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Blog Post The Top Features to Look for In a Tenant Portal

The Top Features to Look for In a Tenant Portal

Since the average American now spends 5 hours and 24 minutes on their mobile device every day, many of them prefer to pay their rent and access information on their rentals online. Adding an online tenant portal can be a great way to improve the tenant experience.If you're tr...
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Blog Post How to Save Money on Property Maintenance: Tips and Tricks

How to Save Money on Property Maintenance: Tips and Tricks

Budgeting for property maintenance doesn't have to be difficult. A good rule and strategy to follow is the 50% rule.Every month, you should save around half your rental income for house maintenance. This will set you up for success.If an unexpected expense comes around, you&#...
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Blog Post Signs You Need to Hire a Property Management Company

Signs You Need to Hire a Property Management Company

Are you drowning in tasks related to your investment property? Are you finding it hard to manage your rentals on your own?Well, you aren't alone. Less than 50% of property investors manage their rental units.There are numerous reasons why you should hire a professional, ...
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Blog Post Rental Apartments vs Rental Homes: Which Should You Invest In?

Rental Apartments vs Rental Homes: Which Should You Invest In?

Are you trying to decide whether rental apartments or a home investment is the right choice for you?If so, we’ve put together this article to answer all your queries.Real estate is one of the most sought-after careers in the 21st century. Since the global pandemic, the U.S....
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Blog Post 5 Things You Should Know About Lease Renewals

5 Things You Should Know About Lease Renewals

When a tenant has found a property they love to live in, the last thing they're considering is moving out. This means when it's time for lease renewals, they're hoping they're one of the tenants you want to renew.However, as a property management company, lease re...
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Blog Post Can a Property Management Company Help Collect Rent From Tenants?

Can a Property Management Company Help Collect Rent From Tenants?

Naturally, as a landlord, you try to collect as much as possible for every unit you rent. After all, the rent money pays the bills.But collecting rent isn't always a straightforward process. You might have tenants who won't pay. You might also have some that require some ...
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Blog Post How Real Estate Can Add Passive Income to Your Portfolio

How Real Estate Can Add Passive Income to Your Portfolio

How do you translate your real estate investments into passive income sources? To help you get started, here are some tips to help you start bringing in rental income in the Chicago area.Buy a Turnkey Property for Immediate Passive IncomeIf you want to start generating income fro...
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Blog Post Bigger Pockets Questions to ask a Property Manager

Bigger Pockets Questions to ask a Property Manager

Not sure about the questions to ask a Property Manager before hiring them.  Biggerpockets.com came up with many questions and we answered them for you below. Are you a licensed property manager?Yes, we are fully licensed by IL for real estate sales, rentals, and property man...
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Blog Post Preventative Maintenance Schedule

Preventative Maintenance Schedule

A nickel in time can save a dime, has been a model I grew up hearing from my Dad all the time.  I truly believe in this which is why we have a preventative maintenance schedule for our buildings.  This schedule is set up to keep your property in its best condition, so t...
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Blog Post 6 Worst Ways to Fail a CHA Inspection

6 Worst Ways to Fail a CHA Inspection

Getting a Chicago Housing Authority (CHA/section 8) tenant into your property is full of red tape and pitfalls that may make you think is the process worth it. In my opinion depending on the area of your rental the guarantee of on time rent out ways the red tape we must get throu...
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