Undoubtedly, living at any property, you can expect things to break from time to time. Do you know what is considered an emergency maintenance situation? Sometimes, it can be undeniable in situations such as a severely leaking roof causing it to rain outside and inside your home. This certainly qualifies as an emergency, and requests must be submitted quickly. Other times, it may seem unclear as … [Continue reading] about What is a Maintenance Emergency? | Your Guide to Identifying Emergency vs Routine Maintenance Requests
The Southwest Idaho Chapter of the NARPM(National Association of Residential Property Managers) has released its findings from the 2022 Q1 Vacancy and Rental Trends survey. The report is as of March 31, 2022. This survey tracks key performance indicators and market trends for single and multi-family homes in the Ada and Canyon County region. There are a total of 10,352 units managed between the … [Continue reading] about SW Idaho NARPM Q1 2022 Vacancy Survey
Spring has sprung, and summer is on its way! With warmer weather on the horizon, this may open up an invitation to some very unwanted houseguests- pests! Unfortunately, pests are a common nuisance no matter where you live. Everyone will have to deal with pests at one point or another. Not only are pests a huge annoyance, but there can also be potential health risks. When you are a tenant, you … [Continue reading] about Simple Tips To Prevent Pests From Invading Your Rental Home
So you have purchased a rental property. Congratulations! Or maybe you own multiple rental properties that you've been self-managing for an extended period of time. And you've been tossing around the idea of hiring a professional property manager. Not all rental properties require property managers. If you are beginning to feel stressed, overwhelmed, or even a little confused about how to handle a … [Continue reading] about Should You Hire a Professional Property Manager?
You finally found your dream home! You paid your deposit, signed your lease, and have a move-in date. Your property manager gives you a checklist of things to take care of prior to moving in. On that list, likely near the top, is purchasing renters insurance and providing them a copy of the policy. Does this sound familiar? At one point or another, most renters likely are wondering why they … [Continue reading] about Renters Insurance: Why Do You Need It? What Does It Cover?
The winter season brings beautiful scenery, fun activities, and traditions. It also means more time indoors. Spending more time indoors to stay warm and snug also comes with an increased risk of a fire in the home. The National Fire Protection Agency states that 48,530 house fires involving heating equipment occurred between 2014-2018 with nearly all fires occurring in December, January, and … [Continue reading] about Fire Safety In The Winter Months