The Concierge: Short-Term Rental News

Denver Ranked Top Destination in United States

November 7, 2019

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Turnkey Services & Management for Short-Term Rentals in Colorado

October 16, 2019

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Neighborhood Spotlight: RiNo in downtown Denver

October 12, 2019

Photo: denver.org Just north of downtown, you will find Denver’s most distinctive neighborhood—RiNo. Also known as the River North Arts District, this community is packed with galleries, shops, studios, and boundless murals. Immerse yourself in a dense pocket of Denver culture filled with delectable...

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Effortless Rental Group Partners with NoiseAware

May 15, 2019

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Booking Sites: How They Benefit Your Vacation Rental Property

May 7, 2019

Maximize your vacation rental property A vacation rental property can be a great financial investment and can grow your wealth significantly. Like any business though, your profits will depend heavily on your ability to keep your rental property booked. Booking sites benefit your vacation...

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Is Airbnb or VRBO better for vacation properties?

May 1, 2019

Airbnb, VRBO, and Homeaway, oh my! What’s the difference, and why be on all of them? The last decade has really seen a boom in the “share” community with companies that really facilitate the way that homeowners can rent out their spare bedroom or...

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Maximize Your Rental Property In May 2019

April 14, 2019

Maximize Your Vacation Rental Property In May 2019 Wake up and smell the flowers AND Maximize Your Rental Property In May 2019! As the weather warms up and the school year comes to a close, May signals the unofficial start of Summer and the...

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Maximize Your Rental Property During These March Events.

March 1, 2019

Effortless Rental Group: Maximize Your Rental Property During These March Events. As February comes to a close, Colorado prepares to host these March events that are sure to bring in large crowds of tourists, athletes, and lovers of the arts, winter sports, and more....

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Maximize Your Vacation Rental In April 2019

February 22, 2019

Maximize Your Vacation Rental In April 2019 As the snow begins to melt and we say our goodbyes to all of Denver’s exciting winter festivities and attractions, we can now look forward to spring and warmer weather that will surely bring in the summer...

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Maximize Your Vacation Rental During These Upcoming Colorado Events

January 22, 2019

Maximize Your Vacation Rental During These Upcoming Colorado Events: Colorado is one of the premier winter destinations in the world and February is an exciting month that you surely won’t want to miss out on! These Colorado Winter Festivals are sure to attract large...

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Denver Culture Calendar—June ’18

June 1, 2018

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Denver Concert Calendar—June ’18

June 1, 2018

From cozy local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore to the larger crowds at the Pepsi Center and 1stBank Center, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in June.   June 1: Michael Franti & Spearhead...

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Denver Culture Calendar—May ’18

May 1, 2018

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Denver Concert Calendar—May ’18

May 1, 2018

From cozy local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore to the larger crowds at the Pepsi Center and 1stBank Center, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in May.   May 1: YFN Lucci – Cervantes...

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Denver Concert Calendar—April ’18

April 1, 2018

From cozy local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore to the larger crowds at the Pepsi Center and 1stBank Center, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in April.   Apr. 4: Jake Bugg – The...

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Denver Culture Calendar—April ’18

April 1, 2018

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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New Eats and Drinks in Denver!

March 19, 2018

We’re not even three months into 2018 yet, and already there are plenty of new restaurants and bars adding to Denver’s thriving culinary scene. Need a new date spot that goes beyond your regular fare? Looking for a great location for a birthday dinner...

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The Ultimate Effortless Resort Guide

March 19, 2018

The weather’s starting to warm up, but there’s still plenty of time for a magnificent mountain getaway. We’ve gathered up the top events and restaurants in some of the best winter resorts in the country. Whether you’re looking for great nightlife after a day...

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Denver Culture Calendar—March ’18

March 1, 2018

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Denver Concert Calendar—March ’18

March 1, 2018

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Short-Term Management Strategies: Considering Your Options

February 5, 2018

Managing a short-term rental property is a lot of work to do on your own. From booking to cleaning to troubleshooting issues with guests, it’s nice to have some help along the way. Many homeowners are now deciding to partner with a rental management...

