We are only six months into 2022, but the trend of housing providers leaving the Seattle market hasn’t slowed down. According to the latest data from Seattle’s Rental Property Registration database, Seattle continues to experience a decline in rental housing, with a net loss of 313... Continue Reading
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Our members are like family! We are happy to have our newest members join the association. New Property Management Members: Sunlight Rentals LLC Sound Residential Investments Regenesis Property Management New Property Members: Black Bird Management Muir Apartments, Avenue5... Continue Reading
Businesses get started because we have great ideas or processes, or both! Running a successful firm demands more than great ideas or processes but you probably weren’t expecting that your admin responsibilities would be a full-time job. Like any other type of business, the property... Continue Reading
When apartment communities relax breed and weight restrictions, the immediate reactions center upon what it means to current and future residents. Most notably, it means more pets will be accepted at move-in and existing residents have fewer restrictions when obtaining a new pet. But while... Continue Reading
Offering feedback to a colleague can be tricky. So tricky, that a lot of us skip it all together! Perhaps we see someone else’s mistake or missed task, but we say nothing, fearing that bringing it up may damage the relationship. Maybe something a coworker said rubbed us the wrong way, but we... Continue Reading
Winter can cause some problems with your plumbing system. Hoses and pipes may develop cracks and cause them to leak. Drains can get clogged. Before problems escalate, it is best to check your plumbing in the spring and get it ready for spring rains and the rest of the seasons. Here are spring... Continue Reading
Did you know that by using someone’s chosen name and pronouns we can live our core beliefs? Yes! We can empower associates and put people and partnerships first. You may never have to worry about which pronouns other people use for you. But if someone you know is frequently misgendered,... Continue Reading
Thanks for joining! We are pleased to serve you. New Property Management Company Members: TAM Residential Goodale & Barbieri Company New Property Members: Ovation, LMC Mill Creek Apartments, Avenue5 Residential The Goodwin, Greystar Arista, Greystar The Waverly, Greystar Aldercrest... Continue Reading
With an increased focus on team associates’ personal and professional development and creating a culture of valuing team members, it has never been more important than to give back to employees by exposing them to life-long learning. The industry has had to innovate over the past few years.... Continue Reading
Dispute Resolution Centers (DRCs) across the state are tasked with handling mediation between housing providers and residents when issues with lease compliance arise. Unfortunately, many DRCs operate at such a slow pace that instead of finding solutions and providing rental assistance, they are... Continue Reading
You’d expect the problems property managers face in low-income multifamily developments to be much different than those of someone overseeing a luxury one. And you’d be right - to an extent. But there are more similarities between the two developments than you’d expect. Continue Reading
You just joined a seven-time award winning association! New Property Management Members: Shore Property Company Russell Enterprises LLC Veritas KOZ Development New Property Members: Mason & Main, Greystar 19th and Mercer, Pacific Living Properties 3030 Lake City, Pacific Living Properties 6... Continue Reading