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Advantages of Working with a Property Management Company

thumbsup Advantages of Working with a Property Management Company As a small to mid-size condo owner in Chicago, the everyday tasks of management can be taxing. You may be under the impression that you can do it all on your own. While that is possible, it is not always the best option to take. There are many advantages to allowing an experienced property management team in Chicago to take over those daily tasks for you. Below you’ll see some of the many advantages of working with a company such as Connected Management. Through experience and skill, they have built a team...
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Property Management Don'ts

Stop Sign Property Management Don'ts As a property investor or soon to be one, you’ve probably heard all the “do this and do that’s” out there. However, have you ever heard what NOT to do when investing in property? Maybe not. So here’s your chance! Being a property manager in Chicago can be quite stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Be sure you take a look at these don’ts when you’re hiring a management team, investing in more property, or just starting out. Don’t Micromanage Hiring a Chicago property management team is a great way to take the stress off of...
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Choosing Your Property Management Team

team Choosing Your Property Management Team When you’re an investment property owner, taking care of all of the day-to-day tasks can take over your life. There’s the everyday maintenance, rent collection, repair emergencies, and dealing with finding new quality tenants. What if you could thrive as a property owner? What if you could get rid of all the stress and hassle of the everyday property management tasks in Chicago by working with a talented team? That is exactly what happens when you choose the team at Connected Management. They are highly trained and experienced in making your life easier when it...
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5 Things You Should Know Before Buying Investment Property

chicago aerial 5 Things You Should Know Before Buying Investment Property So, you’re considering buying a property to rent out to other tenants? That is a great way to build your investment portfolio and to offer something to your community. However, there are many things you should know before you get started. Whether you already have your eye on a Chicago property or you’re just getting started, keep these five things in mind before you buy your investment locations. Keep Your Emotions Out As hard as it is, you must not buy a property with your heart. You must be logical about...
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How Do You Keep Good/Quality Tenants in Chicago?

two hands How Do You Keep Good/Quality Tenants in Chicago? Being a property owner of investment property can be an exciting prospect. If you’re new to rental property investment, you may have pipe dreams of how it should be. You may think that you’ll find perfect tenants and that they will live there forever. While that would be fantastic, that is not how Chicago property management actually works. Too often you’ll find that the good tenants don’t stay and the tenants you want to move in, are few and far between. So, how can you keep the quality tenants you do find?...
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