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Increasing Rent: How to Go About Raising Prices For your Property

increase Increasing Rent: How to Go About Raising Prices For your Property If you are a condominium rental property owner, you are leasing your facility to make money. Over the years, you may offer a set price only to find the market has changed. When a property is located in a hot area, the rental price can be increased which helps you to earn more for your condo. But how do you go about increasing the rent, especially with long-standing tenants? Weighing the pros and cons is important in order to make the right business decision for an increase in property...
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New Year Property Management Checklist

sparkler New Year Property Management Checklist A new year is approaching quite fast and it’s time to check your apartment for some upcoming renovations or maintenance. If you’re working with a property management company in Chicago, they can handle all of these items for you. Below you’ll find a list of a few things that need to be done on your building as the new year approaches. Check Filters – This may be part of your regular maintenance agreement as the building owner. If not, make sure your tenants are changing out their filters for any HVAC unit they may have....
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4 Signs Your Property Manager is Not Working for You

arrow 4 Signs Your Property Manager is Not Working for You When hiring a Chicago property manager, you expect a certain level of service. You are placing the operations of your rental properties into their hands and you want to see a successful outcome. During the hiring process, you most likely tried to weed out the less than stellar companies and chose a quality option. However, you must do your due diligence to ensure the property manager is working for you in the best way possible. Below are a few signs to watch out for so that you can ditch your...
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Why Should You Trust Connected Management?

stones Why Should You Trust Connected Management? Managing a Chicago condo association is both exciting and exasperating at the same time. It is important that you have the right support you need to make sure your community runs smoothly. That is where Connected Management comes in! They specialize in small to mid-size condominium associations in Chicago and offer a variety of management services to fit all your needs. You can rest assured that your condo and your community is in the right hands with this team. They can assist you with everything from financial and maintenance coordination and making sure you’re...
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Why You Should Offer Online Rental Payments

mobile pay Why You Should Offer Online Rental Payments In today’s world, most everything is done online. From shopping to interaction with friends, we use the internet on a daily basis. When it comes to your rental property, why not offer online rental payments as well? As technology continues to advance, rental properties have more ways to provide convenience to their clients. Learning more about online payment options will ensure you can provide your tenants with the best and most convenient options for making payments. The Online Advantage Think about this. How many bills do you pay online? If you are like...
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