How to Keep Great Tenants? Littleton Property Management Expert Answers
By Susan Melton - Friday, June 3, 2022
Tenant retention is good for investors because it increases earnings and decreases expenses. When you have a great tenant in place, you want to do everything you can to keep them. When your tenants stay with you and renew their lease agreements year after year, you can avoid the ...
Service Animals, Emotional Support Animals, and Pets | Lakewood Landlord Guide
By Susan Melton - Friday, May 6, 2022
Most Lakewood rental property owners understand the basics of fair housing laws. However, things can get more complicated when we talk about service animals and emotional support animals. How are they different from pets? This is an incredibly nuanced topic, and it’s a...
What Type of Insurance Will Cover Your Lakewood Rental Home?
By Susan Melton - Friday, April 1, 2022
Insurance can be invaluable, especially when we’re talking about an investment as large as a property. When you have an asset that’s worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, you obviously want to protect it. Insurance works differently with a rental property than it do...
Landlord Responsibilities in a Lakewood Rental | Property Management Education
By Susan Melton - Friday, March 4, 2022
Landlords are usually pretty clear about their responsibilities when it comes to renting out a home in Lakewood. You know you have to provide a safe and habitable home. You know you have to respond to maintenance requests. But, that’s not all. You need to follow a...
What Are Tenants Responsible for in a Lakewood Rental Home?
By Susan Melton - Friday, February 4, 2022
Tenants have a lot of rights when they rent a Lakewood home, but they also have a lot of responsibilities. This can be easy to forget when you’re a property owner working hard to provide a safe and well-maintained property. While you are generally responsible for the care a...
Benefits of Technology for Littleton Property Managers
By Susan Melton - Friday, January 7, 2022
Property management technology has really shifted over the last decade, and our investment in platforms, portals, and automated systems has allowed us to deliver services more efficiently and keep our costs down.Technology is important to the property owners and the tenants we wo...
Offering Property Management Services | Littleton Real Estate Agent Education
By Susan Melton - Friday, December 3, 2021
At Assured Management, we have had the pleasure and the privilege of working with local real estate agents when their clients need professional property management in Littleton, Lakewood, and the surrounding areas. Referring clients who need to lease out their home can help you b...
How to Be a Good Tenant | Advice for Lakewood Tenants
By Susan Melton - Friday, November 5, 2021
Good tenants are in high demand. If you’re looking for ways to stand out as a desirable resident when you’re seeking or settling into a Lakewood rental home, we have some tips for you. Establishing yourself as a reliable, responsible tenant will help you have a better...
Landlord 101: The Costs of DIY Property Management in Lakewood
By Susan Melton - Friday, October 1, 2021
Smart investors understand the value of professional property management in Lakewood. Yes, there are management fees involved but the money you save on long vacancies, expensive legal mistakes, and evictions and property damage due to bad tenants more than make up for the cost. P...
How Long Does It Take to Find a Tenant? Lakewood Property Management
By Susan Melton - Friday, September 3, 2021
No one likes a long vacancy period, and finding a tenant quickly is important to your bottom line. A lot of Lakewood rental property owners ask us how long it will take to find a tenant and rent out their home. The frustrating answer is this: it depends.It depends on the market, ...