December 2017

Are your tenants sitting with a calculator in hand, trying to determine whether to move out of your Seattle rentals? If so, it's time to figure out how to keep them. If you're an exceptional landlord, tenants are less likely to want to leave. How can you convince them that staying in your current rental is in their best interest?

When you started to invest in rental properties, did you plan to manage many of them yourself? Property maintenance, tenant screening, promotion and advertising, finance -- the list of management duties can be overwhelming. If you're struggling to keep up with all of the details connected to your rental properties, here's what a rental property management company can do to simplify your ownership duties.

Happy holidays, welcome winter, and wow - is that a burst pipe in your rental property? During the winter months, rental property management can be anything but jolly. Cold temperatures, snow, and ice all have an impact on your properties and can lead to headaches in property management at this very busy time of the year.

If you're considering going on vacation, how do you make that decision? In part, you think about the many wonderful activities that you could do at the vacation spot. Whether you love snorkeling in warm water or hiking in the mountains, shopping at boutique stores or going to wine tastings, there's a vacation for everyone. As you promote your vacation rental, you need to help prospective guests imagine themselves at your rental, so that they can get a feel for the relaxation and enjoyment that waits for them.