Summer Maintenance Tasks Part II – Interior

Summer Interior Maintenance If your property has air conditioning in common areas and/or in individual homes, the summer heat is going to have a big demand on AC units. Get a jump start on having your air conditioning serviced by a reputable HVAC company and make repairs or install replacements early. Make a list of […]

Guerilla Internet Marketing Tips

A successful career in property management or leasing is partially gauged by your occupancy rate. Marketing vacant apartment homes is a key component in keeping apartment units filled with amazing residents.  In this article, we’ll give you tips and tools to help you be prepared to quickly and effectively promote upcoming vacancies.  By marketing your […]

Summer Maintenance Tasks Part I – Exterior

It’s summer time in Seattle, and it’s time renters begin enjoying the weather at the lake, the river, camping and at home. As a maintenance technician, many things can become overlooked as you’re preparing vacant units and serving residents needs with everyday repairs. At the same time, your leasing agent and property manager is relying […]

Your Career in Property Management vs. Property Leasing

A career in property management or leasing can be very rewarding, but each requires a variety of different skills.  Choosing which direction you want to pursue might best be determined by having an understanding of what your day-to-day duties look like.   Property Management A property manager is responsible for the overall operations of a property […]

2017 WMFHA Update: WA State Legistlation

Washington Multi-Family Housing Association has issued this year’s first update on legislation for 2017 that impacts our careers and neighborhoods! In order of priority, the first of four is in regards to complying with the 2012 McCleary decision and funding basic education. Washington Policy Center recommends the legislature redefine its program of education to create […]

Fair Housing Part 10: Property Management Policies

All REALTORS need to know how the Fair Housing Act impacts tenants. Annie Fitzsimmons – the Washington REALTOR Legal Hotline Attorney discusses the importance of having a written policy when you are the Property Manager or Property Management Company of multiple family housing.

Fair Housing Part 9: Accommodations and Modifications

Clients with a disability have certain rights and responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act when dealing with Condo Associations and Property Managers.

Fair Housing Part 8: Clients With Disabilities

In Part 8 of the Fair Housing Act Series, Legal Hotline Lawyer Annie Fitzsimmons discusses your responsibilities to accommodate clients with disabilities under the Fair Housing Laws.

Fair Housing Part 7: Buyer Representation

What do you say when the buyer asks you to identify the best neighborhood to live in? You might answer differently after watching this short video on buyer representation in relation to the Fair Housing Act.

Fair Housing Act: Part 6 – CC&R’s

Protect yourself and your company by understanding the details of the Fair Housing Act. Washington REALTOR Legal Hotline Lawyer Annie Fitzsimmons reviews CC&Rs and what you should do in the event there is a conflict between them and the Fair Housing Act.