Chicago Property Management Blog

Apps and Software to Help DIY Landlords

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Let’s face it: being a landlord can be tough. While there are many positive aspects of property investing and management, there are some drawbacks, too. Being a landlord today is much more involved and complex than it used to be in previous decades, and it’s more important than ever that landlords gain every advantag...

How to Get Started in Passive Real Estate Investing

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Passive investing in real estate may be an excellent option for you if you want to build wealth without active involvement in properties. However, in order to make the most of your investment, you need to make sure you have all of the information you need to get started on the right path.Modern passive real estate investing doesn’t ...

How To Prepare for Leasing Season To Maximize Profit

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Whether you are a property management company or renting your own investment, you know about leasing season. Typically, the months between May and September are considered high “Rental Season” for residential units in the Chicagoland area. According to The Rental Housing Finance Survey 34% of the population is renting a proper...

Best Home Staging Tips

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If you are in the process of selling your home, every opportunity to make a sale should be taken seriously. It is very important to glam up your property. Ensuring that it looks as good as possible for potential buyers should be your primary goal. Some sellers underestimate the incredible power of home staging. Now, what exactly is h...

Everything You Need to Know About Property Management in Chicago

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A property management company could be one of your greatest assets if you hire the right one. This selection is important because the company you hire will make decisions about your property on your behalf. From tenant screenings to collecting rent and managing maintenance, a Chicago property management company performs tas...

Things to Consider Before Deciding to Self-Manage Your Chicago Rental Property

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Rental properties can provide a great source of steady, passive income for Chicago investors. However, before you invest, you’ll have to decide whether to self-manage your Chicago rental property or work with a property management company. This article looks at some of the things you might consider.How Much Time Can I Devo...

Passive Real Estate: 5 Common Mistakes Investors Make When Starting Out

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People often underestimate the risks and potential hazards of real estate investments, especially when they’re just getting started with passive investing. Before you spend a dime, you should familiarize yourself with the real estate market and the world of real estate investments. With that in mind, here's some sound ...

The First Thing You Should do When Moving into a New Home

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After the stressful endeavor of buying a house, the exciting part comes next: moving in. If you are organized and plan before doing so, there is no reason why this last stage should be exhausting, stressful or overwhelming. Take it day by day.  We highly recommend you do a checklist of the most important things to do when you move in...

The Pros and Cons of Turnkey Real Estate

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Do a little research on real estate investing, and you’ll likely come across the term “turnkey real estate.” Advocates of turnkey real estate brag that it’s among the easiest ways to earn income from a rental property. But does that mean turnkey real estate is right for you?We’ll help you evaluate the pros an...

Saving Methods To Buy Your First Home in 2022

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Buying a home requires a substantial amount of savings for the process. Buyers tend to forget that they should not only focus on saving for the initial deposit, there are also closing costs included and even some repairs that need to be done before moving in. As a property management company, we understand that having a healthy ...

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