Category: Owner Newsletter

August Newsletter

COVID 19 Update The spread in Idaho remains steady at more than 300 new cases per day, and is not anticipated to diminish unless the community exhibits greater effort in following suggested protocol. We have reminded tenants to exercise caution and follow state “stage 4 stay healthy” guidelines. https://rebound.idaho.gov/stage-4-stay-healthy-guidelines/. For case data and COVID-19 official […]

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July 2020 – State of the Housing Market

COVID 19 Update Increased cases have been reported in Idaho, particularly among young adults.  Ada County in particular is experiencing a rapid increase in spread, this probably due to gatherings in crowded recreational areas and bars. We have reminded tenants to exercise caution and follow state “stage 4 stay healthy” guidelines. https://rebound.idaho.gov/stage-4-stay-healthy-guidelines/. For case data […]

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June 2020 – Tax Strategies

COVID 19 Update RMA wishes all our owners a safe re-opening. Remember to exercise caution as our state reopens. For the latest COVID-19 protocol in the State of Idaho, please visit: https://coronavirus.idaho.gov Tax Strategies: Reducing Taxable Residential Rental Income By Aaron Lavarias, CPA and Arla Kester, CPA, both of B.A. Harris For landlords of residential […]

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May 2020 – What COVID-19 Means for the Housing Market

COVID 19 Update RMA wishes all our owners safe sequestering! Remember to exercise caution as our state gradually reopens. For the latest COVID-19 protocol in the State of Idaho, please visit: https://coronavirus.idaho.gov What COVID-19 Means for the Housing Market By Athena Savoglou Unprecedented times by definition give way to mounds of uncertainty.  For real estate […]

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April 2020 – Property Meld System

COVID-19 Update RMA wishes all our owners safe sequestering! Please read our COVID 19 operations update: Idaho’s Governor Little announced a Statewide Stay-Home Order effective as of 1:30 p.m. March 25, 2020, through at least 11:59 pm. on April 30, 2020. RMA has implemented policies and protocols to address the current situation.  We are open for […]

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March 2020 – City of Boise Places Controls on Tenant Application Fees

In November of 2019, the City of Boise took legal steps to address challenges, experienced especially by low income residents, in finding suitable accommodation.  Currently the city is precluded under Idaho Code from placing any kind of caps or limits on rental rates. However, reacting to anecdotal evidence that some property management companies were engaging […]

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February 2020 – New Tax Bill to Affect Real Estate Investors

Happy February! New Tax Bill to Affect Real Estate Investors Our February feature is brought to you by Aaron Lavarias, CPA, Arla A. Kester, CPA, and Tyler Nyman, CPA, of the accounting and advisory firm, B.A. Harris. Please read on below and visit www.harriscpa.com  for more information. 20% Rental Real Estate Deduction – Is 250 […]

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January 2020 – RMA Website Gets a Bright New Look!

Happy New Year! RMA Website Gets a Bright New Look! Happy New Year! We have some exciting news to kick of your 2020: We have given our website a refreshing new look that still has all the convenient features that you have gotten to know!  Aside from a bright and fun new look that highlights […]

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