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How to Make Your Listing Stand Out and Earn More 5-Star Reviews

February 5, 2018

The short-term rental industry is booming worldwide, and Colorado homeowners are enjoying the profits. Airbnb hosts in Colorado made $183 million in 2017 alone, a 68% increase from the year before, according to The Denver Post’s recent article. More properties are listed on Airbnb...

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Denver Culture Calendar—February ’18

January 31, 2018

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Denver Concert Calendar—February ’18

January 30, 2018

From cozy local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore to the larger crowds at the Pepsi Center and 1stBank Center, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in February.   Feb. 2: Mako – Larimer Lounge...

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Denver Concert Calendar—January ’18

January 2, 2018

From cozy local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore to the larger crowds at the Pepsi Center and 1stBank Center, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in January.   Jan. 6: Tennis – Ogden Theatre Jan....

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Denver Culture Calendar—January ’18

January 2, 2018

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Denver Concert Calendar—December

November 29, 2017

From cozy local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore to the larger crowds at the Pepsi Center and 1stBank Center, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in December.   Dec. 1: Ozuna – Bellco Theatre...

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Denver Culture Calendar—December

November 29, 2017

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Celebrating Our Second Year of Happy Guests

November 8, 2017

It’s been an incredible two years at Effortless Rental Group. We’ve had over 21,000 guests from around the world stay in 103 beautiful properties throughout Colorado and in Boston. Here’s what our guests are saying about their experiences with us. And here’s to another...

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Denver Culture Calendar—November

November 1, 2017

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Denver Concert Calendar—November

November 1, 2017

From cozy local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore to the larger crowds at the Pepsi Center and 1stBank Center, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in November.   Nov. 3: A$AP Mob – 1stBank...

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Make Your Listing Pop with Positive Reviews

October 23, 2017

Good feedback is essential in the short term rental management industry. A potential guest will often pay more attention to reviews than any other part of a listing, including photos or descriptions. Travelers trust other travelers when it comes to a property’s cleanliness, amenities,...

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The 7 Biggest Mistakes Short-Term Hosts Make

October 18, 2017

It takes practice to be a successful short-term host, from creating eye-catching property listings and making the most of your space, to interacting with guests from booking to check-out. Take a look at our list below for some common mistakes made by hosts, especially...

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Airbnb and Resy Simplify Dining Away from Home

October 16, 2017

With their new partnership, Airbnb and dining reservations app Resy make it easier than ever to get a taste of a new city. “When you’re traveling,” says the video in the Airbnb blog post announcing the partnership, “all those unfamiliar options can make it...

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Effortless Featured Property:
Stunning Wash Park Home Sleeps 14!

October 13, 2017

Accommodates: 14 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 This wonderful 1920’s Craftsman bungalow is in Wash Park, one of Denver’s most lively neighborhoods. Historic meets modern with original hardwood floors throughout and stainless steel appliances in the newly updated and fully stocked kitchen. Funky décor and...

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The ERG Difference: Partnering with a
Rental Company vs. Doing It Alone

October 12, 2017

  There’s a lot to think about as a short-term rental host, especially when you’re first starting out. You’ll consider pricing, interior design elements, details you want to include in your listing, and much more. But even with all of these decisions ahead, the...

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Airbnb’s Open Homes Program Houses Hurricane Survivors

October 8, 2017

Helping those in need is nothing new for Airbnb. Since 2012, the company has connected thousands of people displaced by natural disasters and other emergency events with nearby hosts willing to donate their spare bedrooms. In 2015, Airbnb added a donation tool to their...

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Our Chief Content Officer, Becca visits Taranaki, New Zealand

September 28, 2017

As we drove along the potholed dirt road leading to our first real farm in New Zealand, we didn’t know what to expect. My friend and I had stayed with a few families who kept small veggie gardens or a couple of chickens. We...

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Rooms with a View

September 27, 2017

We know that one of your favorite parts of a vacation is just sitting back and relaxing, with no obligations or responsibilities. Whether it’s at a peaceful mountain resort or vibrant downtown loft, we want your chill time to be the best it can...

