Sunday, July 13, 2014
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Straw, Sticks, or Bricks…What is Your House Made Of? When the big bad wolf, better known as online reviews, comes knocking at your door, how solid is your community’s reputation? Think back to the children’s bedtime story, The Three Little Pigs. Each pig decided to leave home and seek their... + continue reading
Sunday, July 13, 2014
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DECLARATION OF HALF WAY Let’s take a quick look at sales activity in the first half of this year and compare it to the first half of last year to see how investor attitudes have changed. These trends are for sales of 5-unit and larger apartments in king, Pierce, and Snohomish counties. First... + continue reading
Thursday, July 3, 2014
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“I just do maintenance.” How many times have heard this statement out at a property? The phrase seems to imply that this role is insignificant or less important than others. Through our resident surveys, I’ve seen consistent feedback on personnel demonstrating the importance the maintenance team... + continue reading
Saturday, June 14, 2014
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RENOVATION COST & BENEFIT Some apartment buyers plan to renovate and sell within a year or two of their purchase. They expect to cash in the capital gains their effort created. Others plan to renovate and hold the property for the long-term. They see this as a way to increase cash flow. Either... + continue reading
Monday, June 9, 2014
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I recently had the opportunity to visit with Dick James, the owner of Dick James... + continue reading

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The multi-family industry continues to grow in the Northwest, and one of its leaders is Becki Beusch, President and owner of Apartment Advantage Staffing and Seattle Apartment Finders. “No one wakes up planning a career in the apartment industry,” Beusch jokes with her colleagues. “But I fell into it through a friend, and love working in all... + continue reading
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By Bill Hinkle, Executive Director Rental Housing Association of Washington Rising rents are turning in to a battle ground of sorts for rental housing owners and the industry. We’re seeing complaints arise and articles in the press around the state, from West Seattle to Eastern Spokane. Nowhere is this issue more evident than at the... + continue reading

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DECLARATION OF HALF WAY Let’s take a quick look at sales activity in the first half of this year and compare it to the first half of last year to see how investor attitudes have changed. These... + continue reading

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Straw, Sticks, or Bricks…What is Your House Made Of? When the big bad wolf, better known as online reviews, comes knocking at your door, how solid is your community’s reputation? Think back to the... + continue reading

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“I just do maintenance.” How many times have heard this statement out at a property? The phrase seems to imply that this role is insignificant or less important than others. Through our resident... + continue reading

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3 Areas to Consider for Increased Savings One lesson the average American should have learned from the recent financial crisis and gradual recovery is that putting more money into savings is, in... + continue reading

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Friday, 25/07/14 - 0 comment(s)
Rental Housing Journal is the business publication for the Seattle / Puget Sound area rental housing industry. Published monthly On-Site delivers news, market trends and best practices to apartment... + continue reading