WILMOTH Updates- August 8, 2020

The End of the Eviction Moratorium Ding dong the eviction moratorium is dead!  At least as we know it! Gov. Holcomb announced Wednesday that he intends to allow the Indiana rental property eviction moratorium to expire on August 14!  We all were caught a little by surprise with the announcement after Congress did not extend […]

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Four Incredibly Simple Things You Can Do To Attract Great Tenants

Your rental portfolio is a business.  Businesses run best when they have a set of objectives and goals the owners wish to accomplish.  When reviewing the purchase of rental homes, do you consider what the tenants want?  More importantly, what the great tenants want?  There are some simple things you can do to attract great […]

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WILMOTH Updates- August 1, 2020

Eviction Moratorium Extended Not surprisingly, the Indiana eviction moratorium was extended this week until August 14.  This is not a surprise but what is interesting is the extension was only for 2 weeks.  The explanation provided by Governor Holcomb is that the extension aligns with the current moratorium on utility disconnections.  so, the optimist might […]

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Reduce Risk Exposure With the Right Endorsements

Property managers may be just as liable in a insurance claim situation as the owner of the building they manage.  Both the property owner and the manager want to reduce risk exposure.  Not surprisingly,  claims will often be filed naming any entity who has been involved directly or indirectly with the property. All parties don't […]

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WILMOTH Updates- July 25, 2020

Covid Still Dominates How many of us thought we would still be this affected by COVID heading into August? Clearly unprecedented, if you were an optimist you likely had better hopes for the summer months.  Instead, here is a sample of the news in Central Indiana over the last few days. Indiana requires wearing a […]

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WILMOTH Updates- July 18, 2020

Indianapolis Rental Assistance Suspended Just 2 Days After Opening On Monday July 13 the Indianapolis rental assistance program available at IndyRent.org opened.  In the first 2 days we received 43 requests for assistance from the program.  We diligently completed the forms worrying that any delay might be harmful to a tenant being able to receive […]

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WILMOTH Updates- July 11, 2020

Inspection Problem Solved As the months have gone on facing a public health crisis and managing rental properties has been an ongoing challenge.  Working with tenants affected by COVID-19 while trying to figure out how to change our operations on the fly has been a priority.  One of the more complex problems we faced has […]

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New Inspection Process Solves Issues Due To the Pandemic

In the beginning the word we used most often was coronavirus (before COVID and Pandemic).  At that time the WILMOTH team realized the advent of "stay at home" orders was going to create many new challenges for property management.  Over the last few months, we were in a great place to make slight pivots to […]

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Indianapolis Tenants Rights Ordinance

As you probably know, there is a new Indianapolis tenants rights ordinance that goes into effect July 1, 2020. We want to provide some additional insight as to  the details of this initiative, review the ordinance and how you can expect it to impact you as a landlord. Indianapolis Tenants Rights Ordinance Mandatory Notice Providing […]

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WILMOTH Updates- June 27, 2020

Eviction Moratorium Continued Has government exceeded it's proper role in the pandemic?  Indiana has extended the eviction moratorium through August 1.  Effectively, we have owners who have not received rent for this entire year.  Fortunately this is a small number.  If you have a tenant that was scheduled to have an eviction hearing in March, it […]

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