Renting in Seattle: A Guide to Success – Part II

Congratulations! You’ve learned from Part I in this 2-part series on renting in Seattle, and you’ve evaluated your rental options based on your needs and compiled a list of your most-preferred options. However, its not all down-hill from here. The next step is to evaluate the hidden costs before you make a final decision and […]

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Four Improvements for Your kitchen to Increase Renting Value

The kitchen is the center of your home. This is the one room that any potential renters will make for once they enter the building. As a result, it is very important that your kitchen looks its very best. This is where our experts at North Pacific Property Management can help you. Through experience, we’ve […]

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Is Now the Right Time to Purchase a Home?

Finally, after years of struggling through financial difficulties, things are beginning to look up. Slowly but surely, the economy is improving as confidence in the market continues to rise. Along with this rise comes the rebirth of the housing market. With all this improvement, now is the time to purchase a home! Several factors contribute […]

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Renting: Good, Bad, or Indifferent?

When the real estate bubble of 2008 broke, housing prices experienced one of the largest drops in American history. After the initial shock, the millions of foreclosures, and a roller coaster ride of a recovery, housing has emerged once again as a booming market for consumers and investors. The distressed home market (houses that were […]

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UPDATE: Renting Statistics Infographic

Our last blog post showed some recent data statistics relating to U.S. renting markets, focusing in on the Seattle area. Recently, we found a helpful infographic summary of some of this rental data. The graphic comes from AppFolio, an online property management software company. We recently switched to their property management software services for our […]

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Donate Backpacks to Support Foster Kids this School Year

The first day of school is an exciting time for most kids; many show up with the latest fashions, electronics, and backpacks. Foster children, however, are often less privileged. At North Pacific Property Management, we believe that the first day of school should be a day where every kid can be ready for the school […]

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Good Property Management: The Secret to Successful Renting

The latest surveys reveal that single family renters, not homeowners, are the most satisfied demographic in the home market. Research suggests that, overall, renters are happier than homeowners. Over half of all rental units in the U.S. are single family rentals; the industry has grown by over 20% since 2005, adding 4 million units. Now […]

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