Category Archives: Landlord

2012 Landlord-Tenant Year In Review

Summary of major changes in the legal world of landlord tenant law for 2012 and what is to come in 2013 for security deposits and other law

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Believe it or not, landlords are people too

That may come as a shock to some tenants.  My regular readers might be surprised to know that this blog, despite being landlord-centric, gets lots of attention from tenants.  Despite the fact that our firm represents mostly landlords (we do … Continue reading

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No money? No Keys!

Landlords make common mistake of giving keys & possession of rental units to tenants & lessees without collecting all rent & security deposit

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The Chicago Landlord’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2012!

Tips for landlords and lessors in Chicago Illinois for 2012.

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Chicagoland landlord tenant holiday wish list

Were you landlords naughty or nice this year?  How about your tenants?  As it is the holiday season, I have made up a list of five presents that “nice” Chicagoland landlords should ask for for the coming year.

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2011 Illinois Landlord Tenant Law Year in Reviw

recap of major legislation and trends in 2011 in Chicago Illinois landlord tenant law

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Common sense and the landlord

Illinois lessors should not trade rent for sexual activity or risk prosecution under Section 3 real estate of Illinois Human Rights Act

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Guest blog: short sales and Illinois landlords

real estate agent Michael Michalak of RE/MAX Signature about short sales to Illinois landlords and lessors. Shortsales for landlords under water

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Movement on bedbug issue for Illinois landlords

Illinois Subcommittee on Bed Bugs is meeting on Wednesday, June 8, 2011

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Tough love for landlords

Landlords and lessors must be realistic in running their residential rental business with both tenants and lessee

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