Category: Real Estate Law

To ADU or Not to ADU?

Accessory dwelling units (or ADUs for short) are a hot topic in Whatcom County and throughout Washington State. As the trend of tiny houses, she-sheds, man caves, crafting cottages, and separate home offices has taken off, there are more and more home owners utilizing small separate buildings to add to their living space. An ADU [..]

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Brand-New Landlord-Tenant Law Changes in Washington (2019 Update)

Landlords may be surprised to learn that our Washington State lawmakers just made some pretty dramatic changes to landlord-tenant law and tenant rights in our state.  Here’s a summary of some of the recent updates to Washington’s landlord-tenant laws:  Starting July 27, 2019, landlords are required to give tenants at least 60 days of notice [..]

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