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On May 30, 2017, the Rental Housing Association of Washington filed a lawsuit against the City of Seattle’s Move-in Fee Ordinance. We argue in...

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January 31st is one of the most important days of the year for RHAWA members, and one of the best opportunities for you to affect policies made that...

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Stanford University researchers recently published a new study on the impacts and effects of San Francisco’s rent control policies and the...

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Having a tenancy end badly is something no one wants to have in their rental business. However, it is a reality in the life of a rental property...

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When you are screening a prospective tenant, it is important to remember that in addition to checking their credit and background records, you...

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The rental housing industry can be very profitable and a pathway to greater wealth. However, this industry is not for everyone. Many people get into...

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​As you are getting ready to rent out your property, one of the biggest decisions you make is how rent is paid. If you are planning on traveling for...

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It’s always exciting to be able to invest in the next big neighborhood. Gentrification around city centers usually goes in a pattern that...

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Most rental housing news is all about Millennials and their penchant for renting over buying. However, on the other end of that demographic, their...

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Like most major cities in the United States, Seattle has many older brick/masonry buildings. Brick was a popular construction material due to it's...

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Most people get into real estate investing to make some extra income or create assets for retirement. However, as any of the long-term members of...

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As rental property owners, lost keys are something that happen and replacing them can be expensive, nerve-racking, and troublesome, especially if...

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