Property Management in Chicago, IL

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Services start at $40/month

Hemlane will save you money, time and hassle on your Chicago property

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How Hemlane property management software and services work in Chicago, IL

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24/7 maintenance and
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Rental advertising
Prospective tenant tracking
Applications & screening
Lease contracts & on-call advice
Lease management
Financials & online rent
Maintenance & repair
24/7 repair coordination
Move out inspection
Turnover repair coordination
Property showings
Reviewing applicants
Move in inspection
Lease preparation
Annual inspection

Hemlane is rated #1 amongst property management companies in Chicago

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Hemlane significantly facilitates the expansion of my property portfolio.
David B.
David B.
9 rentals
Hemlane provides excellent affordable property management solutions to real estate owner
Karen X.
Karen X.
4 rentals
I could not have kept costs down and realized additional revenue without Hemlane!
Ini B.
Ini O.
2 rentals
This product is a great value & comes with excellent customer service & communication!
Paul L.
Paul L.
35 rentals

Meet our top Illinois leasing agents

Jennifer Saigh, Fulton Grace Realty
Jennifer Saigh
Fulton Grace Realty
License #475187201 (IL)
4 years
4 years
Real Estate
4 years

Real Estate Agent in Chicago, IL. I specialize in residential rentals and sales. Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Jennifer knows the city like the back of her hand. After studying Economics at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, Jennifer’s love for Chicago brought her home where she followed her lifelong interest in real estate, segu... See more

Jason Rowland, Compass
Jason Rowland
License #475149840 (IL)
16 years
10 years
Real Estate
19 years

Veteran Chicago real estate broker Jason Rowland sets a new standard for premier service with an approach that embraces both the business and personal aspects of buying and selling property. Known for his ability to manage every detail from beginning to end, clients commend Jason's great marketing and negotiation skills, his ability to soothe jang... See more

Jake Fugman, eXp Realty
Jake Fugman
eXp Realty
License #890279 (IL)
9 years
9 years
Real Estate
14 years

Jake is the owner and team lead of OnWest Properties. With direct experience in 200+ investment sales transactions - both personal and on behalf of clients. The team is partnered with eXp Realty - the fastest growing real estate brand in North America with 32,000+ agents. As an agent owned, cloud based operation eXp can offer unmatched benefits to ... See more

Gloria Wiekert, X Plus Team
Gloria Wiekert
X Plus Team
License #475.174366 (IL)
9 years
Real Estate
9 years

I worked exclusively in apartment leasing for my first two years in real estate before joining the X Plus Team, the #1 seller of 2-4 unit properties in Chicago, in 2017. I have since gained full ownership of our team of 6 brokers, all of whom have at least two years experience in leasing. Our sales focus on multi family buildings gives us an advant... See more

Tim Stroh, Purple Line Properties
Tim Stroh
Purple Line Properties
License #471.021606 (IL)
19 years
19 years
Real Estate
19 years

Tim has had his real estate license in Illinois for over fifteen years, and he has focused his career on leasing and property management. After receiving his undergraduate, Tim received his MBA with a concentration in real estate and marketing. He spent part of his career doing construction management and rehabbing, where he oversaw the renovation ... See more

Jim Streff, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Jim Streff
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
License #475132643 (IL)
4 years
4 years
Real Estate
12 years

After earning a degree in finance from The University of Iowa Jim Streff pursued his career in residential real estate in 2012. Jim grew up on Chicago's northwest side in and his spent his life exploring all of the neighborhoods in Chicago. Jim loves Chicago for its uniqueness and all it offers to its residents. He loves showing and selling homes t... See more

Property management in Chicago, Illinois FAQs

Chicago, IL is a bustling city with a lot to offer. From the iconic skyline to the deep dish pizza, there is something for everyone in Chicago. The city is home to a number of professional sports teams, as well as a thriving arts and culture scene. If you're looking for a city with a lot to do, Chicago is the place for you.

Answers to your Questions

The average property management fee for rental properties range from 8% to 12% of the monthly rental income. For instance, if your rental property’s monthly rent is $2,000, the management fee would typically range from $160 to $240 per month. With a property management software, like Hemlane, you can manage your rentals for as little as $40/month.

Many property management firms typically charge a monthly fee ranging from 8% to 12% of the rent they collect. Some may charge less or more, but the average hovers around 10%.

A property management company is responsible for overseeing various aspects of rental properties on behalf of property owners. Their responsibilities generally include: marketing and advertising, screening potential tenants, drafting and renewing leases, tenant move-in and routine property inspections, tenant communication, rent collection, maintenance and repairs, and financial management. With Hemlane, you get 90% of what a property manager does at a fraction of the price. From advertising, maintenance coordination, rent processing, and eviction support.

A property management software are applications designed to assist landlords and property managers in automating their back-office tasks, financial operations and administrative procedures. This includes monitoring maintenance requests, document storage, providing an online tenant portal, processing rent payments, and more.

The main benefits of a property management softwares are to reduce costs and promote growth by automating the day-to-day administrative tasks. Here are some ways this is done: providing an easy way to monitor maintenance, streamlining accounting and payments, and automating tenant communication.