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Tips to Make Property Ownership More Efficient

Efficiency Tips to Make Property Ownership More Efficient As a property owner in Chicago, you may be wondering how you can not only run your condominium efficiently, but also how you can make the most of your investment. Owning real estate as rental properties usually means you have multiple sites. When doing so, you need to make sure everything runs smoothly for each property. Here are a few tips to ensure your property management in Chicago is smooth and effective at every turn. Well-Checks on Tenants Make sure to include small things such as changing out lightbulbs if your tenants can’t...
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Should You Allow Pets in Your Condo Building?

puppy Should You Allow Pets in Your Condo Building? As a property owner in Chicago you may be considering allowing pets in your buildings that you lease to tenants. There are many benefits to allowing the four-legged furry residents to join, but you should be aware of the downsides as well. While allowing pets to be a part of your rental community can add income, it can also bring some disadvantages to your property and your insurance coverages that you should know about. When making the decision for your property management team in Chicago to allow pets, be sure to consider...
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Renovating Your Rental Property: Get the Most Bang for Your Buck!

kitchen Renovating Your Rental Property: Get the Most Bang for Your Buck! When it comes to renovating the property, you want to get the most value for your dollar you can. This is especially true when it comes to renovating your rental property in Chicago. When you work with a property management team, you can easily find contractors to work on these items or you can do them yourself if you choose. It is vital that the property updates will not only add more appeal to the apartment, they also need to be wise choices for your budget. Here are a...
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What to Look for In a Property Management Company

post its What to Look for In a Property Management Company When it comes to managing your Chicago condominium, you want to know that the management company you choose has your best interest in mind. You need to make sure that whatever company you go with knows how to properly manage your Chicago property and how to ensure all aspects are covered when it comes to tenant management, property maintenance, and routine repairs that come up. There are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to Chicago property management and here are some you should remember. Documentation is a...
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Services for a Rental Property Management Company to Provide

mug Services for a Rental Property Management Company to Provide When you’re a Chicago property owner considering a rental property management team, there are a few things you want to keep in mind. There are a variety of services that property management companies can provide. You need to make a list of the ones that are must-haves when you are choosing your new company. Here are a few of the services to look for when considering hiring a Chicago property management company. You may have a list in mind for what you need but here are some more ideas if you’re...
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