Seattle Property Management Blog

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jul 30 2020

    Screening Still Matters | Tips From Property Management in Seattle

    Updated September 29, 2022. The economy is not at its best point right now, and there is a lot of un...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jul 23 2020

    When Evictions Are Banned | Tips From Property Management in Seattle

    Updated September 29, 2022. Figuring how to survive (or better yet, thrive) during a crisis can tax ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jul 16 2020

    The Best Rental Upgrades | Tips From Property Management in Seattle

    Updated September 2, 2022. What are some of the best ways landlords can improve the ROI for their Se...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jul 9 2020

    Increasing Renewals and ROI | Tips From Property Management in Seattle

    Updated September 2, 2022. Seattle residents have an incredible amount of choice in the marketplace....

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jul 2 2020

    Communication in a Disaster | Tips From Property Management in Seattle

    Updated August 4, 2022. It can be scary and concerning for Seattle renters when they can't get in to...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 25 2020

    Black Lives Matter

    Real Property Associates, Inc believes Black Lives Matter. We stand in solidarity with the Black, In...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 25 2020

    Thriving in a Crisis | Tips From Property Management in Seattle

    Updated August 4, 2022. Is your real estate portfolio recession-proof—or at least, recession-resista...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 18 2020

    Maintenance and COVID-19 | Tips From Property Management in Seattle

    Handling routine maintenance and property repairs are hands-on tasks. When social distancing require...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 11 2020

    Creating Crisis Plans | Tips From Property Management in Seattle

    Updated July 5, 2022. No one wants to have to plan for, acknowledge, and live through a crisis—but b...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 4 2020

    Seattle Landlords Make Payments Easier

    Updated July 5, 2022. Enforcing rental payments can often be a challenge—even when an economic crisi...

    By Real Property Associates  |  May 21 2020

    Seattle Landlords: Your Renter Relationships Matter!

    Updated June 6, 2022. As the best property management Seattle offers, we know that landlord-renter r...

    By Real Property Associates  |  May 14 2020

    Pay Plans for Struggling Residents | Seattle Property Management Tips

    Updated May 2, 2022. As a Seattle property management professional, we always recommend that propert...

    By Real Property Associates  |  May 7 2020

    What If Tenants Can't Pay Rent | Seattle Property Management Tips

    Updated May 2, 2022. If you haven't seen it yet yourself, property owners could soon experience resi...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Apr 30 2020

    Seattle's Winter Eviction Ban: Seattle Apartment Managers Weigh In

    Have you heard about the new winter eviction moratorium? The Seattle City Council recently passed a ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Apr 23 2020

    Rent Too High? Too Low? Insight From West Seattle Property Management

    Updated March 28, 2022 The ideal rental rate isn't a myth! Every investment property has a monthly r...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Apr 9 2020

    How to Choose a Property Management Company (Seattle)

    Updated March 7, 2022 Deciding to hire a property manager is an excellent way to grow your real esta...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Apr 2 2020

    Hiring Seattle Rental Management Is a Smart Investment!

    Updated February 3, 2022 You probably chose real estate because you can earn a significant income fr...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Mar 26 2020

    Top Tips for Better Listing Photos From Seattle Rental Management

    Updated on March 28, 2022 Cellphones cameras have come a long way since the early days of trying to ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Mar 19 2020

    Write Effective Property Listings: Tips From Seattle Property Managers

    Updated February 3, 2022 What's the buzz on your investment properties in Seattle? If people aren't ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Mar 5 2020

    How To Know if a Seattle Property Is a Good Real Estate Investment

    Updated January 13, 2022 How can a property investor in Seattle know if they're considering a proper...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Feb 27 2020

    Crucial Rental Property Maintenance Tips for Seattle Landlords

    Keeping your Seattle rental property in excellent condition is a year-round effort! From preparing y...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Feb 13 2020

    Renting to Millennials in Seattle Is Easier Than You Might Think!

    Is your rental property ready? Millennials are flocking to Seattle in droves—and they need places to...

    By Jay Young  |  Nov 27 2019

    Seattle Property Management Shares—5 Tips for Your First Investment

    When you first dive into Seattle property management and own your first rental property, it’s easy t...

    By Jay Young  |  Nov 21 2019

    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 t...

    By Jay Young  |  Sep 30 2019

    Rent Your First Apartment in Seattle

    Are you searching for your very first Seattle apartment? At Real Property Associates, Inc., we’re ra...

