Author: Jay Young

Seattle Property Management Shares—5 Tips for Your First Real Estate Investment

When you first dive into Seattle property management and own your first rental property, it’s easy to stress out. There are many pitfalls, and if you don’t know what you’re doing, you’ll fall into them. Whether it’s properly optimizing your...

5 Tips for Your First Real Estate Investment

Real Estate Investment When you first dive into Seattle property management and own your first rental property, it’s easy to stress out. There are many pitfalls, and if you don’t know what you’re doing, you’ll fall into them. Whether it’s properly optimizing your...

Rent Your First Apartment in Seattle

Are you searching for your very first Seattle apartment? At Real Property Associates, Inc., we’re raising the bar for property management services and are ideally positioned to help you find the perfect place to call home. Of course, if you’re...

SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES – Is it better to buy or rent in Seattle?

At Real Property Associates Inc., we focus on delivering simply better property management services, and for both Seattle area homeowners and renters. We also understand how challenging it can be to find the perfect place to call home in the Seattle...

SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES – About Real Property Associates (RPA)

About Real Property Associates (RPA)

SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES - How to Screen Rental Property Tenants

It’s every landlord’s desire to have a tenant who pays the rent promptly and who takes care of the rental property. But how can you tell that a person is a good tenant? The most significant step is to conduct a proper screening check before you sign...

SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES – Best places for rentals in Seattle

Moving to Seattle is simply amazing; try asking anyone who resides in Seattle also referred to as "The Emerald City"! They may have a few quibbles about its traffic and graffiti - but what large city doesn't? And if you ask them directly whether...

SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES – How to Advertise Your Rental Property

Finding new renters for your residential rental property can be one of the most difficult tasks that landlords have to manage. It’s tough, it’s tiring, and often it’s troublesome. The entire process can make you dread people ever ending their...

SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES - How To Increase The Value Of Your Seattle Rental Property

If you are planning to invest in real estate or if you are already a landlord, you probably want to increase your rental property's value in the housing market and Seattle rental market. You can always wait for an upswing in the housing market or...

Seattle's Rental Market Forecast 2018

What 2018 Holds For Seattle’s Residential Rental Market

Seattle Rental Market Update

Good news for Seattle landlords as recent reports reveal that rent prices throughout the Seattle area continue to experience an upward trend. Actually, Seattle rentals are currently among the highest in the U.S.. The news comes at a time when other...

Real Property Associates Salutes Americas Veterans

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All the world’s a stage… 5 reasons why you should stage your home!

In the past, a thorough scrubbing and a little de-cluttering would suffice as adequate preparation for making your home "show ready" to potential buyers. With the popularization of home-decorating shows and HGTV, sellers are now faced with higher...

What is Renter’s Insurance? Seattle Property Management Education

  Everybody has heard of the term “renter’s insurance,” but not everyone knows what it is and what it covers. We’ve invited Andrew Cowan with FirstMark Insurance to talk to us about how it can benefit both tenants and landlords in Seattle.