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    By Real Property Associates  |  Apr 6 2023

    How to List Rental Property in Seattle (and Find Quality Tenants)

    Have you ever listed a rental property . . . and no one noticed? A property listing can help quality...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Mar 23 2023

    Pet Screening: Why It is So Important Not to Skip This Step

    Published February 20, 2020 Updated March 5, 2024 Smart landlords know that it's a bad idea to place...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Mar 9 2023

    My Renter Damaged My Rental: Property Management Seattle Tips

    Original publish date April 22, 2021 Updated March 9, 2023 Discovering more people living in your re...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Feb 23 2023

    5 Tips for Choosing Residential Property Management in Seattle

    Residential property management companies provide property owners with a broad spectrum of assistanc...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Feb 9 2023

    Seattle Property Management: 5 Common DIY Property Owner Mistakes

    Do you consider yourself a DIY property owner? Perhaps you know how to fix a faucet leak or are skil...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jan 26 2023

    3 Top Marketing Benefits of Hiring a Seattle Property Manager

    Whether you've just bought your first investment property and are preparing to put it on the market ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jan 12 2023

    A Rental Property Owner’s Guide To Eviction Prevention

    The eviction process is no fun for either party involved in the lease agreement. It's a costly and t...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 22 2022

    Prepaids on the Cash Flow

    The cash flow shows how much money flowed into, or out of each account listed. Most accounts (like r...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 22 2022

    What Is Eviction: 6 Steps to Handle Tenants Who Just Can’t Pay

    You are a couple of days into the month and realize your tenant has not paid their rent. Best case s...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 8 2022

    Eviction Prevention: How to Keep Seattle Tenants Happy Long-Term

    Evicting a tenant can be a time-consuming and costly exercise. The tenant turnover process is costly...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Nov 10 2022

    What Does It Cost to Evict a Tenant?

    Evicting a tenant is never pleasant. Rental investment property owners don't want to deal with unrul...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Oct 13 2022

    Seattle Property Management Tips and Tricks for Success

    Rental property investors need property management insights to be successful. However, purchasing th...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 29 2022

    Beyond a Free Lease Agreement Template: Legal Things to Know

    While it's true that you don't need a law degree to become a landlord, most property owners find the...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 15 2022

    From the Move in Checklist Onward: Managing Your Rental Property Well

    While investing in real estate can feel like an exciting way to build value in investments, a signif...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Aug 25 2022

    How to Become a Great Landlord: Seattle Property Management Tips

    From the first time you scan over a free lease agreement online to when you buy your 10th rental pro...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Aug 11 2022

    How to Choose the Right Property Management System

    Many property owners with more than one investment property start to notice how much time the rent r...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jul 14 2022

    Choosing a Long-Term vs. Short-Term Rental Lease Agreement: A Guide

    Real estate rental agreements include plenty of customizable options. While property owners have to ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 23 2022

    What Should be in Your Lease [Real Property Management Seattle Tips]

    When a dispute arises between a renter and their real estate investor landlord, one of the first pla...

    By Real Property Associates  |  May 12 2022

    The Complete Guide To Successful Long-Distance Real Estate Investing

    There are many reasons why long-distance real estate investing makes sense. This strategy allows inv...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Apr 28 2022

    Real Estate Investing: Ways To Find Deals, Make Money, And Have Fun

    Real estate investing is a long-term strategy to build wealth. It takes patience, intelligence, and ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Apr 14 2022

    What Are the Best Real Estate Investing Books and Courses?

    There are several different strategies to successfully invest in real estate, and each comes with it...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Mar 10 2022

    How Natural Disasters Factor Into a Seattle Rental Property and ROI

    When purchasing a rental property, it’s critical to do everything you can to protect your investment...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Feb 24 2022

    The Best Thing Seattle Property Owners Can Do for Better ROI

    Maximizing rental property returns requires the right strategies. Real estate investors enjoy more l...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Feb 10 2022

    Why Bellevue Rental Property Owners Must Inspect!

    An investment property owner must take steps to protect their assets, including scheduling regular i...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jan 27 2022

    How To Identify Seattle Rental Properties for Maximum ROI

    Investing in real estate continues to be an excellent way for someone to build long-term wealth and ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jan 13 2022

    Owning Rental Properties in 2022: Is it Worth It?

