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Remember the case of Roland Hawkins, the Colorado Springs landlord who came home from vacation to discover squatters living in his rental property? The case made the news because Colorado law required him to go through a full eviction.

Unfortunately, it happens all the time.

For example, Gerry ...

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Should You Rent to College Students?

September 28, 2018, 12:00 pm

If your residential property is located near a college or university, you may find yourself with a lot of applications from students.

Many landlords are afraid to rent their apartment or house to college-aged young adults, fearing house-wrecking parties or gross lack of care of the property. Shoul...

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How to Avoid Trouble When Renting to Relatives

September 12, 2018, 12:00 pm

Mixing personal with business is a set up for souring both pursuits; the real estate field is no exception to overlap in family and enterprise. Renting a property to family can get sticky whether your cousin is running a store out of your commercial space or whether your son is living in your baseme...

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The air carries a nip and the children are back in school—fall is fast approaching. As the seasons change outside, the rental market will cool as well. Even in cities which have a high demand for living space, the rental market follows trends that hold for most of the nation.

Summer is when most p...

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The wide, wild stretch of prairie east of Colorado Springs’ Mark Sheffel Road will soon offer a plethora of investment opportunities. Construction in the Banning Lewis Ranch area is well underway, and both the residential and commercial real estate markets will benefit.

You may have heard of Banni...

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