Why Pet Screening Is Always A Good Idea

Why Pet Screening Is Always A Good Idea

These days, everywhere you go it seems like you regularly encounter people with pets. You see them at cafes, resorts, and even in airports. It is no wonder then that businesses are holding more space for pets.  Since the trend of pet ownership is not going to fade...

Rental Documents Landlords Need

Rental Documents Landlords Need

When managing properties, maintaining accurate records is important for your business to succeed. Landlords who overlook the importance of proper documentation may find themselves navigating legal complexities, financial disputes, and tenant conflicts.  In this...

How to Be a Long-Distance Landlord

How to Be a Long-Distance Landlord

No matter how many times you make plans, some things end up not being in your control. This can apply to becoming a long-distance landlord. It may not be your desire to manage your rental space from afar but you need to relocate for your work and so, you decide to...

Essential Tips For First-Time Landlords

Essential Tips For First-Time Landlords

Investing in rental properties for the first time can be exciting and daunting. As a new landlord, it's crucial to equip yourself with the right knowledge to navigate this new venture effectively. Here are essential tips to help you start on the right foot: 1. Know...

How to Write a Good Property Listing

How to Write a Good Property Listing

As the need for housing accommodations has skyrocketed in recent years, the rental market has become very competitive. Hundreds of properties are listed for rent every day. If you want your rental investment to be profitable, you must ensure it stands out from the...

Best Denver Fall Activities for 2023

Best Denver Fall Activities for 2023

Denver, the Mile-High City, is renowned for its vibrant fall season. As the leaves turn golden and the air gets crisper, the city comes alive with a plethora of activities that cater to both locals and visitors. Whether you're a fan of the spooky season or just...

End of Tenancy Cleaning

End of Tenancy Cleaning

Often, landlords and tenants get into a conflict at the tail end of the leasing term. It can be caused by unmet expectations. One side may require a certain level of cleanliness, yet the other side may not know the standard level expected from them. A simple way to...

Should I Rent My House Furnished?

Should I Rent My House Furnished?

Have you ever wondered how to increase your property's rental appeal while potentially boosting your income? Welcome, savvy landlords! Our discussion today revolves around a common question: renting your property furnished.  We'll delve into the potential benefits,...

Ask the Financing Experts: Aimee Fontes

Ask the Financing Experts: Aimee Fontes

Discover the success-driving insights of Colorado's real estate investors with Aimee Fontes, Assistant Vice President of FirstBank Southwest Market. With over a decade in banking and four years of lending experience at FirstBank, Aimee shares her expertise in creative...

Pricing Your Denver Home to Rent

Pricing Your Denver Home to Rent

Are you a property owner in Denver struggling to determine the best rental price for your property? Determining the right price for your rental can be challenging, but it is crucial to ensure you attract quality tenants while generating maximum rental income. Many...

Weekend Getaways from Denver

Weekend Getaways from Denver

Escape the City with These 13 Colorado Destinations As Denver locals, we often get caught up in the hustle and bustle of city life. But as the flowers start to bloom and the days get longer, it's time to escape the city and discover the beauty of the surrounding...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Denver

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Denver

St. Patrick's Day is a time to celebrate Irish heritage and culture with friends and family. The city of Denver, Colorado is known for its vibrant and festive celebrations, making it the perfect destination for anyone looking to join in on the fun. From parades and...

5 Tips to Avoid Vacancies

5 Tips to Avoid Vacancies

Our Keyrenter Leasing Team has put together some of our best tried-and-true tips to avoid unwanted vacancy, especially during the off-season, for you to implement into your own rental and save you money: 1) Complete all cleaning and repairs before marketing the...

Squatters and How to Avoid Them

Squatters and How to Avoid Them

While definitely a more rare occurrence, leaving a rental property vacant for extended periods of time does open the door to some other issues that may threaten the security and rentability of your investment property- squatters. Once a squatter moves into a vacant...

Date Night in Denver

Date Night in Denver

Valentine’s Day Dinner in Denver Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! And whether you’re celebrating with your significant other for the very first time, hunting for a first date location that’s sure to impress, celebrating an anniversary, or simply finally...

