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.
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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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!
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.
“If you think there’s a chance you’re moving inside of two to five years, you need to be very cautious when buying a home in order to recover the costs of getting in and getting out of it,” says Hunt, a longtime veteran of metro-area real estate whose brokerage charges a flat fee of $2,500 for each purchase or sale, as opposed to a commission based on percentages.
These days, the cost of housing in general remains sky-high in Denver; we’ve documented the current scenario in recent posts looking at the city’s ten most-expensive neighborhoods for rent and exploring how the red-hot housing market has spawned “coming soon” signs. But as we’ve also reported, 13,000 new apartment units are expected to come online in Denver by the end of 2017, and Hunt thinks this increase in inventory will have a positive effect on rent affordability.