Rent Ready understands that it takes more than the run-of-the-mill property management services to stand out from the competition. That is why our team brings a unique focus to the work we do, a focus that prioritizes the needs of all of our customers – both owners and tenants. We strive to ensure that everyone is satisfied with their experience. When we meet the needs of all parties, our clients’ investments are protected and allowed to grow, our tenants have a warm and welcoming home, and our company is established as an industry leader.
Based in Yakima, our company serves customers from Yakima to the Tri-Cities and Ellensburg. If you are interested in learning more about what we have to offer, please contact our helpful staff today. Let us put our focus and ingenuity to work for you!
MEET THE TEAM
DJ Henn, Real Estate Managing Broker, Chief Operating Officer, Managing Member
DJ joined Rent Ready as a managing member on September 25, 2015. With over 5 years of property management experience and 10 years of construction management, DJ saw a need for a higher level of property management services. DJ met Josh Salazar, founding member of Rent Ready Property Management, and they joined forces in the desire to create a well respected property management firm.
DJ graduated from Gonzaga University, where he earned a MBA in business administration, BBA in business management, and a BA in Psychology. After graduating, he served ten years as a social worker for Child Protective Services where he developed a unique set of people skills that has proven effective in property management. DJ moved on to Superior Asphalt/Granite Northwest, a major construction company based out of Yakima. He learned about construction management, project scheduling, estimating, bidding, and job costing, which have also proven effective in property management.
DJ’s primary responsibilities for Rent Ready are serving as Designated Broker, Managing Broker, property management, supervision of property managers, accounting (company and trust accounts), financing, tax accounting, risk management (contracts, legal issues, and mediation), human resources, payroll, information technology, and property management.
DJ currently serves as President of the Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima and Kittitas Counties, a Yakima area non-profit providing mediation services and conflict management training. He has been a member of the Yakima Valley Landlords Association since 2016. DJ also owns Acrucis Business Consulting, LLC, where he provides consulting and training to small business owners throughout Washington state.
Joshua Salazar, Chief Executive Officer, Founder
Joshua Salazar has been in real estate and managing rental properties for over 10 years. He studied real estate through the Rockwell Institute and began his career working for ReMax Traditions in Yakima. Joshua continued to grow his experience base by managing luxury town homes for Summerfield Commercial, and then continued on to Cadence Real Estate in Seattle.
As a property & construction manager at Cadence, Joshua managed 18 apartment buildings with a combined 700 units and oversaw the rehab projects of each building. His mentors at Cadence trained him through “hands on experience” in property syndication, value-add management, and positive cash flow improvements.
Joshua has always seen a need for a higher level of property management. He founded Rent Ready Property Management LLC to meet that need. Joshua’s responsibilities for Rent Ready are primarily property management, sales, listing services, tenant screening, marketing, website development.
Joshua has a broad array of contacts throughout Washington state, including realtors, contractors, and investors.
Jonah Henn, Broker
Jonah Henn joined the team in July of 2017, and then received his broker’s license in November of 2017. Please check back for updates on Jonah’s professional development.