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How a Professional Property Management Company in Chicagoland Helps You Manage Your Investment

Homeowners seeking to rent out their properties want to know when they'll be paid and how it's done when working with a professional property management company in Chicago. That’s an important question, and today we’re providing some insight into how we do things and handle your finances.Property Management Chicagoland...

5 Ways Chicago Landlords Make Money On A Single Property

Did you know that buying and holding real estate can help you build wealth in multiple ways with one property?   Most real estate investors or want to be real estate investors focus on the cash flow(rent minus expenses) and forget about the other ways that really build wealth.   I’ve benefited - as have hundreds of our cli...

What You Must Know About Renting Your Property In Rolling Meadows

As a local Property Management firm in Roselle we have managed hundreds of townhouses, condos, & single family homes in Rolling Meadows since our start in 2003.  In fact, the second rental I purchased was a condo in Rolling Meadows in the early 2000s.  If you are renting now or looking to rent your property in Rolling Meadow...

What Is the Chicago Heat Ordinance

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If you are new to being a Landlord in Chicago, or have never heard of it prior to this article,, you may not know that the City of Chicago has an enforceable Heat Ordinance that must be adhered to.  If you are a tenant, you should know your rights as well.  This Ordinance applies to both Residential and Commercial work spaces, a...

6 Common Tenant Screening Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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The National Multifamily Housing Council reports that 44.1 million households in America are renters.If you have a property you wish to rent, there are many potential tenants you could choose, but you don’t want just anyone. You want a tenant who keeps the property nice, who obeys the law, and who will pay on time.To choose the righ...

Why Choose the Cheapest Property Manager?

When I speak with investors about property management, one of the first questions I usually get asked is, “How much are your fees?” I understand that this question comes up for two reasons:PRICE DRIVEN – maybe the investor is price driven, and they will go with whatever the lowest price is on the surface. That inves...

Why Out-of-State Investors Should Consider Hiring an Attorney

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Why an Out of State Investor Should Hire an Attorney When Buying Investment Property in Chicago/IllinoisWhen you buy a house, apartment, or commercial building, you'll sign many papers and spend a lot of time and money until you have a good idea what the property is like and what it's worth. Although Illinois law does not req...

What You Must Know About Renting Your Property In Roselle

As a local Property Management firm in Roselle we have managed hundreds of townhouses, condos, & single family homes in Roselle since our start in 2003.  Roselle can be tricky for Landlords because it falls into two different counties Cook & Dupage which means depending what part of town you are in there may be different rule...

What You Must Know About Cook County Eviction Process in 2023

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Deciding to move forward with an eviction is difficult, but you pay a lot in time and money too. Most real estate investors know that Cook County and Chicago generally don’t support a landlord-friendly market. The lengthy legal process to remove a non-paying resident from your unit demonstrates that. Throughout the entire proce...

Why Investors Will Not Like Working W/GC Realty & Development?

Since the beginning of our company, I have worn many different hats, but now I have taken on a new role as a business development consultant. As owner of the new business division, I talk with investors every day about my company’s services. In 2013, when we brought on another team member to handle the new business development depar...
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