Though the weather is cooling, selling real estate from now through May is still a hot ticket. Sure, putting a property on the market in the winter requires a little more imagination than putting a property up in May or June, but there is no reason your real estate sale should suffer the winter doldrums. […]
The Continued Brouhaha of Airbnb in Denver
Anyone invested in real estate (and anyone who reads the daily headlines about real estate) knows that Denver continues to attempt to regulate the short-term rental market, with a plethora of mixed results. The Airbnb and VRBOs continue to make headlines as governmental entities seek to find regulations and licensing that works for everyone. One […]
11 Ways to Keep Your Furnished Rental Pristine
Summer weather has arrived, school is out, and families are making their travel plans. That means it is prime furnished rental season. For those of us in the business of leasing furnished rentals, it is go time. Travelers want furnished places to rent but finding and ensuring a place is pristine and well-kept can be […]
One of the best-kept secrets for business success: Acting in the best interests of any client pays off
Sometimes in business, you find a client who is such a perfect fit for your services that your entire business model seems as though it were developed just for them. My company found that client back in 2012 by sheer accident.
When selling property, how do you know if the price is right?
For the past several years, home sellers have had a definite advantage in the Denver metro area, but lately we’ve seen that dynamic begin to change. A clear sign is that more sellers are accepting offers below their original list price, or we’re seeing price drops in the first few weeks.
When Rental Scammers Win
There are so many rental scams today that real estate rental managers are forced to remain constantly on the lookout for known and unknown threats. The following story outlines a scam that has been around for awhile, but amazingly, renters can and do fall victim to this heartbreaking scenario.
Is There a Season for Rentals?
There is no crystal ball to predict the real estate market BY HOLLY TOENJES; Published: 2018.11.25 09:04 PM In the fall and winter we are often asked, “Is this a bad season to try and rent a house?” The other frequently asked question is, “If I wait until December or January, will rents be lower?” The answer to both of these […]
Downsizing Your Mansion (It Ain’t Easy)
By Holly Toenjes Sounds like a great idea! Everyone’s doing it these days, and numerous books and articles are written about the subject. Financial gurus recommend it for retiring seniors, and self-help books tout the freedom and stress relief you will experience once you accomplish this goal. From personal experience I can tell you that […]
The Price Might be Right
Let the bidding war begin BY HOLLY TOENJES Published: 2018.08.07 03:00 PM You’ve got a great house. You’ve fixed most of the problems and even given the place the ever-insisted-upon “curb appeal.” You’ve got a great real estate agent; you’ve done your homework, and the daily headlines – regionally and nationally – insist Colorado’s real estate […]
Navigating Denver’s Renter’s Market
Gone are the days of putting a property on the rental market and having 10 qualified applicants within the first hour BY HOLLY TOENJES Published via CoBiz: 2018.06.06 03:00 PM Cranes, oh so many cranes! No matter where you look, whether downtown, LoHi or Cherry Creek, you cannot help but notice the number of cranes dotting […]