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5 Things You Should Know Before Buying Investment Property

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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 the...

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Maintenance Tips You Need to know As a Property Owner in Chicago

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Maintenance Tips You Need to know As a Property Owner in Chicago When owning rentals in Chicago, it is important to take the right steps to ensure that your property is maintained. Whether it be apartment buildings, a condominium, other residential space or a commercial building, your property needs to be in excellent shape so that your tenants will continue to rent from you month after month. Below are a few maintenance tips that should be followed by you or completed by your Chicago property manager. HVAC Checks Your tenants want to be comfortable and HVAC systems play a vital role...

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Why Should You Use Property Management Companies?

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Why Should You Use Property Management Companies? When it comes to renting out a home or apartment, it can be a very overwhelming experience. If you have multiple properties, you will have another full-time job on your hands beside your everyday 9-5. Working with a Chicago property manager can assist you in giving you a break from the day-to-day tasks of owning an investment property. Whether you’re newly starting out or you’re a seasoned professional, here are a few reasons you should consider hiring a property management company in Chicago. No Midnight Calls As the owner and manager of your property,...

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Tips for Spring Maintenance

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5 Tips for Spring Maintenance When it comes to your Chicago condominium, it is important to stay up to date with your cleaning and maintenance needs. During the spring months, the season is a perfect time to get started on projects that may not have been conducive to complete during the winter months. Below are a few tips to get you started with cleaning and maintaining your condo unit during the spring season. Painting Refresh During the spring, the temperatures start to rise, bringing about warmer weather. The warmer temperatures create the perfect environment for painting. If your condo is empty...

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5 Tips to Remember When You’re Looking at Chicago Rental Property

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5 Tips to Remember When You’re Looking at Chicago Rental Property When searching for Chicago rental property, there are a few key factors to keep in mind. By learning what to watch out for, you can make the best decision when purchasing rental property. Making smart moves will provide better potential for turning a profit, which is what you want to do with your new venture! Location One of the key factors that must not be missed is location. You can’t just buy property anywhere! It is important to consider the location of any property and how the rental will be...

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