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My favorite topic is documentation, and today we have some advice for landlords about the importance of documentation. Ask anyone who works for me – I love documentation. In fact, our operations manual for site managers and property managers has a note in the footer on every page that says: […]

Foolproof Tips for Rental Property Documentation | Advice for Landlords ...


Managing a rent increase requires documentation as well as a review of market rent. Today, we’re talking about how we do this. Our process starts in a spreadsheet, where we have the rent schedule listed and the square footage of each unit. We also list the current rent and the […]

A Step by Step Guide to Market Rent and Rent ...


The move in process begins when someone is approved for the property and has paid all the deposits and fees. We do an online lease signature, so at the point of move in, all the paperwork has been signed. The actual move in day is an official appointment, and you’ll […]

Landlord Move In Checklist for Seattle Rental Properties



The move out process starts and is triggered by the tenant’s notice to vacate. Today, we’re talking about that process and sharing some rental property tips so you’ll know how to handle the details of a move out.

Landlord Move Out Checklist | Seattle Rental Property Tips


When you get the notice to vacate, the turnover process is triggered. Ideally, the notice to vacate will come in and you’ll acknowledge that you received it. Then, you need to get to work on getting the property ready to rent again.

Ready to Rent: How to Turn Over Your Seattle Rental ...


Tenant retention is how to keep your tenants in place once they’ve moved in, and how to prevent them from moving out, especially after a rent increase. We’re sharing five tips on how to keep tenants happy. Maintain the Common Areas Tenants aren’t expecting the world, but they are expecting […]

5 Tips on How to Keep Tenants Happy and Living ...



To maximize your rental income, you can make a few small upgrades that are fast and easy. With these rental improvements, you will be able to increase your income and minimize your vacancy time. When someone walks into your Seattle rental property, it will really pop, and good tenants will […]

Affordable Rental Property Improvements from a Professional Maintenance Manager in ...


It’s important to have a process for screening applicants and potential tenants who want to live in your building. Remember that the screening process starts with your advertising. People will call you and you’ll talk and schedule a showing. After the showing comes the leasing, the application, and the actual […]

Top Tenant Screening Tips for Shoreline, WA Rental Property Owners