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Property Management Tips From One Colorado Property Manager To Another

By |2020-11-04T15:39:32-07:00November 4th, 2020|Rental Property Inspection|

This is a guest post by Owen at Blue Mountain Real Estate & Property Management. Learn more about his company here. Property Management Tips From One Colorado Property Manager To Another Owning and managing properties are two different things. While anyone can own an investment property in the state of Colorado, not anyone can manage [...]

House Bill 1170: Residential Tenants Health And Safety Act

By |2019-08-19T16:31:39-06:00August 20th, 2019|Mold Inspection Info, Rental Property Inspection|

There has been a lot of talk this year among the property management and homeowner community about a new update to Colorado law entitled: House Bill 1170 - Residential Tenants Health and Safety Act.  This bill drastically changes how tenants can hold their landlords accountable for providing a safe and habitable home. Many people believe [...]

Breaking Down The Boulder Rental License Requirements

By |2020-03-18T08:41:09-06:00June 17th, 2019|Boulder Rental License, Rental Property Inspection|

Boulder's Rental License program is one of the first of its kind. The program requires Boulder homeowners to pass a general health and safety inspection before being allowed to rent a property in the city. Because of the university and the subsequent high volume of rental units, the city decided to create a baseline for [...]

Average Maintenance Costs on a Rental Property

By |2019-08-28T16:21:54-06:00March 4th, 2019|Rental Property Inspection|

Estimating your property maintenance on your rental might feel like an overwhelming task. How could you forsee how much to set aside for rental property maintenance costs? What could go wrong anyway, right? When we invest in rental properties, we do so with anticipation of a return on our investment. When we don’t factor building maintenance [...]

Rental Property Inspections Save Time and Money!

By |2019-08-28T16:20:22-06:00January 18th, 2019|Rental Property Inspection|

So much to do, so little time... Home maintenance is a task that affects most all of us, from weekend warriors who struggle up and down ladders to check gutters, to the rental property owners and managers who must maintain multiple properties. Some property managers may manage hundreds of rental properties, which is a Herculean [...]

City of Boulder Outdoor Lighting Ordinance: How This Will Affect Rental Licensing

By |2020-01-27T12:12:38-07:00October 31st, 2018|Boulder Rental License, Rental Property Inspection|

In an effort to reduce light pollution, many municipalities throughout Colorado have been looking at ordinances to regulate and restrict outdoor lighting in recent years.  This effort is commonly referred to as the "Dark Sky Movement." The most touted advantages of reducing light pollution include increasing visibility of the stars and the night sky, reducing [...]

How To Pass Your Boulder SmartRegs Inspection

By |2020-01-27T12:13:08-07:00August 17th, 2017|Ask Your Inspector, Boulder Rental License, Rental Property Inspection|

SmartRegs is an energy efficiency program that was implemented by the city of Boulder to take action in reducing the amount of energy and water used in the city's rental housing properties. This was an update to the housing code, requiring all rental units to pass the SmartRegs inspection before December 31st, 2018. SmartRegs supports [...]