Archive for March 2012

Importance of Rental Payment History

Most people think credit and criminal are all that matters . . . The experts at Experian have a little more to say. Used in conjunction with credit evaluations and traditional screening methods, rental payment history can go a long way toward filling up an apartment community with qualified renters who pay on time. Resident…

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Refinance now? New HARP Guidelines Released

The government’s new HARP 2.0 Refinance Program is available to U.S. homeowners as of March 17, 2012.  What Is HARP? HARP was started in April 2009. It goes by several names. The government calls it HARP, as in Home Affordable Refinance Program. The program is also known as the Making Home Affordable plan, the Obama Refi…

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Simple Fixes for Common Appliance Problems

Simple Fixes for Common Appliance Problems | from The Family Handyman At least a quarter of all appliance repair calls are resolved with no-brainer solutions like pushing a button or flipping a circuit breaker. Learn what to look for and how to avoid these expensive lessons. Disposer If your disposer won’t start, push the reset…

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Idaho Falls Rentals Location Featured on Local News

We were recently featured in the local news on channel 3 and 8 in Eastern Idaho. The story was about the number of people who are turning their homes into rentals.  There are a lot of homes being added to the rental market that are not traditional rental homes. AND at the same time there…

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Delivering Happiness!!! Touring Zappos headquarters in Vegas

While in Las Vegas to attend the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) Broker/Owner Conference, we (the owners of BMG Rentals Property Management and Jacob Grant Property Management) had the opportunity to tour Zappos headquarters. Wyatt, Chad, Jake, Clint, and Joe are royalty at Zappos. We read the book “Delivering Happiness” by Zappos CEO Tony…

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