I know of a few homeowners/rental properties that have done this before. Be sure that you understand what the owner wants done before you sign any leases and determine the timeline and standards for getting the work done. This will ensure all parties involved are happy, assuming the owner is willing to enter into this type of arrangement with you.
There are currently 4 rental homes on our MLS that specify they will accept 3 or more dogs.
If you would like a list of these homes, you may email me and I will forward to you.
The rental range is from $1300 to $1700 for these homes. They may or may not meet the rest of your criteria, so it would be best if you take a look at the listings first.
I look forward to helping you find your next home here in Colorado Springs.
Cherry Creek Properties, LLC
I live a few blocks from there. While my husband and I do own a smaller home in another neighborhood, we recently found a need to combine households with my aging parents. Our solution was to rent a home in 80909 that is fairly large, (3200 sf) and has a 2 car garage/cottage combination as well. We pay 1350.00 plus Utilities. I think it's a great deal, (although discounted because the Lanlord rented it to us with a completly dead yard and it would be too expensive to landscape as a tenant). The inside of the home, however, is beautiful. The basement level has a lower than standard ceiling, so we don't use much of it, so I would count the upper square foot and the cottage and that's all about 1900 sf. I also have Property Management clients throught the town and I am thinking that your house should rent in the range of 1200-1400 per month, depending on conditon and amenities, (appliances, sprinklers, landscaping, etc...) Please feel free to call me if you'd like me to drop by on my way home one day. I'd be glad to give you my opinion as a neighbor!
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I suggest checking out the Landlord! How many properties does he/she manage? What systems do they have in place and how do they handle repairs. Some management companies charge the tenant for repairs under a certain amount. Be sure to discuss this and understand your responsibilities.
If Military, make sure you have a clause that allows you to break the lease in the event you get orders to another duty station. It's important to understand how this clause works.
Read the lease, knowledge is power! If you do not understand any part of the lease have an attorney view the document. If you're sure you're going to lease for more than 12 months negoiate for a lower lease amount. Be careful not to obligate yourself for more than you can commit.
The Real Estate market is changing and rents are climbling. A home purchase is something you may want to consider. Consulting a Real Estate professional on your ability to purchase verses renting may be an option to consider.... more
If your house is here in Colorado Springs do you have it listed with a p.m. company? If nothing else contact a local FULL SERVICE realtor i.e. one who works with renting as well as buying and selling - you will be surprised at how many realtors in cs don't service the rental market which is why I make the statement 'full service' and they should willingly do a rental cma for you. Spring is approaching and the movement is beginning, the troops are being relocated so if it doesn't sell/rent in december you will find that january or february will be better months. A cma will determine whether it is too high or whether it is the area or whether if it just the time of year. A full service realtor will also list it for sale or for rent at the same time and whichever comes first takes presidence. Are you military based? That might change things regarding the price on the sale of the house. The company I work for manages over 500 properties and have been doing so for 49 years so if you need more info on the renting side contact me and I will guide you to the appropriate person to speak to. 719-660-0622 or firstname.lastname@example.org... more