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Denver Concert Calendar—October

September 25, 2017

Whether you’re soaking up the sun in the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater or visiting great local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in October.   Oct. 2: Kings of...

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Denver Culture Calendar—October

September 25, 2017

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Denver Culture Calendar—September

September 1, 2017

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Denver Concert Calendar—September

August 29, 2017

Whether you’re soaking up the sun in the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater or visiting local venues like the Ogden and the Fillmore, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in September. Sep. 1: Phish – Dick’s Sporting...

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Denver Concert Calendar—August 2017

July 27, 2017

Whether you’re soaking up the sun in the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater or visiting local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in August.   Aug. 1: Darius Rucker –...

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Denver Culture Calendar—August 2017

July 26, 2017

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Denver Culture Calendar—July 2017

July 7, 2017

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste...

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Denver Concert Calendar—July 2017

July 3, 2017

Whether you’re soaking up the sun in the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater or visiting local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in July.   July 6: Queen & Adam...

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Introducing the Indian Hills Estate—Colorado’s premier mountain wedding location

June 8, 2017

Effortless Rental Group is excited to announce that the stunning Indian Hills Estate will open as an exclusive event space November 2017. Panoramic views of the famous Colorado foothills and the highest standard of luxury throughout make this six-bedroom estate an unforgettable location for...

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The Ultimate Summer Paradise: Colorado

June 5, 2017

There’s nothing better than summer in Colorado. With festivals and markets every weekend, Red Rocks open for the concert season, and the thawing of the mountains, there’s no shortage of things to do. Hiking, biking, climbing, whitewater rafting—whatever adventure you’re looking for, you’ll be...

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Concert Calendar—June

May 31, 2017

Weather you’re soaking up the sun in the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater or visiting local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in June.   Concerts May 31-June 2: The...

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Denver Culture Calendar—June

May 30, 2017

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing—comedy, theater, museum exhibits—Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get...

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Partnering with a Rental Company vs. Doing It Alone

March 14, 2017

With the rise in popularity of short-term rentals, many owners are turning their investment properties into a second source of income. Once the decision to rent out the property using a short-term strategy has been made, there are numerous other questions that the owner...

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A Sweet Deal: Famous Ice Cream Shops around Denver

March 13, 2017

Little Man Ice Cream Location: 2620 16th St Hours: Winter hours: daily 11AM – 10PM Sounds sweet: Operating inside of its emblematic 28-foot tall cream can, Little Man has become Denver famous since opening in 2008. For every scoop of handmade ice cream purchased,...

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Space-Saving Design Ideas for Small Properties

March 12, 2017

Don’t waste the space under the stairs Take advantage of this valuable (and often forgotten) space and add a few shelves or a cozy reading nook. Whatever you choose to create, keep it minimal and uncluttered with horizontal lines and neutral accents. mochacasa.com houzz.com...

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Sleep Like a Baby with 1 Simple Change to Your Beds

March 11, 2017

We all know that how much we enjoy our day has a lot to do with the amount—and the quality—of our sleep the night before. You’ve also probably heard that sleep is critical in staying healthy, managing pain, and forming new memories. But did...

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Creative Classes in Denver

March 10, 2017

Why not take a little time off from sightseeing and find a creative outlet? There are tons of classes and workshops around Denver, offering everything from throwing pots to learning to paint with a glass of wine in your hand. Our picks for the...

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How to Make Your Home Appealing to Business Travelers

March 8, 2017

Many of your guests will be traveling for pleasure, but you’ll get some who are in town for a meeting or convention. It’s important that your home accommodates business travelers with all of the amenities they’ll need during their stay. When you set up...

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Kid-Approved: The Best Activities for Children in Denver

March 7, 2017

There’s plenty to do with the little ones in Denver. From the tranquil Botanic Gardens to the heart-racing Elitch Gardens, your kids won’t be bored. Take a look at our list below for some of the top activities in Denver that are fun for...

