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Real Estate, and particularly rental house, has been a little slow to the digital revolution and social media but the reality is that social media...

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Thanks to all the new people moving to our state, many of our members are getting applicants from out of the country. Applicants who aren’t US...

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There are some really great and interesting ways to build your real estate portfolio and in this blog post we're going to talk about two of them....

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America is getting to a higher state of mind. As most of RHA members know, Washington legalized the medical and recreational consumption of...

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​Like anything else, tenancies do come to an end. People move on for a variety of reasons but any tenancy that starts will also, at some point,...

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One of the best ways to learn how to do anything is to learn from the mistakes of others, and to take advice from seasoned veterans to heart....

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October 20, 2017 Councilmember Mike O’BrienPO Box 34025Seattle, WA 98124-4025 Re: ADU/DADU legislation Dear Councilmember O’Brien, The...

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​This past July, the three major credit reporting bureaus quietly changed their formula for how credit scores are calculated. Certain things from...

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Sean Martin | External Affairs Director This year’s elections offers huge opportunities for the rental housing industry and our advocacy...

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If you’re looking at growing your real estate portfolio for retirement or cash flow goals you have to think about how best to grow your...

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In rental housing, landlords often deal with sensitive information. Keeping that information secure is important because identity theft is so...

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​​It can be a bit moist here in the Pacific Northwest. Seattle gets an average of 39 inches of rain per year and stays fairly humid throughout the...

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