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How to Find the Best Tenants for Your Chicagoland Property


We are always asked how to find good quality tenants for properties. Our belief is that it’s all about the Chicagoland tenant screening process. When we are screening, we look at five things: credit, criminal, income and employment, identity, and rental history if it applies. (more…)

The Benefits of Working with Baird & Warner for Professional Property Management

Baird & Warner has been in real estate since 1855. We are a family owned and operated business with strong ties to our community. Today, we are sharing some of the best reasons to work with us when you need professional property management in Chicagoland.

Full Service Management

We are a full service company. Whether this is a short term venture for you or a long term investment, we have all the real estate and management services that you’ll need under one roof. We can handle property management, residential sales, mortgages, and title issues. You won’t have to juggle relationships with multiple companies throughout the lifecycle of your real estate investment.

Consistent Policies and Procedures

We have processes and procedures in place that cover everything from tenant screening, tenant move ins, repairs, and tenant move outs. More importantly, we follow them. Everything is done consistently and with the necessary documentation.

Transparency and Risk Management

We are all about transparency. From screening to repairs, we share everything with you so you know that everything is accounted for. We wish we could guarantee the perfect tenant, but that’s impossible. So, we do our best to minimize your risk. That might mean asking for a higher security deposit, or collecting prepaid rent from a tenant. In any event, we want to make sure you are comfortable with the decisions we make. Our eviction rate is low. We have done fewer than 12 evictions since 1999, because we are careful to place only the best tenants in your property.

Property Management Chicagoland: Education

We are always improving ourselves with continuing education. As members of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM), we have access to additional resources and training so we can stay on top of the leasing and property management fields.

We would welcome the opportunity to interview for the job of your next property manager. If you have any questions about our company or our Chicagoland property management services, please contact us at Baird & Warner Property Management.

Happy 4th of July!

July 4th weekend office hours: 

Friday, July 1st – Close at 5pm
Saturday July 2nd9am till 3pm
Sunday July 3rd – Closed
Monday July 4th – Closed
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It’s Summertime!

Just a few more days of school and Memorial Day Weekend is here!  Happy Summer!  Just a reminder that the Baird & Warner Property Management office in Naperville is open until 7pm if you need to drop off your rent checks.

Have a fun and safe holiday weekend!  Thank those who are serving and have served our country!

Spring Forward!

It’s that time of year — Daylight Saving Time.  Remember to move your clocks forward Saturday night before you go to bed.  Enjoy the longer days and warmer weather!

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Spring is on the Way!

It might not feel like it today but the Ground Hog predicted an early spring!  With temperatures warming up to the 50s this weekend, it’s exciting!  Please be mindful the thawing temperatures can cause water issues!