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5 Tips For Chicago Property Managers

support 5 Tips For Chicago Property Managers Owning and managing a property can be a great experience. However, it can also be overwhelming when you truly boil down everything that is needed. As a Chicago property manager, there are a few things to keep in mind to help you avoid costly fees or trouble down the road. These five tips below will help you manage your condo safely and protect yourself during the process. Document Everything It is highly important in this day and age that you document each interaction you have with a tenant. This protects you and the tenant...
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Tips To Reduce Summer Turn Over

summer sunglasses Tips To Reduce Summer Turn Over As a property manager in Chicago, you need to find the best ways to retain tenants in your complex. You want to reduce the summer turn over rates that can be quite high. Keeping a few tips and tricks in your back pocket this summer will help you to increase your retention rate as you go into the fall and winter months. Here are just a few ideas to keep in mind. Understand The Reasoning There are many reasons behind people moving out of your complex. It could be that they have a job...
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Condo Management 101: How to Get Rid of Mold

mold wall Condo Management 101: How to Get Rid of Mold Mold is a serious problem, one that you don’t want to have to deal with in your condominium association. However, it can happen. A leaky plumbing pipe or water damage in an unseen area of the property can easily lead to a mold issue. Mold can be tricky to detect and expensive to remove. It is essential to find mold problems quickly so that the issue can be taken care of as soon as possible. Learn more about mold detection and remediation. Then rely on your Chicago condo management team to...
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Summer Season: Up Your Property Management Game with Top Tips

summer flowers Summer Season: Up Your Property Management Game with Top Tips As a rental property owner, it is important to have changing management plans as the seasons change. Each new season comes with its own set of problems and requirements. As summer approaches, it is important to consider the needs of your properties associated with this season. Below are a few top tips to follow to help your properties remain successful with tenants happy and content. Outdoor Amenity Check If you offer a rental property with outdoor amenities, you need to be sure that these options are functioning properly. Take a...
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Easy Landscaping Tips for Your Condo Association

Brick wall Easy Landscaping Tips for Your Condo Association As a board member of a condo association in Chicago, you need to ensure the landscaping of your property is well taken care of. With a nice visual presentation on the outside, potential residents will be ready and willing to make your association their home. Quality landscaping keeps your property looking fresh as well as maintains the value of your land. By just utilizing a few simple tips, you can keep track of regular landscaping and keep your residents happy and content. Setting Landscaping Appointments If you are self-managing your association, setting landscaping...
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