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Neighborhood Profile of the Month: Edgewater

March 5, 2017

For a small-town feel in the big city, look no further than Edgewater. A short drive from downtown and blocks from Sloan’s Lake, Edgewater is a lovely place to spend a sunny afternoon. This diverse neighborhood offers a stretch of shops and restaurants, referred...

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Denver Culture Calendar—March

March 3, 2017

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing—music, comedy, theater, museum exhibits—Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to...

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Airbnb Goes Above and Beyond to Help Refugees

February 6, 2017

Airbnb is connecting refugees with hosts around the world—for free!

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Introducing Our Newest Luxury Property: Denver Skyline Lofts

January 23, 2017

Welcome to Denver Skyline Lofts, the ultimate in Denver luxury rental. Each deluxe loft spans an entire spacious floor of the building and features open floor plans, private balconies with 360-degree views of the city, and the highest quality furnishings. Stay in the optimal...

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Tips for Troubleshooting Issues with Guests

January 21, 2017

As a host, you deal with all sorts of people: young and old, seasoned travelers and newbies, cooperative and—not so cooperative. While most of your guests will hopefully be stand-up people, there will inevitably be a few who give you trouble. But don’t fear—we’ve...

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7 Best Denver Coffee Shops

January 21, 2017

Thump Coffee Location: 1201 E 13th Ave Neighborhood: Capitol Hill Hours: Monday – Friday: 6AM – 8 PM; Saturday – Sunday: 7AM – 8PM Check it out: The perfect place to get some work done and meet someone new at the large community tables,...

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4 Tours You Don’t Want to Miss in Denver

January 20, 2017

Denver Microbrew Tour Beer is the quickest way to a Denverite’s heart, haven’t you heard? Experience why Colorado has been named the “Napa Valley of Beer” on one of two guided walks—amble through the historic LoDo and Ballpark districts on the first tour, or...

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How to Optimize Your Airbnb Listing

January 19, 2017

To get the maximum number of guests every month, you want to have engaging content and photos in your listing. Not only does this increase your likelihood of getting booked, it also adds to the total number of views on your listing, adding to...

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Denver Museum Calendar—February

January 18, 2017

Museum Exhibits Oct. 14-Feb. 5: Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs – Denver Museum of Nature & Science Oct. 2-Feb. 12: Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance – Denver Art Museum Mar. 4-May 7: Artistry and Craftsmanship: Ruskin Pottery, Enamels, and Buttons –...

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7 of the Most Unique Airbnb Properties

January 16, 2017

Every once in a while, you come across a home on Airbnb with creativity bursting free of its four walls (or, in the case of some of the properties below, no walls). Check out our list of 7 of the most special Airbnb properties...

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Colorado: A Climber’s Paradise

January 15, 2017

Whether you’re an experienced climber or have never been off the ground but want to give it a shot, Colorado is a climber’s dream. With a handful of solid indoor gyms and tons of outdoor climbing spots, there’s good reason for the thousands of...

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Denver Theater & Arts Calendar—February

January 13, 2017

Theater Jan. 13-Feb. 26: The Book of Will – Denver Center for the Performing Arts @ DPAC Jan. 27-Feb. 26: The Christians – Denver Center for the Performing Arts @ DPAC Oct. 15-Mar. 12: An Act of God – Garner Galleria Theatre & Bar...

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Tips for First-Time Airbnb Hosts

January 12, 2017

The world of short-term rental can be intimidating for someone who has never hosted before. We’ve compiled a list of tips and tricks to help you get started and make sure your transition into hosting goes smoothly. Don’t sweat the small stuff You might...

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Denver Comedy Calendar—February

January 11, 2017

Comedy Shows Feb. 3: Chris Tucker – Paramount Theatre Feb. 3-4: Michael Yo – Comedy Works (Downtown) Feb. 7-11: Alingon Mitra – Comedy Works (South) Feb. 9-11: Steve Rannazzisi – Comedy Works (Downtown) Feb. 16-18: Heather McDonald – Comedy Works (South) Feb. 23-25: Dov...

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Neighborhood Profile of the Month: Highlands

January 9, 2017

Just to the northwest of downtown lies the Highlands area, bustling with trendy bars, coffee shops, art galleries, and nightlife. There’s something for everyone around here—stop by a Saturday farmer’s market to get the freshest produce, or hop on a bike and explore the...

