Recent Articles by Rob Stephens

4 local assets that can help rent second homes

4 local assets that can help rent second homes

As a real estate agent, it can be difficult convincing a potential buyer that a second home or vacation home has more value than just a place to vacation to when you have free time. Clients have the potential to make significant money by listing this...
By Rob Stephens | Friday, November 13, 2015
How to soothe 5 common fears about renting a home short term

How to soothe 5 common fears about renting a home short term

As a way to address the potential anxiety of your clients about entering the home rental marketplace, I've listed some commons concerns expressed by potential vacation renters and corresponding "fear nots" to help put their minds at ease. The "fear n...
By Rob Stephens | Wednesday, July 22, 2015
4 things your clients should know before renting out their homes this summer

4 things your clients should know before renting out their homes this summer

If you have clients thinking about renting out their homes this summer, here are a few areas you can advise them to consider that will help ensure a successful venture ......
By Rob Stephens | Monday, July 6, 2015
Rental owners’ top 5 mistakes

Rental owners’ top 5 mistakes

Purchasing a rental property is a significant investment and can be the start of a scary but rewarding adventure for many of us. We purchased our first vacation rental over 15 years ago in Colorado, and we needed the rental income to afford the prope...
By Rob Stephens | Monday, April 27, 2015