2020 was challenging for most everyone, and Denver residents Tom and Lauren were no exception. With pandemic stay-at-home orders, full-time jobs, and diminishing childcare options, the couple decided to return to Tom's homeland in Australia to be with family.
On May 3, Denver passed a new bill requiring landlords to have a license to rent out their properties. Short-term rental property owners already faced a similar law in Denver, but now this new law expands to cover all landlords in the city.
"Normal wear and tear"—it's something you've probably seen in a rental lease somewhere. You may have even thrown the term around yourself once or twice.
HGTV makes landlording look like an everyday vacation. It's always smiles, high-fives, overcoming challenges, and coming out on top. However, real-life home and rental property ownership are a bit different.
Intentionally (or accidentally) becoming a landlord doesn't automatically make you an overnight master of the trade. There's a lot to learn, and you're bound to make mistakes along the way.
The short-term rental space has exploded in recent years. And it’s not surprising given the stories of how much some short-term rentals can earn. While short-term rentals are certainly great for some people, they are not for everyone.
DIY home renovation projects are all the rage. Thanks to good ol' Chip and Joanna Gaines, anyone and everyone who has a property, drill, runaway imagination, and HGTV on demand is renovating in fresh, inspiring ways.
You’ve been living in your property and decided to move somewhere else. Congrats!
Being a rental property owner or a renter doesn’t have to be painful.
Property protection should be non-negotiable—no landlord should risk going without it. Just like you wouldn't (or shouldn't) drive a car around without insurance, you don't want to rent out your property without the proper asset protection.