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?
What is a reasonable accommodation request? By definition, under the Fair Housing Act, the housing provider is responsible for the costs associated with a reasonable accommodation unless it is an undue financial and administrative burden, while the tenant or someone acting on the tenant's behalf, is responsible for costs associated with a reasonable modification. What does this mean for you as … [Continue reading] about What is a Reasonable Accommodation Request
The city of Boise has passed a new city ordinance applying a cap on application fees. This ordinance was passed just a few days ago and property managers across the Treasure Valley are processing how to proceed on this front. You can read more about the ordinance in its entirety below. Here at RentWise, we know that properly screening potential tenants is one of the largest concerns for all … [Continue reading] about Application Fee Cap in Boise City
We want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and the Happiest New Year yet. As we reflect on how lucky we are to do what we do we wanted to share our immense gratitude for your business and your trust. We believe that integrity, honesty, and respect are the core values in any relationship and we strive to meet those expectations at every opportunity we get. We know that when it comes to property … [Continue reading] about A Happy New Year and a Wonderful Christmas is upon us….
I don't know about you but holiday shopping always kind of sneaks up on me and then it's time to either jump online for some amazon prime shopping or head to the dreaded storefronts for that perfect gift. But what if holiday shopping had an extra bonus of giving back! I mean why not? You are most likely going to give gifts, what if they had an even bigger purpose? That seems like a win-win to … [Continue reading] about Holiday shopping that gives back, yes please!