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5 Tips for Managing Your Rental Properties

How you manage your properties is going to either make or break your chances for success. If managed properly, a rental property can help you on the path to a successful financial future. However, if incorrectly managed, it will fall into shambles. Here are five tips...

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Security Deposit Laws in Washington State

Majority of the lease and rental agreements in Washington State need a security deposit. Typically a month’s rent, security deposits help cushion landlords against property damage in excess of normal wear and tear. Security deposits are often a source of friction...

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Tips for being a great tenant in Seattle

As a follow up of our last monthly blog post Tips for being a great landlord in Seattle here is the opposite end of the spectrum 🙂 Every Seattle landlord wishes for high-quality renters. Hence, they take every prospective applicant through thorough tenant screening...

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Tips to Keep Your Home Safe

“There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home.” Dorothy’s infamous refrain from The Wizard of Oz rings true in the hearts of many a homeowner, both in Kansas and far from it. These four walls hold family and memories, heirlooms and heritage, both priceless...

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Renting to Tenants with Pets

A large percentage of Seattle area tenants come with some kind of a pet.  Most pets (and responsible pet owners) are not a problem in rental properties.  However, if you're a landlord in the Seattle area, you more than likely are somewhat apprehensive when it comes to...

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