Jan Wieder

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How to Be an Apartment Investor Without Being a Landlord

Real estate investment offers a pathway to financial growth and stability, with apartment buildings representing a particularly appealing segment due to their potential for steady rental income and capital appreciation. However, the idea of becoming...

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How Much Should I Charge for Rent? Seattle Area Rental Rates

Rental rates affect both tenants and landlords, which is why it’s important to choose your rate carefully. Overcharging for rent could leave you with...

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How to Rent Your House in 2022: A Brief Guide

Seattle is not the only area experiencing high demand for housing, but it certainly is among the hottest growing markets in the United States. Given...

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In Over Your Head? 6 Signs a Landlord Needs Property Management Help

Every landlord trying to go it on their own has at some point wondered whether their blood, sweat, and tears were worth it. Though hard work is...

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Renting in This Housing Market: Is it Worth it?

With the current high demand for housing in the greater Seattle area, the urge to sell off unoccupied or investment properties in 2022 is completely...

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Standard Operating Costs of Managing a Property

Managing a residential rental property requires planning, research, and know-how. While we can never fully predict the future, best-practice...

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A Local’s Guide to Des Moines, Washington Restaurants

A Local’s Guide to Des Moines, Washington Restaurants

Whether you're looking for takeout, drinks, a casual bite, or a celebration meal, Des Moines, Washington has options to spare. Though Des Moines is...

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Landlord Insurance: Do You Need It?

As you make the transition to a landlord, one important thing to keep in mind is insurance. Likely, you already have property insurance whether it’s...

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Pet-Friendly Burien Apartments: Should You Offer Pet-Friendly Options?

Many people around the country consider pets a part of the family, but pets can present their own kinds of challenges within a home. So the question...

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Proactive Maintenance: 6 Things Every Landlord Should Do

Whether you own individual homes or an apartment building, real estate is an excellent investment. However, one of the biggest expenses to any...

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