Property Management Education Blog

Do I Have to Provide and Maintain Appliances in My Rental Property?

Landlords and rental property owners often reach out to our team with questions regarding appliances. Appliances can be a sticky subject so we’re here to shed some light on whether or not you should provide them, what appliances we recommend providing and staying away from...

Denver Rental Market Update

Entering into the final month of 2018, the team at Grace Property Management wanted to provide our owners with a quick update of the Denver rental housing market. 2018 has been an interesting year — common perceptions about the Denver rental market and what statistics show...

You Now Must Accept Section 8 in Your Denver Rental Property

Did you know? Beginning January 1, 2019, residential real estate investors and property managers will be required by law to accept Section 8 tenants as applicants in all Denver county rental properties.  The new legislation is a result of the housing shortage in Denver. HUD ...

4 Lease Renewal Tips

The longest tenant we’ve ever had at Grace Property Management lived on the same property for 30 years! Not only did the tenant essentially pay the owner's mortgage off, but they saved the owner significantly on turnover and vacancy costs. Over that 30 year span, we di...

Why Can’t I Fire My Property Management Company?!

The team at Grace Property Management has been in the business of property management for over 40 years. We believe in providing our owners and tenants with the highest level of service possible, and we understand the value of a strong reputation. Unfortunately, there are a num...

Should I Use a Home Warranty Company for My Rental?

A common question we receive from real estate investors is, “Should I use a home warranty company for my rental property?” They want to know if home warranty companies help to save money or time when it comes to maintenance and repairs. In this blog, we will cover a ...

Can I Sell My Rental Property With Tenants Living There

­­ As with any asset, there may come a day that you as a landlord may want to sell one or more of your rental properties. A common question that arises when it comes time to sell is, “Can I sell my rental property with tenants still in place?” The simple is y...

Top 5 Lease Agreement Clauses

Whether you self-manage your rental property portfolio or rely on a third-party property manager to take on the task for you, there are a few critical clauses that should be included in your lease agreements. Below we detail what we’ve deemed the top five clauses that shoul...

How Much Should I Budget for Repairs?

New and experienced investors alike struggle to answer the question of how much money they should be budgeting for rental property repairs. To put into perspective just how challenging this can be, we looked to one of the largest publicly traded single-family investors, Amer...

How Often Should I Inspect My Rental Property?

A critical mistake we advise rental property investors NOT to make, is placing a tenant and then forgetting about the property. In this blog, we will cover the best practices for inspecting occupied rental properties. Not only will we cover what to look for in th...
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