Seattle Property Management Blog

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jul 11 2024

    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  |  Jun 27 2024

    What to Do When Your Renter Damages Your Property

    Original publish date April 22, 2021 Updated June 27, 2024 Discovering more people living in your re...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 13 2024

    What Kind of Insurance Coverage Do Landlords Need?

    Your homeowner's insurance isn't enough! Operating rental properties in Seattle means you own and op...

    By Real Property Associates  |  May 30 2024

    Decoding Your Owner Statement: A Guide for Seattle Property Owners

    If you're a property owner in Seattle, you understand that managing your real estate investment is n...

    By Real Property Associates  |  May 21 2024

    Seattle Property Management Insights from Real Property Associates

    Seattle's vibrant city is a picturesque blend of natural beauty, urban innovation, and a boiling pot...

    By Real Property Associates  |  May 16 2024

    Emotional Support Animals and Leasing in Seattle: What to Know

    Published June 9, 2022 Updated May 16, 2024 Sometimes tenants don't come into a rental property alon...

    By Real Property Associates  |  May 2 2024

    What Rental Property ROI Should Owners Expect in 2024?

    Published December 16, 2021. Updated May 2, 2024. In 2024, rental property investors may wonder wher...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Apr 2 2024

    A Seattle Property Management Guide to Rental Property Tax Deductions

    Published October 26, 2023. Updated June 4, 2024. Being a Seattle rental property owner can be a gre...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Apr 1 2024

    7 Real Estate Investing Strategies for Investors

    Published November 9, 2023. Updated April 2, 2024. Creative real estate investing is an innovative w...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Mar 28 2024

    Get Shorter Vacancy Cycles for Your Home Rentals, Seattle Investors!

    Published November 22, 2022. Updated March 28, 2024. Warren Buffet simplified investing into two rul...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Mar 27 2024

    How to Maximize Your Rental Property Profit

    Published November 22, 2022. Updated March 27, 2024. Any real estate investor who puts money into re...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Mar 27 2024

    Advanced Rental Payments: Insight From Seattle Property Management

    Published January 28, 2021 Updated March 27, 2024 Please note: This article is not legal advice. For...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Mar 4 2024

    A Seattle Property Management Guide to the Month-to-Month Lease

    Published July 28, 2022. Updated March 4, 2024. Rental property owners have a lot to handle every ti...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 21 2023

    Real Estate Investing Industry: Classifying Neighborhoods A Through C

    The real estate industry has plenty of variables when it comes to property values and making smart i...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 13 2023

    Seattle Real Estate Investing 101: Is Seattle a Good Place to Invest?

    You may already know that owning real estate is an excellent way to make money for your future. Howe...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Oct 5 2023

    Property Management vs. Self Management: Which is Better for Returns?

    For property owners, maximizing returns is a crucial aspect of success in real estate. At the heart ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Aug 24 2023

    Abandoned Belongings: What To Do When Tenants Disappear

    Published March 25, 2021. Updated August 24, 2023. As you grow a real estate investment portfolio in...

    By William Zimmerman  |  Jun 21 2023

    Summer Market Report

    As your trusted property management partner, Real Property Associates believes in keeping you inform...

    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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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 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  |  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 4 2021

    10 Ways to Spend Capital To Increase ROI: Property Management Seattle

    Real estate investors should always look for ways to increase their return on investment. Your ROI i...

    By Real Property Associates  |  May 14 2021

    Enforcing the Lease is Important (and Property Managers Can Help)

    If you conduct routine property inspections (or work with Seattle property managers that do them for...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jan 21 2021

    Real Estate Entities: Insight From Seattle Property Management

    Please note: This article is not legal advice. For up-to-date information and guidance, reach out to...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jan 14 2021

    Forms of Discrimination in Housing: Seattle Property Management Tips

    Please note: This article is not legal advice. For up-to-date information and guidance, reach out to...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jan 7 2021

    Out-of-State Investments Are Easy With Seattle Property Management

    The average price of a home in the Seattle area was $760,000 in 2019; in Bloomington (Indiana's most...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 10 2020

    Growing Portfolios With Tips From Seattle Property Management

    Real estate investments are a solid vehicle for anyone looking to break out of the 9 to 5 lifestyle,...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 3 2020

    Beginning a Portfolio With Seattle Property Management

    Sustainable wealth is built upon a foundation of real estate investments in the Seattle area that ar...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Nov 26 2020

    Seattle Property Management Services Make Renting to Pet Owners Easier

    Contrary to popular belief, renting out your single-family homes, condos, or apartments to renters w...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Nov 12 2020

    Home Rentals, Seattle Renters, and Reasonable Accommodation

    If you own and operate home rentals, Seattle investors, it’s your responsibility to make sure that a...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Nov 5 2020

    Professional Maintenance Makes Seattle Property Management Worth It

    As any Seattle property management firm will tell you, real estate gains in the Seattle area have th...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Oct 29 2020

    Dodge These Common Mistakes for Your Home Rentals, Seattle Investors!

    In his book Good to Great, writer Jim Collins observed that 'Great vision without great people is ir...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Oct 22 2020

    What Traits Should You Seek in a Seattle Property Management Company?

    There are over 847,000 employees providing property management services in the United States alone. ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Oct 8 2020

    How a Seattle Property Management Company Supports Property Owners

    Whether it’s due to a lack of mental bandwidth—or only having a single pair of arms—most people stru...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Oct 2 2020

    'Professional Tenant?' You Need a Seattle Property Management Company

    Every business has assets and liabilities. For a Seattle-area rental property owner, one of the bigg...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 24 2020

    Difficult Renters in Your Home Rentals, Seattle Investors? Do This

    You could be the fairest and most flexible property owner imaginable, but that doesn't mean you're n...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 17 2020

    Building Your Portfolio With Seattle Property Management

    Whether you want to generate passive income or build long-term wealth, investing in rental propertie...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 10 2020

    Key Marketing Benefits of Partnering With Seattle Property Management

    Updated December 22, 2022. Being a rental property owner in Seattle is advantageous for a wide varie...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Sep 3 2020

    Should You Hire a Seattle Property Manager to Handle Your Investments?

    Updated December 22, 2022. Purchasing investment property means you have two options: You can handle...

    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...