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7 Tips to Convert Your Primary Residence Into an Indianapolis Rental Property

Posted by Jake Knight on Sep 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

So, you’re thinking about transitioning your personal residence to a rental property.  

Maybe the proposition excites you: "I REALLY want to be a Landlord."

Or, maybe you enter this discussion from a simple point of desperation: "I can't sell my house and renting is my only option." 

Whatever the case, renting out your home comes with a lot of potential benefits, but it’s also a decision you need to make after understanding exactly what it means to be a Landlord.  

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What Landscaping Should My Indianapolis Tenant Do?

Posted by Jeremy Tallman on Aug 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Nearly every time I speak to someone new to the Indianapolis market or someone who is a new Landlord, the issue of landscaping comes up.

Most of these Landlords, it seems, don’t understand who is responsible for landscaping.

So today, I thought I would spend some time answering the question:

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Should I Buy a Home Warranty for My Indianapolis Rental Property?

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 Indianapolis Rental Home?

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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