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What to Do When a Tenant Leaves Their Tenant Belongings Behind After Move-Out

Whether they were intentionally leaving items behind or just in a rush to leave, in many move-outs, tenants will leave some of their belongings behind.  That presents a problem to landlords looking to quickly clean and flip the space for the next tenant to arrive. What should you do when you have tenant belongings left behind in Colorado?

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A Guide to Early Termination for Property Owners

Even if you go above and beyond to keep your rental property in excellent condition and be responsive to maintenance requests, offering amenities and addressing renter concerns, you can still end up in a situation where a tenant wants to leave before the lease ends. Early termination can happen for a broad spectrum of reasons, including a break-up, illness or sudden change in job situation. Here’s what you should know about early termination.

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Should You Install Smart Appliances in Your Rental Property?

Smart appliances are growing in popularity every year as they become more affordable and more integrated with other devices, like the Amazon Echo, the Nest Hub and the Facebook Portal. Installing smart appliances at your rental property is one way to attract tech-savvy tenants, but is it worth the trouble?

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Are They a Guest or a Tenant? Creating and Enforcing a Guest Policy

When you are a landlord, you are liable for the people who are living in your rental property. This is part of why we take so much care in pre-screening applicants and why tenants always sign a lease agreeing to policies that are designed to protect both them and you. Things can become more complicated when guests are involved and toe the line between visitor and occupant. How can you define a guest policy and enforce it when lines get blurred?

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