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Blog Post Who Are The Best Property Management Companies In Chicago and Chicagoland Suburbs in 2021

Who Are The Best Property Management Companies In Chicago and Chicagoland Suburbs in 2021

Each year, GC Realty & Development LLC meets with well over 200 homeowners/investors in the Chicagoland area with respect to their investment property, or the need for professional property management services.  Because so many real estate owners know our thoughts and fe...
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What Do I Need To Know About The Hanover Park Rental License

Hi, my name is Mark Ainley from GC Realty and Development. We're a local property manager out of Roselle, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. What to know in advanceThere's some things that you want to make sure that you know in advance, to make sure that you're n...
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Everything About Investing in DuPage County

Where's a good place to invest in DuPage County?Hi, my name is Mark Ainley from GC Realty and Development. We are a property management company located Roselle, Illinois.  Now, Roselle is in Dupage County, which if you're familiar with the Chicagoland area, it's ...
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Are you or is your Property Manager using Zillow to market your vacant properties?

Mark Ainley, GC Realty and Development we are a Chicagoland property management company. One thing I want to bring up today in making sure that you are informed as a property owner that's either working with the property manager now or looking to work with the property m...
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Blog Post Great Information For All Investors

Great Information For All Investors

For the past five years, I have been doing all I can to share valuable information to both seasoned and newbie investors to protect them from common mistakes. I also take pride in educating local and out-of- state- investors about how things work here in Chicago and in the Chicag...
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Blog Post 7 Out Of State Real Estate Investor Pitfalls

7 Out Of State Real Estate Investor Pitfalls

As a local property manager here in the midwest, and more specifically the Chicagoland area, we have been part of (or witnessed) thousands of investors buying in our local Chicago market while residing out of state.  Investors from around the United States, and the world, fi...
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Blog Post The Thoughtful Entrepreneur Podcast: Customer Reviews and Using Your Network with Mark Ainley

The Thoughtful Entrepreneur Podcast: Customer Reviews and Using Your Network with Mark Ainley

We have worked with Josh Elledge and his company, Up My Influence, for many years. The Thoughtful Entrepreneur Podcast is an informational source for business-minded people (some with very little experience and others with years of experience), so when I got the invite to appear ...
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Blog Post Best Practices To Getting Qualified Tenants To Rent Your Property in Chicago

Best Practices To Getting Qualified Tenants To Rent Your Property in Chicago

As investors ourselves in many markets and class types, our primary goal is to attract and retain the best tenant possible for our properties.The “Best Tenant” can be defined by qualifications on their application, potential willingness to stay for a longer term, and/...
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Blog Post Why an Out of State Investor Should Hire an Attorney

Why an Out of State Investor Should Hire an Attorney

Why an Out of State Investor Should Hire an Attorney When Buying Investment Property in Chicago/IllinoisThe purchase or sale of real estate, whether it is a single family house, a multi-family apartment building, vacant land or a commercial building, is an intricate process that ...
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How Mark Ainley Built His Business to 450 Rehabs & 900 Managed Properties

Check out our newest podcast where I was a guest on Real Estate Money School hosted by Chris Naugle investor and host of HGTV's Risky Builders.Property management is becoming its own sector, and with technology and different efficiencies, it’s becoming scalable. –...
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