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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Idaho's Dog Ownership is the Highest in the US
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Idaho is one of the most pet-friendly places in the country and tops the charts when it comes to dog ownership, a recent study has found.The American Veterinary Medical Association said in a news release last week that Idaho had the highest percentage of dog ownership in the country at the end of 2016, the most recent year the full datase...

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Welcome to OZ! BIG MONEY Behind that Curtain
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Q: What are Qualified Opportunity Zones? A: Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ) are designated areas that provide tax advantages for real estate investors. Q: Who came up with this tax advantage?  A: Believe it or not, Napster founder, and former Facebook President, Sean Parker did. The tech billionaire was seeking a sol...

Thursday, January 24, 2019

SW IDAHO NARPM VACANCY REPORT Q4 2018
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Data from a total of 17 property management companies were included in the survey results, which accounted for a total of 6,157 homes: 1,762 single-family and 4,395 multi-family.  Ada & Canyon county vacancy rate increased just slightly from 2.2% in the third quarter of 2018 to 3.0% in the fourth quarter of 2018. Overall the larg...

Thursday, December 13, 2018

6 Advantages to Hiring a Property Manager
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by Dave Van Horn | BiggerPockets.com(& Why I Wish I Did Sooner)For me, as a real estate investor, there were two jobs that were hardest to give up.One job that was hard to hire out was painting, as I had been a painter myself for 13 years before becoming a contractor for another 10 years. Of course, there’s nothing wrong w...

Friday, November 30, 2018

Why Owners Love HomeRiver Group Property Management
Why do landlords choose to manage their own properties? The goal is often to save money, but does it actually work? Let’s check the math.Meet Mike.Mike moved out of state for a new job. He wanted to keep his house as a rental property and decided he would try to rent it out himself. After several weeks, his house sat vacant.  ...

Monday, October 29, 2018

SW IDAHO NARPM VACANCY REPORT Q3 2018
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Data from a total of 17 property management companies were included in the survey results, which accounted for a total of 6,772 homes: 2,145 single-family and 4,627 multi-family.  Ada & Canyon county vacancy rate increased just slightly from 2.0% in the second quarter of 2018 to 2.2% in the third quarter of this year. Overall th...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Apartment Rents Continue to Rise
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  - CNBC  | Diana Olick  Buying a home is continues to get more expensive, thanks to drastic increases in both prices and mortgage rates. That is shooting up demand for apartment rentals and, in turn, pushing rents higher.Rents in the third quarter of this year were up 2.9 percent compared with a year ago, ac...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

SW IDAHO NARPM VACANCY REPORT Q2 2018
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Data from a total of 15 property management companies were included in the survey results, which accounted for a total of 7,091 homes: 2,715 single-family and 4,376 multi-family.  Ada & Canyon county vacancy rates decreased from 3.6% in the first quarter of 2018 to 2.0% in the second quarter of this year. Overall the largest vaca...

Monday, August 6, 2018

Potential Rent Control Could Mean A Big Exit in the Right Market
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Photo by Jordan Rowland on UnsplashDoes the recent upsurge in rent control initiatives and advocacy mean I could be making MORE selling my current residential investment property? Does that seem upside down? Don’t forget, there are two sides to every coin.Lawmakers and rent control advocates are currently working to repeal state law...

Monday, July 2, 2018

Find the Holy Grail of Real Estate Deals
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If you’ve seen the iconic film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, you’ll recall the climactic scene where Indy needed to pass four tests in order to retrieve the Holy Grail. The margin for error was razor thin, and the stakes were high. One wrong move and he would have failed the test and lost everything, including his head (...

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