Celebrate New Years in Denver

Celebrate New Years in Denver

As 2022 comes to a close, we wanted to provide you with a list of some of the most celebrated parties and events in the country to help you ring in the New Year right here in Denver!  New Year's Eve Fireworks WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 9 p.m. and midnight​ WHERE: 16th...

How to Prepare for Tax Season as a Landlord

How to Prepare for Tax Season as a Landlord

It’s almost the end of 2022 already! Which means that Tax Season will quickly be upon us. Our team at Keyrenter wanted to provide some support and FAQs around how you can best prepare yourself to file your taxes and to identify some common mistakes landlords will make...

What to Do in Denver This Holiday Season

What to Do in Denver This Holiday Season

The Holidays are approaching and Denver “decks the halls” unlike any other city in the country! There is so much to see, do and explore, so we thought it would be fun to put together a list of some of our absolute favorite events and activities that you cannot miss!...

Top Denver Fall Activities

Top Denver Fall Activities

Credit: Dawn Wilson Photography / Alamy Stock Photo There are few places on earth as magical as the Colorado landscape during the Fall Months. From fiery foliage in the Rockies, to some of the world’s largest Haunted attractions, Colorado has something for everyone....

13 Keys Of Rental Success

13 Keys Of Rental Success

Successful rental owners follow these guidelines to ensure the success of their rental, and maximize their owning experience. 1. Treat your rental property like a business… because it is a business! 2. Have a financial reserve set aside for the “unexpected.” Placing...

Denver’s Best Breweries

Denver’s Best Breweries

When it comes to picking a favorite beer, we understand that personal beer tastes are a HOT topic and can range as wildly (and with as much intensity) as the flavor combinations themselves. But here’s the good news! Colorado is home to over 400 breweries, of which...

Landlord Dos and Donts

Landlord Dos and Donts

Taking a leap of faith and entering into the property management world is a pivotal period of excitement and uncertainty. There are many different aspects of property management you’ll need to learn – after all, owning a rental property is now your new business....

Spring Cleaning and Organization

Spring Cleaning and Organization

The cold weather is on its way out, and spring is finally here! As you prepare for the new season, you may have noticed some dust collecting on the shelves from wintertime. (Don’t feel bad: It happens to all of us!) However, we’re here to help you get – and stay! –...

Moving Out? Here’s What to Do!

Moving Out? Here’s What to Do!

Moving out can be extremely stressful. You may find yourself with a mile-long checklist that includes packing, cleaning, and so much more. Fortunately, we are here to help make the move-out process easier by ensuring all the boxes are checked off before moving out of...

Renting Vs. Selling

Renting Vs. Selling

The million dollar question, should I sell or rent my property? Now more than ever this question seems to be popping up. The selling market right now is crazy! Surely, you have seen neighbors or family members selling their property and the property going for way...

4 Tips on How to Fill Vacancies Faster

4 Tips on How to Fill Vacancies Faster

Nowadays, most customers expect instant and reliable services.  Even as the pandemic struck brick and mortar stores, consumers ordered an entire week’s groceries with a click of a button. When there was no source of entertainment, they pulled out their smartphones and...

5 Ways to Increase Cash Flow

5 Ways to Increase Cash Flow

Every investor or rental property owner always wants to aim for maximizing their property cash flow. While there are plenty of ways to do so, here are a few of the most common opportunities to increase property cash flow. RefinanceIf you purchased your own with a...

Colorado Landlords and Marijuana

Colorado Landlords and Marijuana

Back in 2012, Colorado became one of the first states to allow recreational use of marijuana. Many landlords are confused on what they can or can’t do in a state where marijuana use is legal. The truth is, not a lot has changed since Marijuana was legalized in...

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...

Where to Eat and Drink in LoHi

Where to Eat and Drink in LoHi

Hey there, fellow food aficionados! If you're on the hunt for the crème de la crème of dining experiences in Denver, look no further than the Lower Highlands, affectionately known as LoHi. This vibrant neighborhood is a melting pot of culinary innovation and...

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 Denver, so we...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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