I Think I’ve Lost My Grip…

…on the rental market in Denver.

Just a few short weeks ago I was mentally preparing to begin seeking a one-year lease on a house. Pretty soon, I discovered that if I was willing to sign a lease for longer than one year, it may move me to the top of the applicant list.

Yesterday I visited a nice home that would work, and submitted an application for a two-year lease. Within hours I received an email from the owner detailing that he went with an applicant who would sign a five-year lease.

Five years! Wow. What rules govern the market in Denver?

Any help, blogosphere?

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2 comments

  1. noelleg44

    You are enjoying the vicissitudes of renting. Agents will always take someone who offers to rent for a longer period of time, and maybe this person loved the house and was willing to commit to get it. If you find something you really like, be prepared to make an offer for a longer rental.

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