Monthly Archives: February 2012

Maybe your tenant skipped out on the remainder of his sublet agreement and now you are left with a vacated, non-producing room or property.  What do you do now? 1. The first thing you do is make sure you keep emotions out of it, stay objective and goal oriented.  Gather your ex-tenants files (i.e Continue reading

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February 5th, 2012 Bedbugs are a growing problem in the Chicago area, according to the Chicago Reader, and may be in the state and the nation as a whole as well. Continue reading

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ShareThis Want to show tenants how you rate as a landlord? The online landlord rating service CheckYourLandlord.com is now offering landlords the opportunity to show off their low-risk ratings. The new “Certified Property Verification Seal” from CheckYourLandlord.com provides renters with assurance that a rental property–and its owners have been independently investigated, reducing risks for both tenants and property managers Continue reading

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January 27th, 2012 The multifamily sector has strong prospects for growth and job creation, according to the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI). With a growing number of Americans renting, the demand for property managers is rising rapidly. Investors have been drawn in by the industry’s strong fundamentals, according to the NAAEI. Continue reading

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January 30th, 2012 When a visitor or guest stays in a rental property long enough, it can begin to have a significant impact. Water, sewer and other bills may go up. If the tenants are paying these bills, then rental managers and owners in this situation may not have a problem. Continue reading

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