Chicago Realty News Blog

Our Brokers. Our Chicago Realty News Blog.
Kiser Group’s COVID-19 Mid-Market Survey Results

Kiser Group’s COVID-19 Mid-Market Survey Results

Kiser Group recently surveyed clients to learn more about how mid-market multifamily owners throughout Chicagoland are being impacted by COVID-19. Responses were received from a diverse cross-section of multifamily ownership profiles and a geographic spectrum of the...

Top 10 Most Read Multifamily Blog Posts in Q1 2020

Top 10 Most Read Multifamily Blog Posts in Q1 2020

Kiser Group’s brokers are industry experts known for sharing market knowledge and mentoring new brokers. The Kiser Group blog is another place for our brokers to dive into topics and conversation points they find interesting and worth further discussion. Now that Q1...

Why A Rent Strike Does More Harm Than Good

Why A Rent Strike Does More Harm Than Good

Most renters think their rent payment goes directly into their landlord’s pocket, so a rent strike might seem like a good idea; afterall, why should a landlord make all that money when times get tough? That’s not the way it works, though.  In order to understand...

The Best North Side Neighborhoods For Real Estate Investing in Chicago

The Best North Side Neighborhoods For Real Estate Investing in Chicago

The “north side” of chicago encompasses dozens of neighborhoods, each with a unique investment profile. Below I’ve detailed five northside neighborhoods that you should have on your multifamily investment radar.   Albany Park   Albany Park is located on the...

Industry Expert: Mike Obloy On Multifamily Construction in Chicago

Industry Expert: Mike Obloy On Multifamily Construction in Chicago

We are looking forward to our upcoming Mid-Market Summit event on Thursday, May 7 and wanted to take the time to speak with sponsor Mike Obloy of 3F Construction ahead of the event about all things construction.   Kiser: How did you get your start in...

Industry Expert: Dean Huber On Getting Deals Done

Industry Expert: Dean Huber On Getting Deals Done

We are looking forward to our upcoming Mid-Market Summit event on Thursday, May 7 and wanted to take the time to speak with sponsor Dean Huber of Walker & Dunlop ahead of the event about financing deals.   Kiser: How did you get your start? Was it in lending...

Industry Expert: David Lizak On Multifamily Technology & Connectivity

Industry Expert: David Lizak On Multifamily Technology & Connectivity

We are looking forward to the upcoming Mid-Market Summit on Thursday, May 7. Xfinity Communities has been our longest-running sponsor. We wanted to take the time to speak with David Lizak, Senior Director of Commercial Development, about multifamily technology and...

Taxes & The State of Evanston’s Multifamily Market

Taxes & The State of Evanston’s Multifamily Market

I don’t think it’s ground-breaking to say that Evanston has been ground-zero for the new assessment methodology coming out of the Cook County Assessor’s office. Anyone reading the news on this topic has read about instances where the 2019 assessed value of real estate...

Chicagoland Multifamily: Where To Invest During Tax Uncertainty 

Chicagoland Multifamily: Where To Invest During Tax Uncertainty 

There is a growing consensus that the probability of a recession in 2020 is nearing zero percent, as building permits and existing home sales help to continue the current economic expansion.  There is also continued enthusiasm in the City of Chicago and Suburban...

Kiser Group Celebrates 15 Years of Business

Kiser Group Celebrates 15 Years of Business

I’m writing this blog on our 15th anniversary of business. How did it all start? I’ve always considered myself an entrepreneur. I’ve never actually had a “real job” with a salary. After numerous big ideas, false starts, and failures, I found myself at 30 years old,...

CONNECT WITH US

Bitnami