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Prepare Your Chicago Condo for the Fall!

pumpkins Prepare Your Chicago Condo for the Fall! Living in Chicago brings its own personal enjoyment throughout the year. However, one thing it is sure to bring is cold fall and winter temperatures. When you live in a Chicago condo association, you want to take every advantage you can to help reduce the cold temperatures coming in your home. There are several projects you can take care of during the next few weeks to help you make sure you’re ready for fall and winter to arrive. While fall officially arrived in September, you can still make sure you’re prepared with these...
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5 Things You Need to Know About Property Management You Might Have Missed

missed 5 Things You Need to Know About Property Management You Might Have Missed As a new rental property owner, you will soon discover that Chicago property management is hard. From finding tenants to ensuring your property stays in quality condition, there are daily steps that need to be taken. Over time, you begin to find out that you missed a few things when considering managing your property on your own, such as how hard it can be to evict someone as well as finding maintenance help. Overall, the best option for your rental property is to have a team of...
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Top Five Misconceptions About Property Management Companies

Number 5 Top Five Misconceptions About Property Management Companies If you’re an investment property owner, you know the time and effort it takes to manage your property. If you have more than one property, you can double or triple that time it takes to ensure all your tenants and properties are taken care of. Many investment owners consider hiring a property manager in Chicago to assist them but are overtaken by the common misconceptions out there. Property management in Chicago is a great way to help you maintain your initial investment while also building your portfolio. Check out these common myths believed...
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Why You Should Offer Online Rental Payments

mobile pay Why You Should Offer Online Rental Payments In today’s world, most everything is done online. From shopping to interaction with friends, we use the internet on a daily basis. When it comes to your rental property, why not offer online rental payments as well? As technology continues to advance, rental properties have more ways to provide convenience to their clients. Learning more about online payment options will ensure you can provide your tenants with the best and most convenient options for making payments. The Online Advantage Think about this. How many bills do you pay online? If you are like...
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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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