All Seasons Blog

Monday, September 24, 2018

by Matt Rogers
Property Owners FAQs
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Frequently Asked Questions from OwnersAre you thinking about turning your property into a rental home? You’ve come to the right place. We know you probably have a lot of questions. Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) we are asked by Property Owners.If you still have questions about how to rent your property i...

Monday, August 27, 2018

by Matt Rogers
How Landlords Can Say NO With Confidence
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Being a landlord is by nature an adversarial job. You deal with people’s homes, and therefore their comfort and security. Defending one’s home is a natural, powerful tendency that can make people passionate.Landlords must learn to separate their personal feelings from their business goals. Although most tenants are reasonable ...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

by Matt Rogers
Large Damaging Hail Storm in Colorado Springs and Fountain
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A Message from Our PresidentOnce again, Southwestern parts of Colorado Springs and areas in Security / Fountain / Widefield experienced another major hail storm yesterday. Hail size ranged from quarter to baseball. Unfortunately, this storm hit some of the same areas that were damaged during the storm in mid-June. The storm came in l...

Friday, August 3, 2018

by Matt Rogers
What Light Bulb is Best?
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What Light Bulb is Best?Lighting in our homes has changed as our technology changes. With several choices in light bulbs available on the market now, it's important to know what light bulb is best for you.Incandescent BulbsIncandescent bulbs are the traditional bulbs found in homes for years. These bulbs use electrical current to crea...

Sunday, July 8, 2018

by Matt Rogers
10 strategies to stay cool without air conditioning
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10 strategies to stay cool without air conditioning[/caption] Summer in Colorado without air conditioning can be anything but cool. Most older homes in Colorado Springs were built without central air. So be strategic! Here are 10 strategies to stay cool without air conditioning.1. Water the bodyIn other words, stay hydrated. You’ll ...

Thursday, June 21, 2018

by Matt Rogers
Smart Homes 2018
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Colorado Springs Smart Homes 2018 Well it’s 2018, and we haven’t talked about Smart Homes for awhile. What’s new since we published Part 1 and Part 2 of our smart homes blogs? Let’s just say a lot! The Internet of Things continues to grow and specialize. After the initial influx of hooked-up items to come on t...

Monday, May 28, 2018

by Matt Rogers
5 Reasons your First Home should be an Investment Home
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If you watch real estate, you’ve seen home prices hit record highs. Studies show that people born in the 80s are making less than they expected, may have student loans and a higher cost of living. By turning your first home into an investment property, you can combine the benefits of owning property to make money with the benefits o...

Monday, April 30, 2018

by Matt Rogers
Is Self-Managing a Big Mistake for New Landlords?
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Making a Mistake That Won’t Go AwayIs self-managing a big mistake for new landlords? When you’re first learning about the landlord lifestyle and business, you’re bound to make mistakes. You’re human. But in this online world, your mistake may never go away. Online reviews and social posts are there forever, and you...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

by Matt Rogers
Colorado Facing High Fire Warnings
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Colorado Facing High Fire Warnings: To begin with, I want to ensure everyone that we do NOT currently have fires threatening any of our managed homes. But we want to be ready for that possibility.DroughtWe’ve had an extremely dry winter, so we're already seeing high fire danger on a regular basis. In fact, we've had mor...

Sunday, April 15, 2018

by Matt Rogers
Colorado Springs Rates Number 2 in Nation for Best Place to Live
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Colorado Springs Rates Number 2 in Nation: US News looked at 125 of the most populous areas in our country and rated the best places to live. They based their ratings on quality of life, job market, and the cost of living.How they weight the ratingsJob market (20%)Quality of life (30%)Value index,” (25%)Desirability index (15%)Net m...

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