Entries by Kelly Robertson

AirBnB and Your Denver Rental

We live in an age of convenience. With companies like Uber and Lyft taking over the transportation industry, it’s no surprise that a similar service popped up to serve the housing/hotel industry. While AirBnB is a great way to save money while traveling and stay in some very unique places, it’s not a good fit […]

Three Reasons to Focus on Tenant Retention

Having a vacant property is often the biggest expense a landlord can incur. When you take into account the costs of advertising, days on the market, getting it rent-ready, and the monthly mortgage costs you still have to pay, the totals quickly stack up. So when you finally find a good tenant to rent your […]

Let’s Talk Fire Safety in Your Denver Rental

It only takes a couple of minutes for a fire to devastate your rental property, leaving your tenants without a home and you without an income. Picking up the pieces after this kind of catastrophe can cost thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of dollars. So how do you avoid this? While not every house […]

Denver Rents Jump Ahead of the National Average

Between 2010 and 2018, Denver rents exceeded the national average according to data provided by RealPage Inc. In 2010, Denver’s average rent for apartments landed at about $800 per month. This was 17% below the national average according to RealPage Inc’s data. But at the end of 2018, that average jumped up to $1462 and […]

Common Tenant Complaints and How to Address Them

No one really wants to deal with conflict, but we all know it’s unavoidable in just about every walk of life. The same goes for property management. You can prepare your property, maintain it, address issues quickly, etc., but complaints will always arise. How you deal with them makes all the difference! So, what are […]

Denver’s Phenomenon of “Rich” Renters

The American Dream has always been owning that nice house in the suburbs with the white picket fence.  But a new phenomenon of “rich” renters may change that as more of those earning six-figure incomes in Denver choose to stick with renting rather than buy. According to the Denver Post, Denver had one of the […]

Where Did Rental Rates Land at the End of 2018?

Denver Metro Single Family Home Rental Rates Continue To Rise, Statewide Rates Retract, and Nationwide Rates Are Flat, Real Property Management Colorado and RentRange Reveal   Real Property Management Colorado (www.303rent.com), part of the nation’s leading property management franchise organization, and RentRange, the nation’s leading provider of Rental Market Intelligence™, released their quarterly “Rental Statistics […]

Upgrading Your Denver Rental

Keeping up with current trends and upgrading your property is essential when renting your property. As new tenants enter the market, the things they look for in a rental evolve. And having what people are looking for also means you can keep up with market prices and earn top dollar for your property. So what […]