Property Management Blog

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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2019 4th Quarter SW NARPM Survey Report

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 see the full report […]

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How to Advertise Your Boise Rental Property Successfully

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Tenant turnover in Boise, Idaho, much like everywhere else, can greatly impact your bottom line because it results in zero income at the end of the month. You will also have to spend both time and money bringing your investment property to rent-ready standards. That said, tenant turnover is inevitable. It is sure to happen […]

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Key Strategies for Collecting Rent On Time

Part of managing your rental property effectively is collecting your tenants’ rent on time. Some tenants don’t need any prodding since they are responsible for paying promptly. Unfortunately, other tenants pay late, and others skip payments altogether. As a landlord, it is one of the most awkward and stressful situations to go through. There are […]

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7 Tips to Have a Better Relationship with Your Boise Tenants

As a landlord, it pays to have a good relationship with your tenant because it enables you to develop a lasting business relationship. Having a good and lasting business relationship with your renter equates to fewer issues and better lease renewal rate among other things. The following are 7 tips that Boise landlords can employ […]

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How to effectively screen tenants

The most practical way of finding quality tenants for your Boise rental property is a comprehensive tenant screening procedure. Active tenant screening should be a continuous process that starts the moment prospects begin to inquire about your vacant rental property and goes on until a qualified applicant moves into your unit. If you are wondering […]

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