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What’s The Best Flooring Surface For Your Property?

Do you have a rental property that’s in need of new flooring surfaces? Because we’re in the property management industry, frequently we’re asked what the best replacement flooring surface is. Our maintenance and renovation people like a product called Luxury Vinyl Flooring (LVF) but there are other options like solid hardwood, carpet, tile and sheet […]

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Rental Property Damage Prevention: Five Steps to Attracting Quality Renters and Maintaining Investment Property Value

Have you had problems with tenant damage to your investment properties? Since Jacobgrant has been in the property management industry for many years we’re going to share some solutions for tenant property damage. Carefully screen your tenants for the following red flags in their rental history. Has the potential tenant previously damaged properties that they […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Credit Report and a Credit Score?

Aren’t Credit Reports and Credit Scores the Same Thing? If Not, What Are They and What Are They Used For? We’re going to tease out the difference between a credit report and a credit score. After the differences are down pat, we’ll go into credit reports. I want you to know who uses your credit […]

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Investment Property Shopping: Liars, Credit and DTI

So you want to go investment property shopping. Let’s scratch the surface. We’re not even going to get into commercial, VA and FHA loans. In this article we’re only going to look at the most basic qualifications for pre-approval of a mortgage loan so you can go shopping and see what’s out there. Don’t be […]

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Comparable Sales: Idaho Falls Residential Real Estate Investment

This is a list of multifamily rental properties that have sold between May and August of 2019.  If you own a property, the information can help you estimate how an appraisal will value your property.  Based on this information you can determine whether your investment can work any harder for you.  Perhaps a refinance, a […]

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