5 Benefits of Owning Multi-Family Properties in Chicago

Savvy investors understand the benefits of owning multi-family properties in Chicago. Beginning investors appreciate multi-family properties for the advantage of house hacking to lower their housing costs by living in one of the units as the tenant(s), through rent, pay down the mortgage while building equity. If I had to start all over again, THIS … Continued

Choosing The Best Investment Property In Chicago IL

We’re going to let you in on a little secret about real estate investing: there is no “best investment” overall, in any market. What makes a “best investment” for one investor would make a terrible investment for another investor. The truth is, there are many factors to choosing the best investment property in Chicago IL. … Continued

Pros and Cons of Rent to Own Housing In Chicago

Home Ownership Trends Are Shifting… Keep Reading To Find Out How They Might Make Owning A Home In Chicago Even Easier… Credit-score-based mortgages… they were once the primary way of buying a house… but these traditional methods of purchasing a home are becoming less common than in decades past. The American Dream is shifting and the … Continued

The Costs of Rent to Own Housing – For the Chicago IL Area

Owning a home — it’s part of the American Dream! Home ownership gives a sense of freedom, security, and permanence. Americans dream of growing up, finding a home, and starting a family; they dream of owning their own piece of land and proudly knowing “it’s mine.” Millions of families want a nice home, a white … Continued

Things To Look For When Renting To Own A Home In Chicago IL

Renting to own a home in Chicago, or any city for that matter, isn’t a new concept… but the whole process of “renting to own a house” is a process that most people have questions about. Well, you’re in the right place! This article will walk you through what to look for if you’re looking for … Continued

Why Rent When You Can Own in Chicago IL?

Why rent when you can own in Chicago IL? Great question! If you’re looking for Chicago houses for rent you may want to consider your other options as a potential homeowner in the Chicago area. Most locals who are looking for homes to rent in Chicago are likely looking at renting as their only option … Continued

Renting An Apartment vs Renting A House in Chicago

So, you’re looking for a place to rent in Chicago? As you’ve already seen… there are a lot of options in the Chicago area for housing. All the way from apartments in Chicago to rental houses in Chicago… condos… mobile homes, and more. But if you’re struggling to decide if you want to rent an … Continued

Are Chicago Rent-to-Own Homes a Scam?

If you’ve spent time driving around Chicago IL or browsing Craigslist or other sites, you may have seen advertisements that read, “Own a home for $500/month. No credit check!” While it seems too good to be true, local rent-to-own homes are a viable option that many Chicago residents are taking advantage of. But… Are Chicago Rent-to-Own Homes a … Continued

How Do Rent To Own Homes Work In Chicago?

One of the first questions we get from potential tenant buyers of our local Chicago IL rent to own homes / lease option homes is “how do rent to own homes work in Chicago?” With a flooded real estate market, especially since the bubble burst of the mid-2000’s, rent-to-own homes have become a popular option for … Continued

Tips On Renting A Home In Chicago

In today’s article, we’ll take a look at some tips on renting a home in Chicago that you should consider when renting your next home in Chicago. As property values plummeted over the latter part of the 2000’s, many people began to turn to renting. There are plenty of reasons to rent as opposed to purchasing a home, including … Continued