Property Management Education Blog

Should You Let Your Tenant Do Their Own Repairs?

If you’ve been a landlord for any period of time, you’ve likely received your fair share of tenant calls requesting a repair that needs to be addressed at your property. Sometimes, tenants offer to make the repair on their own with the request they receive a deductio...

The Rental Expense Landlords CAN’T Deduct on Their Taxes

As a real estate investor you want to maximize your tax benefits and write-offs, as well as avoid costly mistakes. The IRS has very specific rules regarding which expenses can be fully deducted from your taxes at the time of billing, and which expenses need to be deducted over t...

Four Ways Colorado Landlords Can Improve Rent Collection

In an ideal world, your tenants will always pay the full rent amount by the due date, but as you likely know, this doesn’t always happen. As a Colorado landlord, you want to make sure that you’re collecting the highest percentage of rent that is due to you from your ...

What Can I Charge to My Tenants Security Deposit?

If you own Colorado rental property, it’s imperative that you make yourself aware of the rules and regulations surrounding security deposits. When a tenant vacates your property, properly processing the return of a security deposit can be a complicated process. What ar...

Why You Should Never Charge a Pet Deposit

Rental property investors often come to us with questions regarding renting to tenants with pets. Landlords and even property managers sometimes make the mistake of charging a separate pet deposit (in addition to the security deposit), when the reality is a that a separately d...