Rental Data Bureau is happy to provide this section dedicated to answering some of the most popular questions and laying to rest most of the disinformation.
First, Rental Data Bureau is not a landlord.
Second, you will be negotiating your own rental agreement directly with landlords.
Oregon Landlord/Tenant Law governs all rental agreements and defines
property managers and private owners as landlords.
A service that helps renters locate suitable landlords
is a “suitable landlord"?
A landlord offering a rental which matches the renter’s search preferences in 5 categories
are the categories?
(1) Area, (2) Size,
I receive listings by email?
No. Email is less reliable & may be blocked or deemed spam by large providers ie, Hotmail, Gmail, Comcast
do I access the rental information?
Over the internet 24-7 through a private web page
through a private web page?
The private web page is pre-programmed to only display Landlord ads which meet your preferences
are the ads displayed?
Ads are standardized in rows and columns like a spreadsheet, displayed in order of most recent date
All addressed rental properties contain links to Google Maps with driving directions
do I apply to rent the property?
Landlord contact information is provided with each advertisement
I download the rental data?
Yes. You can instantly download all listings which meet your preferences to Microsoft Excel or a database application
does it cost?
$1 to setup the private web page, and define search preferences, plus $19 per month to keep it active
is the advantage of keeping it active?
New rentals come and go daily and your web page is updated every weekday with those changes
else can I do on my private web page?
Change your preferences, send us email and cancel the account
there anything else?
You will also find change of address and start new service links for DMV, PGE, NW Natural Gas, Verizon and Qwest on your private web page.
If you have other questions, please call us. We are happy to take your calls.