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Denver Concert Calendar – February

January 8, 2017

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Concerts Feb. 3: Pepper & Less Than Jake – 7:30PM @ Ogden Theatre Feb. 4: Datsik with Crizzly and...

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Denver Culture Calendar—January

January 4, 2017

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing—music, comedy, theater, museum exhibits—Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to...

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2017 Brings Changes for Airbnb Renters

January 2, 2017

With the new year comes new responsibilities for short-term rental owners in the Denver area. Owners are now required to hold a short-term rental license, obtainable from the City and County of Denver website, in order to rent out their properties for stays shorter...

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Effortless Rental Group Expands into Boston!

December 28, 2016

After over a year helping owners manage their investment properties in Denver, Effortless is excited to announce that we have expanded our services into Boston. Thanks to everyone who continues to support us as we grow our business! Take a look at some of...

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Denver Happy Hours

December 18, 2016

Do as the locals do by visiting one (or a handful) of these gems for awesome discounts on eats and drinks! Larimer Lounge Location: 2721 Larimer St Neighborhood: Downtown Don’t miss it: Monday – Friday: 4 – 8PM Why we’re happy: $2.50 PBRs and...

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Is Your Property Guest-Ready?

December 5, 2016

The reason your guests are booking your property instead of a hotel is because they want to feel like they’re staying in a home. Make the most of your space and maximize your monthly income by fully stocking your space with everything your guests...

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Want to Increase Your Earning Potential?

November 22, 2016

  Rental Type 15-May 15-Jun 15-Jul Total Long-Term Rental $2,200 $2,200 $2,200 $6,600 Short-Term Rental $4,556 $4,171 $5,158 $13,885 Effortless Rental Group Rental $7,062 $6,465 $7,995 $21,522 Did you know that you could increase your monthly revenue by up to 200% when you switch...

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5 of the Best 5-Star Restaurants in Denver

November 13, 2016

Your trip to Denver wouldn’t be complete without sampling some of the local flavors. Whatever you’re craving, you’ll be sure to find it here. Scroll down to get a taste of a few of our favorite spots. Fruition Restaurant Location: 1313 E 6th Ave...

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New Light Rail Line Cuts Travel Time to DIA

November 1, 2016

Paying a ton of money to take a taxi to the airport in bumper-to-bumper traffic is now a thing of the past in Denver. With the addition of the new light rail A-Line that travels between Union Station and DIA, Denver joins the ranks...

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6 Simple Items to Add to Your Home for Happy Guests

October 15, 2016

There are tons of homes and apartments listed on Airbnb, but not all of them have owners that go the extra mile for their guests. Guests can tell when an owner puts time and energy into designing a space that fits their needs. Check...

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No Car? No Worries. A Guide to Getting Around Denver Without a Vehicle.

October 6, 2016

With the rise of parking garage fees and the hassle of running out of the bar to feed the meter every two hours, you might be better off ditching the rental car on your trip to Denver. Luckily, there are tons of options for...

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Denver’s new World Trade Center campus in RiNo could cost $175 million to $200 million — for just the first phase

September 20, 2016

World Trade Center Denver president Karen Gerwitz likes to say the group’s new River North campus won’t be “your grandfather’s World Trade Center.” What it will be is now coming into focus. Construction is still more than a year away, but the development team this week will start meeting with prospective tenants and...

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Amazing FREE things to do in Denver!

September 20, 2016

You don’t have to break the bank to have a great time in Denver. Throughout the city, there are countless attractions and activities that will cost you absolutely nothing, including museums, festivals and tours.  HEART OF ART Denver’s Golden Triangle neighborhood brims with more than 30...

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Aurora Passed Short-term Rental Regulations

February 24, 2016

AURORA | City officials have agreed to allow residents to rent out their homes as vacation rentals using services like Air BnB, but  hosts of the increasingly popular short-term rentals must obtain business licenses and pay municipal lodger’s tax, ending a months-long logistical quagmire....

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