How To: A Quick Guide to the Indianapolis Landlord Registry


Landlord registration is an ordinance that the City of Indianapolis, after much debate, established in 2015. It requires all Landlords and Owners of residential rental properties in Marion County to register with the City of Indianapolis’ Department of Code Enforcement (DCE).

How Much Rent Should I Charge for My Indianapolis Rental Property?


If you are considering renting your home, one of the first questions you might ask is: “How much rent should I charge for my Indianapolis Rental Property?” Pricing is very important. You want to ensure that you don’t price it too high, or the home will sit on the market; and you certainly don’t want […]

What Landscaping Should My Indianapolis Tenant Do?

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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:

What Type of Insurance Do I Need as a Landlord?


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. But, as an Indianapolis real estate investor, insurance is VERY important. You hope you never need it, but […]