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Choosing the Right Renter’s Insurance

Many Denver metro area landlords require tenants to have renter’s insurance, as it protects both you and them. A landlord’s insurance policy for the building you live in will not extend to your personal belongings, so it’s up to you to protect your property.

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Do Month-to-Month Leases Benefit Denver Metro Area Landlords?

Denver metro area landlords have plenty of options when it comes to offering leases to tenants. While the most popular type of lease might remain a 1-year lease, month-to-month leases do provide some benefits to both Denver metro area landlords and their renters.

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5 Awesome Winter Denver Activities

Winter is here, and it’s the perfect time of year to connect with friends and family and enjoy the best winter Denver activities! Winter in Denver is about much more than hitting the slopes, and our gorgeous area has plenty to offer.

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4 Things to Look for When Choosing a Property Management Company

You want to make sure that your rental property is making you as much money as possible, and that your tenants are happy with the experience from start to finish. Selecting the right property management company is vital to that equation. Unfortunately, like any other industry, there are plenty of companies that look great on paper but fail to deliver on their promises. What should you look for when finding a property management company for your rental property?

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Building a Moat Around Your Castle

Melloney Millward with All County Denver Metro Property Management is a competent Property Manager based in Arvada in the West Denver Metro. Here is a great article that gives great information and details the many ways that a good property manager earns their keep and is worth their weight in gold.
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3 Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Tenants

When cold weather arrives, few things ruin a chilly snowy night more than a call from a tenant informing you that a pipe burst. Thankfully, the majority of winter damage to rental properties can be prevented with these simple winter maintenance tips you can share with your tenants. A quick, friendly reminder can save you plenty of stress and money!

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Pros Say That Some People Should Rent in Denver by Melloney Millward

Even a Real Estate Pro Says Some People in Denver Should Rent, Not Buy
It may not be good for his business, but Joshua Hunt, the co-founder and CEO of the local real estate brokerage Trelora, says that for a significant number of people in Denver, including many of those who've just moved to the Mile High City, renting makes more sense than buying.

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What is Honor in Property Management? by Mark Steinbach

In Property Management, honor plays a great role.

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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.

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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.

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