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How to Take the Best Pictures of Your Property

camera How to Take the Best Pictures of Your Chicago Condominium Pictures are the number one thing prospective tenants look for as soon as they discover your property. They immediately want to see what the space looks like, and if it is decent and clean. Pictures are also the number one thing you as a Chicago property manager want to focus on when you are advertising your property and any available units. Below are some tips for how to ensure your photos are top notch and will surely attract more tenants! Use a good camera or a professional! You do not...
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Common Tenant Complaints and How to Approach Them

parking sign Common Tenant Complaints and How to Approach Them When you work for a Chicago property management company you probably are prone to many tenant complaints. One of the hard parts of the job is figuring out to handle these complaints in a productive manner. For many property managers, complaints from your tenants can become a nuisance. However, if you ignore the problem it can just become bad for your business. Instead of looking at the complaints as a minor inconvenience, you can utilize these complaints as a way to stay informed of the conditions and any ongoing problems at your...
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What to Avoid as a Chicago Property Manager

stop What to Avoid as a Chicago Property Manager As a property manager in Chicago you want to make sure your tenants are happy and comfortable. You also want to make sure you are providing quality service and that you are not doing anything that although may seem harmless could result in a poor tenant experience, or worse, a legal matter. There are also simple issues that can be avoided to increase the value and appeal of your property. Here are some common mistakes property managers make that can be easily avoided: Casually dropping in on tenants: Don’t just pop in...
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How to Make Your Property More Appealing to the Newer Generations

future How to Make Your Property More Appealing to the Newer Generations As the newer generations get older, you will inevitably need to adjust with the times as well. Change can be difficult for those who don’t welcome it, but it is also an important part of being a property manager. You need to make changes and updates that are parallel with the outside world and especially with technology. If your property falls behind with the current trends and updates, it will make it increasingly harder to fill vacancies and attract new tenants. The generation that is mostly renting apartments and...
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How to Build a Happy Community in Your Building

happy How to Build a Happy Community in Your Building When you are a Chicago property manager or owner it is often your responsibility to make sure your tenants are happy. During these times, with COVID-19 and financial struggles, it is important to remember these condominiums are your tenants’ homes. Your tenants want to feel secure, welcomed, and most important, they want a sense of community. Property managers in Chicago can ensure their tenants connect with one another and build a wonderful and welcoming community by doing the following: Have an outdoor or indoor space for gatherings. If your property doesn’t...
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