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?
Have you ever wondered how to gauge the vacancy rate of a particular market? Further, have you ever wondered what the vacancy rates are based on the type of property you invest in? Well, you are in luck if you are investing in the Treasure Valley! Each quarter the NARPM Southwest Idaho Chapter conducts a vacancy survey with data sourced from local property management companies! Demand for homes … [Continue reading] about Q4 Vacancy Report-2021
According to a recent survey from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, there currently are 100.9 million people living in a rental home. The rate of homeownership has steadily declined over the past few years and younger generations are opting to rent vs purchasing a primary residence. The majority of rental properties are owned by individual investors rather than large … [Continue reading] about Top Amenities On A Renters Wishlist That Make A Profitable Rental Property
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