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The Risks of Hiring Unlicensed Contractors

maintenance tools 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...
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Tips for Smart Renovations in Your Chicago Rental Property

painting 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...
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Is Your Chicago Apartment Building Senior Friendly?

senior Is Your Chicago Apartment Building Senior Friendly? One community that you may totally be missing in your rental properties are the seniors. Seniors typically like to downsize their larger homes and may choose to move into the city to have easier access to medical care, shopping, and transportation. If they are moving into the city of Chicago, is your building ready for them? As a Chicago property owner, you need to take an assessment of your property to see if you are a senior friendly community. Take a look below at what some of the things seniors in your area...
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Electronic Assessment Payments: Are You Offering Them?

electronic payment Electronic Assessment Payments: Are You Offering Them? As a board member in Chicago, you try to do your best to make sure your residents have safety, security, and that assessments are paid on time. If you are not working with a Chicago property manager, it can be a harrowing task to try and take care of all that plus maintaining the building, working with vendors and other aspects of overseeing a Chicago condominium association. One aspect that you may want to consider is offering electronic payments to your residents. You can do this by hiring a property management company such...
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5 Benefits Of Working With A Rental Property Management Company

Checklist 5 Benefits Of Working With A Rental Property Management Company As a rental property owner in Chicago, you may want to consider hiring a management company. Whether you have one property or multiple properties, you may think you can run it all by yourself. While that may be true, there are many benefits to you as the owner in hiring a management company. Check out the top five benefits below to hiring a Chicago rental property manager to help you run things smoothly and efficiently. High-Quality Tenants While you may know to run background checks and credit checks on your...
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