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  • Timmi posted an update 10 hours, 36 minutes ago

    As a landlord, if you got into a screaming match with your tenant, would you evict them?
    Timmi Ryerson
    Timmi Ryerson, bought and sold residential, commercial and investment real estate own SPS
    Answered just now
    I have never let any disagreement become a screaming match from my side. I have had tenants threaten me, scream at me and tell me that…[Read more]

  • Timmi posted an update 11 hours, 41 minutes ago

    I went to court in order to evict my tenant. The judge said if they don’t pay by Friday, they’re gone. They offered to pay me on Saturday. If I accept the payment can I still file an eviction against them?
    Timmi Ryerson
    Timmi Ryerson, Landlord at Owner Residential Rental Properties (1986-present)
    Answered just now
    That is the real problem with…[Read more]

  • Timmi posted an update 11 hours, 45 minutes ago

    Is it illegal to charge a deposit for a room in an apartment in Chicago?
    Timmi Ryerson
    Timmi Ryerson, bought and sold residential, commercial and investment real estate own SPS
    Answered just now
    If you have the right to sublet, you can be charged a security deposit by the person from whom you are subletting. Check your landlord tenant laws and be…[Read more]

  • Timmi posted an update 1 week, 3 days ago

    Will an eviction notice show on my rental history if I move out?

    If you move out, you also need to pay your rent. Otherwise your landlord will go to court to get a judgement and then initiate collection against that judgement. I saw that someone said that there is no rental database. That is not true. There is now reporting of evictions to…[Read more]

  • Timmi posted an update 1 week, 3 days ago

    New Property Management Company- Marketing Advice
    Hi all. I have spent the last few years acquiring/managing rental units (5 total). Next month my company should have the required licensing to manage properties on behalf of other owners.

    My question is: how should I start marketing my property management services? Any thoughts on Google AdWords,…[Read more]

  • Basically no. In all states there are landlord tenant laws that dictate the length of time required for giving notice even if there is no obvious reason for doing so, from your point of view. However, if you fail […]

  • First of all, I will establish what kind of property you own or wish to own. If you have a home or a condo or apt and you want to make money renting a room, you will need to check the rules and laws of the […]