Property Owner

You may already own rental property in Seattle, or perhaps you're thinking of taking the leap and investing in a Seattle home to rent. Whatever stage you're at in your journey you need to carefully consider your next step. Investing in property can be a positive choice for your bottom line, and it can also be a lot of work. How will you manage your money and time to get the best outcome from your investment?

What if your rentals took care of themselves? As a child, did you think that the future would involve talking robots who would do all of your chores for you? Unfortunately, that future isn't here yet. However, having a low-maintenance rental can reduce that list of chores and make your rental property ownership much less stressful. Here are ways you can ensure your rental houses are low maintenance while satisfying to your tenants at the same time.

Seattle may be the rainy city, but the future is bright when it comes to Seattle rentals. In the last few years, "more and more people are coming here as Seattle’s job base expands, and newbies are likely to rent," according to the Seattle Times. With few homes to buy and a lot of interest in the homes that are available, Seattle's rental market has been fierce, and rental prices have risen quickly. This has placed landlords in an excellent position. With predicted interest rate hikes, how will Seattle's rental market adjust?

You have properties to lease and marketing to do. Your repair bills are constant, and now you need to coordinate snow removal as well. Sometimes, you feel overwhelmed with all of the intricacies of owning real estate. Managing property is not easy, and if at times you want to throw your hands in the air and give up, it's time to get help.

Are you a professional juggler? If you're managing commercial real estate, you certainly are: when you're working with tenants in multiple commercial properties, you need to find a way to make all of the pieces come together to ensure business success. Here's how to face some of the unique challenges of commercial real estate management.