Pros and Cons to Selling Your Indianapolis Rental Property Vacant vs. Occupied

By Jeremy Tallman on Apr 21, 2019 10:10:00 AM

While we preach that real estate is a long-term play, sometimes it just makes sense to sell.

Selling, like Buying, is a natural part of the investment cycle.

And, in some cases, it can be a smart move.

As a fully licensed brokerage, we’ve helped many of our Clients in the sale of their rental properties and one of the most frequent questions we get asked is, “should I wait until my Tenant vacates or sell it occupied?”

And the answer is, it all depends.

On what, you may ask?

Well, there are several factors that you need to consider when deciding to sell your rental property occupied or vacant.

Outlined below are some pros and cons for each which will hopefully help you decide the best option for you and your property.

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Indianapolis Property Management Update: Rental Statistics Q1, 2019

By Jeremy Tallman on Apr 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM

It's hard to believe we've already finished up the first quarter of 2019. 

While there are no major surprises this time around, there are a few things to take note of.

I'd also like to take a moment to point out that these numbers come straight from the MLS, and obviously not all rental properties are listed there. While this analysis isn't comprehensive, it definitely gives a great overall look at how the market is performing. 

Lets take a look at the numbers... 

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Inside T&H: Terminating Your Contract

By Jeremy Tallman on Apr 7, 2019 10:00:00 AM

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “all good things must come to an end”, and as we wrap up our “Inside T&H” series, that’s exactly what we want to talk about.

The end.

While we hope to remain your partner for years and years to come, there will inevitably come a time when we part ways.

Terminating a contract is never something we look forward to, but we understand that it’s a natural part of the investment process.

And when it’s time to end your contract, we want to make sure you are handled with the same care as we provided when you began the relationship with us.  

We have identified 3 main reasons why you may want or need to terminate your contract and the process involved in each.

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26 Real Estate Investing Books Every Landlord Should Read - Then Read Again!

By Devon L. Hicks on Mar 31, 2019 10:00:00 AM

I think we can all agree that education is one of the most powerful tools you can employ in the real estate investing world. 

In an industry that's so dynamic, if you're not constantly learning, you won't be successful. 

Luckily, in the age of the world wide web, infinite information is available at the click of a button.

The Resource Center our on our website, which is loaded with great information concerning real estate investing and property management, receives a lot of activity, so there’s obviously a thirst for knowledge out there. 

And outside the web, there are some tremendous resources to fill your brain. New books are coming out all the time and there are some really good ones out there. 

We've decided to make it even easier for you by compiling a list of 26 of the most popular and widely-read real estate investing books. 

Whether you're just starting out or have been in the game for a while, there's a book in this list for you. 

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Inside T&H: Handling Security Deposits

By Devon L. Hicks on Mar 24, 2019 10:00:00 AM

At T&H Realty Services, a key part of our Property Management service is to provide our Owner Clients with the highest degree of protection for their asset.

Clearly, obtaining a proper security deposit from your Tenant is a big part of this.

A security deposit is one of the most important lines of defense for Landlords. A security deposit not only protects the property, but also the Landlord’s finances should anything be damaged during their renter’s lease period.

Let’s dive a little deeper into how we handle this very important issue for our Clients.

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Inside T&H: Managing the Move-Out and Turnovers

By Devon L. Hicks on Mar 17, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Several blogs back we discussed our move-in process.

While you will see some similarities between our move-in and move-out processes, move-outs are obviously a whole different ball game.

Knowing that you’re losing a Tenant as opposed to gaining one puts some added tension on you as the property Owner, and we understand that.

The process of moving a Tenant out and getting the home in rent-ready condition again is relatively involved and our whole staff puts in a lot of time and effort to coordinate everything for you in the most efficient manner possible.

You want to minimize vacancy, and so do we.

If you’re not getting paid, we’re not either.

Let’s take a closer look at our move-out and turnover process so that you can have an overall better understanding of how we handle these big events for our Clients.

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