Edmonds Property Management
The team at SJA Property Management has prepared this page for those of you who are contemplating purchasing an investment property in the Edmonds area, or deciding whether to manage your property on your own or enlist the help of a professional property manager. Our goal is to help investors make an informed decision about purchasing, managing, and leasing their investment real estate.
Our goal is to provide you with relevant and valuable information to guide your decision-making without drowning you in data. Everyone’s situations and preferences are slightly different. Quite often, the most efficient and effective way to get your questions answered is to talk one-on-one with a Seattle property manager who has years of experience to draw upon. SJA Property Management provides free, no-obligation consultation on all matters related to Edmonds property management. Please don’t hesitate to call us at 425-658-1920 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a no-obligation consultation.
Lying 15 miles north of Seattle, Edmonds is home to approximately 42,750 citizens. Transit buses, Washington State Ferries, automobiles, and bicycles help make the city an excellent rental property investment for families who need to commute. There are also the Amtrak and Sound Regional commuter trains. All of these options make everything from the San Juan Islands to downtown Seattle accessible.
Property managers will have many rental opportunities for working families. The median family income is $93,125 with the largest employers being the Edmonds School District and Swedish Medical Center. Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Edmonds is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. This diverse mix will allow someone to choose from a wide variety of different investments.
The education level of Edmonds ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population, 49.23% have at least a bachelor’s degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor’s degree or graduate degree. The city is located within the well-respected Edmonds school district. Families have access to Edmonds-Woodway High School, which has 1,800 students and is one of the state’s top schools. They also host an IB Diploma Program. The district has 20 elementary schools, of which five are in the city of Edmonds itself. Schools will be a lovely quality for tenants looking to rent or buy from a property manager.
Edmonds is a hub for the arts with dozens of galleries and other art facilities. The city has hosted the annual Edmonds Arts Festival since 1957, with three days of art exhibitions and performances over Father’s Day weekend in June. The festival is one of the largest in the Pacific Northwest, attracting 75,000 visitors, and has 200 participating artists with booths along Main Street and at the Frances Anderson Center. In addition to the visual arts, the city has a thriving performing arts community with year-round performances occurring at multiple venues in the neighborhood.
Edmonds has 23 city parks with 189 acres of open and preserves space. In downtown Edmonds, there are several major parks such as Brackett’s Landing, City Park, and Civic Field. City Park overlooks Edmonds Marsh Park. This park preserves one of the few remaining saltwater marshes in the state and is home to 225 species of birds. The city has several urban forests and natural reserves which provide hiking and walking trails. The is also Marina Beach Park which is a great place to admire the underwater life of Puget Sound During low tide. For those wanting to get a little bit deeper, residents can visit Brackett’s landing, an ocean view park with trails, a beach, and mountain views.
With a strong educational system, easy access to employment, nearby parks, and a diverse workforce, a city is an ideal place for anyone wanting to get started in property management.
With that, the profession is challenging, and if you have no experience as a landlord, you could hurt your profits while you learn. Because we know the area, and we know how to fill your units quickly. A professional Edmonds property management company like SJA Property Management can help you to maximize profits. At the end of the year, the number one determining factor for how profitable your investment will be your vacancy rate.
We also know local contractors and companies so that we can handle your maintenance and repair issues as quickly and affordably as possible. Finally, because we have experienced real estate and law professionals on our team, we can handle your paperwork, legal issues, and standard management flawlessly so that all you have to worry about is receiving a check.
If Edmonds property management is of interest to you, contact us today at 425-658-1920 to talk with one of our rental property professionals about your property.