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7 ways to get your rental property ready for tenants

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It’s always a good idea to get your rental property ready for new tenants. If you want your property to be vacant less often, you’ll need to make sure it is in its best condition before giving the keys over. This article provides seven tips Sound Point Property Management suggests to do just that. (And…

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Seattle eviction moratorium extended to June 30th, 2021

The city of Seattle has extended the eviction moratorium through June 30th. This means that property owners cannot start any eviction process unless there is an imminent threat to the community at large. Late fees and interest are also prohibited. Still, renters are legally obligated to pay any back rent, and landlords are advised to…

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Washington’s Eviction Resolution Pilot Program

At Sound Point Property Management, we are always on the lookout for helpful resources for landlords and tenants regarding COVID-19. We wanted to make sure you are aware of the Eviction Resolution Pilot Program; ​Helping Tenants and Landlords avoid Eviction Proceedings during COVID-19 From their website: “The objective of the ERP is to: Bring all…

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Eviction Moratorium Extended

In mid-December, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan extended the moratorium on evictions for residents, small businesses, and nonprofits through March 31, 2021 (it was due to expire at the end of 2020). Landlords cannot evict any renter or small business if a lease is in progress unless there are immediate health and safety threats to the community…

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Seattle named 2nd fastest growing large city in the US by WalletHub

A recent study has found that Seattle is thriving even though the country is struggling through a global pandemic. With the increase in work-at-home employees, some expected an increase in families moving to the suburbs. This new study demonstrates that Seattle’s housing market is stronger than most expected. In the last week, the governor’s office…

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Seattle eviction moratorium extended through the end of the year

Last week, Mayor Durkan extended the city’s pandemic rent reprieve to residential and small business tenants through the end of 2020. Currently, there is a statewide eviction moratorium through October 15th. This bans late fees, rent and deposit increases throughout Washington. The additional extension is a result of the loss of $600 in extra weekly…

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