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5 Tips to Hire a Contractor for Repairs on Your Condominium

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5 Tips to Hire a Contractor for Repairs on Your Condominium When it comes to doing repairs on your condominium in Chicago, you want to know that you have a top-quality contractor on the job. There is a danger of hiring someone who does not have a company or a legitimate business when you’re looking for contractors. Hiring a friend or close family member can also cause a conflict of interest for your condo HOA. When you’re looking to hire a contractor, either through your Chicago property management company or by yourself, here are some tips to keep in mind. Have...

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Home Safety Tips for Chicago Renters

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Home Safety Tips for Chicago Renters Renting a condominium in Chicago is an easy way to learn the area, explore where you may want to live in the future and have a home as soon as you move to the area. There are many areas around Chicago to peruse and you’re going to love living close to shopping, dining, and work. However, as a renter, there are some safety tips you need to keep in mind. Whether working with a Chicago property management company or a property owner, keep these handy to help you feel safe and secure in your new...

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The Risks of Hiring Unlicensed Contractors

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The Risks of Hiring Unlicensed Contractors When you own a property in Chicago, you will have to take care of it with regular maintenance and upkeep. There will be repairs to cover, changes to be made once tenants move out, and regular preservation that is necessary for the property to run smoothly. There will be minor and major repairs depending on how old the building is and how the maintenance was taken care of before you owned it. You may be considering hiring unlicensed contractors or even hiring a friend to work on your building maintenance issues. You may think that...

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Tips for Smart Renovations in Your Chicago Rental Property

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Tips for Smart Renovations in Your Chicago Rental Property When you’re considering a renovation to your Chicago rental property, you want to make sure you get the most bang for your buck. Cost-effective renovations are key to keeping your tenants happy while maintaining a good bottom line as well. There are many cost-effective renovations you can choose to work on with your property management company in Chicago. Take these ideas into consideration as you work to better your property for yourself and your tenants. Paint is Always Good A fresh coat of paint can work wonders after a tenant has left...

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Maintenance on Your Condominium: Why You Should Consider Someone Else

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Maintenance on Your Condominium: Why You Should Consider Someone Else You own one or possibly multiple Chicago properties in the big city and you’re trying to do all the maintenance yourself. Have you gotten overwhelmed yet? While it’s admirable to try and maintain all the properties by yourself, as a property owner in Chicago, your best bet is to hire a property management company to handle all those tasks for you. There are many benefits to hiring a management company that can handle the day-to-day tasks of maintenance and rent collection for you. Take a look below to discover all the...

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