Entries by Miranda Lenar

7 Tips For Choosing The Right Contractor

You might be tempted to be the “everyman” for your property. And if you only own a couple homes, maybe you can be. It isn’t too difficult to drop everything and go fix a window or check out a safety concern when your to-do list for the day is small. But it’s a different story […]

Employee spotlight on…Michael Mack

Michael’s Mack journey into property management began when he saw a chance to make a positive impact on the industry. He was initially a property owner until “the great crash” of the real estate market in 2008. He found it “devastating but equally interesting” and realized that a lot of home owners were likely to […]

Employee Spotlight on… Catie Clements

When asked to describe herself, Catie Clements kept returning to the word eclectic, both personally and professionally. After graduating from Purdue University in 2007, she worked in Personal Training before making a big jump to Banking and ultimately landing here in Investor Property Management. Her hard work managing the finances for RENU is fueled by lots […]

Property Taxes 101

If you’re a new landlord, you might feel overwhelmed at the idea of filing your taxes this year. It’s no longer as simple as just turning in a W2! An organized system of records and receipts is now going to be your best friend. If looking at a Schedule E form is giving you a […]

5 Smart Rental Property Renovations

So you’ve found yourself with a property vacant again– and it’s a disaster. There’s a strange smell, stains on the carpet and walls, and some of the appliances aren’t even working. It might feel tempting to just scrap everything and start over to avoid tearing your hair out. But this isn’t likely to get you […]

Housing in 2017: The Good, The Bad, and the Notable

Mortgage company Freddie Mac called 2016 “housing’s best year in a decade”. While your experience may have varied by your location, it’s encouraging to see that overall last year brought in the highest home sales since 2007 and the fastest rate of construction growth sine 2008. The recession is beginning to feel like a faint […]