A Real Estate Investor’s Guide to Rental Property Inspections
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A Real Estate Investor’s Guide to Rental Property Inspections

Rental property inspections are a regular process of upkeep and management. Learn what’s needed (and how to outsource it) with our guide! Maintaining and improving investment property is the name of the game for the nearly 10.6 million investor landlords out there. Following real estate investor tips goes far beyond just finding and buying that property, though. Managing…

What Property Management Firms Are Doing in the Midst of Coronavirus
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What Property Management Firms Are Doing in the Midst of Coronavirus

What Property Management Firms Are Doing in the Midst of Coronavirus As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, property management firms are coming up with novel and brilliant ideas to help thwart its continued spread. We are currently living through an event that is unprecedented in terms of the world’s response. Businesses are looking to…

COVID-19: What does it mean for the 2020 Seattle housing market?
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COVID-19: What does it mean for the 2020 Seattle housing market?

It’s been said, there is an opportunity in every crisis. This is true, especially in the real estate market. It’s true, even in the Seattle market where current median prices are upwards of $650,000 and selling for nearly $500 per square foot. What’s the real estate opportunity when we’re facing a global crisis? Let’s explore….

COVID-19 | What it means for VerraTerra tenants and property owners
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COVID-19 | What it means for VerraTerra tenants and property owners

On Saturday, March 28, 2020, Governor Inslee’s office published an update to the Stay-Home order and defined specific real estate activities as essential. https://www.governor.wa.gov/news-media/inslee-issues-additional-guidance-funerals-and-real-estate-transactions-letter-tribal While the update is not specifically direct at the property management industry, we share the same purpose and need as the real estate sales industry (we also share the same state…

Subleasing: Understanding the Pros and Cons for Landlords
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Subleasing: Understanding the Pros and Cons for Landlords

Should I let my tenants sublet my rental home? If you’re considering allowing your tenants to sublease your property, read on to learn the pros and cons of subleasing for landlords. As a landlord, finding tenants that you trust poses a significant challenge. Especially when your property’s location and the current state of the rental market…

4 Benefits of Listing Your Home with a Flat Fee Real Estate Agent
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4 Benefits of Listing Your Home with a Flat Fee Real Estate Agent

Trying to decide what type of real estate agent you should work with? Take a look at these four benefits of listing your home with a flat fee real estate agent. Are you selling your Seattle area home? Most homeowners are familiar with realtors who work for commission on total percentage of the sales price. A…

Hiring a Broker or Selling a House By Owner? Which Is the Better Choice?
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Hiring a Broker or Selling a House By Owner? Which Is the Better Choice?

Are you thinking about putting your house on the market and wondering if selling a house by owner is right for you? Make sure you keep reading to learn more. To hire a real estate broker to oversee the sale of your Seattle house or to sell the house on your own (known as FSBO…

Selling Your Seattle Home In Winter:  Maximize profits and sell quickly with these 6 pro tips.
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Selling Your Seattle Home In Winter:  Maximize profits and sell quickly with these 6 pro tips.

Statistically, spring and summer are a great time of year to sell your home, but life is life. Sometimes you’ll need to sell your home when it’s not sunny , 72 degrees with flowers in bloom. These professional real estate tips will help you sell quickly, even in winter. Fortunately, in the Seattle area, we…

How Do I Sell My Home Quicker? Hint: Seattle Real Estate Staging
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How Do I Sell My Home Quicker? Hint: Seattle Real Estate Staging

If you’re ploughing through Seattle real estate staging companies, you’re in the right place. We’ll explore whether it’s worth it. One of the best ways to sell a house in a short amount of time is to stage it. Staging a house makes it look move-in ready to potential buyers. Even though they’ll technically move…