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The Seattle Rental Market Trends and Culture Shifts

If you’re in the rental market for a new Seattle home, you have probably already discovered that rental market prices are climbing—and quickly! Whatever neighborhood you’re looking at, prices are creeping steadily upward, and what with the new changes to minimum wage requirements, we are all bracing ourselves for another leap upward. Supply and Demand: […]

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5 Perks of Working with a Property Management Company

A real estate owner, trying to rent their property, always hopes for a perfect renter. A “perfect” renter has a pristine credit rating, never makes a late payment, never files a complaint, and leaves the estate spotless when they move out. However, we all know that a “perfect” renter rarely comes knocking. When faced with […]

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4 Renter-Retaining Landlord Policies

The northwest rental market is booming and all of the landlords know it. The critical task of retaining renters has risen to the top of the property manager’s list of priorities. Stop for a moment, and take a step back. Put yourself in your renter’s shoes and look at your rental home or apartment complex […]

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Top 5 Mobile Apps for Moving Renters

Are you planning to move into a new home soon, but aren’t sure where you’d like to go? There are some things that you should be sure to consider about your new location before you commit. Think about what’s important to you—is it being close to a grocery store? Perhaps being right on a good […]

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Renting in Seattle: A Guide to Success – Part II

Congratulations! You’ve learned from Part I in this 2-part series on renting in Seattle, and you’ve evaluated your rental options based on your needs and compiled a list of your most-preferred options. However, its not all down-hill from here. The next step is to evaluate the hidden costs before you make a final decision and […]

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Renting in Seattle: A Guide to Success

Finding proper housing that fits your personal style and preferences is a significant and often daunting decision. Your home will be the focal point in your picture of life in future months and years. On a more practical level, most people spend at least, or over, 30% of their household income on housing costs alone. […]

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