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NARPM 13th Annual Landlord’s Symposium

This week, we attended the Colorado Springs Chapter of NARPM 13th Annual Landlord’s Symposium at Hotel Elegante. This year, the theme was entitled, Tools for the Modern Property Manager.

Some of the featured speakers were:

Brian Birdy

Brian Birdy of NARPM
Brian Birdy of NARPM

Brian Birdy was first to speak in the morning. He talked about all of the tools now available for property managers, and how to make the most of them.

James Barrett

James Barrett of NARPM

James Barrett talked about the path that led him to develop Tenant Turner, software that funnels leads from the most popular websites in the prequalification process.

Vickie Gaskill

Vickie Gaskill of NARPM

Vickie Gaskill spoke in the afternoon, covering her long and varied career through property management that has given her a good overview of the entire system.

All County® Colorado Springs employees enjoy the 13th Annual NARPM Landlord's Symposium
All County® Colorado Springs employees enjoy the 13th Annual NARPM Landlord’s Symposium
All County® Colorado Springs employees enjoy the 13th Annual NARPM Landlord's Symposium
All County® Colorado Springs employees enjoy the 13th Annual NARPM Landlord’s Symposium

5 Easy Ways to Impress Prospective Tenants

Face it. If you are looking for a rental home for your family, whether short or long term, you want a clean comfortable place to call home. Think about what you would want for your family, and then make sure your rental home reflects those qualities.

Do what your prospective renter would do. Pull up to the house and look at what your renters will see. How does you home look from the curb? Then walk through the property as if you are considering renting it, and be honest with yourself. What needs cleaning? What needs updating? Then go to work.

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October 2018 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

October 2018 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics, Copyright Pikes Peak REALTOR® Services Corp.

The Seller’s Market trend of the past few years is definitely cooling off. Year-over-year homes sales are still dropping. The Days on Market has extended to a bit over a month, 31 days. Although a buyer’s market is emerging, the PPAR market still needs more family-priced residential homes to rent. If you have a home to rent, are interested in renting out your home, call us today at (719) 445-7172 Here are some of the numbers in the PPAR region for October 2018. You can read more by clicking here: https://ppar.com/MarketTrends.aspx

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How a Military Family can Rent Their Home Fast

Imagine this scenario. You’re stationed in Colorado Springs. You buy a home for your family because you love it here. But now you have ordered and must move. You don’t have time to sell your home, or the real estate market just isn’t right for you to make money right now. A friend mentions you could rent out your home while you’re gone, and even make a little money. Here’s how a military family can rent their home fast.

When you start to think about the whole process of renting, you might just throw up your hands and give up. It can seem too complicated to get to know about renting well enough to be able to set things in motion before you leave. Thankfully, we have some answers! Our property management company is owned by Colonel Scott Glascock, who understands the military family.

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It’s Colorado Springs Sprinkler Blowout Time

It’s fall in Colorado Springs. Snow is falling, and temperatures are plummeting. We want to keep those pipes from freezing. If you have a sprinkler system, it’s time to blow it out, so icing over doesn’t burst those pipes.

Can you say expensive? You don’t want to have to pay to fix your sprinkler system or clean up flooding from burst pipes. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!

With All County, the residents must have their sprinkler system winterized by a professional service before November 1st. Do this now! Vendors get booked quickly.

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August 2018 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

August 2018 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics, Copyright Pikes Peak REALTOR® Services Corp.

August showed a 7.8% drop in sales, while also showing a 10.3% increase in the median home price. The national real estate market appears to be slowing down, but our local housing demand is keeping home prices high in our area. This means that the PPAR market needs more average-priced residential homes to rent. If you have a home to rent, or are interested in renting your home, call us today at (719) 445-7172 Here are some of the numbers in the PPAR region for August 2018. You can read more by clicking here: https://ppar.com/MarketTrends.aspx

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July 2018 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

July 2018 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics, Copyright Pikes Peak REALTOR® Services Corp.

The Seller’s Market trend of the past few years appears to be cooling off. Year-over-year homes sales are dropping slightly and our typical sales price increases are slowing down. Although the Days on Market remains almost half what it was in February of this year, people are having a harder time finding homes in the average price range. This means that the PPAR market needs more average-priced residential homes to rent. If you have a home to rent or are interested in renting your home, call us today at (719) 445-7172 Here are some of the numbers in the PPAR region for July 2018. You can read more by clicking here: https://ppar.com/MarketTrends.aspx

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The Key to Choosing the Right Property Manager

The Key to Choosing the Right Property Manager

An important part of being a successful landlord is the property management. For some, the decision is to self-manage. Other owners decide to hire a professional property manager.

The right property manager can be a huge asset. But not all property managers are are the right property manager for you.

Because property management can be a complicated business, hiring the right property manager takes thought, research, and tenacity, but taking your time in this process will pay off down the road.

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June 2018 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

June 2018 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics, Copyright Pikes Peak REALTOR® Services Corp.

With home inventory low, prices high, and the Days on Market almost half what they were in February of this year, people are having a harder time finding homes in the average price range. This means that the PPAR market needs more average-priced residential homes to rent. If you have a home to rent, or are interested in renting your home, call us today at (719) 445-7172 Here are some of the numbers in the PPAR region for June, 2018. You can read more by clicking here: https://ppar.com/MarketTrends.aspx

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