Renting a Colorado Home
Renting Your Home
REcolorado is a great place to start your rental search. Whether your rental search is a mountain bungalow in Evergreen, a vintage colonial in Westminster, or an apartment in Downtown Denver, REcolorado has properties for rent throughout the Denver metro area. No matter where you look, it’s important to be well-informed about your options as you search for a new Colorado home. Read our rental advice below to help make your decision.
Rent vs. Buy
Whether you rent or buy a home, it’s a big financial decision. Be sure you are making the choice that is right for you. Use our Rent vs. Buy calculator to determine which option will get you the most bang for your buck.
Denver's Rental Hot Spots
Not sure where to find rental properties? REcolorado.com can help. Click the yellow button to search rental properties in popular Denver locations like Aurora, Lakewood, Washington Park, and Cherry Creek.
Finding a Colorado Rental - What to Look For
Finding a home to rent in Denver doesn't have to be tricky! Before you start your search it's important to know what to look for in a rental home. Consider the points below and then browse our rental properties on REcolorado.com!
Research the neighborhood: Visit our Neighborhood Data page on REcolorado.com to find out if the location you’re considering would be a good fit for you. View data regarding demographics, average housing costs, environment, and more.
Learn the Walkscore: Looking for an apartment in Downtown Denver or a condo near City Park? You may be interested in how walkable the area is so you can get places easily. Complete the Walkscore search field on REcolorado.com to determine if the area you're interested in has a good walkscore.
Be aware of amenities: Depending on the place you rent, several amenities may be included in your costs. Is it an apartment complex with a pool, gym, and outdoor space? What sort of garbage services are available? Are pets allowed? Be sure to ask your superintendent or landlord about amenities.
Maintenance: A great part of living in a rental home is the likelihood of some or all maintenance being taken care of by the superintendent. Are you responsible for lawn care, snow removal, and damaged appliances? Find out what sort of maintenance the rental property offers so you can avoid extra expenses.
Talk to a Professional: REcolorado hosts the largest network of real estate professionals in Colorado. Have questions about renting or buying a home? Search for an agent by visiting the Find an Agent page on REcolorado.com.