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Busy Holiday Season? Utilize a Property Manager!

holiday season Busy Holiday Season? Utilize a Property Manager! Being a condo board member in Chicago is a wild and exciting ride in itself. It can be downright overwhelming if you are part of a self-managed association. There are the residents’ issues to take care of, financial bookkeeping, maintenance needs, emergency repairs, and so on. The list is quite long but when you throw in the busy holiday season, it can be too much for most people. That’s why it’s important that you take advantage of condo management services in Chicago year-round. Not only can they help you make sure you don’t...
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Considering Property Management? Here’s What You Need to Know!

agreement business Considering Property Management? Here’s What You Need to Know! When it comes to property management in Chicago, you want to know that your investment properties are well taken care of. Not only have you invested time and money into the property, but you also have multiple tenants that have to be taken care of so they stay in your condominium for years to come. Doing all the day-to-day tasks that come with property management can be overwhelming. This is especially true when you have multiple properties that are spread out across Chicago. One way to ensure that everyone is taken...
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Advance Your Rental Property Business by Hiring a Property Manager

Man pondering Advance Your Rental Property Business by Hiring a Property Manager If you own a rental property business, then your goal is to use the properties you own to make a profit. To do this, you need to have a steady stream of tenants and no vacancies, tending to tenants’ questions and concerns as needed. As a property owner, you can only handle so many properties. If you begin to become overwhelmed with tenant needs, its time to bring in the experts. The only way you will be able to advance your business is to hire a property management in Chicago...
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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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Pet Policies and Service Animals

service animal Pet Policies and Service Animals Pets are a huge part of many families in the Chicago area and around the nation. Many people own multiple pets ranging anywhere from a couple dogs to cats, fish, and even snakes in some cases. As a Chicago property owner, how can you restrict pets in your building without being discriminatory? Can you have a no-pets policy in place by law and stay protected? There is a way to post a no-pets policy with your Chicago property management company as long as you’re aware of the exceptions you need to have in place. Your...
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