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How much should you charge for rent? This is the perennial question for property owners, and it's one that doesn't have an easy answer. You can look at the homes around you, but you really need to know how much your property is worth. Working with local information and local professionals can help you set the best rental rates for your properties.

How do you choose your partner in life or work? It's not for the glossy surface, but for what really counts. How does that partner help you grow toward your goals and work with you so that you can make a difference in the world? When you choose to pursue property investment as an income stream, you need a partner who really understands how the property management business works.

Rentals properties are a hot market. However, even in a hot rental market, tenants still move on. What can you do to ensure that your rentals stay full and that you avoid temporary or even prolonged vacancies? With proper planning, you can artfully ensure that you don’t need to worry about financial losses from vacant properties.

Once, you looked at new properties with delight. You imagined what you could do if you managed a property business. You dreamed about connecting with tenants in a positive way, making renovations that increased the rental value of your properties, and working to build your portfolio so that you could achieve financial success and retire with financial security.

Managing retail property isn’t an easy task. You’re now in charge of the welfare of many different businesses, all at different stages of their life cycle and with diverse owners and markets. While these businesses all need a place to call home, their needs can also be quite different and you’re responsible for managing property for each of them. While commercial property can be a sound investment, there are a lot of details involved in managing this type of property.

You manage a real estate portfolio, but that doesn't mean that you want to manage clogged toilets and tenant disputes. Running a REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) uses rental property management as an investment tool for your investors. However, you don't need to take care of every detail to be successful. A partnership with a rental property management company can help you have more time to consider your investments by providing on the ground assistance with property management. You will enjoy cost savings as well as increased efficiency.

When it comes to property investment, Seattle is a place where the market really couldn't get much better for landlords. There's an avid rental market, with rising rents and keen tenants who will fill vacant properties quickly. Here's why you should invest in the Seattle rental market and how you can get over the worries that are holding you back.

What makes a good manager? Is it your demeanor, your efficiency, or your skill at finding the right people to do the job? While owning rental property can be a great way to earn income, it's not easy to be a good manager. When you're working in property management, here are all of the jobs that you need to check off your list.