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How to Make Potential Tenants More Comfortable with Property Viewing Amidst COVID-19

tenants masks How to Make Potential Tenants More Comfortable with Property Viewing Amidst COVID-19 Operating a rental property is tricky, but add in the COVID-19 pandemic, and the process becomes even more complicated. Even if you have a qualified Chicago property management team, you may find it difficult to find potential tenants for your property due to the virus. Renters may be hesitant to rent from companies if they feel unsafe due to COVID or the rent may be too high due to employment issues. Whatever the case may be, learning how to make potential tenants more comfortable will ensure that your...
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Management Tips For The Holidays

winter weather Management Tips For The Holidays As the holiday season is fast approaching, there are a few property management tips you can utilize to help make the season festive and safe. There are a few items you can keep in mind to help you to be a safe property manager in Chicago. It’s important that you are making sure your tenants are reminded of the tips they can use as well. If you’re ready to make sure your condo in Chicago is ready for the season, here are some guidelines to ensure it is done. Heat Working Make sure that the...
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Breaking the Lease: What To Do If Your Tenant Never Moves In

padlock Breaking the Lease: What To Do If Your Tenant Never Moves In Finding quality tenants is hard enough to do on your own. What happens when you find a tenant that decides at the last minute not to move in? This breaking of the lease before moving in could happen due to a number of reasons. For example, they may have transferred their job or had an emergency come up that they weren’t expecting. Whatever the case is, how do you respond? What are the steps you should take to ensure you don’t get left in the dust? There are...
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Top Tips for Advanced Tenant Screening

magnifying glass Top Tips for Advanced Tenant Screening Veteran rental property owners will agree that the key factor to long-term profits is quality tenants. Once you find a good tenant, you can be set with a renter for years. It is important to implement advanced tenant screening in your rental process and avoid cutting slack to individuals who which to rent from you as you may lose out in the end. By following a few top tips below and continuing to work with your Chicago property management company, you can be successful in your renting endeavors. Develop Qualification Criteria and Document It...
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Questions to Ask Potential Property Managers

ask Questions to Ask Potential Property Managers Managing a multi-family property on your own can be overwhelming. It can also be quite frustrating to try and find a property management company in Chicago that you can rely on. However, there are a few questions to keep in mind when you’re interviewing management companies that will help you weed out the candidates quickly. Be sure that you keep these in mind and ask them if you’re looking at hiring a property manager in Chicago. What type of tenant relations do you offer? – What type of tenant services do they provide? You...
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