Landlord 101 Q/A: I’m a new to landlording. Should I hire a property manager?

Our next Landlord 101 class is coming up in May (http://events.linkedin.com/Landlord-101-How-successfully-find-keep/pub/565569). One of the common discussion area is hiring a property manager. The questions are usually something like “Should I hire a property manager?”, “Can I manage my own property?”, “When should I hire a property manager?”  The class is designed to help new real…

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Puget Sound Landlord and Investor Orgs

Here are some quick links to my favorite local landlord organizations: Rental Housing Association of Puget Sound – As a member, I use them for my lease forms, tenant screenings, etc. The group is well organized, well funded, and provides great service to its members at an affordable cost.  www.rha-ps.com. Washington Landlord Assocation – Similar to…

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Resources for Prospective Landlords

I sent this information to one of my clients the other day, and thought it would be good to post on the blog… I recommend that anyone thinking of investing in income real estate get educated on more than just the value of real estate. The whole experience will be more profitable and more fun…

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