Shari's Real Estate Blog

Monday, July 6, 2020

Owner Frequently Asked Questions
Property Management Blog
For many, this may be the first time you need to or have considered hiring a Property Manager. We understand this. We have been managing rental homes from our bricks and mortar location in Aurora for over 15 years.The information below is provided to help you understand how we do business and how Stars & Stripes Homes serves you. Ques...

Friday, July 3, 2020

You Need To Know About Military Housing Allowance
Property Management Blog
Thinking of renting out your home?  Consider a military renter.... You may want to know about the housing allowance provided to military personnel assigned in the Denver Metro Area. Known as BAH - BAH provides tax free housing allowances to military members to help them cover the costs of housing in the private/civilian community. BA...

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Denver Home Price Now $519,719.00
Property Management Blog
The Colorado Association of Realtors (CAR) just released their May 2020 report indicating the average price for a single family home in the Denver Metro Area in May 2020 was $519,719.00 - a 2.1% year-over-year decrease.  And the report indicated that the average price for a townhome/condo in the metro area was $372,958.00 - a 1.1% ye...

Friday, June 12, 2020

Need An Experienced Realtor?
Property Management Blog
My buyers purchased this beautiful home in Castle Rock! Truly an oasis in the Sapphire Pointe community in Castle Rock, Colorado! 6 bedrooms, 4 bath home on over 1/3 acre lot with open space on 3 sides! Refinished hardwood floors, custom paint, custom built ins, new paint, new baseboards, gourmet kitchen w/stainless appliances & grani...

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Credit Scores - We Check
Property Management Blog
When applying for an available rental, Stars & Stripes Homes, Inc. checks your Credit Score via Experian. That's what our home owners expect and that's what we do. Questions?  Ask our Property Manager who is managing the home you are interested in.  Credit scores can make a difference.Research shows that renters...

Friday, April 24, 2020

More Reasons To Hire A Property Manager
Property Management Blog
The Colorado General Assembly gave Colorado landlords more, new legal challenges.  The gift that just keeps on giving.... The new laws (3 are listed below) significantly impact rental property owners and highlight the continuing importance of hiring a licensed professional Property Manager. The three new laws highlight the six primar...

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

New Colorado Bedbug Laws
Property Management Blog
The Colorado Governor signed HB19-1328, a new bed bug law (effective January 1, 2020) which requires a tenant promptly notify the landlord via written or electronic notice when the tenant knows or reasonably suspects that the tenant’s dwelling unit contains bed bugs. For more info, read on....The new law requires that not more than ...