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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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How to Keep Your Boise Renters Happy

Happy tenants are key to running a successful rental business in Boise, Idaho. Whether you self-manage your property or hire professional services, your goal should be to keep your tenants happy and satisfied. In fact, according to a study done by a leader in real estate research – tenants who are happy with property management […]

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What Exactly is “Normal Wear and Tear”?

Landlords and tenants often have disagreements on what they perceive to be “normal wear and tear.”  Where exactly should you draw the line? From our experience, the debate often comes down to responsibilities.  It’s understood that tenants need to pay for the damages they cause to their rental property. Among other things, this can be […]

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Amazing Activities to Do in Boise Idaho

Boise is the capital and most populated city of Idaho. It’s home to unique attractions, great museums, and beautiful parks.  You can visit the vibrant Capital City Public Market, admire the contemporary art at the Boise Art Museum, and enjoy the scenic views from the Boise River.  There is also the World Center for Birds of […]

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Top 3 Rental Home Renovations to Save You Money

Is your Boise, Idaho rental property looking out-of-date? If so, then it’s important that you consider renovating it. Remember, as a landlord, it’s your responsibility to keep your property in good condition. If you don’t, a number of problems can arise. According to Idaho landlord-tenant law, your tenants will have three options at their disposal.  The first […]

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How to Find Real Estate Investments with High Returns

It’s no secret that investing in real estate is one of the highest yielding methods to diversify your portfolio. This is because with risk comes reward. This article was written to make sure that when it’s your time to invest in property, you are careful not to fall for the avoidable pitfalls. Being careful means […]

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SW Idaho NARPM Vacancy Report Q1 2019

IntroductionThe 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 (15) for the respective county.Property status was surveyed as of March 31, 2019.The survey participants are property management companies affiliated […]

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Fair Housing

Fair Housing.  This is a term that we have all heard, but what does it mean?  What exactly does “fair” mean in this context?  Who gets the benefit of fair housing?   The Fair Housing Act was passed federally in 1968.  It prohibits owners and landlords from denying housing to someone based on his or […]

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10 Tips for First Time Real Estate Investors

Real estate investing can be quite overwhelming to most people, especially for first-time investors.  That’s because, to be successful in this industry, there are a number of things you need to learn first to gain the confidence you need to be successful. Here are our top ten tips for first-time real estate investors. They contain […]

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