the variations don’t amount to a great deal....