Archive for March 2015

How much rent can you really afford?

Knowing what you want in a rental home is pretty easy: space, location, storage, comfort, etc. Finding all of those things within your budget can become a bit difficult. But before you even start contemplating your rental possibilities, you should probably know what your budget is.   There are multiple ways to figure out how…

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Finding a property management company with owner friendly management fees

Finding a property management company with owner friendly management fees can be difficult.  There are many companies out there that profit from turnover and vacancies. At BMG Rentals, this is not the case.  According to their website, they know that turnover and vacancy can be an owner’s biggest expense. BMG Rentals profit from good long-term…

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How long will my property be vacant?

When searching out a property management company, a good question to consider is, “How long will my property be vacant”?  The guys at BMG Rentals say they don’t wait for your property to rent itself, they make it happen! Vacant properties do not generate money. Most owners who have switched to BMG’s system have seen…

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Index shows rise in Idaho Falls home prices

Here is a line graph showing what the price of a $150,000 home in the Idaho Falls area would have done over the last 10 years. After peaking around $195,000 in the first half of 2008, the number slid to around $164,000 in mid-2011 and bobbed along between that number and $170,000 until third quarter…

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