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Indianapolis Property Management Update: Rental Statistics Q3, 2019

By Jeremy Tallman on Oct 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The third quarter has come to a close. 

Schools are in full swing, the chilly air is setting in, and peak rental season has ended. 

The numbers tell the story, so let's break it down:

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Indianapolis Property Management Fees: Why Cheaper Isn't Always Better

By Jeremy Tallman on Sep 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM

If you've ever hired an Indianapolis Property Management company, or if you're currently in the process of researching some, you've most likely noticed fees for property management differ. 

Some differ greatly.

When you're trying to make the numbers work and see positive cash flow, it can be tempting to go with a cheaper option. 

We get that. 

While from a top-level view we all appear to solve the same problem, we oftentimes solve those problems in very different ways.

And, it's clear, from speaking with some of our Clients, that some companies don't solve those problem at all.

In fact, they create new problems, which is never good.  

The old adage, "you get what you pay for," probably rings truer for property management than most other services or products.

So with this topic in mind, we thought we would take some time to discuss various property management fees you may encounter, and why cheaper is not always, and oftentimes, never, better. 

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Inside T&H: Selling Your Indianapolis Rental Property

By Jeremy Tallman on Sep 22, 2019 10:00:00 AM

As an Indianapolis rental property investor, there will inevitably come a time when you decide to sell one, or all of your properties. 

We realize that this is a natural part of the rental investment cycle, and so we have put processes and resources in place to provide the best sales experience possible for our Clients. 

As a fully licensed brokerage, we can facilitate the entire home selling process for you.

We know you have a lot of options when it comes to choosing an Agent, but we hope that you'll see the benefit of continuing our partnership from management to selling. 

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An Honest Review of the Indianapolis Red Line

By Jeremy Tallman on Sep 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM

By now, unless you don’t live in Indianapolis and don’t pay attention to any news concerning Indianapolis, you’ve read and heard all about IndyGo’s Red Line, which made its debut on Sunday, September 1st, 2019.

What is the IndyGo Red Line?

For any of you out-of-towners, or anyone who truly just has no clue what I'm talking about, the IndyGo Red Line is a public, bus rapid transit (BRT) system consisting of a 20-hour network of electric buses. 

These buses follow a fixed, 13.1 mile route consisting of 28 stops that run from 66th St. in Broad Ripple, all the way down south to the University of Indianapolis. 

Many of you locals have seen the buses on their routes - “practice” for drivers began around 30 days before the official launch date - and many of you have now ridden the buses as well.

In this week’s blog, I wanted to provide a perspective from someone who has watched the project from the beginning, because I not only work near the Red Line, I also live near the Red Line. 

So, commuting to and from work on the Red Line, I thought, could be a real possibility for me.

And that’s the main question I wanted to answer: Could I really take the Red Line to and from work every day?

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Who Are the Top Property Management Companies in Indianapolis, Indiana? (Reviews/Ratings)

By Jeremy Tallman on Aug 28, 2019 1:18:55 PM

At T&H Realty Services, we’re all about educating.

If you spend any time on our website, you’ll realize that we work hard to be transparent and open about not only our pricing, but also about our processes and philosophy on running a successful property management company.

And we also don’t shy away from our competition. 

In fact, we embrace them. 

And when we’re not the right fit for someone, we happily refer prospective Clients to various property managers in Indianapolis. 

Below is a list of the top property management companies in the Indianapolis, Indiana area:

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Should I Treat My Indianapolis Rental Property Like an Annuity?

By Jeremy Tallman on Aug 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM

I remember the conversation vividly.

We were on a conference call with a Real Estate consultant company a few years ago. 

This company’s main business was/is to attract investors to their platform and then help them buy property in Central Indiana, along with a few other markets around the Country.

Many of those Clients then used us to manage the homes. 

The President of the company was part of the call, along with all of his lead people.

Who the Company is isn’t important, because you likely haven’t heard of them.

At any rate, we were discussing various topics when he went into full sales mode…

“We preach to our Clients that real estate is the best investment of all.”

OK, I thought, I can get behind that statement. 

“Our Clients love cash flow.”

Who doesn’t, I thought. 

“And so, we tell our Clients that owning rental real estate is like owning an annuity: you get a set amount of money each month and then you also get the long-term appreciation. It’s the best of both worlds.”

Whoa, whoa, whoa.

Real Estate is like an annuity?

In what world?

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