Leasing vs Property Management Services

8z Rentals provides both Leasing and Management services for residential properties in Boulder. Our leasing services are offered either independently or in combination with ongoing management after securing a tenant. We have organized this chart that provides a summary of services included under both our Leasing Only and Management contracts.

Weighing Options: To Operate a Vacation Rental or Traditional Rental Property?

VRBO, or “vacation rental by owner” has become a very attractive and lucrative alternative for landlords. But beware there can be a little bit of hair on the candy.  One thing to remember is that there is never easy money and the added rewards come with additional risk. A major consideration is your level of […]

Tips to Landlords & Tenants: Residential Rentals in the Fall

Fall is upon us and we frequently get calls this time of year from owners in a panic asking us if they are “too late” to rent their property. My answer to owners is of course “No!” Rentals happen all year long, but yes you will need to be more flexible and consider dropping your […]

The 411 on the City Of Boulder Rental License Program

Many new landlords with properties in the City of Boulder are often surprised to learn that there is a mandatory Rental Licensing Program that affects their property. This rental licensing program only applies to residential properties, so if you have recently purchased retail, office, commercial, warehouse or some other form of real estate, you are […]

Boulder Rental Scams

Recently the Boulder area has been facing rental scams through fake rental property postings on Craigslist.  Boulder rental scammers use fake rental postings to acquire important personal information or written checks from future “tenants”. Luckily, prospective tenants of the Boulder area can take steps to avoid these scams. 8z Rentals has advice posted to help. […]

Student Housing Options for University of Colorado, Boulder Students

The University of Colorado at Boulder has nearly 30,000 students, many of which desire a quick route to campus.  Boulder’s already tight rental market means that a student wanting quick access to campus will want to hone in their search for student housing options in one of the many condominium complexes within a close proximity […]