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    By Jay  |  Apr 2 2024

    Get Your House Ready to Rent to a Tenant | Seattle Property Management

    If you’re an investor buying a home specifically for this purpose, getting your house ready to rent ...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Jun 22 2023

    Should I Rent My Home or Sell It? Expert Insights for Long-Term Wealth

    Published February 6, 2020. Updated June 22, 2023. Moving into your next phase of life in Seattle is...

    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  |  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  |  Feb 25 2021

    Investing Basics 101: Insight From Seattle Property Managers

    Don't underestimate the foundations of real estate! Success as a Seattle rental property owner requi...

    By Real Property Associates  |  Dec 24 2020

    Successful Portfolios Need the Best Property Management Seattle Offers

    When it comes to full-service property management Seattle investors can count on, We come out on top...

    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  |  Aug 27 2020

    Evictions Now: Insight From Seattle Property Management Companies

    Updated November 14, 2022. When property owners decide they need a renter to move out after repeated...

    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 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  |  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  |  Apr 13 2018

    SEATTLE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SHARES - How To Increase The 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  |  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 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 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 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

    A second group has sued 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  |  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...

    By Jay  |  Feb 9 2017

    Preventative Rental Property Maintenance Advice for Your Seattle Home

    Maintaining your rental property effectively will help you preserve its condition and increase your ...

    By Victoria Ormsby  |  Feb 1 2017

    Seattle is #1 Housing Market - Once Again

    http://www.seattletimes.com/business/real-estate/seattle-chugs-along-as-americas-hottest-home-market...

    By Jay  |  Jan 25 2017

    Rental Marketing How To – Seattle Property Management Advice

    Rental advertising has evolved from placing nickel ads in the classified section of local newspapers...

    By Jay  |  Jan 18 2017

    Best Rental Improvements for Top Dollar Rent in Seattle

    To earn top rent in the Seattle market, you need to provide a property that’s desirable and modern. ...

    By Jay  |  Jan 10 2017

    Washington Eviction Process Legal Advice | Need to Know's

    Seattle property management companies and landlords need to follow a series of specific steps when p...

    By Jay  |  Dec 22 2016

    Someone found some humor in the Seattle rental market

    THE SEATTLE TIMES BENJAMIN WOODARD ‘Sweet deal’: Ad for $2,000-a-month gingerbread house in Central ...

    By Jay  |  Dec 7 2016

    Seattle Property Management News: New “First in Time” Ordinance

    An important update that will soon affect landlords, property managers and owners of rental property...

    By Larry  |  Dec 7 2016

    Seattle's Rental Law and Unintended Consequences -as reported by The Seattle Times

    The first-come, first served renter's law has the best of intentions. But sometimes interventions in...

    By Larry  |  Dec 7 2016

    As housing costs soar, Seattle becomes nation’s top roommate city -- as reported by The Seattle Times

    As living solo becomes more expensive, finding a roommate is essential for many city residents. Seat...

    By Larry  |  Dec 7 2016

    Kshama Sawant’s Cap on Move-In Fees Gets One Step Closer to Full Council Vote - as reported The Stranger

    by Heidi Groover for The Stranger Over the objections of landlords who claim Seattle is burdening th...

    By Larry  |  Dec 7 2016

    Most Home Buyers Keep Their Options Open, Consider Renting Instead -- as reported by Puget Sound Business Journal

    SEATTLE, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's competitive housing market, most of those who move...

    By Jay  |  Oct 6 2016

    Seattle Energy Benchmarking & Reporting

    All mid-size to large apartment and commercial buildings in the city of Seattle are required to repo...

    By Jay  |  Sep 13 2016

    Proposed Zoning Changes for the University District

    RPA has several buildings that we manage within the newly proposed density overlay as discussed in t...

    By Jay  |  Jun 16 2016

    City of Seattle Vs Airbnb - the future of short term rentals

    Over the last few years, all of us who are in the Seattle property management business have seen the...

    By Jay Young  |  Apr 21 2016

    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 ...

    By Jay  |  Apr 12 2016

    Landlord vs. Homeowner’s Insurance Policy – A Professional Explains

    A lot of our clients have previously lived in the homes they are renting out, and when you go from b...

    By Victoria Ormsby  |  Mar 30 2016

    Washington Eviction Process Legal Advice | What You Must Know

    Seattle property management companies and landlords need to follow a series of specific steps when p...

    By Gordon Stephenson  |  Mar 22 2016

    Seattle Rents = 50% of San Francisco Median Rents

    THE ZUMPER BLOG Zumper National Rent Report: March 2016 San Francisco, CA rent prices increased 2.6%...