Chicago Property Management Blog

Where to Invest in the Northwest Side of Chicago

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One of the most important allies to an investor is the broker they work with. Gloria Weikert runs the X-Plus team and has a specialty in helping clients buy investment properties. In today’s episode, Gloria gives some insigh... read more >>

How to Succeed in the Changing Real Estate Environment

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With nearly 30 years of experience as a broker, Frank Montro, the King of Chicagoland, shares his thoughts on how the industry has changed from the early ‘80s through today. While touching on strategies his team uses to gene... read more >>

How to Build a Real Estate Empire in Chicagoland

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Be honest and ask yourself..what have been my excuses thus far for living the life I want? Farrah Ali was a single mom who found herself in debt and working full time. However, that did not deter her from financial freedom. Listen... read more >>

Five Reasons Why You Don’t Need a Property Manager

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Let me start by saying: I do truly believe in the use of property management from the investor standpoint. But I know plenty of poorly run property management companies exist that make the really good ones look bad. You could also... read more >>

Changes For Short Term Rentals In Chicago Is Here

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Once again Investors in Chicago are going to have to pivot their business operations or even the entire model with the new rules that went into effect June 1, 2021.  This time the changes are for property owners that are rent... read more >>

What Section 8 Pays in Cook County in 2021

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Many people have questions about Section 8 and the ins and outs of the Housing Choice Voucher Program(HCV).  The unfortunate part is many of the ins and outs differ slightly from state to state, county to county, and then eve... read more >>

How Should I Finance My Chicago House Hack?

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You hear everywhere how the housing market has a shortage of houses for sale and huge buyer demand. For someone getting into house hacking, the search can prove even more difficult. Just finding a two-, three, or four-flat buildin... read more >>

House Hacking 101 in Chicago

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If you’ve thought about becoming a property investor, you may have had concerns about startup costs. Maybe you worried over how long it would take to have renters pay the bills for an otherwise empty house. House hackin... read more >>

How to Win at Investment Property Short Sales

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As an investment property owner, you want to maximize your return on investment. On the surface, short sales can look like an attractive way to get investment property at basement bargain prices. Getting a house for far less than ... read more >>
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