Rent To Own

How Student Loans Impact Your Credit Profile- Need Help?

Student Loans Impact on Your Credit Student Loans- There are a lot of people out there who receive tremendous benefits from student loan assistance. This doesn’t include the 30% of people who obtain one only to drop out of school early, or for our 300,000 waiters and waitresses that have a Bachelor’s degree. It’s certainly…

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Rental Assistance Program For Landlords

Register Now – Landlord Meetup Every Thursday @ 3PM – Next Meeting March 11th, 2021 Rental Assistance Program Rental Assistance is available for landlords. The Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance program pays up to 12 months of missed rent and utility payments and up to 3 months of future rent payments. Payments will be made directly to…

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Stocks vs Real Estate- What’s The Best ROI

What Offers the Best Return on Investment? 145 Years of Real Estate vs. Stocks   Choosing the ideal investment has been a long-heated debate.  And there’s a strong argument to be made for investing in both real estate and stocks—a diversified portfolio is never a bad thing.Which earns the best return on investment: real estate vs. stocks? And…

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Landlords Should Require Renters Insurance—Here’s Why

Why Should Landlords Require Renters Insurance? Renters insurance is valuable to landlords because it ensures the tenant’s property is protected, minimizes their cost towards property damages as a result of tenant negligence, mitigates coverage disputes (i.e., who pays for what) if the tenant’s possessions are damaged or stolen while on the property, and reduces landlord’s…

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Chicago’s Fair Housing Ordinance

Fair Housing During the summer of 2020, the City Of Chicago approved the new Fair Housing Ordinance. This ordinance increases the amount of notice a landlord must give in order to not renew a lease, terminate a lease, or raise the rent of a tenant. Chicago Landlord Wants To Terminate Your Lease – Under the ordinance, landlords…

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15 Tax Deductions for Landlords During Tax Season

15 Tax Deductions for Landlords This is a reprint of an article from Transunion SmartMove. We’ve used SmartMove to screen tenants in the past. If you’re a Landlord this is a must-read. Feb 4, 2021By Andrea CollatzResources, Landlords, Tenant Screening For some landlords, pride of ownership is the main appeal to purchasing rental property. For…

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Did The Last Round of Stimulus Help Renters Enough?

The latest round of stimulus provided much-needed relief for struggling families and businesses across the United States, especially for renters facing ballooning balances and costly monthly burdens. The package bought renters time, but for how long? New data from Zillow and MRI Software goes over the current state of the rental market and the challenges renters face moving forward.…

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3 reasons your furnace cycles on and off frequently.

Furnace cycling on and off frequently. This is a reprint from Petro Home services Have you ever thought “Why does my furnace keep shutting off?” You are not alone. This is a very common problem that if not diagnosed and corrected immediately could result in higher utility bills and major furnace repairs. Or even a…

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Mortgage Broker -Benefit of Using A Great One

The topic is about a mortgage broker that helped us save a deal for a client. A great fix and flip opportunity for our client but at the last minute underwriting got scared and we almost lost the deal. We closed because of a great team effort including the attorney, a contractor that went the…

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