Here at T&H Realty Services, one of our 4 core values is "Always Educating and Advising".
One of the biggest ways we fulfill that, is by blogging and publishing content on our website.
Over the years, we've published 170 blogs as well as a ton of other resources.
As we bring 2019 to a close, we thought we would take a look back at our top blogs from this past decade.
Some may be familiar to you, while others may not.
We hope you've found value in our Indianapolis real estate blogs up until this point, and we look forward to providing you even more insight and education into the new year.
Top 10 Indianapolis Real Estate Investing Blogs of the Decade
- What's the Deal with Oceanpointe Property Management in Indianapolis?
The Oceanpointe scandal that hit Indianapolis has made headlines the last couple of years.
After hearing dozens and dozens of stories from investors being negatively impacted, we decided to write this report.
Our top takeaways from this unfortunate situation:
- Do your due diligence
- If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is
- There ARE good Property Managers in Indianapolis
- How Does the Marion County Tax Sale Work?
As a real estate investor, you're likely always looking for sources to find good deals.
The Marion County Tax Sale is one such channel.
In this blog, we dive into the ins and outs of how the process works.
- Understanding Property Taxes for Your Indianapolis Rental Property
Likely one of the most boring, confusing, and important topics for Indianapolis real estate investors, is property taxes.
We can't even count the number of Landlords who have bought a rental property without understanding how property taxes work here, and are met with an unpleasant surprise the next tax year.
In this blog, we discuss the 1-2-3 Tax Cap Rule and how it effects your property taxes as an investor.
- Do I Have to Allow a Service or an Emotional Support Animal in My Indianapolis Rental Property?
A common source of frustration in the Property Management industry, is the amount of fraud that surrounds emotional support and service animals.
This is a major Fair Housing issue so as a Landlord, it's important for you to understand the laws and ordinances that come with it, which we discuss in detail in this blog.
- 7 Property Management Blogs Every Landlord Should Be Reading
While we work very hard to produce great content for real estate investors, we recognize that we're not the only ones doing so.
This blog is a list of other great content producers that we think you will find helpful!
- An Indianapolis Property Manager's Review of Rently Self-Showing Services
Self-Showing services have grown in popularity by providing Property Managers a way to let potential renters view properties more quickly and efficiently, essentially getting homes rented faster than ever before.
We've used Rently for several years now and it has changed our business dramatically in the best way possible.
In this blog, we give an honest review of the software.
- How Does the Marion County Sheriff Sale Work?
Another source to find properties off-market is the Sheriff Sale.
While it was once a fantastic way to build your portfolio, it has become increasingly competitive making it hard to purchase rental homes at numbers that work.
This blog details our experience with the Sheriff Sale over the years, how it has changed, and how it works.
- How Do Evictions Work in Indianapolis?
Evictions are expensive, frustrating, drawn out processes.
No Landlord wants to go through one, but the fact is, if you do this long enough, you most likely will.
In this blog, we take you through every step of the eviction process and how things work here in the Indianapolis market.
- Where Should I Invest in Indianapolis?
This is a question that we get daily from investors.
While the answer is, it depends, we do provide some tips and factors to consider in this blog.
- The 10 Most Common Legal Mistakes Indianapolis Landlords Make
As a Landlord, there are laws you must follow and obligations you have to your tenants.
Even if you hire a property management company, you're still on the hook for many legal matters.
In this blog, we talk about 10 common legal mistakes and how to avoid them.
If there are any topics you would like us to write about in 2020, please give us your ideas in the comments!