All Seasons Blog

Friday, August 16, 2019

by Matt Rogers
7 Rookie Landlord Mistakes
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Understanding the Business of Landlording, Episode 2Becoming a landlord can be profitable, but it’s not a passive investment. Success means hard work and savvy. Here are 7 rookie landlord mistakes to avoid.1. Not properly planning for expensesWhen adding up investment property costs, you’ll think of mortgage, insurance, and ta...

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

by Matt Rogers
Robot Vacuums for your Home
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The latest in the All Seasons Smart Homes blog SeriesRobot vacuums have come a long way since they were first introduced in 1996 by Electrolux. Back then, the vacuums were expensive and inefficient, although they sparked the imagination. Could there be a time when they’d become good enough to clean our homes for us?In 2019, robotics...

Thursday, June 20, 2019

by Matt Rogers
What does CRMC mean?
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If you want to rent out your property, you want a property manager who knows what they're doing. How do you tell? One way to check on a firm you want to hire is to look at their designations. Colorado requires property managers to have a real estate license, but at All Seasons, our team has much more. We have designations.The designat...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

by Matt Rogers
Understanding Smart Plugs
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The latest in the All Seasons Smart Home blog seriesUnderstanding smart plugs: Forget to turn off the curling iron this morning? A smart plug can let your phone control anything you plug into an outlet. So turn off the curling iron right from work.Smart Plugs: A Good 1st StepWant to try to smart home products, but worried about the cost? ...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

by Matt Rogers
Preparing Your Rental for Spring
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Understanding the Business of Landlording, a New Blog Series from All SeasonsEpisode 1 - Preparing your rental for SpringIt's been a cold, wet winter in Colorado. This is good! Snow pack is 143% of normal, which means we won't be in severe drought conditions this summer. Hopefully that means the fire risk is much lower this year, ...

Friday, March 15, 2019

by Matt Rogers
Colorado Springs Record-Setting Bomb Cyclone Blizzard
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Colorado Springs Record-Setting Bomb Cyclone BlizzardMarch 13th, 2019 brought a bomb cyclone blizzard to the Colorado Springs region. Meteorologists refer to a strengthening low as "bombing" out or undergoing bombogenesis if its minimum surface pressure drops by at least 24 millibars in 24 hours or less. Wind gusts of 100 m...

Friday, March 8, 2019

by Matt Rogers
Property Management Annual Vendor Meeting
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All Seasons LLC, CRMC held our Annual Vendors Meeting and Appreciation Breakfast last week. We interfaced with the folks who keep our properties running. We shared our processes and advice, and they had the chance to talk to us about their work. A lot of good food and info all around!We also showed a few short, informative for our vendors...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

by Matt Rogers
6 Tips to Help You Collect Rent on Time
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6 Tips to Help You Collect Rent on TimeYou’re happy! You finally have a few investment properties and have rented them out. But your joy comes to a snag the first time one of your tenants doesn’t pay on time, and you have to cover the mortgage payment yourself. This is not going to make you money if it’s taking it out of...

Monday, January 7, 2019

by Matt Rogers
What SmartHome Virtual Assistant is Right for You?
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What SmartHome Virtual Assistant is Right for You?It’s a new year, and time to continue our series on SmartHomes. (See links our previous smart home blogs after this article.) If you’re renting, making your home smarter is easy with smart speakers that use voice assistants. There are two things to consider: which virtual assis...

Friday, December 14, 2018

by Matt Rogers
Should you manage your own rental property? Answer these 7 questions to find out.
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When you decide to rent out a home, you might decide to manage your property yourself to save money, or to keep control of the entire process. Understandably, it can be overwhelming to get started. If this is the case for you, you might want to hire a Property Manager. What should you do? Here are 7 questions to ask yourself to see if you...

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