6 Home Improvements to Raise Home Value

6 Home Improvements to Raise Home Value

When you sell a home, a primary goal of yours is to make the most profit possible. However, if you ask for a lot of money but your home doesn’t provide an equal amount of value, it could sit on the market for months. Instead, you need to make improvements in and...
Is It Better to Sell or Rent During COVID-19?

Is It Better to Sell or Rent During COVID-19?

Is It Better to Sell or Rent During COVID-19? Owning your own home is one of the main parts of the “American Dream.” However, with COVID-19 turning the world upside down, you may begin to wonder if buying a home and making this big of an investment is really a good...
Guide to Owning an Eco-Friendly Rental Home

Guide to Owning an Eco-Friendly Rental Home

There’s lots of talk about making your home more eco-friendly, but that can be hard to do while being the landlord or tenant. Some landlords don’t want to invest the necessary money to provide their tenants with a more eco-friendly home, and on the flip side, some...
Tenant Relief Fund

Tenant Relief Fund

https://keyrenterdenver.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Keyrenter-Tenant-Relief-Fund-1.mp4 The current situation has been difficult for many of us, but especially for those hard-working people who have had incomes reduced and are having a hard time keeping up. Some of...
What Are Millennials Looking for in a Home?

What Are Millennials Looking for in a Home?

If you haven’t noticed yet, millennials are in no rush to own a home — and instead, they’re opting for property rentals. Other than the obvious reason that housing prices have drastically gone up in the past few years, CNBC notes that millennials are making housing...
Top Ten Tenant Screening Questions To Ask

Top Ten Tenant Screening Questions To Ask

Finding the right tenant can make or break your rental business, so it’s important to take the time to screen prospective tenants and find a good fit. However, it can be hard to know what questions to ask to find what you’re looking for. Here we’ll list the top ten...
Top 2020 Design Trends You Should Know About

Top 2020 Design Trends You Should Know About

The year 2020 is here and with it comes new design trends for your home. This year is especially exciting as these trends give designers the opportunity to experiment with trends of the past and find their own individual style. However, there are a few guidelines to...
Top 6 Day trips from Denver

Top 6 Day trips from Denver

Getting ready for a quick days scenery change outside Denver? We’ve got a list of our favorite day-trips outside Denver anyone can reach in under 2 hours. Boulder: Boulder is an easy 40-minute drive from Denver with plenty to do for the city slickers or outdoors...
Should I Furnish My Long-Term Rental Property?

Should I Furnish My Long-Term Rental Property?

One of the most common questions we get with investors or homeowners looking to rent their property is whether or not they should leave their property furnished or unfurnished. There are many factors to think about when making your decision. We’ll break down the pros...
Where to Eat and Drink in LoHi

Where to Eat and Drink in LoHi

Where to Eat and Drink in LoHi We can all agree that LoHi (Lower Highlands) part of Denver has a plethora of spots to eat, drink and be merry. With everything being walking distance from each other (or a scooter away), you can even try to get all in one day if you’re...
5 Ways to Cut Costs When Moving

5 Ways to Cut Costs When Moving

Moving is time-consuming and can be extremely stressful. It can also be very expensive. Hiring a professional moving company alone can cost several thousand dollars depending on how far you’re moving and how many belongings you have. And, if you’re making the move a...
Top 10 Breweries in Denver

Top 10 Breweries in Denver

If you’ve ever been bummed to miss the Olympics of beer – the Great American Beer Festival – worry no more, there’s plenty of beer to go around in Colorado and Denver alone. People come from all over the country to check out the local microbrew scene in...
Are Renters Responsible for Pest Control Costs

Are Renters Responsible for Pest Control Costs

Pest control relates to a number of different types of pests. Failure to act promptly when a renter reports a pest problem can lead to expensive eradication costs and possible litigation. Who is responsible for pest issues within a rental property? Common pest issues:...
6 Top Neighborhoods in Denver

6 Top Neighborhoods in Denver

Denver is a large city that has everything to offer for every age from hiking and biking trails to hot restaurants, bars, and sports venues. Here in Denver, you can find every type of living from luxury condos with skyline views or luxury lofts, to family-friendly...
Capital Expenditure vs Repairs and Maintenance

Capital Expenditure vs Repairs and Maintenance

Managing the checkbook is one of the most difficult and taxing (pun intended) parts of being a rental property owner. Knowing the difference between Capital Expenditure and repairs and maintenance is essential to mastering your taxes as well as your bookkeeping for...
Does Paying Rent Build Credit?

