Property Investors

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 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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Give Renters What They Want

The basic economics of any business involve a balance between supply and demand. As landlords, we spend much of our time thinking about supply. We constantly ask: Where should my properties be located? How many bedrooms and bathrooms should they have? What kind of flooring and lighting should I install? However, we less frequently address the demand…

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Making a Small Space More Desirable for Tenants

Capturing the tiny house trend will give your tenants more options when looking at a studio or small apartment.  These tiny dwellings will be more desirable if they are well organized and have extra usable storage space. From dual-purpose furniture to the clever use of tension rods, landlords can create plenty of room for tenants…

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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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3 Upgrades That Add No Value to Your Investment Property

Myth: All home upgrades will increase your home’s net value.   Truth: You’ve just wasted your time and money   It is a free country, and you are more than welcome to make any kind of upgrade you want to your own house, but unless it is for your own pleasure, the following renovations, simply do…

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