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In the not-so-distant past, if you were a prospective tenant, let's call you Mike, on the hunt for your next rental property, your options were pretty limited. You had to coordinate with a landlord, property manager, or an agent to schedule a viewing. The catch was that both ...
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Blog Post The Best Screening Mindset You Never Heard of

The Best Screening Mindset You Never Heard of

According to Forbes, the top 5 America’s Best Employers for New Grads are General Mills, NASA, Google, Mayo Clinic, and Microsoft. While I have no idea how many positions are open, my guess is more people are applying for the companies than there are openings. Those compani...
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Blog Post What is the job of a property manager?

What is the job of a property manager?

You might be wondering what property managers do. With new technologies and software emerging constantly, the job of property managers got easier. For example, while some still receive rent checks in the mail, many property managers now receive the rent from the tenants using an ...
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Blog Post 3 Types of Property Management Companies

3 Types of Property Management Companies

As a rental property owner, you may have found yourself in a situation where you're unable to manage your rental property on your own. It may be because you don't have the time, or the knowledge, or you simply don't want to deal with the day-to-day responsibilities of...
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0 Vacancy Strategy I don't Use

One of the biggest expenses for rental properties owner is a vacancy. While the property is vacant, you still have to pay the mortgage (if you have one,) property tax, insurance, and utilities. Also, since it is vacant and there's no one to let you know if there's an issu...
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Blog Post LCPIA Board Member

LCPIA Board Member

It's official! I'm one of the LCPIA (Lake County Property Investors Association) board members. I'm looking forward to adding value to the Lake County real estate investors.
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Blog Post 790 Montclair Dr, Round Lake (For Sale)

790 Montclair Dr, Round Lake (For Sale)

Another property just hit the market. You can find out more here.
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Blog Post Just Sold!

Just Sold!

Just sold!  It did not even get a chance to hit the public. Some creativities required to get to the closing, but I'm glad that we were able to come to a solution that everyone was able to live with.  It's no secret that the market is very hot right now. Many of...
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Blog Post 422 McKinley Ave, Waukegan For Sale

422 McKinley Ave, Waukegan For Sale

While we mainly do property management, we also help our clients buy and sell properties. It's always nice to see old clients come back to us to help sell their properties.You can find out more about this Waukegan property below.
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How we choose our vendors

My first whiteboard animation video is here! Working with the right vendors is one of the crucial keys to successfully managing rental properties.So who are the right vendors? They are skilled at what they do. Generally speaking, to get good at something, you need to fo...
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