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Blog Post From Student/Tenant to 1,200 Units in Hyde Park

From Student/Tenant to 1,200 Units in Hyde Park

What’s your unit goal? Is it 20...maybe 50? Nick explains how his company amassed 1200 units solely in Hyde Park, (not including their north side portfolio). Here you’ll find advice on the different corridors of Hyde Park along with a ten year forecast for the ne...
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Blog Post Hard Money In Chicago

Hard Money In Chicago

You cannot grow without adequate funding. When it comes to private funds, there are so many questions asked as a new investor. Brian Lignelli explains how his company, Continuum Capital Funding can put it’s partners in a position to scale and grow as well as how to prepare ...
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Blog Post What is Happening to Chicago Property Taxes?

What is Happening to Chicago Property Taxes?

Several of the Chicago townships have already been reassessed, leaving many owners with an unpleasant increase in property taxes. Tim Jacobs of KSN Law (appeal.tax),shares what he’s seen in the Chicago townships that have been reassessed, and what he feels will happen in se...
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Blog Post Three Critical Tenant Screening Tips

Three Critical Tenant Screening Tips

When a landlord screens potential tenants themselves, paying attention to certain red flags can save them future headaches. By thoroughly vetting applicants, property owners can get a better sense of who might occupy their rental home. Will they pay on time… or at all? Wil...
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Blog Post The Chicago House Hack

The Chicago House Hack

David Geen said househacking is the Stephen Curry cheat code of real estate. Many folks agree and have leveraged this strategy to kick off their successful REI careers. However, there are real risks that arise the moment you become a housing provider. Joey Poshinskas is an e...
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Blog Post Self Storage - No Toilets or Tenants

Self Storage - No Toilets or Tenants

Fernando Angelucci has spent the last decade becoming one of the largest wholesalers in the Chicagoland area. Fernando successfully scaled his wholesaling business to a goliath and used the same skill sets and systems to establish and grow his self storage portfolio.Would you pre...
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Blog Post Acquire, Fund, and Develop Distressed Properties in Chicago

Acquire, Fund, and Develop Distressed Properties in Chicago

Malcolm Gladwell popularized the idea that it takes 10,000 hours to master something. Well, if that’s the case, Mike Olszewski has likely mastered his craft several times over. To date, he has sold over 17,500 REO properties, developed properties and has even begun his own ...
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Three Things to Consider Before Investing in C Class Neighborhoods

Not every real estate investor will have the resources to own rental properties in A or B Class neighborhoods. And some don’t care. With the right scenario, rental properties in more challenged areas can still make good, profitable investments for property owners. Below we ...
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Blog Post Seven Factors that Determine Your Commercial Loan Rates and Terms

Seven Factors that Determine Your Commercial Loan Rates and Terms

Most real estate investors, especially when just starting out, use personal credit to obtain conventional loans to buy rental homes. And this may work fine for you today, but how serious do you intend to get about your investing tomorrow? But if you plan to increase your portfoli...
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Blog Post Five Vital Things to Know about Investing in Self-Storage Facilities

Five Vital Things to Know about Investing in Self-Storage Facilities

The best three things about investing in self-storage facilities over rental homes: no tenants, no toilets, and no trash! Plus you can expect to double your money in 3-5 years. You only need about 35% occupancy to break even; even with debt, less than 70% will balance out the boo...
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