education

Tips for Handling Emergency Rental Maintenance

Even the most prepared and proactive landlord will need to face emergency maintenance issues at some point. Your home may be new and in great condition; you still never know when there will be a sudden leak, the heat will stop working, or a tree will crash through the roof. It’s important for your tenant’s…

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How to Advertise Your Rental Property

Excellent advertising can make a big difference in your vacancy time and the type of tenant you attract for your property. Today, we’re sharing some tips on how we advertise the properties we manage in Idaho Falls, Idaho and the St. George and Salt Lake areas of Utah.

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How to Evict a Tenant

Tenant eviction is often a last resort for landlords, but if your tenants are not paying rent or are violating the terms of your lease, you need to act quickly to bring them into compliance or remove them from the home. Today, we’re sharing the process we follow in Idaho Falls, Idaho and St. George,…

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Dodging the Bad Tenant Bullet

When you are a landlord, figurative bullets can fly at you from many directions. Taxes, insurance, code enforcement, and repairs are all things we landlords have to deal with. One of the most painful bullets if it finds its target, however, is the bad tenant. Dodging bad tenants begins with your tenant screening process, but…

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5 Easy Holiday Decoration Tips for Renters

Help your renters feel festive this holiday season by sharing these tips on how to decorate for the holidays without violating the terms of their lease. Suction Solutions Putting lights around the perimeter of a window allows you to share a little illumination with the outside world. Instead of putting screw hooks in the frame around…

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6 Ways to Be Landlord of the Year (& Retain Your Best Tenants!)

The best approach to being a property manager is often debated. Some still side with playing bad cop — the stern warden who doesn’t care what the story is. Others have found amazing success in being incredibly generous. The truth is that you do have to be a professional and responsible rental property owner. You need to…

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The Top 4 Profit Killers for New Landlords

Ideas by Sterling White   Owning rental property is great. A buy and hold strategy has many benefits, and the passive income it can provide can certainly put individuals right where they want to be for retiring. Of course, there can be a significant learning curve that can leave new real estate investors and landlords…

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