South Lake Associates Investment Services

Thinking about investing in Seattle real estate? Make sure you know the market.

At South Lake Associates, we can manage every part of the investment process for you, from acquisition to management to sale. Whether you need help identifying investment properties, filling them with tenants, or managing them for long term success – we can help you with every step.

What Investment Services Can We Provide You?

Selecting an Investment Property:

We are experienced at working with you to quantify your goals for real estate investing, and can offer guidance on every issue including income needs and tax benefits, as well as your willingness and ability to manage the property. We use this careful analysis to identify properties that align with your personal criteria. Prior to purchasing any property, we suggest you meet with your tax adviser, and we also help you define a smart long-term exit strategy based on your desired investment horizon.

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Commercial and Residential Investments

We have extensive experience helping our clients buy and sell residential income properties, from single family homes to duplexes and four-plexes, through multi-unit apartment complexes. We’ve negotiated purchases, leases and sales of offices, warehouses, industrial and retail buildings.


Tax Benefits and Estate Planning

You may qualify for tax advantages, including depreciation, personal residence tax exemptions, tax deferred exchanges (called 1031 exchanges or Starker exchanges), and certain write-offs. We can also help you create new estate plans for your heirs, without any immediate tax liability.


Helping you Understand your Cap Rate

A property’s capitalization rate is a calculation of the relationship between the property’s price and the rate of return it generates, given its income less certain expenses. Cap rates vary across property types, locations, and under different interest rate and business environments.

Areas We Serve in Seattle

We manage real estate all over Seattle, including Ballard, Wallingford, Lake City, Kenmore, Madison Park, & Northgate.

When you’re looking for Seattle property management help and real estate services in Kings County and Puget Sound, South Lake Associates is your expert. We’ve been in business for over 10 years, and we know the local market better than anyone. Whether you’re looking for a home, thinking about investing, or you need help managing your property – we’re your best choice.

If you don’t see your area listed, feel free to reach out to our team and we’ll see if we can work together.

-Queen Anne
-Capitol Hill
-West Seattle
-Lake City

-Madison Park
-Mount Baker
-Phinney Ridge
-Pioneer Square
-South Lake Union
-NE Seattle
-Columbia City

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Want to Learn More?

If you’d like to learn more about our properties and what it’s like to work with South Lake Associates, get in touch. We’d be happy to talk more about our rental properties, our application requirements, and our leasing process.

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Phone: 206-452-2001
FAX: 206-452-2004



South Lake Associates
5212 17th Ave NW #6
Seattle, WA 98107

About Us

South Lake Associates is an experienced, full-service real estate brokerage and property management company serving Seattle and the surrounding area.