Does Paying Rent Build Credit?

Does Rent Build Credit? Sometimes, paying your rent on time might help you build credit. All the 3 major credit reporting bureaus will show positive rent-payment history on your credit reports if it has been provided by landlords. Anytime you are planning to rent...
Which are the Landlord Legal Responsibilities?

Which are the Landlord Legal Responsibilities?

Being a landlord can be rewarding, but it can also be quite challenging if you are not sure what to expect. When it comes to being a landlord, it pays to know what is legally required of you. Failure to know the law can land you in hot water with tenants, and could...
How to Run a Renter Background Check

How to Run a Renter Background Check

Before admitting a tenant into your residential property, you need to run a background check on his or her previous rental records. You will need to know his or her previous rental history for the safety of other tenants and that of your property. Failure to do a...
All You Need to Know About Tenant Guest Policy

All You Need to Know About Tenant Guest Policy

Everyone wishes to own a house at one point. We, however, appreciate that some will not manage to own one and will, therefore, be tenants. The relationship between the landlord and the tenant has rules to guide their harmonious existence. If a tenant wishes to host a...
6 Rental Laws You Never Want to Break

6 Rental Laws You Never Want to Break

As a landlord, you never want to break any rental laws, and ensuring that you don’t is a great argument in favor of hiring a respected property management company in Arvada. Whether you choose a representative or handle the duties yourself, there are six laws, in...
How to Cure the Two Most Common Landlord Blues

How to Cure the Two Most Common Landlord Blues

A landlord provides their tenants with a place to call home, but it can be as challenging as it is rewarding. Every property manager has faced sleepless nights worrying about past due rent checks and buildings overrun with pests, but there are ways to keep the...
4 Helpful Tips for Choosing Quality Tenants

4 Helpful Tips for Choosing Quality Tenants

It’s one thing to fill a vacancy but another entirely to fill it with a reliable adult who’ll remain living at the property for an extended period. Vacancies cost money. Filling vacancies cost money. Tenants are not only valuable but become increasingly so each...
How to Choose a New Home for Rent

How to Choose a New Home for Rent

Renters should always make sure that they take a tour of the home for rent they are interested in before they decide to move in. It is important to look for several things upfront to make sure that you are going to be comfortable in your new home. It is also important...
10 Tips That Will Keep Your Property Rented

10 Tips That Will Keep Your Property Rented

One of the most frustrating situations for a landlord is a vacant rental property. Every day that a rental property is not occupied, the property is costing the landlord money. Have you ever had a rental property that was vacant for several months? If so, there were...
The Basics of Property Entry

The Basics of Property Entry

As a landlord, you have several distinct advantages over your tenants, chief among them being your access rights. Though using your power to break up the occasional party may seem tempting, familiarize yourself with your state’s rules regarding random entry first....
What Colors Make a Room Look Bigger?

What Colors Make a Room Look Bigger?

Are you concerned that your new rental home lacks the square footage to truly decorate? We have good news! With some clever arrangement, even the smallest room opens up into a more open, welcoming space.No doubt you realize that clutter makes an already small room...
How to Make Moving Easier for the Whole Family

How to Make Moving Easier for the Whole Family

Moving to a new home, especially if it’s in a new city, creates stress. This stress can be troubling for children who do not fully understand what’s going on. Though adults can justify changes in environment and routine, little ones need extra time to process. When...
All About Welcome Packets

All About Welcome Packets

What Goes into a Winning Welcome Packet? As a landlord, you want to provide incoming tenants with helpful information to make the transition into their new home or apartment as easy as possible. A welcome packet is a great way to deliver that information. If you’re...
How to Manage Noisy Tenants

How to Manage Noisy Tenants

Now that the renter population has increased in Denver and more and more people are investing in rental properties, the unfortunate reality is that many property managers will inevitably have to deal with tenants that don’t get along. The most common complaint?...
Renting Vs. Buying a Property

Renting Vs. Buying a Property

Choosing whether to rent or buy a property such as a home or condo can be a difficult decision. The decision is tied up in a variety of factors from your credit score to the amount of time you plan on staying in the property. We’ll help you sort out the aspects of the...