Colorado State University Off-Campus Housing: 10 Top Fort Collins Landlords

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Between studying for your next Calculus exam, writing that History midterm paper, soccer practice, and trying to figure out what you’re going to wear to the dance next Friday you have little time pencil in house hunting. Especially when you need to try and link up with your equally busy future roommates to figure out what the gameplan is. Hey, we get it and know you have a lot on your plate. Let us make the house hunting process a lot easier for you. No worries, Rent College Pads has done all the digging and weeding through tons of reviews to bring Colorado State University students our top picks for landlords in Fort Collins.

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Stenger Property Management (4.2)

Coming in at the top of our list is Stenger Property Management. As a Fort Collins native, owner Jim is extremely knowledgeable about the area and with his years of experience, he can help to assist you with finding a great spot at an even better price! Shawn said, “You will not find a kinder, more helpful landlord anywhere. They responded quickly when there were issues and their online payment options saved a trip across town every month.”

While another resident said that Stenger is an, “Extremely good property management company with very fair practices. Professional in all aspects. Been a resident for 2 years now and hope to continue renting from Jim. Great guy.” After taking a look into Stenger Property Management we are in agreeance with Stephanie and would, “100% recommend them if you’re looking to rent.”


Old Town Square Properties, Inc (4.1)

Old Town Square Properties has been delivering prime property management services to the Fort Collins area for years now. With nearly 200 residential units to offer, anyone can find something that fits their style without burning a hole in their pocket. Residents have living options of townhomes, condominiums, and apartments that are all pet-friendly. Several of the properties are located just minutes away from downtown and the CSU campus making commuting to classes a breeze! Resident Jennifer reviews, “I have lived at one of their properties for 2 years. They are so great and helpful and understanding. I highly recommend them!”


Advantage Property Management (4.0)

Rising to become one of the top property management companies in Fort Collins is Advantage Property Management. Caryn, “Rented through Advantage Property Management for two years, and has nothing but amazing things to say about them. The entire process, from the initial showing to the signing the lease (electronically which was amazing for my busy schedule), to bi-annual inspections, and to repairs that were done in an extremely professional and timely manner. The staff is very accessible and easy to work with and was sincerely a pleasure to be a tenant with them. I have had experience with several other property management companies in Fort Collins, and they are far superior in every way.” With over 400 properties in the Fort Collins area, Advantage will help to find the perfect pad for you!


Carriage House Apartments (3.9)

Conveniently located right across the street from Colorado State University sits the Carriage House Apartments. This community offers residents one, two, and three-bedroom units that come with an all-inclusive rental package, meaning all utilities including internet and cable are roped into your rent price.

With individual leases, students can spend less time splitting bills with roommates and collecting money because each person is responsible only for themselves. Residents can enjoy the lush courtyards for a peaceful place to study or host a BBQ with friends. Students can come car-less because there are tons of stores and restaurants nearby, Fort Collins right at your fingertips!


Campus Crossing at Ram’s Pointe (3.8)

Take off-campus living to a whole new level at Ram’s Pointe! Skip the hassle of moving and choose from one of the fully furnished two, three, or four-bedroom units. Remy says, “So far everything is awesome. I am loving the convenience of the clubhouse with the free printing, free tanning, 24-hour fitness center, helpful front desk, and free coffee machine.”

Beyond those great amenities, students will have access to a resort-style pool, computer lab, hot tub, and basketball court. Rachel raves she, “Loves this place! Everyone is so nice and it is in a great location! Also, the staff is great, they have helped me with all my questions and apartment needs. If you are looking for a great place to live for a good price look at Ram’s Pointe.”


The District at Campus West (3.7)

A resort-style pool, hot tub, outdoor grill station, club room, and fitness center are just some of the amazing perks of living at The District at West Campus. Soak up the mountain views in your choice of fully furnished two, three, and four-bedroom apartments. Nina says, “I love The District, they have so many amenities and are so close to campus. I feel like the price is so worth it considering everything you get out of living here. I also love the community and just how they try to connect all the residents by planning activities and social events.”

