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How to Write a Good Property Listing

How to Write a Good Property Listing

To be a successful landlord, you need to be able to attract the right kind of tenant. The ideal tenant is someone who pays rent on time, takes care of your property, and who rents long-term. Nowadays, tenants can easily search for rental properties online, so there is high competition. This makes it difficult to […]

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A Landlord’s Guide to Managing a Water Damage Disaster

landlord's guide to water damage disasters

Water damage can be devastating to both a property owner and their tenants. After the damage occurs, both parties may be left wondering who is responsible for cleaning up the water damage as well as where to start. Read on to learn more about water damage to rental properties and what you need to know […]

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Essential Tips for First-Time Landlords

Guide for new landlords

Owning a rental property might sound like a ticket to a relaxed life as you wait for your passive income to accumulate in your bank account. However, it’s not as simple as that. There are, in fact, many responsibilities a landlord must fulfill to his tenants.  If you’re a first-time landlord, it’s essential to learn […]

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Cable vs. Streaming Services: Which is Right for You?

Sometimes it’s hard to break away from old habits.  Staying up late, eating junk food, and for many of us, spending too much on unnecessary cable services!  You might be a long-time customer of Cable ONE, Xfinity, Verizon, Cox, CenturyLink, DISH, Spectrum, Suddenlink, etc.  Like me, you may have a potentially irrational attachment to those […]

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Best Places to Live in Nampa Idaho

Are you looking to move to Nampa, ID? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll take you through some of the best neighborhoods to relocate to. But first, let’s learn more about Nampa, Idaho. What’s Unique About Nampa? The city is among the fastest growing in Idaho. With the population […]

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Best Practices for Landlords During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As a property owner, what’s your plan for handling the COVID-19 outbreak? The spread of the novel Coronavirus has brought new challenges to industries across the nation, and property management is no exception. In this article, we will enlighten you with the best practices you can adopt during this global pandemic. These principles will help […]

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Southwest Idaho NARPM Vacancy Report – Q1 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. Property status was surveyed as […]

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How to Attract and Retain Long-Term Tenants

As a property owner, there are many advantages to having long-term tenants in your property. These tenants offer more stability, consistent income and less hassle. But how can you find these types of renters, and how can you keep them? In this article, we will illustrate the main reasons that tenants leave a property. In […]

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What to Do With A Tenant’s Possessions After An Eviction

What to Do With A Tenant's Possessions After An Eviction

Successfully evicting a tenant will feel like a sigh of relief after going through the entire eviction process. However, your responsibilities as a landlord are not over yet. It’s highly possible that the tenant left some of their possessions behind. You cannot simply throw it all away. Doing this will surely result in legal repercussions. […]

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Renting to Tenants with Pets: Pros and Cons

Pros and cons renting to tenants with pets

Americans are obsessed with their cute and cuddly companions, there’s no doubt about that!  In fact, according to APPA’s latest market research, up to 68 percent of all American households own at least one pet. This number is even higher for millennial renters.  With this in mind, you may be inclined to believe every landlord […]

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