Self-showing lock boxes became very popular after several agents where attacked and even killed in our industry as well as the real estate industry. Unfortunately this has become something that happens more often than people probably know (or want to know) so we initially started using self-showing boxes for the safety of our staff. Most property managers do not have the staff available to have … [Continue reading] about Self Showing Lockboxes
RentWise Property Management has rolled out a new benefit bundle package that was designed to provide protection and convenience to all our tenants. This program is meant to ultimately save our tenants time and money. We have partnered with three companies to provide you with some great products. The benefit bundle will be billed on your account each month that includes property liability … [Continue reading] about Tenant Benefit Bundle Package
Forbearing rents during these uncertain times has been a top subject matter in our industry these last few weeks. Should an owner offer a forbearance, should they offer rent discounts or should they do nothing? Here at RentWise, we believe that preparation is the key to getting through this pandemic and economic struggles our community is facing so we are handling the issue head-on to ensure our … [Continue reading] about Forbearing rents in these uncertain times
There are big changes coming to the Treasure Valley in 2020, most of which stem from our valley's fast-paced growth and the challenges that come with that growth. The Treasure Valley is a hot spot for residents all over the country and beyond and we are feeling the crunch on every front, especially when it comes to housing! From the widening of roads, new housing developments, to new mayors in 3 … [Continue reading] about Treasure Valley in 2020
Are you concerned about a potential or current tenant giving you false assistance animal documentation? Yes, we were to for a while. The number of letters and notes we have received over the years from both legitimate and not so legitimate sources has skyrocketed in the last few years. How can you know when an assistance animal letter is truly legitimate? Well, thanks to a recent investigation … [Continue reading] about Assistance Animal Documentation
Why is my property manager sending me a 1099 form? This is a question we get from time to time and while not everyone agrees on the same answer it is, in fact, a necessary evil. At least for now. Rental income reporting. We know that no one really likes "tax time" and certainly not having to claim more income than they have to because it means owing the IRS more at times. Even so, it … [Continue reading] about Why is my property manager sending me a 1099?