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Landlording

Multifamily update from Dupre+Scott (Feb 8, 2013)

Dupre + Scott (www.duprescott.com) has released their latest apartment update for the Puget Sound market. Check it out and let us know what you think.  This week’s article is on expenses Check out the article that goes with the video at the Dupre + Scott blog http://www.duprescott.com/productsservices/articleinfo.cfm?ArticleId=602  

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Apartment update from Dupre+Scott (Feb , 2013)

Dupre + Scott (www.duprescott.com) has released their latest apartment update for the Puget Sound market. Check it out and let us know what you think.  This is a great article on prices, especially for new apartment buildings. Check out the article that goes with the video at the Dupre + Scott blog http://www.duprescott.com/productsservices/articleinfo.cfm?ArticleId=597  

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Are tenants responsible for anything?

Most of the emphasis in classes for new or prospective landlords, including our own Landlord 101, is on the responsibilities of the landlord.  Most of the Washington State Residential Landlord Tenant Act is aimed at telling the landlord what their responsibilities are, and what the rights of tenants are. But, the law does say what…

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The myth of the midnight clogged toilet

Its amazing how many times I’ve heard this from a potential landlord “I don’t want to unclog toilets at midnight!”   Its a common myth that landlords have to deal with emergencies such as these in the middle of the night. It is true that you might have to deal with some emergency in the middle…

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Check out the videos from our Landlord 101 class

Several times a year we teach a live Landlord 101 class. In the class, we introduce the students to basic concepts that will help them be successful landlords. We recorded the fall class and are posting it to our site as a series of short videos. The first five videos are now posted.  Each one…

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New landlord training – class notes from Landlord 101

This page includes class notes and slides from our “Landlord 101 class.  Also, we have some notes and comments from during the class.  First, here are the slides from the class   Next, here are some links and additional info from the class.  Some of these will become links of their own: Links: www.rha-ps.com – Rental…

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Landlord 101 – Class slides and handouts

And, here are the slides for our Landlord 101 class, where we cover finding tenants and keeping tenants.  Included in the handouts our sample lease forms and a great handout from our friends at LT Services, a great eviction service company. Here are the slides from the class. And, here are the handouts on my…

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