4 Costs Associated With Rental Property in Chicago

If you’re thinking about investing in rental property, you’re probably doing your due diligence to make sure it’s right for you. Likely, one step in that due diligence is figuring out what expenses you’ll pay. Smart! To help you, we’ve created this list of 4 costs associated with rental property in Chicago… When it comes … Continued

What Makes a Good Rental Property in Chicago?

If you’re thinking about investing in rental property in Chicago or anywhere in the 60644 zip code area you might be wondering what makes a good rental property in Chicago. We’ll share with you 3 of the factors to see if rental properties are right for you… Rental properties can be a great investment. From … Continued

How to find good investment property in Chicago

Lots of investors are looking to get started, and as active real estate experts in Chicago IL, we get asked to share our secrets quite a bit. Fortunately, we love to share 🙂 One of the biggest questions we get from local investors is ” How to find good investment property in Chicago IL?” With the flood … Continued

Real estate investing Resources in Chicago

So you wanna get started investing in Chicago and you’re checking things out, eh? Good for you. Always do your homework and you won’t get schooled. Here’s some great tools that we’ve found and we use from time to time and great real estate investing resources in Chicago for investors here locally to tap into … Continued

How to find foreclosures in Chicago IL

There’s a lot of competition to find great deals on local Chicago IL foreclosure properties. Finding them is only one part of the process – you also need to know how to capture them. Here are a few secrets from the pros that we’ve used with great success on how to find great foreclosure deals in Chicago. … Continued

How to bid on a short sale property

Short sale properties can be a great source of income for investors, and a great deal for home buyers. It’s important to keep in mind that a short sale is one where the bank has approved a loss on a current loan. They’re losing money, so they want to unload. Generally the current owner is in a rough … Continued

Investment Property Tax Deductions List for Chicago

Uncle Sam gives, and Uncle Sam takes away. But in the case of buying local Chicago investment properties… you can earn investment property tax deductions for your Chicago properties. For real estate investors, the United States provides the opportunity to earn a living purchasing investment properties… and holding those properties as investments, and of course the … Continued

Tips on Buying Chicago Real Estate with your IRA

While most people understand that real estate is an investment, many people are taking advantage of the qualified retirement accounts to purchase real estate as an appreciating or revenue-generating instrument like IRAs. It’s really important to understand the tax implications, legal ramifications, and various other intricacies of purchasing Chicago real estate within your IRA. So, lets dive into … Continued

How to Evaluate A Real Estate Investment Deal in Chicago (resources)

We talk with lots of people looking to buy real estate investment properties in Chicago and surrounding areas. Some of them know what they’re doing… and some of them are still in the learning process. But, since our entire business is finding great deals… and often passing those deals onto real estate investors like you at … Continued