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 a good investment property in Chicago IL?” With the … Continued

Foreclosure notice of default in IL– what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has … 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

What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Chicago?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Chicago anyway? Many homeowners across America and Chicago are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending institution will … 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 Avoid Foreclosure in Chicago

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Chicago] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do … Continued

4 Top Financing Options for Flipping Houses

Flipping houses can cost money. Here are 4 top financing options for flipping houses to help you get started. Use one, some, or all of these financing options to acquire all the investment properties you want to flip! If you’re thinking about investing in real estate, you have several options… you can rent, rent-to-own, wholesale, … Continued

How to Stay in My Home After Foreclosure in Chicago

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

4 Advantages of Flipping over Holding in Chicago

Are you looking to flip real estate? Maybe you’re wondering if it’s better to hold real estate instead. In this blog post you’ll read about the 4 advantages of flipping over holding in Chicago… Are you thinking about investing in real estate? If so, perhaps you’re weighing your options and wondering if wholesaling, renting, or … 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