Pitfalls to Avoid with Your Rental Property

Today we are sharing a few of the pitfalls that you want to avoid when renting out your property. These are some of the mistakes we see on a regular basis, and you need to be careful of them. Never rent your property to anyone who has not been properly screened. Without a thorough screening, […]

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Bellevue Property Management How-To: Tenant Screening

Tenant screening is one of the most crucial aspects of property management. A thorough background check is the most important element in determining whether or not an applicant may be a good tenant. If you find that someone doesn’t pay their bills on time, it’s easy to believe that they may not pay their rent […]

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What to Charge for Rent in Seattle – by a Local Property Manager

When pricing your rental property in Seattle, it’s critical to do a comprehensive market analysis to determine what your competitive market rent will be. Get some help from a professional property manager, who is experienced in the local area and can ensure your analysis reflects similar properties that have recently rented in the area. The […]

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Marketing Rental Homes: How Long will it Take My Property to Rent?

Property owners want to get their homes rented as quickly as possible so they can begin to earn rental income. There are a number of factors that will affect the amount of time a home remains on the market. Property Condition If a home is in poor condition, it will be a deterrent to a […]

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How a Seattle Property Manager Handles Your Maintenance

One of the most important things you’ll need to plan for as a rental property owner is maintenance. Today, we’re sharing some ideas for how to handle maintenance and what you should expect from your property manager when it comes to making repairs. Emergency Maintenance All Seattle property management companies should have emergency services available […]

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Seattle Investment Property Advice – Pet Policy

All property owners struggle with the question of whether or not they should allow pets in their properties. If you look at the statistics, recent surveys show that approximately 70 percent of the potential renters in the greater Seattle area have pets. This means that allowing pets will increase your pool of prospective tenants considerably. […]

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Where to Find Tenants for Your Bellevue Rental Property

Today we are talking about finding tenants for your rental property. The majority of prospective tenants are using the Internet as their primary tool in finding a rental property. That means you need to have your property listed on all the popular websites. These sites allow a potential renter to search for a home based […]

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How to Get my Bellevue Rental Home Ready to Rent

Before you start advertising your home and screening tenants, you need to get your property ready for the rental market. Property management companies can advise an owner about what needs to be done to get a house ready and they can also access the resources necessary to get the work done when owners cannot do […]

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How a Seattle Property Management Company Reduces Your Liability

One of the best reasons to hire a professional property management company is to protect yourself from the liability that’s involved any time you rent out a property to tenants. There are a lot of legal requirements that pertain to landlords and a property management company can make sure you are compliant. Tenant Screening A […]

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How to Choose the Best Property Management Company in Seattle

There are many property management companies in Seattle, and picking one can often seem daunting. All of the property managers you consider will tell you that they provide the best services for the most affordable prices, so how do you find the companies that will really make a difference and provide the highest quality of […]

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