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Monday, July 17, 2017

SW Idaho Q2 Vacancy Report
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Ada & Canyon county vacancy rates on average decreased again from 3.7% in Q1 to 3.5% in Q2 of this year. Overall the largest decrease was in multifamily units in Ada County which went down 1.3% this quarter. The second largest decrease in vacancy rates was Canyon County single family homes which went down by.8%. Ada County single fam...

Friday, June 16, 2017

Construction is Slowing Down in Idaho
Property Management Blog
The heady days of 2015 and 2016, where Idaho frequently led the nation with double-digit growth in construction jobs, seems to have tempered in 2017. The number of construction jobs in Idaho did reach a nine-year high at 44,500 in February, but the sector has been shedding jobs each month since then and hit 42,900 in May, according to the...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

4 Ways to Survive Future Real Estate Market Crashes
Property Management Blog
The real estate market may be very healthy compared to what it was five years ago, but that doesn’t mean we’re in some sort of eternal bliss. There will be rough patches ahead — and likely a couple more crashes in your lifetime — but how can you as an investor safeguard yourself against them? 4 Ways to Protect Yo...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

10 Keys to Becoming a Real Estate Investing Legend
Property Management Blog
1. Be kind. There’s a quote by Maya Angelou that just seems to ring more true as the years go by: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” One of the first things we learn as kids is to play nice—to share...

Sunday, April 30, 2017

SW Idaho Q1 Vacancy Report
Property Management Blog
Ada & Canyon county vacancy rates on average decreased from 4.0% in Q4 to 3.7% in Q1 of this year. The largest decrease being single family homes in Ada County going down 1.4%. Canyon County single family vacancies decreased by .8%. Multifamily vacancies in both Ada and Canyon County combined decreased .5%. Ada County single family ...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Why Real Estate Is Your Smartest Investment
Property Management Blog
Inflation is defined as, “a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money.” Your money doesn’t go as far — simple. The $30k you made at your job 10 years ago and lived comfortably with barely gets you by now. You can’t control inflation (the Federal Reserve does that) and the government has doubl...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Treasure Valley 2017 Vacancy Report
Property Management Blog
We are thrilled to have had another chance to attend this year’s IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) Multi-Family Housing Luncheon. Mountain States Appraisal and Moe Therrien, with Valbridge Property Advisors, collected data from local property management companies throughout the Treasure Valley to compile this year’s multi-fam...

Monday, March 6, 2017

The Ongoing Growth Phase Rolls Into 2017
Property Management Blog
The current growth phase is proving to be the energizer bunny of real estate market cycles, and it appears that there is still plenty more power to keep it going. Since hitting bottom in 2009, the current cycle is now entering year eight of its upward trajectory. And despite signs that growth is slowing, or even flat in some cases, the co...

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Should You Rent It or Sell It?
Property Management Blog
There has been a wave of recent owners considering if they should sell their rental properties, even if they have to reduce the asking price to attract buyers. Everyone has different motives for selling. Some owners are tired of being a landlord and others are strapped for cash need to sell the property fast for access to liquid cash. For...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Who Are The Best Property Managers?
Property Management Blog
As Idaho’s largest, professional management company, we are continually expanding our portfolio of over 4,000 rental units throughout the Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Caldwell, and other surrounding areas, and are always excited to be meeting new real estate investors. Our experience over the past decade managing properties throughout the Tr...

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