SJA Property Management is a leader in the property management industry, serving the Puget Sound area including Redmond, Bellevue, Kirkland, Seattle, and the surrounding cities. Today, we’re talking about maintenance and its responsibilities.
Maintenance on a property can often be a tricky topic in regards to who is responsible for paying to have repairs done. Knowing what a landlord or a tenant is responsible for is important. As a landlord, when you move a tenant into a property in Washington State, you are responsible for maintaining that property, keeping it habitable and fixing anything that may break that wasn’t caused by the tenant’s misuse.
There are some exceptions to that general rule that you will need to be aware of. (more…)