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Sunday, July 7, 2019

Tom Shallcross on Building a Portfolio Lightening Fast

Check out this podcast, Tom Shallcross, who is a client of GC Realty & Development, LLC. On this podcast Tom discusses his investment property growth strategy and how GC Realty & Development has contributed to his success. Tom went from 0 to double digit units in less then 6 months while doing full gut rehabs. Tom talks about GC R...

Friday, June 21, 2019

How to be a good tenant
Property Management Blog
1. Read your lease. No, seriously read it. It won’t be the most exciting night table material but you’ll thank yourself when you do read it. A lease is a binding legal contract. It creates a binding relationship between you and your landlord. What are you agreeing to? If you don’t understand, ask questions before you sig...

Monday, June 17, 2019

Brown Commercial brokers three property deals

We try to keep GC Realty & Development in the news on the positive side by continuing to get Commercial/Industrial lease and sale deals done across the Cook and Dupage counties. Reach out to us anytime if you have a property to lease or sell. We will be happy to come out and give you a free quote on what your property will rent or sel...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

GC Realty Sponsoring & Participating in Charitable Events
Property Management Blog
GC participates/sponsors in multiple education and charitable events each year

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Is Chicago Real Estate a Good Investment?
Property Management Blog
For a potential investor, there are many property investment options available. These options vary in the rate of return and the degree of risk involved. Property has long been a favorite for investors wishing to grow their wealth and it’s easy to see why.There are countless reasons for property being a sound investment for a potent...

Monday, April 1, 2019

Building a “Game-Changer” for your Property Management Company
Property Management Blog
Chicago Property Management Software - While most property managers use off the shelf solutions like Appfolio, Buildium, and Propertyware GCR&D has taken that a step further. We do utilize Appfolio for their accounting and reporting system but we have built our own software that has allowed us to customize to our current process and m...

Monday, April 1, 2019

Buying the Wrong House with Mark Ainley

Buying the Wrong House with Mark Ainley |Chicago Property Management | Chicago Real Estate Investing Mark Ainley has rehabbed and stabilized over 450 properties and currently manages more than 900 investment properties throughout the Chicagoland area. He appeared on CNBC and has been a guest on many real estate podcasts. Connect with Mark...

Friday, February 22, 2019

Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) for Section 8 Tenants

Working in Chicago with Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) for section 8 tenants can be a very lucrative strategy for your investment portfolio. If you’re specifically a first time landlord to a section 8 program in Chicago, you’ll need to learn more about this process, especially if you are going to take your investment properti...

Monday, February 18, 2019

Target Market Insights
Property Management Blog

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Why a landlord or owner may not like G&C Realty & Development, LLC

I have had the unique opportunity as an owner of a property management company to lead the company’s new business division. That means I am on the front lines, talking every day with property owners and investors about our services. Early on, in the first 10 years of our company's existence, I wore the new business development h...

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