Chicago Property Management Blog

8 Things You Should Know Before Moving To Chicago

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 Chicago is a very attractive option for people looking to relocate to a bigger city with urban feels. Even though the winters can be extremely cold, it has so much to offer. It is the largest city in the Midwest (third biggest in the USA) with a promising future. Because of its great public transportation, jobs and cultural diversit...

9 Mistakes of First Time Home Buyers

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Buying a home is often considered the most impactful financial decision of your lifetime. With that being said, it can be nerve wracking, intimidating and completely overwhelming  — especially if it is your first time. Needless to say, knowledge and preparation will help you a lot during this experience. There are a handful of ...

Chicago's Best Property Management Companies

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Here at Landmark Property Management, we eat, breathe, and sleep property management! Simply put, property management in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs is what we do! When we are not actively honing our craft, we are collecting feedback from property owners / Landlords, tenants, and even other property management companies. One of th...

8 Best Dog Breeds To Have In A Chicago Apartment

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Thinking of owning a dog? You don’t have to own a gigantic house with a big outdoor space to own furry best friends. If you are living in an apartment or a small house, there are plenty of dog breeds that will be happy to adapt to your living space. Even though this was a very tough competition, here are the best dog breeds for apar...

Establishing a Pet-Policy for Your Rental Property

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Many landlords recognize the benefit to allowing renters to have pets in their Chicago investment properties. These property owners aim to reduce tenant turnover, increase the size of the pool of prospective renters, or they may simply appreciate the value that pets can bring to their owners’ lives. Regardless of the reason, it...

7 At Home Date Night Ideas For Valentine’s Day

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When we think of Valentine's Day we think of buying flowers, chocolate, jewelry, etc. , which can turn it into an expensive holiday very quickly! There is no need to break the bank to enjoy an amazing day with your significant other. This past year has helped us understand what really matters: spending quality time with our loved ones...

10 Security Mistakes That Put Your Family and Home at Risk

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While the US is relatively safe in comparison to the rest of the world, home burglaries  are extremely common. The FBI stated that every 13 seconds there is a new break in which means there are more than 2 million per year. Also, did you know that 34% of the burglaries occur through the front door of the home?Here are some security m...

Super Bowl Season Is Upon Us

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Even though the Chicago Bears won't be playing this Sunday in Super Bowl LV,  this time of year always brings up fond memories for Chicagoans from the last (and only) time they won the Super Bowl in the 1985 season. We will never forget that  Monday, on January 27th 1986 when the headlines for the Washington Post read "...

10 Simple (and Inexpensive) Ways to Keep Yourself Warm at Home This Winter

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Winter is here. Between the current snowstorm and the more than 100 flights canceled, Chicago is feeling pretty cold and uninviting. Here are 10 easy (and budget friendly) ways you can keep yourself and your house warm during Chicago's somber weather.1. Close the doors and vents in empty rooms of your houseIf you are working from home...

Considering turning your rental into an Airbnb?

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Renting your property out on AirBnb has become more and more popular over the past few years. Lot’s of property owners have chosen to rent some degree of space in their home - a room, a loft, entire apartments or even single-family homes. Flexibility and BenefitsThe flexibility of scheduling bookings, setting your own prices an...

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