Who We Are
We are Paul Hanken, Steve Clark, and Kevin Dares, also known as North By Northwest (NXNW) Real Estate. Our collective interests, expertise, and skillset makes us uniquely qualified to represent your investment real estate needs. From managing short and long-term rentals to providing investment real estate portfolio strategies, working with builders and developers, commercial leasing, and helping property owners realize the potential of their property in upzoned areas of Seattle, call on our investment savvy to achieve your investment objectives.
We truly are a brokerage of investors for investors.
Our team of experienced property managers understand Seattle rental ordinances and what is required to make your property excel in the current rental market. We know how elevate your income, reduce your expenses, and how to market and maintain a property. We perform annual property inspection surveys, respond to tenant requests, handle the accounting and process, and provide you with peace of mind.
Short-Term Rental Management
Our specialists understand the implications of Seattle’s legislation on short-term rentals and can direct you through the maze of city legislation, licensing, marketing, finding a great property, platform synchronization and guest management. Our average booking rate of over 98% means more dollars in your pocket.
What does Seattle rezoning neighborhoods for density mean for you? Whether you are redeveloping property on your own, working with a developer, or joining forces with your neighbors to make an even-more-attractive package deal for a developer, creating a strategy along with packaging your development in an irresistible way for developers is key to getting you top dollar.
Property Sales & Marketing
Our well-qualified team offers full-service marketing for residential, condo, land and investment properties with online marketing, print marketing, and some of the hottest new tech on the market to position your home to get it the attention it deserves. We utilize our broad network of brokers to ensure that your home is seen by a multitude of potential buyers and investors.
If your business is in need of a new space or you need to renegotiate your current lease, we have you covered. We understand the commercial market, its nuances, how much you should be paying for your space, current lease timelines, clauses that should be included to protect you, as well as the value of what the owner is providing (or not providing). We don’t just look at your “now’ picture, but look ahead to make sure your agreement is the right fit for the future.
Don’t settle for anything other than outstanding service and exceptional results. Contact us today to discuss our leasing and management packages and let us show you how to elevate your investments
Kevin Dares II
North by Northwest Real Estate
118 130th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98005