Follow-Up: Seattle Area Property Management Companies

The reader who wrote in a couple months ago with the question about finding the best property management firm in the Seattle area wrote back with detailed notes from their selection process and who they ended up going with in the end. The following is taken directly from their follow-up email. Here are my notes […]

Reader Question: Best Property Management Companies?

A reader wrote in with the following question about Seattle-area property management companies for the rental of their home: I’ve been able to save up a sizeable down payment to buy a bigger home, and rather than selling my current home I plan to rent it out. Since I have no interest in being a […]

Advice From an 11-Year Veteran Landlord

I received the following response via email to yesterday’s question about purchasing rental properties. The sender gave me permission to publish it in full, and since it’s so full of great insights, I decided to do just that (with minor edits for readability). I bought a mid-50s vintage 5-plex in North Everett with water views […]

Reader Question: Recommended Reading for Landlords?

I received the following question via email from a reader who wants to learn the ins and outs of rental properties. I am considering purchasing a few rental properties to generate income. I’m trying to weed through all of the books about buying and managing successful rental properties. Can you recommend one (or more?) for […]