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November 12, 2018
I’ve always thought the mind of a property manager is rather extraordinary because it has to switch gears countless times during one day, then it has to remember what was happening before the first, second, third, hundredth and so on gear switch.  On any given day, there are countless phone calls, emails, meetings, showings, inspections, etc. along with pop-up emergencies.  Property manag...
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October 18, 2016
by Mark Tschetter, Senior Managing Partner of Tschetter Hamrick Sulzer, P.C. Does a landlord have to allow assistive animals at no pet communities or no pet properties? Yes. Assistive animals are not pets.  Assistive animals are necessary for a disabled tenant to use and enjoy the rental on the same basis as a non-disabled individual. Under fair housing laws, disabled tenants are entitled t...
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September 22, 2016
By: Evan Wolfe, Property Damage Attorney If you are a residential property manager and you do not have a client with a pending insurance claim for hail, smoke, water, fire or other property damage, you probably have not been in Colorado that long.  Don’t feel left out, an insurance claim will probably come across your desk very soon. As part of the property manager’s responsibiliti...
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September 21, 2016
By: Marc Cunningham, President and Director of Operations of Grace Property Management When it comes to property management, the unfortunate truth is that there is no correlation between being good at property management and being good at running a property management company – zip, zero, nada. You can be really good at collecting rents, adept at handling maintenance calls, and even exc...
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September 20, 2016
By Mark Tschetter, Senior Managing Partner, Tschetter Hamrick Sulzer Clients frequently call for advice when a fire or other casualty event has damaged the community. While casualty events can vary significantly, we do see a number of recurring issues associated with them. This month we discuss the key issues that commonly arise when a casualty event occurs at a community. We will refer to ...
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August 16, 2016
Mark Tschetter, Managing Partner, Tschetter Hamrick Sulzer Clients have continually had situations involving money orders, most involving stolen money orders. When money orders are stolen, thieves wash them in an acid bath to erase the payee (the name of the apartment community), and turn them into blank bearer instruments. Thieves can cash or convert a stack of blank money orders into cash ...
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August 16, 2016
Hello NARPM Denver Chapter! August is here! Have you started working on your wintertime rental property preventative maintenance? Our office starts this project in August to give us plenty of time to schedule those sprinkler and evaporative cooler shut downs before the first freeze. Be sure to sign up for the NARPM Denver Chapter August meeting.  Don’t miss an excellent opportunity to ...
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