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6 Tips to Find the Perfect Home Neighborhood in Indianapolis

By Micheal Brennan on Jun 14, 2018 2:27:26 PM

*Guest Blog Post *

Whether you're buying or renting, the idea of "location, location, location" being essential to a good real estate investment might seem like a cliché, but that doesn't make it any less important.

While there are plenty of factors you'll need to think about when moving to a new house, from how many bedrooms you need, to whether you need a spare bathroom, there are few things more important than where you decide to lay your hat.

With a reliable real estate agent  or Property Management Company at your side, you have the world at your feet, and endless opportunities to find a home that suits you perfectly. With that in mind, we're going to cover just a few of the tips you can take with you when you're looking for not just your dream home, but the ultimate community too.

Topics: For Tenants
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Should I Buy a Home Warranty for My Indianapolis Rental Property?

By Jeremy Tallman on May 5, 2017 3:54:53 PM

 A question we receive from time-to-time from our Owners, is “Should I Buy a Home Warranty?”

As you probably know, a home warranty is a service contract that is designed to pay for home repairs. So, you pay a home warranty company an annual premium, which could range from a few hundred dollars a year to well over $1,000 per year, depending on options.

Topics: New Landlord Maintenance and renovations For Tenants
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Should I Have a Home Inspection?

By Jeremy Tallman on Mar 30, 2017 12:07:49 PM

 A question that we hear all the time from Buyers is, "Should I have a home inspection?" As a licensed Realtor, I always advise clients to have a home inspection. I recommend having a home inspection regardless if this is your first time buying a home or you are buying the property as an investment home. Without an inspection, you would have no clear way of knowing if everything is working properly and is up to code.

There are two main benefits to having a home inspection done.

Topics: New Landlord For Tenants
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Property Management vs. Realty Company

By Jeremy Tallman on Sep 16, 2011 12:39:04 PM

I get calls often here at T&H Realty Services where it seems prospective tenants don’t understand the difference between a Realtor and a Property Management company. The two are similar but they are also different and offer different services.

Topics: New Landlord For Tenants
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How Should I Communicate with my Landlord?

By Jeremy Tallman on Sep 2, 2011 10:32:45 AM

At T&H Realty Services, as a property management company in Indianapolis, we are constantly striving to communicate with our tenants in the best way possible. We manage several hundred properties, and we always wish to deliver the same customer service and appropriate form of communication with each and every one of our tenants.

Unfortunately, quite a few of those tenants do not give a thought about how well they communicate with their property manager, or landlord.

Topics: For Tenants
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Should I Rent or Buy a Home in Indianapolis?

By Jeremy Tallman on Aug 26, 2011 4:36:10 PM

It seems like in today’s property management market, I always get people asking if one of our properties is also for sale or "rent to own." It seems like most are going back and forth from either renting a home or buying a home.

If you are going back and forth between renting and buying, here are some of the best tips our Indianapolis property management company has come up with for making the big decision:

Topics: For Tenants