Property Management

Property management in Covington, Maple Valley, Renton, Snoqualmie, Fall City, Auburn, Sammamish, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Preston, Federal Way, Bonney Lake, Enumclaw, Sumner, Lake Tapps, North Bend, and Issaquah!

Property Management Services
Better Properties Real Estate Property Management Division has worked over the years to refine a program of services to benefit our owners. Whether you are an investor with a large portfolio of rental properties, or an individual in need of services for your primary home, we can help. Our programs are developed using systems that have been refined through many years of experience. In addition, these programs are supported by the best technology in the industry. Our property managers and staff are trained to deliver these programs to you to assure your investment is managed at the highest level. Our Snoqualmie property management division can develop a program of management services to meet your needs. The two most widely used programs are the Partial Management or Rent Up Service, and our Full Service Management Program. Here are a few highlights of these two complete management programs.

Partial Management:

-Review property and provide condition evaluation and market rental value.
-Advertise, and market the property for rent. Using local print advertising, Internet sites, and relocation networks, etc.
-Showing of property by trained property managers.
-Complete application process to include screening through a professional screening company.
-Complete the lease process. Lease/rental agreement, all required addendums, home condition walkthrough etc.
-Collect the first month’s rent and deposit and all applicable fees.
-Finalize the move in process, and present all completed documents and collected funds to the owner.
-Our Partial service is completed when the documents are released to the owner. You will have a qualified tenant, who has signed a very thorough lease, placed in your property.

Full Service Management: Our Full Service program provides all the services required to afford the owner complete peace of mind. Your property will be professionally managed. Every detail is covered throughout the full service program. The Full Service Management includes:

-Review property and provide condition evaluation and market rental value.
-Advertise, and market the property for rent. Using local print advertising, Internet sites, and relocation networks, etc.
-If the property is occupied, we will set up the current tenants in our system
-Showing of property by trained property managers.
-Complete application process to include screening through a professional screening company.
-Complete the lease process. Lease/rental agreement, all required addendums, home condition walkthrough etc.
-Collect the first month’s rent and deposit and all applicable fees.
-Enforce lease and collect monthly rent.
-Process rent through our trust accounts
-Distribute owner funds into the owner's designated account using electronic funds transfer (EFT).
-Provide detailed monthly accounting statement
-Complete periodic inspections of property
-Schedule and facilitate all required property maintenance with licensed, bonded and insured company and local vendors.
-Schedule yearly inspections and routine maintenance. This includes gutter cleaning, chimney cleaning, furnace service etc.
-Owner Portals-Universal Search-Paperless Work Orders-Move In / Move Out Workflow-Letter Writing-Online Rental Applications-Mobile Apps-Tenant Screening-Role Based Security-Ratio Utility Billing-Tenant Liability Insurance-Rent Comparison Tool

ACCOUNTING-Electronic Payments to Owners-Transfer Funds-Flexible Reporting-Online Payments from Residents-Property Budgeting-Rentable Items-Bank Reconciliation

MARKETING-Posting Vacancy Ads-Real-Time Vacancy Dashboard-Prospect Tracking

The Full Service Management program is a very complete service with an attention to detail and professional commitment. We strive to provide the highest level of service to our tenants and owners. Because of this, our tenant’s work with us to ensure your rent is paid, and you’re home is maintained. Additional Services: Better Properties Real Estate Property Management Division has several other services available to assist you.

-Eviction coordination and legal services
-Maintenance coordination services
-Sales and brokerage service.
-Building and development services
-Property accounting services
-Vacation Management
-Home Owners Associations Management



Please contact our office at 425-888-8245 or E-mail us at Debbie@BetterPropertiesRE.com 
to find out more about these programs. Our staff will be glad to discuss solutions that will work best for your particular needs, and cover the reasonable fees associated with each service. We are confident you will discover how affordable and invaluable Professional Property Management services are.


Debbie Buffelen
Debbie Buffelen
Designated Broker, Realtor®, SFR, CDPE, CREA