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Renting During a Pandemic

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Renting During a Pandemic While you had big dreams for your rental investments, you may find yourself dealing with a unique situation on your hands. Many owners are finding that the COVID 19 pandemic has made rentals difficult. That’s why it’s important to take stock of your current situation and consider hiring a Chicago property manager. Here at Connected Management, we provide a wide range of services to help you stay on top of your rental properties. We work directly with small to medium apartment or condo complexes to help you stay on top. While most thought this would be over...

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5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Property Manager

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5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Property Manager Some of you may be looking for a property manager and you’re not sure what to ask the company you are considering. Some of you may already have a list a mile long of what you’re going to ask your potential Chicago property management company. However, consider adding these five questions to your list as well. These are a few ways to help you get to know more of what to expect when it comes to hiring someone to take care of your rental investment. How many other rentals do you currently...

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Breaking the Lease: What To Do If Your Tenant Never Moves In


Breaking the Lease: What To Do If Your Tenant Never Moves In Finding quality tenants is hard enough to do on your own. What happens when you find a tenant that decides at the last minute not to move in? This breaking of the lease before moving in could happen due to a number of reasons. For example, they may have transferred their job or had an emergency come up that they weren’t expecting. Whatever the case is, how do you respond? What are the steps you should take to ensure you don’t get left in the dust? There are many...

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Top Tips for Advanced Tenant Screening

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Top Tips for Advanced Tenant Screening Veteran rental property owners will agree that the key factor to long-term profits is quality tenants. Once you find a good tenant, you can be set with a renter for years. It is important to implement advanced tenant screening in your rental process and avoid cutting slack to individuals who which to rent from you as you may lose out in the end. By following a few top tips below and continuing to work with your Chicago property management company, you can be successful in your renting endeavors. Develop Qualification Criteria and Document It Of...

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How to Use Online Rental Listings to Attract Quality Tenants

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How to Use Online Rental Listings to Attract Quality Tenants As a rental property owner, you want to keep your properties filled with tenants. At this time, the coronavirus pandemic is still an issue, so it makes it difficult for property owners to have an open house for listings or to provide other types of physical promotion. Online rental listings have started to take over the industry for the past few years and are very relative today. With a quality online rental listing, you can easily attract renters during the pandemic and keep your properties full. But how do you use...

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