Joseph Bernard Investment Real Estate was founded on the basis of providing superior brokerage services by focusing on professionalism, integrity, and a dedication to serving clients. By providing excellent service, Joseph Bernard, Inc. has earned a preferred reputation as a leader in the commercial apartment brokerage field in Oregon and SW Washington.

We encourage you to experience the difference in apartment brokerage with the service you deserve. We look forward to serving you, and have confidence that you will be fully satisfied with our firm.

- Joseph Chaplik, President

Survey Finds CRE Investors Refocusing On Strategy as Fog of Uncertainty Begins to Lift

With More Good News Than Bad, Investors Seek to Place Capital Despite Continuing Uneven Recovery.

Multifamily Still a Choice Investment

Increased liquidity, Fed support, favorable demographics buoy the apartment sector despite growing supply and slow wage gains.

Should Apartment Landlords Worry About an Improving Housing Market?

While the single-family housing market finally appears to be on the mend, this does not automatically mean less demand for the multifamily sector.

It's a Good Time to Be a Landlord

In cities all across America there is a housing boom taking place, but it is not single family homes, it is apartment buildings. The reason… soaring rents.

Transit-Oriented Apartments Offer Rent Perks for Landlords

CoStar analysis shows landlords of apartments within walking distance of rail and bus lines collect higher rents and have higher occupancies than non-transit-oriented properties.

Apartment Rentals a 'Landlord's Market' in 2013

The apartment rental market is a standout due to particularly tight availability and rent increases that far outpace inflation. The metro area with the lowest multifamily vacancy rate is Portland, Ore., with a rate of 2.1%.

Apartment Rents Continue to Rise

People who are considering home ownership are moving slowly and are probably staying in rental units longer than they’d like…apartments are desirable commodities and landlords can charge more for them.

Why Your Renters Will or Wont Renew

Over the last year, there has been a slight shift in what weighs more heavily into a renewal decision for multifamily tenants. Believe it or not, tenants care a little less about rental rates and a bit more about property management.

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