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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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Oregon’s New Rent Control Law

Oregon has become the first state in the nation to pass a statewide rent control law (Senate Bill 608). Rent control is currently allowed in some states but prohibited in most – 37 to be exact. Even in the states that allow rent control regulations however, it is usually up to cities to decide whether […]

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Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing

Do you know everything you need to know about tax benefits? Investment properties, like residential properties, have their fair share of tax breaks. As an investor, it is in your best interest to have access to all the information. Learn how to get the most out of your investment by reading up onyour tax break […]

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SW Idaho NARPM Vacancy Report Q4 2018

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 (2-15) in Ada and Canyon County. Survey results are displayed by type (single or multi-family) and bedrooms (1-5) for the respective county. The survey participants are […]

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4 Things You Should Know About the Fair Housing Act

The Fair Housing Act gives every American the right to equal treatment when it comes to housing. For this reason, this piece of legislation is especially important for landlords and property managers. Sadly, there are still many landlords and property managers who don’t know much about the Fair Housing Act. That is why it isn’t […]

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RENT CONTROL – TENANT’S SAVIOR, LANDLORD’S ENEMY

Rent control is a term at which real estate owners and investors cringe.  Rent control laws describe a set of statutes that limit the amount rent can be raised by a landlord.  They vary from strict rent limits to controls on how much and how frequently rent can be raised.   In the 1930s, the […]

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Idaho’s Rental Laws – The Security Deposit Basics

As a landlord, you are going to face many challenges. Security deposit conflicts, in particular, represent one of the most common issues.  These conflicts often arise when property damages are left behind after a tenant moves out. The tenant may think that they returned the property in good condition, but the landlord may think otherwise. Luckily, […]

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