What Type of Insurance Do I Need as a Landlord?

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Jul 20, 2017 2:34:24 PM

Insurance.

I get it.

Real estate is filled with lots of exciting stuff, but insurance generally isn’t considered one of them. Insurance ranks right up there with property taxes... just another expense to throw on the pile.

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Should I Require Renters Insurance for My Indianapolis Rental Home?

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Jul 6, 2017 9:05:08 AM

If you are a Landlord, or considering becoming a Landlord, I’ll guess that you’ve at least thought about the idea of  Renters Insurance.

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What If a Tenant Destroys My House?

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Mar 3, 2017 8:50:15 AM

 One of the top questions we get from people who have never been a Landlord is, “What if a Tenant Destroys My House?”

It’s a certainly understandable question. Most people, who are new to our industry, have probably only heard the horror stories out there. Yes, Tenants can do a lot of damage to properties, but I can assure you, from our own experience, that it’s not common.

And while there are no guarantees, there are some steps you can take to help ensure your Tenant doesn’t destroy your property.

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Indianapolis Property Management How To: Collecting Late Rent

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Nov 13, 2013 11:52:56 AM

 Most late rent payments can be avoided altogether with proper tenant screening.

Any applicants you consider for your rental property should be thoroughly screened. Confirm with current and former landlords that rent was paid on time every month.

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The Importance of Renter's Insurance

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Sep 5, 2012 10:51:34 AM

I’ve always been a fan of Renter’s Insurance. The benefits are definitely there for both our property Owners and Tenants. However, until now, we’ve only “recommended” that Tenants get insurance. And many do. It’s cheap. It’s easy to obtain and many residents see the numerous benefits.

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A Property Management Battleground: Security Deposits

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Aug 14, 2012 2:02:36 PM

One of the many hot buttons in property management is the disposition of security deposits. As a 3rd party property management company, we occasionally find ourselves directly in the middle of security deposit battles.

Our Tenants, naturally, want all of their deposit back and our Owners, naturally, want to keep the entire deposit.

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