Property Management Blog

Washington - Statewide Moratorium on Evictions

System - Thursday, March 19, 2020
Property Management Blog
March 18, 2020 3:00pmGovernor Inslee announced a thirty-day moratorium on evictions statewide. In the next couple of days we will have more information and resources regarding the moratorium period.What does this mean for you (landlords):Landlords are prohibited from serving a notice to pay or vacate or a notice to terminate tenancy.Landl...


System - Monday, December 2, 2019
Property Management Blog
On November 14, 2019, the Washington State Supreme Court upheld tenant screening requirements known as ‘First-in-Time’ for properties located within the City of Seattle. The Seattle Office for Civil Rights is responsible for administering and enforcing the First-in-Time requirement, which requires landlords to provide notice o...

National Snapshot: How’s the Real Estate Market?

System - Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Property Management Blog
The U.S. unemployment rate is at a 50-year low, and consumer confidence remains high. In fact, the University of Michigan’s latest Surveys of Consumers found that Americans have their most positive personal finance outlook since 2003.1However, if you follow national news, you’ve probably heard speculation that we could be head...

Will Your Remodel Pay Off? The Best (and Worst) 
Ways to Spend Your Budget

System - Monday, July 15, 2019
Property Management Blog
Most new homeowners have something about their property that they want to change. And as family needs and design trends shift over time, many will eventually choose to remodel. Some homeowners make updates to their property before listing it to maximize their potential sales revenue.Whatever your reasons are for taking on a home improveme...

Legislative Update July 2019

System - Saturday, June 22, 2019
Property Management Blog
The 2019 Legislative Session is behind us. Landlord Tenant Law was a hot topic, and will continue to be so in 2020 (and beyond). With the cooperation of Jim Henderson of LandlordSolutions, Inc., we are ready for the changes to take place. The 2019 legislative session ended on April 28, 2019. During these 105 days of session...

Serious About Selling? 5 Steps to Make Your Home 
the Best on the Block

System - Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Property Management Blog
We all want to be good neighbors. But when it comes to selling your home, it’s not just about “keeping up with the Joneses.” It’s about outshining them at every opportunity!If you’re looking to sell your home fast and for the most money possible, you’ll need a strategy to set it apart from all the other...

Top 6 Home Organization Upgrades that “Spark Joy” for Buyers

System - Friday, May 10, 2019
Property Management Blog
Thanks to Marie Kondo and her hit Netflix series “Tidying Up,” home organization is a hot topic right now. Marie encourages her viewers to minimize their possessions and keep only those items that “spark joy.”With spring in full bloom, now is the perfect time to do some spring cleaning and add organizational system...

Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First-Time Home Buyers

System - Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Property Management Blog
If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment. With so much information to sift through, it can be tough to d...

What’s Your Home Actually Worth?

System - Friday, March 8, 2019
Property Management Blog
Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s MarketIt’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier.As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price it correctly when you put it up for sale. If y...

Top 8 Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2019

System - Monday, February 11, 2019
Property Management Blog
If you’re a current homeowner, or in the market to buy, you’re probably curious about the latest trends in home design.Sellers who make strategic updates before listing a property can generate increased interest from buyers and, in some cases, a premium selling price. And buyers should consider which features of a home will ne...

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