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6 Best Renovations for Your Rental Property

rental property renovations

Vacant units can lead to more maintenance and advertising costs and a halt in rental income. Landlords want to avoid this or at the very least shorten the time a rental is vacant. To do this, you need to keep your rental in its most attractive state to retain its value and draw in renters. […]

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What to do if the Deposit Doesn’t Cover Unpaid Rent

cover unpaid rent

It’s a completely normal practice for landlords to collect a security deposit from new renters during the lease signing. But the value of the deposit can depend on what the state laws dictate. Typically, it’s equivalent to a single month’s rent. This deposit is to pay for any possible property damage or unpaid rent from […]

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SW IDAHO NARPM VACANCY REPORT Q2 2022

Data and analysis provided by: Southwest Idaho Chapter of NARPM. The purpose of this survey is to show vacancy and rental rate trends among single-family homes and multi-family units in Ada and Canyon County. Survey results are displayed by type (single or multi-family) & bedrooms (1-5) for the respective county. Click here to view the […]

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How to Calculate the ROI on A Property Investment

Property investment ROI

People are always looking for a profitable investment. This description fits real estate as an investment option.  Over the years, the property has stood the test of time against different investment options. Compared to stock, bonds, and even cryptocurrency, a rental property provides stable, monthly returns, an appreciation in value over time, tax advantages, and […]

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Tax Season Tips for Landlords

tax season tips

With the tax season approaching, rental owners are mandated to report their rental income on their tax returns. Under the IRS’s guidelines, rental income is defined as the payment received from the occupants of your rental. It also covers: Regularly paid rent Advanced paid rent Security deposits Fees paid by a renter for lease cancellation […]

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SW IDAHO NARPM VACANCY REPORT Q1 2022

Data and analysis provided by: Southwest Idaho Chapter of NARPM. The purpose of this survey is to show vacancy and rental rate trends among single-family homes and multi-family units in Ada and Canyon County. Survey results are displayed by type (single or multi-family) & bedrooms (1-5) for the respective county. Click here to view the […]

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How to be a Long-Distance Landlord

Long-Distance Landlord

Real estate is a lucrative industry with a reliable stream of sustainable income if managed right. It could be a single residential home or an apartment building, or even a commercial building, but as a landlord, you expect rent at the end of the month.  For varying reasons, you may find yourself as a long-distance […]

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How to Boost Your Rental Property’s Curb Appeal

boosting curb appeal

When thinking of ways to make your rental property more attractive, it’s important to focus on the exteriors in addition to the amenities inside your unit. Curb appeal forms the first impression of your property for prospective renters. When done right, this has the power to encourage people to sign a lease with you. Even […]

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Tips to Find Great Tenants for Your Rental Property

find great tenant

Once you’ve acquired property and done all the necessary updates and renovations, you must partake in the most crucial aspect of a real estate investment which involves finding the right tenants.  The right tenants are those who pay rent promptly, take care of the property to avoid damages, and participate in the maintenance of the […]

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Risks of Having a Vacant Rental Property

risks of vacancy

One thing is almost always guaranteed in the life of a landlord – a vacant unit. Your tenant may leave for a myriad of reasons. But regardless, you have the responsibility of finding a replacement tenant as quickly as possible.  The following are common risks associated with having a vacant rental property in Boise.  1. […]

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