FAQs

1. HOW DOES THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORK?

  • 1.Choose your new home from the website, 2. Fill out an Application, 3. View the property, 4. Get approved, 5. Pay deposit and first month’s rent, 6. Sign the lease, 7. Put the utilities into your name and 8. Get the keys to your new home!

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2. HOW LONG ARE LEASES?

  • All leases are one year.

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3. HOW MUCH IS THE DEPOSIT?

  • The deposit amount is the same as first month rent. Pet deposits are also necessary.

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4. ARE PETS ALLOWED?

  • Up to 2 pets allowed with a pet deposit and a monthly fee. Fee depends upon the breed,
    size, hair length, age, etc. of animal and specifications of the home. Sorry, no bully-breed dogs or cats.

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5. WHEN IS RENT DUE?

  • All rents are due and payable by the first day of each calendar month.
  • Send rent to 1609 W. Co. Rd. 100 S. Brownstown, IN 47220. Only checks or money orders are acceptable as payment.

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6. DO YOU CHARGE LATE FEES?

  • Yes. If rent is not paid in full by the 1st day of the month, a late fee of $5/day will be charged. Any money paid by the Leasee will first be applied to late fees, assessments or damages and then to rent.

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7. IF I DON’T START THE LEASE ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE MONTH, IS THE RENT PRORATED?

  • Yes, we pro-rate the rent for the first month if you do not start the lease on the first day.
    of a month.

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8. ARE UTILITIES INCLUDED IN THE RENT?

  • No, Leasee needs to pay all utility bills.

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9. WHAT APPLIANCES ARE INCLUDED?

  • Refrigerator and stove are both typically provided in the houses we rent.

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10. HOW IS THE CONDITION OF THE HOME DOCUMENTED?

  • You will fill out a Move-In sheet where you can mark all conditions of the house upon moving in, which will help in assessing damages when you move out.

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11. WILL A MEMBER OF BRIGHTSIDE REALTY TEAM DO INSPECTIONS?

  • We do an inspection once you get all moved in, a few months later and then twice a year to ensure the property is being maintained properly and to assess for preventative maintenance. We will send notice before inspections and maintenance. Our goal is to lessen emergencies and increase preventive care.

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12. IF SOMETHING NEEDS REPAIRED, WHAT DO I DO?

  • Just call, text, or email Anna at 812-569-4704 or annadisque@gmail.com.
  • We have a great team that can respond to maintenance issues very quickly.

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13. WHERE IS THE OFFICE LOCATED?

  • Our office is located at Disque Carpet 1609 W. Co. Rd. 100 S. Brownstown, IN 47220.

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1. WATER

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Jackson County Water Company
P.O. Box 56
1119 W Spring Street
Brownstown, IN 47220
Phone : (812) 358-3654
Fax : (812) 358-3730
website: http://www.jacksoncountywater.com/

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2. Electricity

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Duke Energy, Cincinati Ohio
Bills can be paid at Family Drug
1810 W Commerce St
Brownstown, IN 47220
Phone: 812-358-4502
Phone: 1800-521-2232
Website: http://www.duke-energy.com/indiana.asp

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3. Gas

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Midwest Natural Gas, Scottsburg Office
P.O. Box 707
1652 West McClain Avenue
Scottsburg, IN 47170
Phone:(812)752-2230 | (800) 654-2361
Fax: (812) 752-7845
Hours: Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm
Website: http://www.midnatgas.com/

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4. SEWAGE

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Brownstown Sewage Works at Town Hall
200 W. Walnut St.
Brownstown, Indiana
Phone: 812-358-5500

Trash pick-up is included in your Sewer bill.

Large items can be taken to the dumpster at our office.

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BROWNSTOWN

Brownstown, Indiana
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brownstown,_Indiana

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Brownstown Chamber of commerce 119 W Walnut St, Brownstown, IN 47220
(812) 358-2930 website: http://www.brownstownchamber.org/

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EVENTS & FESTIVALS

Jackson County Fair
http://jacksoncountyfair.org/

Fort Vallonia Days
http://www.fortvalloniadays.com/home.html

Town of Speedway
http://www.townofspeedway.org/

Brownstown Speedway
http://brownstownspeedway.com/

Seymour Oktoberfest
http://www.seymouroktoberfest.com/

Watermelon Fest
https://www.facebook.com/JacksonCountyWatermelonFestival

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LIBRARY

Brownstown Public Library
Website: http://www.brownstown.lib.in.us/

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NEWSPAPER

The Jackson County Banner
Website: http://www.thebanner.com/

The Tribune
Website: http://www.tribtown.com/

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POLICE

Brownstown Police Department 200 W Walnut St
Brownstown, IN
(812) 358-2345

Jackson County’s Sherrif’s Department 150 IN-250
Brownstown, IN
(812) 358-2141

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SCHOOL SYSTEM

Brownstown Elementary School
612 South Base Road, Brownstown, IN 47220

Brownstown Central Middle School
520 West Walnut Street, Brownstown, IN 47220

Brownstown Central High School
500 North Elm Street, Brownstown, IN 47220

Lutheran Central School
415 North Elm Street, Brownstown, IN 47220
Private K-8

St Peter Lutheran Preschool
403 West Bridge Street, Brownstown, IN 47220
Private PK

St Peter Pre-School
403 West Bridge Street, Brownstown, IN 47220
Private PK

Brownstown Christian Day Care
702 West Spring Street, Brownstown, IN 47220
Private PK

God’s Lil Blessings Child Care Center
1348 Woodside Drive, Brownstown, IN 47220
Private PK

Daytime Friends Child Care Center
927 S County Road 50 West, Brownstown, IN 47220
Private PK

Brownstown Central Community School Corporation
608 W. Commerce St.
Brownstown, IN 47220-1205
V: 812-358-4271
F: 812-358-5303
Website: http://www.btownccs.k12.in.us/

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