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Why You Should Invest in Chicago Real Estate

Why You Should Invest in Chicago Real Estate

The last year I had the opportunity to speak with Emil Shour and Michael Albaum, who work at a real estate investment company called Roofstock. During our conversation, we talked about investing here in the Chicago real estate market. I think listeners will find this discussion especially interesting if they're looking for more information about investment opportunities in Chicago.

Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and 114th largest city in the world.   Chicago is also the 29th largest MSA in the world, with just under 10 million people.  There are a multitude of opportunities here in the Chicago market and this episode will share and highlight some of the reasons why you should consider investing here.  

Chicago Population

  • 2,693,976 - Chicago Population in 2019
  • 8,800,000 - Chicago MSA Population (0.03 increase from 2018)

Topics Discussed

  • How crucial your Property Management is to investing in Chicago
  • Affordable Cost of Living in Chicago
  • Property Tax Challenges & How To Overcome them
  • Chicago & Cook County Section 8 Programs
  • Lou Malanatis Vs Gino’s East Deep Pizza
  • Cash For Keys
  • Covid Challenges in Chicago

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