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A Guide to the 1031 Exchange in Idaho

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“1031 Exchange” is a nickname coined from Section 1031 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Tax Code. A 1031 Exchange offers investors an incredible way to make significant tax savings. When selling your Idaho investment property, the combined state and federal taxes can amount to as much as 30% of the sales cost. A 1031 […]

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Terms All Real Estate Investors Should Know

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Insiders of any industry often use a lot of specific terms and jargon. For an outsider, trying to make sense of it all can be confusing and overwhelming.  This post will help you increase your knowledge of the most common real estate terms. So the next time you find yourself interacting with industry experts, you’ll […]

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When Does a Guest Become a Tenant?

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When managing a rental unit on your own, you’re bound to encounter unique situations. One of these is learning a guest has turned into a tenant. It might start off seeing a familiar face that’s a frequent visitor. Later on, you’d realize they’ve actually moved in informally. This can be a sensitive issue since you […]

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Southwest Idaho NARPM Vacancy Report – Q4 2020

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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What is “Implied Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment”?

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Are you looking for information on the “implied covenant of quiet enjoyment”? You have arrived at the right place. The implied covenant of quiet enjoyment is one of the tenant’s basic rights. As a landlord, it’s important to respect your renters’ rights, including this one on peace and quiet. While some legal concepts are straightforward, […]

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Best Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Property Manager

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Hiring a property manager is akin to investing. You want to know the strengths of what you’re paying for when you’re putting your hard-earned cash on a real estate property. You want your asset to perform. Just as there is a variety of properties to choose from, there is also a variety of property management […]

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Four Reasons to Upgrade Rental Properties With a Ductless Mini Split

Four Reasons to Upgrade Rental Properties With a Ductless Mini Split

This is a guest post from Snowflake Air, serving Boise, Meridian, Kuna, and Eagle ID. When did you last replace the HVAC systems in your rentals? Most heaters and central air units last around a decade. So if it’s been almost ten years, it’s time to start thinking about your next investment.  Thinking ahead also […]

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Southwest Idaho NARPM Vacancy Report – Q3 2020

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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Overview of the Idaho Squatter’s Law

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Finding out that there is a squatter living in your property is frustrating. Unfortunately, a squatter isn’t someone that you can just wish away. Removing them can take months and sometimes even years.  The best way to avoid having issues with squatters is to prevent them from living on your property in the first place. […]

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10 Amenities Renters in Boise Can’t Resist

10 Amenities Renters in Boise Can’t Resist

If you want to be a successful landlord, you have to meet your tenants’ needs. Providing appealing amenities will not only attract quality tenants, but it will convince them to stay long-term. Having a good and reliable tenant will provide you with secure and stable rental income. We here at Realty Management Associates have gathered […]

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