You are entitled to 24 hours notice prior to showings and you DO NOT have to clear your things from your rental. see section six of the statute RCW 59.18.150. So this is not OK it represents an abuse of the landlord's right of entry.See A lawyer on Monday to get written notice to the landlord and the agent.
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RCW 59.18.150 deals with landlord's right to inspect the premises, make necessary or agreed repairs, alterations, or improvements, supply necessary or agreed services, or exhibit the dwelling unit to prospective or actual purchasers, mortgagees, tenants, workers, or contractors. But it appears there are 2 separate notice periods!
* Landlord shall give the tenant at least TWO DAYS' written notice of his or her intent to enter and shall enter only at reasonable times.
* The statute goes on to say that the tenant shall not unreasonably withhold consent to the landlord where the landlord has given at least ONE DAY"S notice of intent to enter to exhibit the dwelling unit to prospective or actual purchasers or tenants. Of course, the showing of the unit cannot be "excessive" or "interfere with tenant's right of enjoyment."
So, am I to understand...Two days in the case or repairs and inspections, but one day in the case of showing to Prospectives? Interesting...
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