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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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Inside T&H: The Indianapolis Investor's One-Stop-Shop

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

When we say, “We are so much more than just a property management company”, we mean it.

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Top 10 Indianapolis Property Management Blog Posts of 2018

By Devon L. Hicks on Dec 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM

If you haven't noticed by now, we're BIG on providing content. 

But, not just any plain, old content.

We strive to produce helpful, actionable content that Indianapolis Investors and Landlords can use to help educate themselves and be more successful in the Indy market. 

Thanks to you, our readers, we also hit several milestones in 2018, including most blog views in a month!

While we would love to take a look back at all 49 articles we published this year, we know you're busy, so we narrowed it down to the top 10!

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Inside T&H: Marketing Your Indianapolis Rental Property

By Devon L. Hicks on Dec 9, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Once we’ve taken over management of your property, gotten all of the necessary paperwork in order, and have it in rent ready condition, it’s time to show it off to the world.

We pride ourselves on having one of the most comprehensive and successful marketing plans in Indianapolis. In fact, we typically rent our homes 2-3 weeks faster than our collective competition.

It’s not by dumb luck that this phenomena occurs. We put a lot of time, effort, and staffing into our marketing efforts to ensure your home is seen by as many qualified Renters as possible.

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