PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BLOG

Online Listing Tips for Attracting High-Quality Tenants

System - Wednesday, September 16, 2020
While most of the U.S. housing market is tumultuous, Seattle is still attracting tons of potential professionals and families who all need places to live. With scores of new Multifamily housing units popping up yearly, attracting high-quality tenants online is a competitive task. Today we're offering several key steps and insights for...

These Google Listing Mistakes Could be Killing Your Tenant Leads

System - Tuesday, August 25, 2020
“Let me Google that” has became interchangeable with “I'll look it up”. So when a potential tenant hears about your property or is piqued by your marketing efforts, you can almost guarantee that the next thing they'll do is head to Google and look up that property. What they see here can make or break that ...

The End of Checks? Rent Payment in 2020 and How to Adapt

System - Monday, August 10, 2020
The climate in Seattle in August is radically different than at the start of the new year. Sure, the cold and rainy days have been replaced by brilliant sunny ones, but also there is uncertainty in the midst. We've gone from hugs and Valentines to social-distance and contact-tracing. In this changed time, tenant weariness is bringing ...

Accommodating Tenants with Disabilities

System - Monday, July 6, 2020
According to the CDC's health-related surveying in 2017, 23% of adults in Washington State have some kind of disability. Making up nearly one in four adults, disabled applicants are highly likely to be encountered by anyone with a multifamily property in WA. As property owners and managers, providing reasonable accommodations to folks...

Do I Need Professional Property Management?

System - Wednesday, June 17, 2020
A high-quality apartment manager can be the difference between the chore of owning a building and reward of growing an investment. If you're on the fence about your current property management or haven't sorted yours out, then these questions can help you determine if you're ready to partner with a professional property manage...

Key Changes to Implement with Residents During our National Crisis

System - Friday, May 22, 2020
As most Washingtonians know, Governor Jay Inslee recently announced his four-phase plan to reopen businesses and modify physical distancing measures. To many, it feels that a return to normalcy is on the horizon. While this renewed hope is welcomed, we aren't in the clear yet, so a well-developed action plan and proactive communicatio...

Reducing Risks & Strengthening Your Business with Tenant Portals

System - Friday, May 8, 2020
It's 2020 and at times it feels like everything has been turned upside down. Our favorite restaurants and bars are closed, sports are postponed, and even Amazon struggles to make good on its lightning-fast Prime deliveries. In a time where we're unsure exactly what is safe and what is essential, our businesses are being asked to p...

Four Spring Cleaning Essentials for Seattle Property Owners

System - Monday, April 27, 2020
The long Seattle winter has left us and as the sun begins to peek from hiding, so do opportunities to care for our properties and for our businesses. In an uncertain rental climate, it is more important than ever to be implementing cost-efficient ways to keep our tenants happy and our units full. From actual physical cleaning to rela...

How to Advertise Your Seattle Rental Property – Marketing Tips from a Professional Property Manage...

System - Monday, December 18, 2017
To successfully rent out an apartment, you need to know how to advertise rental property. Today, we are sharing a few of our little tricks and tips that we use as professional property managersProperty Management Seattle: PhotographsWhen marketing a rental property, your photos are key. It’s the first thing people see when they&rsqu...

How to Get the Highest ROI for Your Rental Property in Seattle, WA

System - Monday, December 11, 2017
Achieving the highest investment property ROI is a goal for any investor and property owner. Today, we’re discussing some of the ways you can increase the rental return on investment for your Seattle rental property.Property Management Seattle: Increasing RentsIt’s important to increase your market rents every year. This will ...

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