Entries by Casey Arnold

Prepare Your Rental for Marketing Photos

Whether the rental you’re offering is vacant or occupied, rest assured that potential tenants will be combing over photos of your property before they schedule an in-person showing. Prospects may decide not to see a home at all based on the photos. Follow these tips to spruce up your home before your agents come by […]

Take Charge of Spring Cleaning!

It’s the first weekend of spring! That means it’s time to get rid of all of the stuff you’ve been holding on to all winter and discover what exactly you’ve been avoiding in the back of the refrigerator. Click through for some simple tips to get your spring cleaning started right! Select the right soundtrack […]

New Bill Could Make it Illegal to Charge Landlords for Inspections

A new bill was recently proposed in Indiana that would make it illegal for a landlord to be charged for inspections and registration of rental properties by their municipality. Officials say that these fees promote better housing conditions, and banning fees would harm those efforts. Some cities in Indiana charge a per unit registration fee […]

Household Budgeting for the First-Time Renter

If you’re considering moving out of Mom and Dad’s house and into your own apartment, knowing how much you can afford can be daunting. RPM Midwest requires that you make at least 3 times the monthly rent, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that is the amount you would be comfortable paying. To start your budget, […]

7 Tips for Property Owners in the Winter

BRR! Was it ever this cold last year?  Is this our punishment for the mild winter we had?  At least there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.  With ice comes ice skating.  With snow comes sledding.  It’s winter, but spring is sure to follow.  A vacant rental right now can be tough, but […]