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For The D-I-Y Landlord
Cost: 100% of One Month's Rent
A $200 Referral Fee*
To Any Licensed REALTOR
We are committed to providing safe, clean, and properly maintained homes to our residents. The below items must be completed before we will advertise and rent a property.
Cleaning: The house must be “Hotel Room” clean. That means that every corner of the house has been cleaned. We require that all rental properties undergo a move-in/move-out cleaning provided by a professional cleaning service. All interior and exterior cobwebs must be knocked down.
Professionally Cleaned Carpets & Tile/Grout: Tenants expect that the carpets and tile/grout have been professionally cleaned. Professionally cleaned means a truck-mounted cleaning system operated by a professional carpet cleaner has serviced the house. The grocery store carpet cleaners don’t cut it. Carpet should be in great condition with no damage, stains or odors.
Fresh Looking Paint: All painted surfaces fresh with no mis-match touch-up areas and repainting must be done corner to corner.It doesn’t necessarily mean a full repaint, but it must look fresh. No touch-up spots or flashing, scuffing, holes in walls, etc. Dark colors may be a turnoff to potential tenants. It’s best to paint all the walls the same, neutral color.
All Safety Devices Operable (Smoke, CO, Window locks, etc) : Functioning and not expired smoke detectors must be installed in each bedroom. Additionally, a smoke detector and a carbon monoxide detector mounted (ONLY wall mounted, NO plug-in units) in the hallway of each level of the house. Check windows to ensure they open and close properly and test the latch.
All appliances must work as designed: If the stove has 4 burners, all of them must work. The oven should heat to the appropriate setting. The exhaust vent must be cleaned. If there is a water/ice dispenser in the refrigerator, the water filter should be brand new. Ensure the dishwasher drain line is clear.
All Mechanical Systems Operate Correctly: All mechanical components working as designed. Includes HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, kitchen appliances, laundry appliances, water softeners, sprinkler systems, water heaters, gas fireplaces, water filtration systems, etc.
Electrical and Light Bulbs: All interior and exterior light bulbs must work and have the correct wattage bulbs. On light fixtures with multiple light bulbs, all the bulbs should match. All fixtures, outlets, and switches should be operable. All wall plates should be free of damage.
Plumbing Systems: You’ll want to ensure there are no active plumbing leaks and all angle stops operate properly. Toilets should fill in the normal me and flush correctly. There shouldn’t be any evidence of slow or clogged drains.
No Personal Property: Your personal items should be removed from all areas of the property; this includes the garage, backyard, and storage areas. No Trash or debris left behind.
Landscaping: The landscaping around your property should be in good condition, lawn cut and trimmed, trees and shrubbery trimmed, and have proper irrigation. Fencing should be free of gaps or loose boards. Gates need to open and close properly.
Windows: must open, close, & lock properly and window screens be in good condition with no holes. Sliding doors must have and operational screen door. All bedroom windows must have vertical or mini-blinds.
Preventative Maintenance: Often, the minor expenditures save the most money long term. Items like doorstops, new furnace filters, caulking around plumbing fixtures, adjusting doors and window latches, rain gutters cleaned, etc. can prevent costly repairs in the future.
All Exterior Locks Re-Keyed (to one key): You’ll want to eliminate different keys used for different doors and have all locks re-keyed to one key.
Interior Doors: Interior doors should fully open and completely close and latch. If there is a lock on the door, make sure it works. Ensure the hinges aren’t rusted or leaking, the door frame is in great shape, and door stops are installed.
This list is not meant to cover each and make-ready required item, but it does list some of the most important and often overlooked.
We utilize proven advertising and marketing techniques to reach a wide audience to fill rental vacancies fast. Our property management technology allows us to advertise vacancies online, posting to multi-channel websites and social media. Great marketing and professional photography are essential to getting your property rented quickly.
We use modern management software to conduct thorough tenant screenings including background checks, credit history, verifying employment and income, checking criminal records, and talking to current and former landlords. All of these are huge factors that help us decide on a specific applicant.
You no longer have to worry about rent showing up in your bank account because we take care of everything. We handle all invoicing and funds collection on your behalf, with earnings disbursed via direct deposit. We will follow up on collections of any late rent payments and issue proper notices in accordance with Idaho State law.
We conduct inspections upon move-in and move-out that include documentation of the property’s condition using specialized software. While your property is occupied, we conduct routine inspections to ensure that issues are addressed in a timely manner and resolved to keep your investment in excellent condition.
With our detailed financial reporting tools and customization options, it's never been easier to keep tabs on your investment. Get instant access to reports and statements via your own portal.
We provide monthly accounting statements and end-of-year tax statements.
We utilize a 3rd party pet screening company to manage and screen renters' pets and assistance animals. This adds a layer of liability protection by having a standardized process to screen household pets and help validate assistance animals. We ensure each pet or animals profile is thoroughly screened before they move in.
Our office is by appointment only, but we are always available to answer questions via email.
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