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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Tax Time Tips for Rental Property Investors

While owning a rental property can be a terrific way to bring in income, those extra dollars can make things complicated when it comes to preparing a tax return.

Fortunately for the 15 million people who own rental properties in the U.S., there are ways to make tax season a little more manageable:

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Rental Property Management - 10 Questions to Ask a Property Management Company

Why hire rental property management? Because doing it all yourself is the surest way to make your real estate investment experience a bitter one. You also have more time to find the next deal when there is someone taking care of the details for you. Hire a good property manager, but first ask the following questions.

1. How much is the fee? Fees vary around the country from as low as 4% of gross rents for larger buildings, to as high as 12% for single family homes. Be sure the fee is clearly stated and understood.

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