Unleash the Full Potential of Your Steamboat Springs Property:
Choose Long-Term Rentals

Welcome to Colorado Realty and Property Management, Inc.
Where Stability and Profitability Meet!

Short-Term Aren't What They Used To Be

Are you a Steamboat Springs property owner considering short-term rentals like Airbnb, but questioning if it's the right path for you?

We understand the appeal, but let us guide you through the advantages of Long-Term Rentals and why they may be a better fit for your property and financial goals.

Make More Money with Long-Term Rentals

Pros and Cons of Short-Term Rentals

Short-term rental owners often boast about making more money than their long-term counterparts. Let's break down the pros and cons, revealing the financial benefits and potential drawbacks.

High per-night rates
Flexibility in property use

Frequent vacancies
Variable income

"Wow! Can’t say enough good things. I went into the process with tons of questions and they were all answered thoroughly. My property was rented in less than 3 days! Highly recommend!” - Amanda F.

Rated ThreeBest Property Management Company since 2020

Steamboat Springs Property Management

Experienced Property Managers

Our experienced team of property managers is ready to help you. We are in our 16th year in business.

Communication with owners and tenants

We strive to have the best communication of any property management company out there

Award-winning property management company

Award winning management company. We consistently win multiple awards and recognitions each year.

Tenant Screening and Placement

Our extensive tenant screening and placement process helps fill your vacancy quickly with a quality resident.

Marketing and
Video Tours

We use video tours to rent your property quickly! See examples on our YouTube channel.

Get started with our Owner Checklist

Get our Owner Checklist (PDF) and learn how to get started with management today.

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Have you been told that a short-term rental isn't viable for your property? Let's debunk that myth:

Consistent income
Higher overall profitability

Limited flexibility

Don't Sell Your Short-Term Rental, Optimize It
Pros and Cons of Selling

The Solution: Our Systemized Evaluation Process

Steamboat Springs Home Check service

Award Winning Property Management Services

Colorado Realty and Property Management was established in 2006We have been managing properties since 2006.

Rated ThreeBest Property Management Company since 2020Rated ThreeBest Property Management Company since 2020

Award-winning Best Property Management Company since 2016Award-winning Best Property Management Company since 2016

Best Property Management Company Award since 2019Best Property Management Company Award since 2019

LOC8NEARME Award for property managementLOC8NEARME Recommends

Peter Lohmann's Newsletter Top 20 Largest Companies 2024 Property ManagementPeter Lohmann's Newsletter Top 20 Largest Companies 2024 Property Management

2024 Best of Mile High Award2024 Best of Mile High Award

"I have to say that my experience with Colorado Realty & Property Management has been "REAL, PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL and EFFECTIVE". This firm is focused on doing the right thing in an effective and efficient, timely manner. The staff truly gets to know their customers and are concerned about the well-being and the rights of the property owner and of their renters. I would refer them in a heartbeat." -Debbie C.

LOC8NEARME Award for property management

The Solution: Our Systemized Evaluation Process

Steamboat Springs Property Management Includes:

Systemized Procedures

Efficient processes for property management.

Regular walkthroughs and inspections.

Stability: A Home, Not Just a Stay

Long-term rentals offer stability, creating a sense of belonging for tenants and a consistent income stream for landlords.

With long-term rentals, tenants become part of the community, fostering a sense of responsibility for the property.

Convenience: Less Hassle, More Homeliness

Reduced Wear and Tear: Preserve Your Investment

Short Term vs Long Term Rentals

Marketing of the Property

Provide a current Rental Market Analysis

Walk the property and advise the Landlord of any concerns or suggestions

Photograph the property for marketing purposes

Install a professional yard/window sign and lockbox

Advertise the property for rent on the top 10-15 housing websites

Respond to prospective tenants by phone and email

Show the property Monday – Saturday by appointment only

losely monitor the element of price, property condition and market fluctuations

How we market your property and screen tenants

Applicant Selection/Screening

Collection of all necessary documents for screening

Acceptance of only complete applications

Pull credit report, eviction report and criminal history background report

Check sex offender registry

Verify bankruptcy information (if applicable)

Verify employment and proof of income

Verify previous rental history

Verification of pets (breed/age/weight and type) - no dangerous breeds

Lease Execution

Prepare the lease documents

Manage and handle the lease signing

Collect the first month’s rent and security deposit.

Provide the tenant(s) with keys

Set up 24-hour access to online cloud portals for the Tenants

Establish strict communication protocol with tenants to protect the landlord’s privacy

Setup tenant account for online rent payments

Financial Management

Collect rent

Establish a Landlord reserve account for minor repairs and maintenance

Deposit and retain the Tenant’s security deposit in escrow trust accounts

On or before the 14th of each month, send rent proceeds to Landlords

Pay Vendors and Contractors for services provided

Manage cash flow in Landlord reserve accounts

Pay monthly HOA assessments (optional fee)

24-hour access to online, cloud portal

Provide detailed monthly Cash Flow reporting for Landlord review

Process Security Deposit Dispositions within legal time limits to avoid penalties

Provide Year End statements including 1099s for tax preparation

Storage of year end documents

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    Property Management & Lease Enforcement

    Video and photograph the interior and exterior of the property to document the condition prior to tenant move in

    Re-key property before every new tenant

    Maintain and manage 24-hour emergency phone service

    Review and assign tenant-originated work orders and requests

    Manage all necessary repairs or maintenance to property

    Screen, hire, and manage Vendors and Contractors

    Schedule and manage Property Assessments and walkthroughs

    Engage attorneys on the landlord’s behalf whenever necessary

    Full renewal process begins 90 days prior to the end of the lease.

    Leases are updated annually and include any new legislative items

    Enforce the lease agreement

    Handle lease and HOA violations

    Process and handle evictions

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    About Steamboat Springs, CO

    Steamboat Springs is a city in northern Colorado’s Yampa Valley. It’s home to the Howelsen Hill ski area and the Steamboat ski resort. The latter has 6 peaks including Mount Werner. The city’s geothermal hot springs are said to have therapeutic properties. Near the city center, the long-standing Old Town Hot Springs is equipped with swimming and soaking pools, plus water slides. - Learn More

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