Should I Buy a Home Warranty?

Posted 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.

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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 Rental Property Maintenance: Vendors and Emergencies

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Jan 8, 2014 4:22:02 PM

 Today we are talking about vendors and emergency maintenance.

If you are a do-it-yourselfer, that’s great. You can save yourself a lot of money. You can paint, take care of cleaning ,and maybe do any small repairs that are easy to manage. That’s assuming you have the time to do it.

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Indianapolis Property Management How To: Wear and Tear

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Oct 30, 2013 1:55:35 PM

  If you took a poll of landlords and property managers and asked them what their greatest challenges are, they would tell you that dealing with security deposit issues and wear and tear are the greatest challenges.

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Indianapolis Rental Property Maintenance Costs and Prevention

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Sep 17, 2013 4:11:47 PM

 There are costs associated with owning rental property, and it’s a big topic. One of the questions I get a lot when talking to potential clients who are trying to decide whether or not they want to lease their property is: how much will it cost?

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Part 5: The Pros (no Cons) of Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Jan 4, 2013 11:47:42 AM

Moving right along, Part 5 of our Blog Series, “So, You Want to be a Landlord?,” focuses on preventative maintenance. Our Property Management Company offers a variety of proactive maintenance measures to head-off many potential issues.

Investing money in preventative maintenance can oftentimes save thousands of dollars down the road.

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