New landlord tenant legislation has been introduced in the Colorado legislature in the form of Senate Bill 12-070.  The legislation proposes to enact the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act and includes provisions concerning: Disclosure obligations of landlords. Reduced time frames in which a landlord must return a security deposit. The effect of unsigned rentalGo to Article

Property owners commonly form limited liability companies (“LLCs”) for the purpose of developing, holding, or leasing investment or commercial properties.  LLCs are used as the entity of choice due to their flexibility, ease of formation, and tax treatment.  The thought behind holding the property in the name of the LLC, rather than in the nameGo to Article

An IRS 1031 exchange is a provision in the Internal Revenue Code that allows the owner of investment real estate to sell that property and to use the proceeds of the sale to purchase another investment property without paying capital gains taxes.  There are specific requirements that must be followed for an investment property ownerGo to Article

It’s a situation that comes up again and again: the owner of a commercial property leases property to a tenant.  The tenant then decides to remodel or refinish the premises to better suit the tenant’s business operations. The tenant hires a contractor who remodels the property but doesn’t get paid for the work.  The landlordGo to Article