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Blog Post House available for rent in Waukegan, IL

House available for rent in Waukegan, IL

Available for rent is 3 bed / 1.5 bath single family home in Waukegan. Call (312) 620-0605 for questions.
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Blog Post Basement

Basement

A basement will look good once the wall is painted in white, and the floor is painted in gray. 
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Blog Post COMING SOON in Waukegan, IL

COMING SOON in Waukegan, IL

This 3-bed/1.5 bath rental property with a full basement in Waukegan will be available soon. If you are interested, please go here and fill out your information.
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Blog Post Real estate is not just about real estate

Real estate is not just about real estate

I usually post topics directly related to real estate, but I want to post something completely different here. On November 2nd, 2018, Chicago Tribune published a news about EtO emitting companies in Lake County. One is in Waukegan and another one is in Gurnee. Ever since I h...
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Blog Post 8 Reasons Why I Do NOT always Get Multiple Bids for Repairs

8 Reasons Why I Do NOT always Get Multiple Bids for Repairs

When you have something to repair, it’s common to get multiple estimates/quotes/bids. That’s what I did when I had to replace HVAC in my own home in the past. The cost differed drastically from less than $5,000 to more than $10,000. It would sound crazy then to just p...
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How much does it cost to change a light bulb?

Reading the title, you might be thinking, “You got to be kidding. With all the money I have been paying to you, you are going to charge me just to change a light bulb?” My answer to that is, “Yes, absolutely, and it’s very expensive.” We all kno...
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Verify ALL the information

I mentioned in the past that placing good tenants is one of the most important jobs any property managers can do. Done right, it’ll save the owner a lot of money. But the opposite is true also. Done wrong, it’ll be a disaster.Short of life changes after placing tenant...
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Best way to find good tenants

In the previous blog, I wrote about one of the most important jobs any property manager can do, which is to find good tenants. This will prevent you from having a lot of headaches. In it, I wrote about 5 criteria to consider. But there’s one more important thing you need to...
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The most important job property managers do - Tenant placement Part 1

I wrote about “What Property Managers Do” in the past. There are more than 60 things I do, but some are more important than the others. So what is the most important jobs that property managers do? I think it is choosing the right tenants. Once that is taken care of, ...
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4 Things to Know Before You Hire a Property Management Company

There is this great blog by Landlord Source called “What to Expect from Your Property Management Company.” You can read it here. Hiring a property manager is a little different than managing your own properties.Make sure you know the responsibilities of the manager. T...
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