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Investing Basics 101: Insight From Seattle Property Managers

Investing Basics 101: Insight From Seattle Property Managers Don't underestimate the foundations of real estate! Success as a Seattle rental property owner requires a commitment to basic principles, strategies, and practices that help your properties stand out, stay occupied, and generate the most income for...

Should I Make Renters Insurance Mandatory for Home Rentals in Seattle?

Should I Make Renters Insurance Mandatory for Home Rentals in Seattle? Please note: This article is not legal advice. For up-to-date information and guidance, reach out to your attorney or Real Property Associates. Owning a profitable Seattle rental property requires the right strategies for success while avoiding...

Successful Portfolios Need the Best Property Management Seattle Offers

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 for the seasoned real estate investors we serve.However, property management services aren't the only crucial element you need to successfully grow...

Beginning a Portfolio With Seattle Property Management

Beginning a Portfolio With Seattle Property Management Sustainable wealth is built upon a foundation of real estate investments in the Seattle area that are held long term for the sake of your financial future. The more assets, the merrier—although the workload can quickly get extensive. With the help...

'Smart' Upgrades for Home Rentals Seattle Investors NEED to Make!

'Smart' Upgrades for Home Rentals Seattle Investors NEED to Make! Something is exciting about being part of the technological age, especially when those modern conveniences incorporate into your home. The best part is that renters don't have to be left out of the fold! There are many opportunities for your home...

Screening Still Matters | Tips From Property Management in Seattle

Screening Still Matters | Tips From Property Management in Seattle The economy is not at its best point right now, and there is a lot of uncertainty, which makes having a vacant Seattle investment property more anxiety-inducing than usual. While it might seem like a good idea to hand a lease and keys over to the...

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

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 new law that prohibits most evictions from taking place between December 1 through March 1, despite the availability of alternative methods like...

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

Is Your Rent Too High? Too Low? Insight From West Seattle Property Management The ideal rental rate isn't a myth! Every investment property has a monthly rental price that is not too low, not too high, but just right.  Renters are smart: whether you rent to millennials, Baby Boomers, or everyone in between, your residents...

What Is a Rental Analysis? Guidance From Apartment Management (Seattle)

What Is a Rental Analysis? Guidance From Apartment Management (Seattle) Setting the ideal monthly rent for your investment properties can feel like a guessing game. As much as you might want to set the monthly rent at a price you have in mind, your property and the rental market are the true drivers of how much you can...

Top Tips for Better Listing Photos From Seattle Rental Management

Top Tips for Better Listing Photos From Seattle Rental Management Cellphones cameras have come a long way since the early days of trying to take a grainy selfie with a rear-facing-only camera. Today's cellphone cameras have plenty of pixels for high-quality photos. You can even edit images on your phone these...

Crucial Rental Property Maintenance Tips for Seattle Landlords

Crucial Rental Property Maintenance Tips for Seattle Landlords Keeping your Seattle rental property in excellent condition is a year-round effort! From preparing your property for the changing seasons to getting a property ready for new renters, regular maintenance is a critical part of having a profitable...

Pet Screening Protects Your Seattle Property! Don't Skip This Step

Pet Screening Protects Your Seattle Property! Don't Skip This Step Smart landlords know that it's a bad idea to place a resident in your rental property without a thorough screening process. Did you know you should do the same thing for pets?  Deciding to allow pets into your Seattle rental property isn't an easy...

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

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 live.  According to Business Insider, Seattle is the second most popular city where millennials chose to move in 2019. The city grew by about 8,000...

'Should I Rent My Seattle Home, or Sell It?' One Supports Long-Term Wealth!

'Should I Rent My Seattle Home, or Sell It?' One Supports Long-Term Wealth! Moving into your next phase of life in Seattle is exciting—but you have decisions to make. Leaving a house behind means you've probably been asking yourself this question a lot as moving day draws near: "Should I rent my Seattle home, or sell it?"...

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

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...