Besides being so close to campus, students will be within walking distance of many shops and eateries. Resident Taylor boasts, “Living at The District has been a great experience! Along with the amenities provided, the staff is a highlight of living here. No matter your question or problem, they are always happy to lend a hand and make your stay at The District even more worthwhile.”


The Pavilions at Silver Sage (3.6)

Nestled on 22 acres of land are The Pavilions at Silver Sage Apartments. The Midtown Fort Collins location puts you just a short drive to CSU and several area shops. Tenants can choose from several one, two, and three-bedroom floorplans. Moving becomes less stressful because residents have the option of fully furnished or select furniture packages.

Jeff said, ”The apartments themselves are gorgeous and very well kept. It backs up to a beautiful park and it’s very close to CSU. One reason we chose this place, was because it’s one of the few apartments in Fort Collins that allow dogs and cats and is still close to CSU.” If you do decide to bring your four-legged friend along, there is a dog park nearby! Some other great things offered are a swimming pool, theater room, and internet cafe, but the list doesn’t stop there! Chelsea raved, “I really loved living at The Pavilions. The view of the park was amazing and everyone who works there is always ready to help,” while Allison said, “I would recommend everyone to lease here.”


Summit Management Services, Inc (3.5)

With over three decades of experience and 4,000 units nationwide, Summit Management Services has risen to become one of the best property management companies in Fort Collins. With six different apartment complexes in Fort Collins, residents will have plenty of options to find a place that fits their style and budget. Most of their properties are located just steps away from the Colorado State University, making your commute to class a quick and convenient!

Resident Anthony agrees that Summit Management apartments are in, “Great locations from campus, and have a lot of college kids.” Errands and entertainment are easily accessible since students will be just minutes away from malls, restaurants, nature trails, and parks. Resident Emily reviewed renting from Summit was, “Perfect for what we needed, always very responsive. Great amenities and location,” while another resident exclaimed that Summit provided, “Everything we’d hoped for in an apartment complex!” Varying from property to property, residents will have great community amenities like a fitness center, swimming pool, close proximity to the mountains, and picnic area with grills, Kellen warns, “If you’re thinking about renting elsewhere, reconsider! “


Armadillo Property Management (3.2)

Armadillo Property Management has been catering to the property management needs in Fort Collins for thirty years! Offering houses, duplexes, apartments, condos, and townhomes let the folks over at Armadillo Management set you up with the perfect place to call home.

Nikki raved that she, “Had a great experience renting from Armadillo. The price of the property was fair and the leasing process was easy. They were very responsive when I had questions or maintenance issues. The owner was very kind and the staff was chill, responsible, and thorough. Maintenance was solid and they fixed every problem I had in a timely manner. The best part was I got every penny of my deposit back (plus pet deposit), you just have to follow the move-out guidelines very carefully. Bottom line, I would rent from Armadillo again!


Ram’s Village Apartments (3.1)

The only thing lying between The Ram’s Village Apartments and the CSU campus is a short walk! Conveniently just a few blocks away from campus, students will have their choice of a one to four-bedroom fully furnished unit.

Shequeeta says she has had an “Excellent experience while living at Ram’s Village. I have lived at Ram’s Village for two years, and could not think of living anywhere else. The office staff is very understanding and is willing to work with you. They meet you at your level, and will always greet you with their smiles and sense of humor. The rooms are a good size, and the apartments look well kept up.” Some of the great community amenities are an indoor spa, heated pools, study rooms, and a volleyball court. Ram’s Village also offers flexible lease terms which is great for students whether they decide to go home for the summer or stay throughout the summer months.

Callie Kollenbroich has been the Operations Coordinator and Content Writer/Editor at Rent College Pads since 2015. When she's not working, you can find her at home, eating peanut butter out of the jar and bingeing an unhealthy amount of Forensic Files. She's not as lame as she sounds.

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