Property Management Blog

The Home Buyer's Guide to Getting Mortgage Ready

Web Admin - Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Don’t wait until you’re ready to move to start preparing financially to buy a home.

If you’re like the vast majority of home buyers, you will choose to finance your purchase with a mortgage loan. By preparing in advance, you can avoid the common delays and roadblocks many buyers face when applying for a mortgage.  Read More

Home Design Trends to Watch in 2018

Web Admin - Saturday, February 24, 2018

We frequently get questions from clients who are taking on decorating and remodeling projects and want to ensure their dollars are invested wisely.   Read More

Real Estate 2018: What to Expect

Ian Joseph - Monday, January 22, 2018

As we head into a new year, the most common question we receive is, “What’s the outlook for real estate in 2018?”  Read More

20 Home Gadget Gift Ideas to Fit Any Budget

Ian Joseph - Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Looking for the perfect present for a loved one this holiday season? We’ve rounded up 20 of our favorite gift ideas. And since we work in real estate, we focused on items that add enjoyment, comfort and, in some cases, major value to your home.  Read More

Welcome Home: 10 Tips to Turn Your Neighborhood 
Into a Hometown Haven

Web Admin - Thursday, November 16, 2017
Blog Image "Communities work better (students perform better, crime rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbors know one another better. Knowing your neighbor on a first-name a surprisingly effective first step." 
- Robert Putnam, Harvard Public Policy Professor and author of Bowling Alone   Read More

Why Real Estate Investing Makes (Dollars and) Sense

Web Admin - Monday, November 06, 2017


What Do I Do if My Tenant Stops Paying Rent? Edmonds Eviction Process Explained

Ian Joseph - Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Chasing tenants who are behind with their rental payments is never fun, and today we’re joined by Jim Henderson of Landlord Solutions, who is going to help us understand the process when a tenant is late with rent.   Read More

The Landlord Advantage System | Miller Laine Property Management

Ian Joseph - Monday, September 11, 2017

Rental Inspection Best Practices Explained by an Edmonds Property Manager

Ian Joseph - Tuesday, September 05, 2017

There are three different types of landlord inspections that you’ll perform at your rental property. These are the move-in inspection, the periodic inspection, and the move-out inspection. Today, we are offering rental inspection best practices.   Read More

5 Tenant Screening Tips to Help You Find the Best Resident for Your Edmonds Rental Property

Ian Joseph - Monday, August 28, 2017

The purpose of tenant screening is to know who you’re renting to. This is the first and most important step to minimize risk when you have a rental property. We are joined by Jim Henderson of Landlord Solutions, which is a tenant verification service that helps us screen here at Miller Laine. These are five tips that will protect your property and help you find the best possible tenant.   Read More

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