Residential Leasing Specialists
Committed to Serving You
When Tamara Simon first opened the doors of Koss Property Management in 1991, she wanted a name that reflected the positive feeling of the way she approaches business. She chose the name Koss to reflect the strong connection to her family roots, in honor of her mother Jean and grandparents Ann and Adolph Koss.
They passed on to Tamara the values of hard work and respect. And as a full-service property management firm, those are exactly the same values we hope to reflect in every client relationship, whether we’re helping a renter find their new home or helping a property owner become profitable.
What makes working with Koss an outstanding experience? Chock it up to our professional, yet personalized approach. Over 20 years of experience in residential leasing has taught us that it’s not simply about managing rental properties, it’s about providing a valuable service to people.
Tamara Simon, Seattle Property Management Expert
When property owners in Seattle have residential property management questions, they ask Tamara S. Simon. That’s not so surprising, given she’s one of the most respected local authorities on Seattle-area rental housing market.
Tamara began her real estate career in 1983, immediately specializing in residential property management. She enjoyed both the personal approach she could take with residential clients while seeing the profound effect that professional management had on improving their bottom lines. In 1991 she opened the doors to her own full-service firm, Koss Property Management.
Tamara finds an easy balance between being an astute businesswoman and treating her clients (property owners and renters alike) with friendliness, caring and respect—a decidedly refreshing approach for the industry.
A compelling speaker, Tamara regularly presents topics related to property management. Her riveting and humorous presentation style keeps audiences in stitches—while doling out valuable information at the same time. Journalists seek her out as a respected authority on the rental market, and you’ll often find her commenting on local effects of market trends in major publications around Puget Sound.
Tamara is a licensed real estate broker and a board member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers. She is an active member of the Rental Housing Association of Puget Sound, and has developed the education curriculum and scheduled presenters and teachers through her work on the education committee.
In 2000, Tamara was awarded the Professional Property Manager (PPM) designation. Fewer than 500 property managers nationwide hold this prestigious designation, which reflects the professional commitment that Tamara has made to the residential property management industry.
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