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Are Multi-Unit Properties the Right Move for You?

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by Kurt Clements In the South Side of Chicago, real estate isn’t a one-size-fits-all pursuit. Buying and renting multi-unit properties is one of the ways investors build residual income while increasing their property portfolios. However, multi-unit rentals come with some unique challenges. Are you ready to manage a multi-unit rental property in Chicago? Ask yourself these questions to help you decide …

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When Is The Best Time To Do Your Roof Maintenance?

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by Kurt Clements In Chicago our roofs get taken to town with the extreme weather we have.  You need to have roof maintenance days set aside for your home. Perform roof maintenance on sunny days when there’s less chance of slipping. Blocking off a weekend twice a year gives you plenty of time to complete the items below without rushing or …

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States With The Best Opportunities To Acquire Investment Property

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by Kurt Clements It wasn’t long ago that Illinois, specifically the South Side of Chicago was full of “deals” for real estate investors.  Real estate investors sometimes get stuck in a rut. They repeat the same type of investment that they did before. This is not necessarily a bad thing because a successful experience is worth repeating. However, it is also …

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9 Strategies to Handle Home Maintenance Costs

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by Kurt Clements Maintenance is an important part of home ownership, especially with 100 year old homes in the South Side of Chicago. Improper care compromises the safety of your property and can result in big repair bills. Include these strategies in your maintenance plan to reduce your out-of-pocket costs. Educate Yourself It’s usually cheaper to do most home maintenance jobs …