Help! I Need to Find a Place to Rent... FAST!

By Jeremy Tallman on Aug 20, 2011 10:15:36 AM

Here in Indianapolis at our property management company, I am always getting calls from people who need to move and move fast.

The reasons are usually that the end of their lease snuck up on them, that they have been busy and waited until what seems like the very last second to find a new rental property. What, they ask me, can they do to make the process go quicker?

If you need to speed up the process of finding a property to rent, here are my suggestions:

Topics: For Tenants
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I’ve Decided I Want to Rent… Now What?

By Jeremy Tallman on Aug 3, 2011 12:44:00 PM

When you finally decide to rent a home, you’re probably feeling a little anxious. A million thoughts may be swarming inside your head. How in the world, you might think, am I going to find a place with a room I can use for sewing, a back porch, AND close to work?

Trying to find a rental property that is perfect for you can be tedious. Here are the 3 best tips we have for you prospects out there who are looking to rent… and stay sane!

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A Scammer with Standards

By Jeremy Tallman on Nov 30, 2010 11:44:14 AM

Having been involved with residential Property Management over the past 10+ years, I’ve witnessed my share of rental home scams.

Internet marketing, while wonderful and highly effective, has allowed certain scumbags to take advantage of people in a number of ways. Recently, when I saw one of our properties listed in an obviously fraudulent advertisement, I decided to reach out to the Scammer and pose as an interested party.

While most of the “transaction” went as expected, this particular Scammer did throw me a curve ball.

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"My Landlord is in Foreclosure"

By Jeremy Tallman on Nov 11, 2010 2:40:47 PM

We take hundreds, and sometimes thousands of calls from prospective tenants each month. Inevitably, a few of these prospects tell us they must move because their current Landlord is facing foreclosure.

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