Frequently Asked Questions


Currently, the application fee for B&D Properties is $45.00 per adult applicant 

Typically, it takes 2 to 3 business days to receive an answer on your application. 

As of May 2021, the security deposit is $800.00

All B&D Properties rentals are weekly rentals.  Rent is due by 5pm, eastern time, every Friday. 

 PayNearMe charges a $3.99 transaction fee. 

All B&D Properties leases are week-to-week leases.  You are not locked into a six month or one year lease.

Unless otherwise specified in your lease, all that is needed is 10 day written notice to end the lease.


For immediate maintenance emergencies, please contact our emergency maintenance line 574-316-0363.   For non-emergency maintenance items, please utilize the maintenance request form located inside the resident portal. 


B&D Properties offers the following payment options.  Credit/Debit Card (Online and in office); EFT (online only); Cashier’s Check or Money Order (in office only or via mail);  Cash payments can be made at hundreds of retail locations including CVS Pharmacy, 7-Eleven, ACE Cash Express, and Casey’s General Store.  To locate the closest store, go to 

Contact B&D Properties office at 574-264-3988.  We realize that temporary hard-ships can occur – the main thing to do is talk to the office.  Communication is the key to success. 

For Residents of both Wise Estates and Wise Manor communities, the schools are Osolo Elementary, North Side Middle School, and Elkhart High School.   


Due to safety concerns, B&D Properties can not answer this question.  Please direct an inquiry to Elkhart Community Schools.


Yes.  You are always welcome to pay ahead on rent.

Yes.  Payments not received by 5pm on Friday can be subject to a $25 late fee. 

Yes, B&D Properties does allow pets.  As per Elkhart Indiana municipal code, each house has a limit of four (4) pets.  There are pet fees associated.

B&D Properties does not have breed restrictions.  As long as your pet is covered by your rental insurance policy, you are good to go. 

Yes.  All residents of B&D Properties must obtain renter’s insurance. 

Any licensed insurance agent can get you a renter’s insurance policy.   If you already have automobile insurance, most insurer’s will allow you to combine your automobile insurance and renter’s insurance.  If you do not have an insurance agent, you are welcome to purchase a renter’s insurance policy through the customer portal. 

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