Will nightly rentals be taxed as commercial properties in Colorado? Did it pass?

Will nightly rentals be taxed as commercial properties in Colorado? Did it pass?

Property taxes on short-term rental properties in Colorado would more than triple under a bill drafted by state lawmakers that comes as communities from Durango to Denver grapple with surging numbers of vacation rentals.  What is in the new proposal?  How will this...
What housing bills passed and failed in Colorado Legislature?

What housing bills passed and failed in Colorado Legislature?

It has been quite the session with a ton of bills that have huge ramifications for property owners throughout Colorado.  The proposals ranged from increasing taxes on nightly rentals, evictions protections, habitability, right of first refusal and various others.  The...
New bill in Colorado legislature drastically increases HOA fees

New bill in Colorado legislature drastically increases HOA fees

The Colorado legislature is out of control with their housing bills. The newest bill: “Real Property owner unit association collections” will drastically increase HOA fees for every property owner and likely could bankrupt many homeowner associations.  What is in this...
New Colorado housing bill drastically alters property owners’ rights & STRs

New Colorado housing bill drastically alters property owners’ rights & STRs

Once again, as the legislature returns, the first order of business is housing.  Unfortunately, there is now a pervasive agreement that only the legislature can fix the housing crisis we are experiencing in Colorado and the number one tool is more legislation. The...
Colorado property values soften.  Property taxes increased 36%-82%

Colorado property values soften.  Property taxes increased 36%-82%

Get ready for sticker shock as you open the mail and get your tax bill.  As values soften throughout the state, why are your property taxes going up?   How can assessed values continue to increase even though property values are softening?  Why will your taxes likely...
Is Colorado setting up buy now pay later for property taxes

Is Colorado setting up buy now pay later for property taxes

The legislature passed a little known bill to allow property owners to defer their property taxes above 4% increase starting in 2023. To get the message out, they sent out the flier above that I received this week.  On the surface, this sounds like an amazing plan. ...