Property Management

Chicago targets ‘party houses’ in new STR ordinance
Chicago targets ‘party houses’ in new STR ordinance

Landlords who rent their properties on short-term rental sites such as Airbnb will soon see tighter regulations, and in some cases, new fees.

New funding for housing on South, West sides
New funding for housing on South, West sides

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a residential lending plan to complement the commercial development initiative known as INVEST South/West.

How COVID-19 may impact multifamily as an investment class
How COVID-19 may impact multifamily as an investment class

Though apartment buildings seem to still be the sweetheart asset, it’s going to be tougher for investors to buy them in the near future, according to Brian Mond of Essex Realty Group.

Growing personal wealth: How agents use what they know to invest in their future
Growing personal wealth: How agents use what they know to invest in their future

Though brokers help their clients invest in real estate every day, many don’t have their own portfolios set up yet. Learn from real estate professionals who have done this successfully, whether purchasing rental buildings, flipping homes or serving clients who want to expand their stake in the market.

How to master the property management piece of your real estate investment portfolio
How to master the property management piece of your real estate investment portfolio

Brokers often assume they already know what they need to be successful landlords, only to find themselves in over their heads on their first rental. Here are a few common missteps and important tasks to keep in mind.

Recovering rent amid the COVID-19 crisis
Recovering rent amid the COVID-19 crisis

While landlords might be tempted to turn to collection agencies to try to recoup rent owed by delinquent tenants after the financial hardships caused by the coronavirus-related shutdowns, that might not be the best course of action. Find out why.

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