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Should Chicago landlords want a guarantor?

To co-sign or not to co-sign? The intrepid Kay Cleaves over at StrawStickStone.com contacted me a few weeks ago with a blog idea on the topic of accepting lease guarantors and co-signers.  With students who have little or no credit … Continue reading

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Avoid employee leases in exchange of labor

Why it’s unwise to house an employee in return for services There’s a story making the rounds on the news about a nanny in Upland, California who, despite the fact that she failed to perform agreed upon nanny services, has … Continue reading

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Notice of Intent Not to Renew under the CRLTO – when a 30 day notice becomes a 60 day notice

Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance governs lease renewals at end of lease term 5-12-130 rental agreement termination notice. When 30 day becomes 60 day.

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Illinois Residential Real Property Disclosure and Leases?

Believe it or not, Illinois Residential Real Property Disclosure Act may apply to certain Illinois landlord tenant lease transactions.

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Nonrefundable application fees

Many Chicago landlords employ a non-refundable fee to avoid security deposit law liability in Chicago leases governed by the CRLTO

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Crime Free Addendums in Illinois

The requirement for landlords to include a crime free lease addendum in Illinois leases

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Can a Chicago landlord refuse a sublese?

subleasing & sublease issues for landlords tenants lessors lessees sublessor sublandlord in Chicago Illinois assignment sublet

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Illinois landlord tenant insurance requirements

The obligation of a landlord to disclose insurance requirements or terms and information pursuant to the forcible entry and detainer act 735 ILCS 5/9-320

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Top Five Reasons to Have an Attorney Draft Your Lease

It makes sense to have an experienced Illinois attorney assist a landlord with drafting a rental agreement so that there are fewer lease problems with tenants Continue reading

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