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What is Honor in Property Management? by Mark Steinbach

What is Honor? Honor has us listen to feelings, of our deepest respect and even in some instances, high esteem. It also makes us think of following through (such as in honoring our word). We honor the bravery of those who have fought for our freedom across the world as they serve in the armed forces. We honor the legacies of great leaders who have passed away. We even honor coupons that are expired, if we think it helps our business.

In Property Management, honor plays a great role.

6 Tips on How to Make Your Home Into a Rental

So you've probably already calculated what you thought your home could currently rent for if you are anything like me. Denver is one of the top five cities in the US to own a rental and to be a property owner! People are moving here in droves and while the market may have some softening lately, overall it is still extremely strong and stable. Having a rental is a great way to build your financial empire.

Does Credit Score Matter When Trying to Lease? How does your credit stack up as a tenant?

Obtaining a rental lease usually requires at least fair credit.

For those unable to purchase a home because of a lack of funds or poor credit, renting is the obvious alternative to home ownership. However, landlords often perform a credit check prior to renting their homes. Generally, when looking for a rental, a credit score in the low 600s is a minimum requirement.

Apartment Credit Scores

As a DIY Landlord, Are You Asking the Right Questions to Your Prospective Tenant?

As a property management company, we ask tenants the important questions, but we also follow up with the proper credit checks and background reports. Are you asking these important items if you are trying to do property management on your own?

Is Lack of Organization Keeping you from Renting your Property?

At All County Denver Metro Property Management Company, we understand you are busy! We have recently discovered Sarah Krivel who owns Simpler Surroundings, a company that specializes in doing personal organization for those who have acquired too much "stuff" or do not have enough time to organize it. Is a cluttered residence keeping you from renting?? We find this all too often. A property owner has a home to rent out but they cannot seem to declutter it.

What is in an All County Denver Metro "Make Ready"? Part III

At All County Denver Metro Property Management, we have what is called a "Make Ready" that is included in your leasing fee. When we are fortunate enough to take on a new owner's property for rent, we want to make sure it goes to a tenant as quickly as possible. Perhaps your previous tenant that you had left you with a mess? We will help clean up your investment. We will contract the most qualified vendor who is licensed and insured, to bring your rental property into tip top shape and will find the most value for your budget for the fix up.

What is in an All County Denver Metro "Make Ready"? Part II

At All County Denver Metro Property Management, we have what is called a "Make Ready" that is included in your leasing fee. When we are fortunate enough to take on a new owner's property for rent, we want to make sure it goes to a tenant as quickly as possible. Perhaps your previous tenant that you had left you with a mess? We will help clean up your investment. We will contract the most qualified vendor who is licensed and insured, to bring your rental property into tip top shape and will find the most value for your budget for the fix up.

What is in an All County Denver Metro "Make Ready"?

At All County Denver Metro Property Management, we have what is called a "Make Ready" that is included in your leasing fee. When we are fortunate enough to take on a new owner's property for rent, we want to make sure it goes to a tenant as quickly as possible. Perhaps your previous tenant that you had left you with a mess? We will help clean up your investment. We will contract the most qualified vendor who is licensed and insured, to bring your rental property into tip top shape and will find the most value for your budget for the fix up.

A Good Article On An Important Group of Renters by Marc Courtenay

I thought this was a great article on how technology is impacting our previous generations. Good to know for Property Owners who own Rental Properties.

Springtime for Property Owners

Colorado Weather can be hard on your homes! The ice, freezing, thawing and general "wetness" of the winter are hard on your exterior. Springtime is a time of renewal and let that be your inspiration to give your home some new energy. Even if you have a property management company, you can also do these inspections for peace of mind.
-Check your house roof. The freezing and thawing combined with wind, is especially hard on shingles.

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