Property Management Blog

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Property Upgrades That Attract New Tenants
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One of the keys to maintaining a profitable rental property is minimizing vacancy times. besides doing your best to retain good tenants, you need to know how to attract new tenants quickly when your property is vacant. Here are some great property upgrades to help you stage your property effectively.A Fresh Coat of PaintAs most seasoned p...

Thursday, May 5, 2016

How to Evict a Tenant in Washington State
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 Being a landlord isn't always what it's cracked up to be. Sure, it can be a financially rewarding experience, but there are plenty of challenges along the way. Tops on the list for most would be how to handle difficult tenants, but ultimately, how to evict them if that is the only option you feel you have. Most people a...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Best Practices for Residential Tenants
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If you are entering into a home rental agreement, it’s important to know the ins and outs of how you are expected to conduct yourself, but also the rights that come with being a tenant. Here are some actionable tips that can help.Keep all communication in writingWhen you’re entering into a tenant/landlord relationship, be sure...

Sunday, April 3, 2016

How to Handle Problem Tenants
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If you ask most residential real estate investors, they will tell you one of the biggest challenges in managing rental property is handling tenants who become a nuisance. If you’re in the game long enough, it will eventually happen to you.The difference between average and great real estate investors is how well you manage these sce...

Friday, March 25, 2016

Single-Family vs Multi-family Investing
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When looking for real estate investments that provide cash flow, you may be wondering if it’s better to go with multifamily properties or single-family rentals. Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer. But once you consider the downsides and upsides of each, you may find that one suits your particular needs better than the oth...

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Why the Rental Market is Growing
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It’s a good time to be in the residential rental business, and there are plenty of market indicators to back it up. A December 2015 report from Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies has found that not only are rental rates the highest they’ve been since the 1960s, but renting is happening across a wide range of demo...

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Tenant Rights and Best Practices: The Complete Guide for New Landlords in Washington
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Renting your unoccupied Washington residence or investment property is a great way to bring in extra income, but if you’re a novice landlord, there are some things you should take into consideration to ensure you're following laws regarding tenant rights.We put together a guide of best practices for newer landlords. These are th...

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Benefits of Hiring a Property Manager
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There’s a problem at the rental, and as the landlord, it’s your job to fix it. With a property manager, you will be able to say goodbye to late-night emergencies. When a problem arises, the property manager will get the call and respond accordingly. Here are some more reasons you should consider hiring a property manager.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

6 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Landlord
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Becoming a landlord isn’t something you should do as a lark. It’s a serious decision that requires you to do a good amount of homework before jumping in with both feet. Some of the main points you should consider include the following:You’re going to need adequate landlord’s insurance. You may have regular resident...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Benefits of Collecting Rent Online
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These days, short of childbirth, you can do pretty much everything online, via home computer, notebook or smart phone. People are now quite used to doing their shopping, making doctors’ appointments and doing their banking courtesy of modern technology.If you aren’t already offering your tenants the possibility of paying their...

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