    Rental property management is hardly the "set it and forget it" investment that some new investors h...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 30 2021

    How Seattle Owners Can Maximize Opportunities At Lease Renewal

    Being in the rental investment business involves a lot of hard work and the right strategies. Reside...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 22 2021

    How to Analyze Vacancies and Listings For Rental Properties

    Selecting the perfect investment property is never an easy task for investors. Many factors go into ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 9 2021

    Why Tenant Screening Is Critical For Better ROIs

    Preventing risks is a cornerstone of success as a real estate investor. However, there are challenge...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 2 2021

    How Future Development Impacts Bellevue Rental Properties

    Are you keeping an eye on future development in the Bellevue area? Investing in a way that delivers ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Nov 25 2021

    How Mid-Lease Inspections Help Seattle Property Owners

    Maintaining rental property ROIs requires the right experience and strategies in multiple areas. Fro...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Nov 11 2021

    How Local Amenities Help Seattle Investors Find Good Properties

    Successful real estate investors know the importance of understanding the market before laying out c...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Nov 4 2021

    5 Hidden Rental Property ROI Killers in Seattle

    Generating enough ROI for a rental property is a critical balancing act. Property owners have to fin...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Oct 21 2021

    How the Job Market Impacts Bellevue Real Estate Investments

    Owning investment property comes with many responsibilities. A Bellevue, Washington investor has a l...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Oct 13 2021

    How Not Knowing a Seattle Rental Property's Cash Flow Hurts

    In any business, cash flow must be a priority. Without money coming in from your rental property, pr...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Oct 7 2021

    Improve Rental Property ROI With These Easy "Hard"ware Tips

    As a property owner, one of the most important things to do is maintain your properties. With insigh...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 30 2021

    How Crime Rates Can Affect a 'Perfect' Seattle Property

    You've found the "perfect" investment property in Seattle. However, have you taken a look at the cri...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 22 2021

    Defining Bellevue Rental Property Goals: Cash Flow vs. Appreciation

    Every landlord has different Bellevue rental property goals. Defining your specific goals is critica...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 17 2021

    How to Keep Seattle Rental Properties Competitive: Home Office Spaces

    It's no secret that rental property owners are feeling the pressure of the pandemic. With many peopl...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 8 2021

    Do Schools Matter? How Investors Should Evaluate Bellevue WA Rentals

    Do schools matter? It's a question that Bellevue, WA rental property owners often ask when looking f...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 2 2021

    Key Factors to Valuing a Bellevue Rental Property

    Investing in a Bellevue rental property can be a lucrative business, but it requires some knowledge ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Aug 27 2021

    How Home Tech Devices Can Make Your Seattle Rental More Profitable

    Successful rental property owners know how important it is to stay current with the latest trends in...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Aug 20 2021

    Buying a Bellevue Rental Property: How to Consider Property Taxes

    Looking for a new investment? Property taxes are one of the most important factors to consider when ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Aug 12 2021

    The Secret to Calculating ROI for a Financed Seattle Rental Property

    When investing in Seattle real estate, there are many factors to consider when determining the succe...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Aug 5 2021

    3 Reasons Why It's Critical to Maintain Clean Bellevue Rentals: [Improving ROI]

    As a property owner, you know how important it is to keep your rental properties up to code and look...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jul 29 2021

    Identifying New Properties: What Seattle Neighborhoods to Invest In?

    Seattle is a desirable city for renters and real estate investors alike! Rental properties are alway...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jul 1 2021

    Return on Investment: Calculating ROI in Property Management

    Investing in residential property is an opportunity many take advantage of to build long-term income...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 25 2021

    10 Ways to Increase Renter Retention: Expert Seattle Property Managers

    Quality residents are hard to come by. Some renters pay the rent on time and take care of your prope...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 19 2021

    Bellevue Property Management Tips to Succeed with Income Properties!

    Investing in real estate is one of the more reliable (and popular) ways to create long-term wealth. ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 11 2021

    Tips and Tricks to Understand and Calculate ROI on a Rental Property

    Real estate investment professionals need an accurate assessment of their return on investment. Retu...