    By Jay Young  |  Jul 2 2019

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

    At Real Property Associates Inc., we focus on delivering simply better property management services,...

    By Jay Young  |  Mar 20 2019

    SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES – About RPA

    About Real Property Associates (RPA)

    By Jay Young  |  Jan 18 2019

    SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES - How to Screen Tenants

    It’s every landlord’s desire to have a tenant who pays the rent promptly and who takes care of the r...

    By Jay Young  |  Nov 14 2018

    SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES – Best places for rentals

    Moving to Seattle is simply amazing; try asking anyone who resides in Seattle also referred to as "T...

    By Jay Young  |  Jul 22 2018

    SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES – How to Advertise Your Property

    Finding new renters for your residential rental property can be one of the most difficult tasks that...

    By Jay Young  |  Apr 13 2018

    SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT - How To Increase Value Of Your Property

    If you are planning to invest in real estate or if you are already a landlord, you probably want to ...

    By Lynn Post  |  Mar 30 2018

    Seattle's "first-come, first-served" Rental Law Rejected by Judge

    Judge rejects Seattle’s ‘first-come, first-served’ rental law as unconstitutional Choosing a tenant ...

    By Lynn Post  |  Feb 10 2018

    Get Ready for Higher Property Taxes in King County

    The largest property-tax increase in King County in modern history is about to go into effect:

    By Lynn Post  |  Jan 31 2018

    The Streak Continues!

    It's not surprising that Seattle's housing-market streak continues--now up to 15 months--but housing...

    By Lynn Post  |  Jan 10 2018

    The Seattle Rental Market – A Look Back and Forward to 2018

    As we enter our 28th year in business and look forward to a new year, we certainly want to recognize...

    By Jay Young  |  Jan 7 2018

    Seattle's Rental Market Forecast 2018

    What 2018 Holds For Seattle’s Residential Rental Market Seattle’s 2017 was a year of many constructi...

    By Lynn Post  |  Jan 2 2018

    Americans Moving Less

    Though you wouldn't know it based on the influx of new residents and construction of high-rise apart...

    By Lynn Post  |  Dec 19 2017

    The BLOCK Project Building Tiny Houses for Seattle's Homeless

    Check out this article in Yes! Magazine to see how some local Seattle folks are taking a grassroots ...

    By Lynn Post  |  Dec 15 2017

    How the GOP Tax Cut Affects Homeowners

    According to this article in Business Insider, both the House and Senate versions of the GOP tax cut...

    By Lynn Post  |  Dec 12 2017

    New Regulations for Short-Term Seattle Rentals

    In addition to the new Airbnb and other short-term rental taxes voted on by the City Council last mo...

    By Larry  |  Dec 4 2017

    Toys for Tots at RPA

    Once again RPA is proud to sponsor #ToysforTots this holiday season! If you would like to participat...

    By Lynn Post  |  Nov 28 2017

    Find a Home, Become a Star!

    If you, or someone you know, will be looking for a home to rent in Seattle in early 2018, check out ...

    By Jay Young  |  Nov 15 2017

    Seattle Rental Market Update

    Good news for Seattle landlords as recent reports reveal that rent prices throughout the Seattle are...

    By Lynn Post  |  Nov 15 2017

    New Tax for Airbnb Rentals

    On Monday, the Seattle City Council voted in favor of a per-night tax on short-term rental propertie...

    By Jay Young  |  Nov 11 2017

    Real Property Associates Salutes Americas Veterans

    Best Property Management in Seattle

    By Lynn Post  |  Oct 31 2017

    Is the Seattle Real Estate Bubble Going To Burst?

    Not anytime soon, according to this Seattle Times article by Mike Rosenburg. Seattle has been the ho...

    By Jay  |  May 30 2017

    Second group sues the city of Seattle over their new Tenant Ordinance

    As a Seattle area property management company, we have heard many threats from landlords who are "up...

    By Jay  |  May 27 2017

    Why Seattle Rental Property Owners Are Considering A/C?

    As a premiere Seattle property management company, we make it our duty to keep our clients informed ...

    By Jay  |  Mar 10 2017

    First Lawsuit for the New First In Time Ordinance Seattle

    The Seattle Times reports the first lawsuit to Seattle's new landlord / tenant ordinance. We have he...