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2022 Election Guide

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2022 Election Guide

By far the most impactful politicians to our industry are Colorado House and Senate members. The vast majority of laws that impact owner/resident relationships, property rights and development come from the State. Continue Reading

by Drew Hamrick
09/19/2022


The Pros and Cons of Having a Pet-Friendly Rental Property

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The Pros and Cons of Having a Pet-Friendly Rental Property

Pets can create quite a conundrum for landlords who want to appeal to a broad group of tenants but are also concerned about potential damage to their rental property. If you're wondering whether to offer your rental property to tenants with pets, here are a few key benefits. The Rise of Pet... Continue Reading

09/12/2022


People-Meleon & The Art Of Matching Your Leasing Prospect

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People-Meleon & The Art Of Matching Your Leasing Prospect

What are chameleons known for? Chameleons possess a host of physical adaptations which help them survive. Most notably, they are known for their swiveling eyes that help them pinpoint fast-moving prey and their color-changing skin helps them blend in, stand out to potential mates, and... Continue Reading

by Bob Donahue
09/12/2022


Best Practices for Social Media: 15 Tips From Our Multifamily Marketing Experts

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Best Practices for Social Media: 15 Tips From Our Multifamily Marketing Experts

Despite the economic climate, now is not the time for apartment communities to ignore social media. Social media is critical to attracting and engaging with residents. There’s no ifs, ands, or buts about it — your residents are actively online, using multiple social media platforms. ... Continue Reading

by Ashley Tyndall
09/12/2022


Digital Nomads: How They Impact Multifamily

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Digital Nomads: How They Impact Multifamily

Digital nomads are remote workers who take advantage of their location-independent jobs to travel and live where they choose, whether domestically or internationally. According to a research study from the MBO Partners State of Independence, there are around 15.5 million digital nomads in the US,... Continue Reading

by Erica Sanchez
08/5/2022


Don't Stop Believing in this Resilient Industry

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Don't Stop Believing in this Resilient Industry

I spent a good deal of time over the last year or so trying to decide what my goals would be during my time as AAMD President. I actually spoke with several past presidents to gather their advice – and what I heard was fairly consistent – it was to narrow down my ideas to one or two... Continue Reading

by Amie Robertshaw
07/8/2022


Looking Back: A Year in Review

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Looking Back: A Year in Review

"Life is not about finding our limitations; it’s about finding our infinity." – Herbie Hancock We have all found our infinity dealing with all that we have accomplished over the past two plus years with COVID. Navigating through COVID we all faced breakthroughs and setbacks. Each of... Continue Reading

by Angela Fletcher
06/3/2022


Putting Colorado Eviction Rates in Context

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Putting Colorado Eviction Rates in Context

In August 2021, the Supreme Court’s rejection of the Biden Administration’s eviction moratorium provoked a wave of outrage from lawmakers, renter advocates and housing experts. ‘Millions of residents will be forced from their homes,’ they declared. ‘Prepare for an... Continue Reading

by Bobby Hutchinson
05/6/2022


Metro Denver Apartment Market Sees Increasing Demand, Low Vacancy

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Metro Denver Apartment Market Sees Increasing Demand, Low Vacancy

Last month, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD) released 2022 first quarter results from the Denver Metro Area Apartment Vacancy and Rent Survey, conducted by the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business and Colorado Economic Management Associates. The metro... Continue Reading

05/6/2022


Rental Housing Licenses in Different Municipalities

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Rental Housing Licenses in Different Municipalities

Many municipalities across Colorado have minimum habitability standards for rental properties written into their housing or rental codes. Whether focusing on specific electrical or HVAC requirements or on more general wellbeing and safety, all these standards are intended to make rental... Continue Reading

by Brian Strandes
05/6/2022


Effectively Market Your Affordable Housing

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Effectively Market Your Affordable Housing

Marketing an affordable housing community sounds daunting, but in reality, you can easily use the same marketing tools and techniques as you would for multifamily and conventional housing. The main difference? Your audience. The affordable housing community is in a very unique position in that... Continue Reading

by Ashley Tyndall
05/6/2022


COLORADO’S FUTURE: The Impact of an Aging Workforce

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COLORADO’S FUTURE: The Impact of an Aging Workforce

There’s No Quick Fix For Current Hiring Problems, But More Flexible, Adaptable Employees And Teams Could Play A Role. In the coming years, mature and older workers will play an increasing role in Colorado’s workforce.Between 2010 and 2040, the category of Coloradan workers over the... Continue Reading

04/8/2022