Colorado Springs Property Management Blog

Property management tips, news and stories for landlords and potential rental property owners of Colorado Springs residential income properties.

Property Management for Landlords and Property Managers

It is a really good idea to encourage your tenants to buy renter’s insurance. You can even make it a requirement of the lease. This not only benefits the tenant but also the landlord. It is important to let tenants know that purchasing their own renter’s insurance is the only way to protect their...

You’ve taken the leap and invested in a property in Colorado Springs. One of the first major decisions you will need to make is whether you are going to assume the duties of being the landlord. For some, it is a time consuming, financially draining endeavor. If you are undecided, here are a few...

Many property owners do a great job of running their rental units and enjoy doing all of the DIY maintenance that is constantly required. But are they getting the best profit margins out of their investment? All rental property owners must be vigilant about their bottom line and ensure they are...

You are on the precipice about to take a leap of faith by putting one of your highest value assets into the hands of a property management company. While it is essential to know what their fees cover, you first want to make sure that you have chosen your property management company wisely....

My wife and I bought our first starter home in 2002. It was a small one-bedroom home and it was ours. We could have bought a slightly bigger property initially, but we had made the big decision to buy another apartment to rent out. My father always hammered into me the idea that property was the...

There are a few common mistakes that many first-time investment property owners make that can have a devastating financial effect on their investment income. Many property owners turn to our Colorado Springs property management solutions after they have fallen into these potholes and need a...

Homeowners Association’s (HOA) are on the rise across the United States. One of the goals of a well-run HOA is to increase property value but there are differing opinions regarding whether these goals are being met. There are three different types of HOA’s in existence. First there is a voluntary...

The Fair Housing Act is intended to protect home renter's from discrimination. If you are selling or renting out a residential property in Colorado Springs or anywhere in the United States, the FHA will apply to you. In 1968 President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law shortly...

Wouldn’t it be great if 100% of the rental income from your Colorado investment property went straight into your pocket? But sadly money doesn’t grow on trees, there is no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and Santa Claus isn’t real. So, we’ll just have to deal with the reality of needing to...

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin It is estimated that you will spend at the very least 10 -15 hours managing your single-family rental on your own every month. Is that a time commitment you actually have at your disposal? Will you be able to drop everything and...
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