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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 ...


A good maintenance program is an important part of property management, and today we’re talking about some of the programs that we have set up at Olympic View Property Services.

Landlord Tips for a Rock-Solid Maintenance Program | Seattle Property ...



Regular rental inspections are an excellent way to manage preventative maintenance, and today we’re talking about how to conduct those inspections. There are two types of inspection; monthly property inspections and annual all-unit inspections.

The Best Rental Inspection Checklist – Property Services in Seattle, ...


Rental policies reflect your lease terms, and should always be included in the lease. They explain how you will handle situations that come up during a tenancy. It’s like a collection of Frequently Asked Questions that are written into the lease.

Rental Policies and Lease Terms | Seattle Rental Management Advice