How we started



Valta Realty Group was founded by Jing Zhou, PhD, who started managing her own properties after realizing there is short of quality service providers in property management. With 20 years of experience in academia, entrepreneurship and real estate, Dr. Zhou envisioned a hospitality & property management company that would utilize data/tech with high quality interior design to give guests the best experience, and drive the maximum revenue.


Built the high quality team

Gradually, Dr. Zhou formed a high-quality team with 10+ highly educated & efficient stay-at-home Moms & Dads. 80% of team members have postgraduate degree.


In house staging team established

We were capable to provide end to end full service including vacation rental staging, photography, listing management, data analysis, preventative maintenance and repairs, and bookkeeping.


30+ properties & $40M under management

From furniture to guest with hundreds of details, we ensure the highest quality of the best experience for both owners and guests.

Facts and Highlights


Average Listing Ratings

TOP 10%

Booking revenue of most of our properties in 2nd year

$50 million

Investment properties under management

Our Team

Jing Zhou, Ph. D.


As a rental property investor and business owner, I believe in to deliver the highest Cap Rate for owners.

  • Successful serial entrepreneur and investor
  • Co-founded Microceramics Environmental Company in 2010 to develop patented heavy metal absorbing materials, which was used in water purifier products by Fortune 500 company. The company was acquired in 2014.
  • Invested and became CEO to turn around the polymer company, OxiScience in Redmond Washington, to become a top selling brand on Amazon.
  • Invested and managed properties & real estate fund with total value of tens of millions.
  • Strategic advisor and board members to multiple startups in E-commerce, material science, healthcare, and education.
  • Ph.D. in Biophysical Chem, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Thao Mewhort


As a curious and intrepid traveler, I have been in 20+ countries and 50+ cities. I enjoy learning different cultures, meeting new people, seeing new landscapes and experiencing new things. Traveling has provided me perspectives and knowledge to be a successful property manager.

  • 12 years in Operations Management focusing on efficiency and productivity through data analysis, resource optimization, process standardization and continuous improvement.
  • Invest and manage multiple properties in Seattle metropolitan area.
    • Staff recruitment, training and development.
    • Standard operating process (SOP) development and improvement.
    • Cost control initiatives.
    • Revenue management strategies.
  • Master’s degree in engineering management, Syracuse University.



Julie has been a part of Valta Realty Group since 2017 and taken multiple tasks. Julie communicates with tenants about their various service requests, directs maintenance technicians in the field, purchases appliances and is an expert at researching and finding the lowest quotes on larger maintenance projects. She also works in accounting and administration.

Julie enjoys working with people, finding solutions, and providing positive customer service. She is happy to assist customers by phone, email and in person. In her free time, Julie enjoys reading, art and most importantly spending time with her family.

Julie holds a Master Degree in Pharmacology

Xu Wang, Ph. D.


It’s my passion to provide top quality and comprehensive technical support to the team, and grow in entrepreneurship.

  • Former Senior SDET Lead and Senior Software Engineer with 14 years of experience in Microsoft.
  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida State University

Lucia Leung

Lead Cohost

Having owned and operated a successful restaurant business for over 10 years, Lucia understands the importance of providing exceptional service to customers. As a mom of two grown-up kids, her ability to juggle multiple responsibilities and prioritize what truly matters is an invaluable asset to Valta team.

Join our team

We are looking for more stay-at-home moms and dads who are passionate about hospitality and real estate.

Contact Us

Contact Us

  • Phone number: (425)578-9494
  • Address: 16625 Redmond way #M-368, Redmond 98052
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