Posts By: AMG Property Management

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 »

Make the Most of Your Investment Property With These Tips

Leasing an investment property to tenants can offer a great way for property owners to generate extra income, but only if they make sound, savvy business decisions. When investment properties aren’t carefully managed, they can quickly wind up costing landlords money instead. Check out a few tried-and-true tips to make sure your rental property remains… Read more »

Indianapolis Named Best City for Renters in 2017

It’s a great time to be a tenant in Indianapolis, according to a report from Forbes published in 2017. Last year, Indianapolis topped the popular business magazine’s list of best cities for renters in the United States. Thanks to the city’s affordable rental prices, steady economic growth and stable job market, Forbes recognized Indianapolis as… Read more »