SWTS '19 Session Details
Financial Strategies for Uncertain Times
Maureen Jones, CFP®
Time 9 - 9:50am
After several years of growth, the rental market has cooled in some areas. Others are just now picking up steam. This session will give you sustainable strategies to employ that will prove useful in any market conditions.
How to Pay Less Tax in 2020
Owners of real estate have a number of options available to them when it comes to tax strategies, and each situation is different. This session will break down ways to leverage your property in new ways and make sure you’re accessing all the options you have available to you as a rental property owner.
Making Sense of Today’s Market
Find out what the rental market is doing and the reasons for that behavior in this session. Learn about economic + development trends and how they affect your rental property.
Minimizing Vacancy in a Softer Market
As competition has slowed and vacancy length has increased, it’s more important than ever to get and keep good tenants. Find out what improvements you can make, amenities that tenants find desirable, and policies you can put in place to set your property apart from the rest.
Rental Property Security and Law Enforcement
CSO Tonya Seaberry
Des Moines Police Department
Time 1:30 - 2:20pm
Learn best practices to employ for a more secure rental property and when to involve the police if problems occur. Find out how to work with officers to achieve your desired results and maintain a safe and friendly atmosphere with your tenants.
Resolving Housing Conflicts: An Opportunity to Increase Tenant Satisfaction While Protecting Your Bottom Line
Conflict is inevitable, the outcomes are not. Addressing and resolving conflict has the potential to strengthen relationships. Come learn from a certified mediator how to identify the root cause of a conflict and techniques for crafting win-win solutions.
The New Washington Landlord-Tenant Law
This session will cover the changes to Washington’s RLTA that will need to be followed by all landlords moving forward. Changes will need to happen to policies that many have followed for years and our attorneys are here to help. This session will be offered three times to ensure everyone has an opportunity to get this critical information.
Using LLCs to Manage Your Estate
Find out how to form and use an LLC to protect yourself and your property in this session. There are many decisions to make when it comes to estate planning, and determining whether an LLC will be beneficial to you should be near the top of that list
What Happened in Olympia this Year?
Get updates on bills that were introduced, the debate around them, and how to handle the results of the most recent legislative session. You’ll also get an idea of what to expect next year and advice on what you can do to influence the result.