Choose to Prosper in a time of crisis.

Crises create opportunity. The choice is crucial — choose to prosper in crisis, or choose to perish. We’ll explain how to prosper. Let go of the fear. The natural reaction for 99% of people when a crisis hits is fear. Recognize it for what it is. Fear can be good…as long as you don’t let…

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Top 10 Things You Need to Know About the Governor’s New Proclamation

Many thanks to Jim Henderson at Landlord Solutions for this quick list. What do you need to know about the Governor’s new proclamation? 1. This applies to residential, commercial and mobile homes.2. Remove any late fees or other charges for non-payment of rent after February 29, 2020.3. Return holding fees to those applicants who are…

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FSPM Owner Happy Hour – 040320

On April 3rd CEO Peter Nelson hosted the first FSPM Happy Hour. This one was for owners, and was full of both timely, useful, and uplifting information. Topics included: Impacts of COVID-19 on the Seattle rental market and FSPM FSPM response to the virus Owner/Tenant Resources Market forecast for 2020 and beyond Q&A and prizes!…

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3 steps to solve COVID-19

There is no doubt the US was slow to realize the impact of this little virus. But the window of opportunity is still open. If drastic measures are not taken very, very soon then we are likely to see this pandemic extend for months to come. There are 3 fundamental steps that need to be…

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AI Added to Tenant Screening

Beginning today, Full Service Property Management (FSPM) has added Artificial Intenlligence (AI) to our tenant screening process. Now when we pull credit/criminal report the scoring algorithm will assess the prospect’s willingness and ability to pay. There is no additional cost to the tenant or the owner for this service. As always, FSPM relies most heavily…

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Navigating your mental health through COVID-19

A worldwide pandemic sure catches your attention! Everything is new, strange. Even the vernacular is weird — social distancing, pandemic, shelter in place. People hoarding toilet paper. Toilet paper? That’s going to protect you from a virus? Panic in the streets. Here’s the best image I can come up with: Actually, the thing to do…

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Coronavirus

Effect on The Rental Housing Industry The most pressing issue of the day is the novel coronavirus outbreak, and the Seattle metropolitan area has become ground zero for it in the United States. Besides the obvious human toll, the impact on rental housing is indeterminable because a threat of this magnitude is unprecedented.  So, as…

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Why AI for tenant screening is a bad idea!

The vendor to our management software just announced that they are introducing enhanced AI (artificial intelligence) in the screening of tenant applications. At Full Service Property Managmenet we are fired up at that announcement, but not for the reason you think. As more companies adopt this method of tenant screening it will continue to separate…

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Check out the Learning Center

If you own rental property and have not checked out our Learning Center then you are missing out!  Full of lots of informative videos, you can learn sooo much…for free!  Each video is 2-4 minutes long, yet full of in-depth knowledge from our founder and CEO, Peter Nelson.  Peter has been managing rental property for…

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Your job creates a living; rental real estate create a lifestyle

The beauty of rental real estate is it is passive.  Or mostly passive.  Particularly if you have a property manager taking care of it for you. It sits there quietly appreciating (most of the time).  Like any investment it does not go up all of the time.  There are dips and swings.  But over time…

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