Chicago Property Management Blog

Signs of a Good Property Manager

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A good property manager is one of the most invaluable real estate team members, and finding the right company to manage a property is an important decision. A successful property manager must possess a unique combination of skills and qualities that enable them to manage the various aspects of their job effectively. Here are several ...

Housing Bubble Burst!? What To Do If You Can’t Sell Your Home!

What is going on with the housing market?US home prices have seen a rise of almost 40% in two years. Last year, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said that the US housing market was overheated and needed a “reset.” In order to accomplish this, the Fed has been aggressively raising interest rates for the past year.As most of you are p...

Coffee & Real Estate

IntroductionWe, at Landmark Property Management, offer full service commercial and residential property management for real estate investors looking to scale their portfolios. We’ve been in business for about 4 and a half years and have grown from 0 to almost 400 rental units. Our service area includes Chicago and suburbs in Cook Co...

Tips to Make Your Rental Unit Senior Friendly

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When it comes to making a rental unit senior-friendly, it’s important to take into account the physical, mental, and emotional needs of the elderly. As a landlord, there are many ways to create an environment that supports the unique needs of seniors within your building. In this article, we’re going to go over our top ti...

Things Property Managers Do to Find the Best Tenants

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If you are looking to take care of your rental unit, it would be wise to reach out to a local property manager that knows the ins and outs of the local law and already has a network of vendors, agents, and contractors. This is especially true if you live out of state or just out of the area. A good property management company handles task...

5 Secrets that Only Successful Property Managers Know

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Property managers play an integral role in helping landlords maximize the value of their investment properties. The key to becoming a successful property manager is to have a comprehensive knowledge of the industry, proper planning and implementation, and a relentless commitment to your craft. Property management is a competitive field an...

Everything Landlords Need To Know To Avoid Getting Fined This Chicago Winter

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mperatures are getting lower, mornings are getting colder and we can feel how winter is just around the corner. As a property management company in the Greater Chicago Area, we know how difficult winters can be not only for tenants, but also for owners. As many Chicagoans have noticed, winter is here. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

Snow Removal in Chicago

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As the temperature slowly decreases, and we start feeling the cold, we know winter is here. As much as we love winter and the snow, we know the city has seen some very cold and snowy winters throughout the years. So far in history, the snowiest winter recorded was the winter of 1978-1979 with 89.7 inches of snow falling. Last year, T...

How Do I Turn My Home Into A Rental Property?

If it’s not a great time in the real estate market to sell your home or you’re just looking to kick off your real estate investing career, turning your home into a rental property may be a great option for you. It’s relatively simple, but there are quite a few things you want to consider beforehand. Today, I’m goin...

How Do I Handle A Tenant That Stops Paying Rent

Most of the time we get calls from prospective landlord clients, they’ve run into issues with their tenants or rental properties. When life is good, property management can almost seem easy. But as soon as things get complicated, our phone starts ringing. One of the most common calls we get is about tenants that are not paying rent....

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