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Blog Post 5  Tips to Prevent Investment Property Frozen Pipes This Winter

5 Tips to Prevent Investment Property Frozen Pipes This Winter

Winter can be rough on your home, especially if you live in an area that regularly experiences below-freezing temperatures during the winter season. As pipes get colder and colder, there’s always the risk that they’ll freeze, potentially causing them to burst and caus...
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Blog Post How to Work with a Real Estate Wholesaler

How to Work with a Real Estate Wholesaler

Okay, you’ve decided you’re ready to seriously look into wholesale properties to start or build your investment portfolio. Good for you! So… now what? Today we’ll briefly cover how to work with a real estate wholesaler.Find the Right WholesalerYou know no...
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Blog Post Ready for a Remote/Hybrid Position? Check Out GCR&D

Ready for a Remote/Hybrid Position? Check Out GCR&D

Looking for a new job? Did you know more and more job seekers specifically seek out employers with flexible work arrangements? We did! Here at Greater Chicago Realty & Development, LLC (GCR&D), we embrace giving options where possible. So, if you’re ready for a remo...
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Blog Post What You Need To Know About Chicago Porches

What You Need To Know About Chicago Porches

Chicago porches became national headlines in 2003 when a Lincoln Park porch collapse killed 13 college-aged kids at a house party. If you are a Chicago real estate investor, this is a topic you must know about before buying your first property. The cost to get an older porch up t...
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Blog Post How Can a Real Estate Wholesaler Add Value to Your Investment Portfolio?

How Can a Real Estate Wholesaler Add Value to Your Investment Portfolio?

Anyone who invests in real estate has probably heard of real estate wholesalers. A lot of people associate real estate wholesaling with those “We Buy Houses!” signs on the side of the road. But many misconceptions exist about the field itself and the quality of servic...
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Blog Post Navigating chicago’s eviction process

Navigating chicago’s eviction process

COVID has shaken things up, and understanding what you can and can’t do is more confusing than ever. Having an ally who understands the rules and will fight for you is paramount. Learn about the landlord process and protocol and learn about a new service coming out to help ...
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Blog Post Can’t find deals on the MLS? The cook county land bank has hundreds of distressed properties waiting for investors

Can’t find deals on the MLS? The cook county land bank has hundreds of distressed properties waiti...

Are you looking for distressed deals? The Cook County Land Bank (CCLB) has plenty and they slip right under most investor’s noses! Rob Rose provides an overview of the CCLB, a socially responsible wholesaler working with investors to turn dilapidated properties into ne...
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Blog Post 250+ PROPERTIES AND 1% VACANCY

250+ PROPERTIES AND 1% VACANCY

Have you considered investing in Lake County? Or minimizing vacancies with a 3 year rent-to-own lease? Bill Powers has successfully done both of these actions to scale his business to 250+ rent to own properties in the last ten years. Bill has developed perfect assets, ...
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Blog Post Chicago's Best Up & Coming Areas To Invest By Zip Code

Chicago's Best Up & Coming Areas To Invest By Zip Code

Originally from Philadelphia, Dan is a great case study of how an out of state investor can crush it in this real estate market. Today he operates in three markets: Chicago, Philadelphia, and Atlanta. Dan started in 2006 as a wholesaler with not much guidance, and by 2019 he had ...
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Blog Post CICs New Leader Takes Chicago Housing To New Level

CICs New Leader Takes Chicago Housing To New Level

The Community Investment Corp, or the CIC, has been a stalwart in Chicago since the 1970s and has reinvented the way owners can create affordable housing units for their communities. Stacie Young was just recently appointed the new President and CEO and she has lots of plans in t...
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