Michael Applegate, Straight-A Realty, LLC

Michael ApplegateLeasing Specialist and Property Manager

Straight-A Realty, LLC
License #481.013050 (IL)
8 years
4 years
Real Estate
9 years
How it works:
  1. Get introduced to Michael
  2. Find qualified tenants through Michael
  3. Manage your rentals on Hemlane
About Michael

Michael is the owner and Designated Managing Broker of Straight-A Realty, LLC. Straight-A Property Management is our management service line offered to our landlord clients. We currently have 10+ doors under management and and we are working diligently to increase our landlord client base.

Michael Applegate, also known as "Real Estate Applegate”® is an accomplished Loan Officer and the Founder and President of Straight-A Realty, Straight-A Property Management and Straight-A Properties. ​ Michael Applegate has a B.A. in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration from Saint Xavier University in Chicago. As a true advocate of exceptionalism, Michael has been a Straight-A student since the 6th grade and graduated from both undergraduate and business school Summa Cum Laude.

Michael's well diversified real estate knowledge, passion for helping others and belief in the higher purpose has fueled his mission to become a pivotal leader in the Chicagoland real estate community.

Michael Applegate, Straight-A Realty, LLC
Michael Applegate
Straight-A Realty, LLC
All-in-one property management platform
  • Rental advertising
  • Lease management
  • Prospective tenant tracking
  • Financials & online rent
  • Applications & screening
  • Maintenance & repair
  • Lease contracts & on-call advice
  • 24/7 Maintenance coordination
Agent Services
  • Annual inspection
  • Review applicants
  • Lease preparation
  • Move in inspection
  • Move out inspection
  • Property showing
  • Turnover repair coordination
  • List of service pros for turnover

$60/mo first rental

$30/mo per additional rental. Billed annually.


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