Posts By: AMG Property Management

What College Students Want Most in a Rental Property

Leasing to College Students

When marketing your property, remember that college students have slightly different priorities than your typical long-term renter. Most often, it’s not difficult selling to a college student. All they need is a safe, functioning place to call home that’s close to campus! However, some amenities would help increase the quality of their experience and would… Read more »

Tips for Attracting High-Quality Tenants

How to Attract Tenants

A landlord needs to find a quality tenant to live and take care of their rental home. Ideally, if you’re a landlord, then you want someone who will keep your rental in great shape and plans on staying for a while. Finding the right tenant isn’t always easy; in fact, it can be quite a… Read more »

Tenant Screening Tips for New Landlords

Finding quality tenants is a must for landlords, but if you’ve just recently started renting property you might not know where to start. Today we’ll offer a few helpful tenant screening tips for new landlords: Ask for ID All prospective tenants should provide a valid photo ID, which you can photocopy and attach to the… Read more »

Reasons to Offer a Pet-Friendly Rental Policy

If you’re considering a no-pets policy because you think pets mean noise and mess, think again. Here are a few compelling reasons to offer a pet-friendly rental policy: Pet-Friendly Properties Attract More Tenants Around 65 percent of people own a pet, so offering a pet-friendly rental policy can significantly expand your pool of prospective tenants…. Read more »

What Amenities Do Tenants Really Want?

If you’re a landlord, you may be wondering which amenities matter, and which aren’t worth the trouble. Here’s our guide to the amenities tenants really want: Outdoor Space Whether it’s a fenced-in yard, a balcony or a patio, tenants love outdoor spaces where they can enjoy the warmer months. Most are willing to pay more… Read more »

State Lawmaker Introduces Legislation to Expand Tenant Rights

More than a quarter off all Indiana residents rent their homes, according to Democratic State Senator Eddie Melton. Last month, Melton filed a new piece of proposed legislation that’s designed to protect Indiana’s renters by giving them more legal leverage in disputes with landlords. If approved, Senate Bill 524 would make a few notable changes… Read more »

New Multifamily Developments Push Rents Higher in Indianapolis

Thanks to the city’s relatively modest rental rates and plentiful housing inventory, Forbes named Indianapolis the best city in the nation for renters in 2017. Now, as we near the end of 2018, a recent report from Indianapolis-based brokerage firm Tikijian Associates is shedding new light on the ways in which our city’s rental market… Read more »

Improve Your Property’s Curb Appeal Without Breaking the Bank

Looking for ways to attract new tenants to your investment property? The home’s exterior is the first thing prospective tenants will notice, so this is typically a good place to start. Although some renovations like roof replacements and house painting can be quite expensive, there are other more affordable changes you can make that will… Read more »