Indianapolis Property Management Fees: Why Cheaper Isn't Always Better

By Jeremy Tallman on Sep 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM

If you've ever hired an Indianapolis Property Management company, or if you're currently in the process of researching some, you've most likely noticed fees for property management differ. 

Some differ greatly.

When you're trying to make the numbers work and see positive cash flow, it can be tempting to go with a cheaper option. 

We get that. 

While from a top-level view we all appear to solve the same problem, we oftentimes solve those problems in very different ways.

And, it's clear, from speaking with some of our Clients, that some companies don't solve those problem at all.

In fact, they create new problems, which is never good.  

The old adage, "you get what you pay for," probably rings truer for property management than most other services or products.

So with this topic in mind, we thought we would take some time to discuss various property management fees you may encounter, and why cheaper is not always, and oftentimes, never, better. 

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Inside T&H: Selling Your Indianapolis Rental Property

By Jeremy Tallman on Sep 22, 2019 10:00:00 AM

As an Indianapolis rental property investor, there will inevitably come a time when you decide to sell one, or all of your properties. 

We realize that this is a natural part of the rental investment cycle, and so we have put processes and resources in place to provide the best sales experience possible for our Clients. 

As a fully licensed brokerage, we can facilitate the entire home selling process for you.

We know you have a lot of options when it comes to choosing an Agent, but we hope that you'll see the benefit of continuing our partnership from management to selling. 

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Inside T&H: Terminating Your Contract

By Jeremy Tallman on Apr 7, 2019 10:00:00 AM

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “all good things must come to an end”, and as we wrap up our “Inside T&H” series, that’s exactly what we want to talk about.

The end.

While we hope to remain your partner for years and years to come, there will inevitably come a time when we part ways.

Terminating a contract is never something we look forward to, but we understand that it’s a natural part of the investment process.

And when it’s time to end your contract, we want to make sure you are handled with the same care as we provided when you began the relationship with us.  

We have identified 3 main reasons why you may want or need to terminate your contract and the process involved in each.

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Inside T&H: Handling Security Deposits

By Devon L. Hicks on Mar 24, 2019 10:00:00 AM

At T&H Realty Services, a key part of our Property Management service is to provide our Owner Clients with the highest degree of protection for their asset.

Clearly, obtaining a proper security deposit from your Tenant is a big part of this.

A security deposit is one of the most important lines of defense for Landlords. A security deposit not only protects the property, but also the Landlord’s finances should anything be damaged during their renter’s lease period.

Let’s dive a little deeper into how we handle this very important issue for our Clients.

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Inside T&H: Managing the Move-Out and Turnovers

By Devon L. Hicks on Mar 17, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Several blogs back we discussed our move-in process.

While you will see some similarities between our move-in and move-out processes, move-outs are obviously a whole different ball game.

Knowing that you’re losing a Tenant as opposed to gaining one puts some added tension on you as the property Owner, and we understand that.

The process of moving a Tenant out and getting the home in rent-ready condition again is relatively involved and our whole staff puts in a lot of time and effort to coordinate everything for you in the most efficient manner possible.

You want to minimize vacancy, and so do we.

If you’re not getting paid, we’re not either.

Let’s take a closer look at our move-out and turnover process so that you can have an overall better understanding of how we handle these big events for our Clients.

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Inside T&H: Handling Evictions and Collections

By Jeremy Tallman on Mar 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

In the grand scheme of being a Landlord, there are few things more painful than an eviction.

No Landlord wants them.

But, if you do this long enough, you’ll almost certainly have to evict a Tenant.

At T&H Realty, we evict less than 1% of the Tenants we place.

Unfortunately, in spite of our best efforts and in spite of extreme Tenant screening, evictions are a harsh reality of being a Landlord.

Because, as we all know, life happens: Divorce, job loss, illness ,etc.  

Evictions, as you might guess, require significant care from our team, and we are prepared to communicate with you heavily until the situation is resolved.

Rest assured that we're here to expedite the process and get your property re-rented as quickly as possible.

Below is a basic guide to how we handle evictions for our Clients.

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