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Local events are on a case by case basis right now.  Looking back at our Highlands Ranch property management community blog during this time last year, the summer is in full swing with many different things going on.  There was no shortage of things to do, or places to go, or live events and conc...
Everyone works with different clients that have different needs.  Seasoned investors tend to be the easiest when they are picking up their third or fourth rental property.  First time buyers however, prove to be more of an obstacle.  Here are some simple ways to assess the top three hurdles and f...
 As many of you are already aware, lockdown restrictions have been lifted in all states and individual cities.  Whether your favorite restaurant is now open for dine in seating may vary from county to county, but for the most part you should be able to visit any establishment you were unable to b...
It is now officially summer in Highlands Ranch, and it seems that June ushers in the 90-degree days as soon as it can. Now that summer is here, the Highlands Ranch property management market should see a late uptick in rental interest and number of people moving. There is an element of pent up de...
One look at the Highlands Ranch Community Association calendar and you will see a host of summer events that have been canceled for months now. As society gradually re-opens, events begin to become available. There are a majority of them that will stay canceled, as their very nature is not conduc...
Make sure your home is always pet friendly and kid friendly. Home is supposed to be where you feel safest, and the little ones and the furry ones need to be safe. Here are the areas where safety usually needs an upgrade. In most of our Highlands Ranch property management homes, Tenants usually ha...
Many states have eased a lot of COVID-19 restrictions as of the first of this month. Number of new cases in many areas have leveled or dropped off slightly, but regulations vary and social distancing should continue to be a priority if possible. In terms of the national market, in March, the Pend...
We are sure you have seen all the photos in New York City, of parks and beaches absolutely covered in people without masks. It was the first great spring weather day and although New York City is the epicenter of the virus outbreak in the US, people seemed to not mind or notice much. We can all r...
While it may come as a relief that we can begin to resume life as normal, you must still be careful. The threat of transmission of COVID-19 is still present and has not changed much in the last few weeks. We urge everyone to remember that the lockdown was a strict measure to flatten the curve and...
The turning of the season is always a welcome change during the year. In Highlands Ranch property management this ushers in the shifting gears into the busy season. At this point in the year we are usually much busier, but due to the pandemic the rental market has been largely stilted. Make no mi...

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