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Evaluating the Cost of Property Management in Indianapolis, IN

When the phone rings or we receive an email from a new owner asking about our property management services, the first question they usually ask is how much do we charge. I’m always puzzled by that. They haven’t told us anything about their property or asked us anything about our services. It seems as though the only thing of importance is the price. This is common, and I wondered why. So, I Googled it. After reading many articles, some dating back decades, I found studies that indicated the reason consumers ask price questions first is because it’s something they’re comfortable asking. They don’t know what questions to ask, so price is their determining factor in a property management service or any other product or service. (more…)

What to Do if Your Tenant is Not Paying Rent on Time? Indianapolis, IN Property Management

Obviously, you hope that your property manager will do a good job in finding a qualified tenant for you. Typically, a good property manager will do an extensive background search to determine prior rental history, job and income, debt load, and any past infractions that a landlord may have had. However, many times, people lose their jobs or face medical emergencies and other financial hardships. In these cases, the tenant will delay paying rent or not pay rent at all. That’s when you have to rely on your property manager to solve this problem for you. (more…)