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Residents: Moving Tips – Costs to Consider

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Need a few moving tips?

Moving is a big deal: There are a lot of things to think through and there’s going to be a long to-do list, but you can do it. We want to help make your move as easy as possible, so contact us if you have any questions about moving into your Pacific Crest Real Estate apartment in Seattle. For example, some of our properties have communal utility services, and at others you’ll need to call the utility companies yourself.

Watch our blog for more moving tips!


Budget for Moving Costs has an excellent blog post on this topic. Here are a few things they urge you to consider when planning your next move: Click to Continue Reading

Residents: Design Ideas for Your Apartment

Design Ideas for Your Apartment

Tips for Finding Free Design Ideas for Your Apartment Online

Pacific Crest Real Estate’s focus is on developing vibrant communities in the Seattle-area. That is to say that we’re not design experts, but we do want to encourage you to make your PCRE apartment feel like home. With that, here are some of our favorite online interior design resources for apartments and tiny homes that can help guide you through some easy, cheap (and even free!), do-it-yourself design options that can help you create the livable space you truly desire. Whether you’re living in one of our vintage properties or one of our brand new urban apartments, we’re sure you’ll find something to spark your creativity.

Check out our property page and available listings.

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Residents: Did you know you can pay your rent online?


Pay your rent online!

How to Pay Your Rent Online

We realize that paying your rent each month is just one more to-do on an already long chore list. With our online “Tenant Portal,” we’ve created a fast, easy, and secure way to pay your rent online. Plus, think of all of the time, checks, envelopes, and stamps you’ll save!

If you’re a resident of a Pacific Crest Real Estate property in the greater Seattle area, you’ll need to set up an online account to get started. If you haven’t already, create an account using this online form. If you already have an account, log in here.

Once you’re logged in, follow the prompts on your screen to make your next rent payment. While you’re logged in, you can schedule future payments too.

If you have any questions or run into any problems, contact us and we’ll be glad to help.

In the future, log into the Tenant Portal from our homepage:

Log into Tenant Portal to pay your rent online


Bonus: Once your account is set up, you can also make maintenance requests online.


Learn more about this free and easy service here.

Residents: Don’t Skimp on Rental Insurance

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Rental Insurance: Good Risk Management for Peace of Mind

We at Pacific Crest Real Estate want you to be comfortable and happy in your apartment rental. Peace of mind should help with that, right? That’s what you’re really buying when you buy rental insurance.

Try as we might, we can’t prevent many catastrophes like earthquakes or fires or floods. But what we can do is encourage you to protect yourself. That’s why at many of our properties we require rental insurance. But you need to inform yourself: Make sure you’re prepared for disaster and that you purchase an adequate amount of rental insurance coverage for your needs.

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