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Heather and Greg MTR DA COS
Residential multifamily investors aren’t locked in to just one rental strategy. In Colorado Springs, investors Greg and Heather are combining short and medium term rentals to boost returns and ensure cash
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October 2022 Market Updates: Take Advantage of Dropping Rates and Seller Concessions
The October 2022 market stats for Denver, Colorado Springs, and Pueblo are now out, and our roundtable is back to discuss what they mean. Check out the latest trends, get updates
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Believe It or Not: Now Is a Good Time to Be a Buyer
The September 2022 market stats are out, and our roundtable is back to discuss what they mean and how the Colorado real estate market is trending. Get updates for Denver, Colorado
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Fix and Flip vs Long Term Rental: Landlord Shares His Biggest Mistakes
Seasoned investors know that different rental strategies work better in different markets. Today, we’re talking to Rick Staael, an investor who owns properties along the Front Range, about how he chooses
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A Good Defense Is Your Best Offense: 3 Ways to Protect Your Portfolio during Turbulent Times
How can you protect your rental portfolio from unforeseen events? We’re discussing the best ways to manage vacancy, expenses, and liquidity concerns through reserves and contingency planning. Even in offensive
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Great Mountain View for $300/Month by House Hacking in Colorado Springs
Would you change cities for a great mountain view and $300/month in rent? This house hacker made the move from Denver to Colorado Springs to do just that. And when he
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5 Properties in 5 Years by "Stacking" Your House Hacks
In today’s episode of House Hackerz, we have a 3 for 1 special.  We’re looking at a great house with three units—one primary residence and two Airbnb’s that bring in
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August 2022 Market Update: Increased Inventory = More Power for Buyers
The August 2022 Colorado market stats are out, and our roundtable is back to discuss all the trends. A boost in inventory is helping buyers, but should they be worried about
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How Self-Managing a Fourplex Can Bring Strong Returns Despite a 6.625% Interest Rate
Leah and Jenny discuss a fourplex in Colorado Springs that’s a self-manager’s dream. The townhouse-style units are popular with tenants and yield impressive returns–even with today’s high interest rates. Listen to
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How This House Hacker Started Investing Before Graduating College
It’s never too early to start your investing journey! That’s why our guest Miller started looking for the perfect Colorado Springs house hack before he finished college. Now, he and his
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Relocating from California to Find a Profitable House Hack in Colorado
Why did this investor move from San Francisco to Colorado Springs to start house hacking? Today, Jenny and Chris sit down with Michael, a new investor who has a unique outlook
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Trading up with a 1031 Exchange into a $330,400 New Build
It’s no secret the market is giving homeowners the gift of appreciation, but what’s the best way to tap into it? In this deal analysis, Jenny explains to Chris how her
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