Author Archives: Mountain-N-Plains

The Value of Commercial Property Management in Fort Collins: Financial Services

Running a commercial property can be all-consuming. From responding to maintenance requests to finding new renters when your commercial tenants decide to move on, you can have a lot on your plate (and then there’s family as well). A professional property management company in Fort Collins, such as Mountain-N-Plains Real Estate Services, can help. We… read more

The Value of Commercial Property Management in Fort Collins: Asset Management

Commercial property management in Fort Collins uses a different skill set than residential property management. For the most part, you will be leasing to businesses who have completely different needs and uses than single-family residences or apartments. While similar to residential property management, commercial property management is different. Mountain-N-Plains Real Estate Services in Fort Collins… read more

The Value of Property Management in Fort Collins: Maintaining Your Property Part 2

As all homeowners know, maintaining a home is a time-consuming and often times expensive process. From broken air conditioning in July to the need for a new driveway, homeowners face constant maintenance issues. When you partner with a property management company in Fort Collins, such as Mountain-N-Plains, for your rental home, you can rest assured… read more

The Value of Property Management in Fort Collins: Maintaining Your Property Part 1

Everything in life deteriorates, from the homes we build to the bodies we inhabit. As such, a major concern of homeowners with rental properties is the maintenance of their property, both from the renters but also from the normal deterioration that comes with time. Property management companies in Fort Collins, such as Mountain-N-Plains Real Estate… read more

The Value of Property Management in Fort Collins: Protecting Your Investment

Oftentimes, one of the biggest worries of homeowners with rental properties is protecting their investment. After all, they may have lived in this home or made improvements to the home and want to ensure it’s in the same condition as when they left it. There are too many stories of rental properties being trashed and… read more

The Value of Property Management in Fort Collins: Marketing

If you’ve rented your home out, you know that getting the word out about your rental property can be a challenge. Sticking a “For Rent” sign out in your front yard when you live at the end of a long cul-de-sac won’t garner many eyeballs. If you’ve thrown your ad on Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, or… read more

The Value of Property Management in Fort Collins: Accounting

A property management company in Fort Collins needs to be able to handle every detail for homeowners who choose to hire us to rent their properties for them. From finding the right renters to making sure your property is maintained, a property management company does it all. One of the most important, but often overlooked,… read more

What’s an HOA and Why Should I Care?

If you’re a first time renter, you may be unfamiliar with the ins and outs of renting. Rental agreements, security deposits, and renter responsibilities versus property owner responsibilities may be a huge learning curve. As you’re going through your rental property paperwork, you’ll see something called an HOA, or a homeowner’s association. Lo and behold,… read more

Renting With Kids: What You Need to Know

Renting with kids can be challenging. After all, it’s not just you anymore. Mountain-N-Plains in Fort Collins is the best residential property management company. We offer both homes for rent and apartments for rent. If you need help finding a rental, contact us today! TIPS FOR RENTING WITH KIDS School district. A good school for… read more

Quick Tips for Outdoor Holiday Decorating

Snow has fallen here in Northern Colorado, and most of us are looking forward to the holidays, beginning with Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving being early this year, some of us are starting to think of Christmas and the holiday decorating which goes along with the season. Mountain-N-Plains Inc, Northern Colorado’s leading real estate management company, serving Fort… read more

What Do Tenants Look For In A Rental Property

Renters, just like homeowners, have a checklist of necessities they are looking for in a home. Having a property with a variation of amenities to offer renters makes your investment more desirable and sets it apart from other rental properties. With the exception of some young-gun property investors who start their portfolios while still living… read more

The Benefits of Renting a Home

  Have you ever noticed that the Colorado housing market is amazingly similar to a theme park roller coaster? Just as the market goes up and seems appealing to both buyers and sellers, it drops suddenly and everyone panics. There are surprises around every twisted corner and can spiral uncontrollably at times and test every… read more

To Rake or Not to Rake: The Case of the Falling Leaves

Ask anyone in the Northern Colorado area what their weekend plans entail and a lot of the answers will be: I’m going to see the colors!   The colors, of course, refers to the annual changing of the leaves as summer fades into fall. Beautiful and enigmatic with the lessening days and silent nights, autumn… read more

What To Expect From Your Property Manager

Mountain-n-Plains has managed properties throughout Northern Colorado since 1979. We are honored to play a role in the lives of renters in Fort Collins who choose to work with our property management company. Mountain-n-Plains serves as a residential property management company for townhomes, condos, single-family homes, and apartments. We also manage commercial properties including medical,… read more

The Difference Between Property Managers and Landlords

If you are looking to rent property in northern Colorado, whether it’s a single-family home, apartment, or condo, you should become familiar with the differences between a landlord and a property manager. Although both property managers and landlords rent properties, have similar roles, they do function differently. Typically, landlords do not always work with property… read more

The City of Fort Collins

Denver, Colorado is thriving, developing, and growing at rates that this state has not seen in a long time. As great as the growth has been to our economy, some longtime Colorado residents find it frustrating and are now looking to branch away from the big city. Travel a short 65 miles north of Denver,… read more

Extreme Weather: What Property Managers Can Do

  Colorado residents are fortunate to experience all four seasons throughout the year. While we experience 300+ days of sunshine in Colorado, we do experience our share of weather catastrophes. Summer brings the possibility of tornadoes, and inevitable hail storms. Winter time in Colorado means snow—lots of snow. Spring and fall seasons treat Colorado residents to a… read more

Tips To Increase The Value of Commercial Property

As a property owner for commercial businesses, you have a lot on your hands as a real player in the commercial property industry. Real estate is, and always will be, competitive and ever-changing, which is why it can be challenging to stay ahead and increase the value of your commercial property. Mountain-n-Plains, Inc. are the… read more

The Advantages to Renting

Have you ever noticed that the Colorado housing market is amazingly similar to a theme park roller coaster? Just as the market goes up and seems appealing to both buyers and sellers, it drops suddenly and everyone panics. There are surprises around every twisted corner and can spiral uncontrollably at times and test every homeowner’s… read more

CSU Students: Start Thinking About Fall 2017 Rentals!

The rental market in Fort Collins is a getting tighter, and it can be tough to find the right place for the right price. Whether you are a renter looking for a home that is worth the money you will pay, or a property owner wanting to rent your property without all the hassle, call… read more

Skip the Drama and Use Mountains-n-Plains Property Management

Whether you are a student looking for your next home while in Fort Collins, or the owner of a home who wants to rent it out, there can be plenty of lessons to learn, or you could skip the drama and use Mountains -n- Plains Property Management No More Renting Nightmares Instead of finding some… read more

The Go-To Management Company for CSU Student Housing

When you are looking for a residential rental for your family, or for yourself while you are a student at CSU, the management company you want to work with is Mountains -N- Plains. When you want to work with a professional, responsible management company, we are the ones. We’ve been in business since 1979 and… read more

What Else Can Landlords Get From Our Property Management Property

Welcome back! In our last blog, we detailed the best ways rental property owners in Fort Collins could benefit from our services. From protecting your investment with the proper paperwork and due diligence to the frequent maintenance and inspections we perform, landlords can rest assured that their rental property is being well protected. While these services… read more

How Our Property Management Company Can Benefit You

If you’re a homeowner and a landlord, the stresses of caring for your rental property can be overwhelming. Between the standards you’re required to abide by and the needs of your tenants, owning a rental property can really take it out of you. In order to alleviate the stress of being a landlord, you should… read more