In urban areas, apartment blocks and condominiums are the norm and in most cases a homeowners association runs the property or properties. This means that though one may own their own “house”, a person may have to abide by the rules and regulations put down by the association. While this is a good thing for harmonious living, it can become frustrating when one receives complaints from a homeowners association about the state of their home, its occupants, or activity therein. While complaints may be inevitable in some cases, knowing how to handle them is an advantage to any homeowner.
In owning or renting a property in Washington state there are several different property management laws the property owner must keep in mind. These laws are thorough and cover a wide range of topics. This article provides a brief summary of some of the most relevant laws. This information can prove valuable as rules for property management companies to follow.