Posts Categorized: Property Management

Tips for First Time Landlords

If you have recently purchased a property and have made the decision to rent it out to tenants, there are several things you can do to ensure a seamless rental process. Being a first-time landlord can come with a lot of stress and may feel overwhelming at times, so it’s important to have a plan… Read more »

5 Packing Tips for Your Next Move

Packing a Child's Room

Whether you’re packing up an entire house, or your first apartment, packing up your belongings can be challenging. However, with the right tips and tricks, moving can be surprisingly simple. As your prepare for your next move, here is a list of our best backing tips that will hopefully make your move more organized, efficient,… 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 »