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September 1, 2014

Western C.F. Williams: "Our industry is stronger, better informed and more efficient because of Dupre + Scott. We use your reports every day to make critical and timely decisions for acquisition, sales, leasing and management of our properties. Your research is an undisputed primary medium for communication with the brokerage community, our financial resources, and our property on site managers."

"We depend on your research to help apply good operating practices and understand important market trends. We are about to build a new building in the Roosevelt area of Seattle and your forecasts give us the information and the confidence to design better to the future market. Thank you again for providing our company with the guidelines to success for almost thirty years." (Wes is President of Western Property Management, an investment and development firm in Seattle.)

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Patty Dupre and Mike Scott have worked together for 35 years, conducting apartment market and investment research for the Puget Sound region. Dupre + Scott publishes research throughout the year discussing apartment investment and market issues.

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Our goal is to enhance the quality of information available to help our clients make better decisions. We believe the long-term health of the Puget Sound region's rental housing market is important to everyone. We are convinced the market will work best when informed, timely, reliable, and unbiased information is available.

Research reports

Apartment Advisor newsletter: Regular regional forecast for rents, vacancies, concessions, development, prices, and more, along with discussions of current market trends published six times a year.

Vacancy Report: Apartment rents, vacancies, concessions, parking charges, utility billing, and other information by neighborhood for 20-unit and larger properties in King, Pierce, Snohomish, Kitsap, and Thurston counties published each spring and fall.

Investment Report: Apartment sale comparables and trends for 5-unit and larger properties in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties updated online almost every Friday morning, with printed reports published each spring and fall.

Development Report: New 20+ unit apartment construction in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties, including information on recently completed properties as well as projects in the pipeline expected to complete over the next three years. Updated online monthly, with printed reports published each spring and fall.

Expense Report: Actual detailed line-item apartment expenses for 20-unit and larger properties in King, Pierce, Snohomish, Kitsap, and Thurston counties. Published annually.

1-19 Unit Report: Single-family, multiplexes, and small apartment property rents and vacancies for properties in King and Snohomish counties.