Why you should be increasing your rents.

Why you should be increasing your rents.
I have managed rental investment properties for over 16 years which has given me the opportunity to speak with thousands of landlords; this has allowed me to see what techniques and mindset lead to being successful [which I define as building wealth through real estate] and the m...

What You Need To Know To Be Mortgage Ready

What You Need To Know To Be Mortgage Ready
 You have decided to buy a home, but you are not sure you know what the next step is.  For most they start by looking for homes online and start “window shopping” in the cyberspace.  This can be a folly for two reasons.  Number one, if you don&rsqu...

What You Need to Know About Spring Cleaning!

Property Management Blog
Spring time is nearly upon us.  That means it is a wonderful time to bust out the cleaning equipment and get the Spring Cleaning done.  This process is important for the health of your home, and it is also important for your physical health and mental state.  ...

Are the new tax laws beneficial to landlords?

Property Management Blog
The simple answer is yes.  Keep in mind the ink is still drying on the massive tax overhaul recently enacted into law, and the way tax law works the full implications of the new tax codes will not be fully vetted out for some time.  However, it does appear the landlords...

Is 2018 the year to buy an investment property?

Property Management Blog
Or more specifically asked for the purposes of this blog; is 2018 a good year to purchase a residential investment property in Pierce or South King County, Washington State? The answer can depend on your goal and investment strategy.  Generally, there are two types of r...

Don’t Be Fooled by Flat Rate Pricing.

Property Management Blog
Recently a large property management chain has spent thousands of dollars on radio ads claiming to have better pricing with a flat rate.  Do not be fooled by a low monthly fee.  Take a look at all the fees they charge. If you do, you will see that in the end you pay mo...

It Is A Great Time To Be Or Become a Landlord!

Property Management Blog
Rent prices have increased sharply in Pierce county and South King County area of Washington State over the last year. Fueled by the furious growth of Seattle, cities like Tacoma, Puyallup, Auburn, and Kent have experienced a wave of home buyers and renters. As reluctant landlord...

What we mean by “Investment Management.”

Property Management Blog
Investment management is the term we use here at SJC Management Group to describe the way we do our property management services.  What that means is we look at the property in terms of what is the value it can bring in, in rents, and what is the value is of the property i...

The Evolution of Real Estate Part 3

Property Management Blog
Designated Brokers, Jim Clifford and Jason Clifford discuss how real estate has evolved over the years.  Jim Clifford has been practicing real estate for over 40 years and Jason Clifford has over 15 years experience.  In part 3, they discuss how the process of accessin...

Story Of Bob!

Property Management Blog
Hi I’m Jason Clifford, designated broker of SJC Management Group.  We have been providing excellent property management services in the South Puget Sound area for over 40 years.  What I like best about my job is helping people.  Recently I had a chance to he...
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