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Proper Maintenance Can Save Your Rental Property in Champaign Urbana

Proper Maintenance Can Save Your Rental Property in Champaign-Urbana

June 3, 2020

Maintaining your rental property will increase your income and attract high-quality tenants as well as higher rental values. If you aren’t paying attention to preventive and routine maintenance, you’re going to be left with deferred repairs that are only more expensive. It’s essential to put together a solid maintenance plan if you want to save … Read more

How to Figure out How Much to Charge for Rent | Champaign-Urbana Landlord Advice

How to Figure out How Much to Charge for Rent | Champaign-Urbana Landlord Advice

May 22, 2020

Landlords who are trying to decide what they should charge for rent need to consider several things. The first is the market, over which we have no control. Rental values are driven by the current real estate market and the amount that tenants are willing to pay. You may have the most desirable property in … Read more

How Technology Makes Property Management Easy for Landlords in Champaign-Urbana

How Technology Makes Property Management Easy for Landlords in Champaign-Urbana

April 29, 2020

Technology has evolved to the point that every industry and every consumer is conducting most of their business online. Champaign-Urbana property management is no different, and the use of online platforms and digital technologies has allowed us to manage your units better.

Tips for UIUC Students on How to Navigate a Rental Lease

Tips for UIUC Students on How to Navigate a Rental Lease

April 15, 2020

If you’re a student at the University of Illinois, you may be thinking about renting an apartment for the semester, the school year, and maybe even longer. Understanding where to live and how to navigate the leasing requirements and the rental application can be a challenge. Once you get past that stage, you still have … Read more

Happy Anniversary Sarah! 5 Years with Ramshaw Real Estate

March 11, 2020

Congratulations to Sarah Kasper on her 5 year anniversary at Ramshaw Real Estate. We asked Sarah about her background, interests and time working with us. Before working at Ramshaw Real Estate, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? I worked at a pet clinic in my hometown for about a year … Read more

Happy One Year Anniversary, Emma!

February 25, 2020

Congratulations to Emma Harris on her one year anniversary at Ramshaw Real Estate. We asked Emma a few questions about her experience: Before working at Ramshaw Real Estate, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? This is going to sound very weird but my most interesting job was being a cashier … Read more

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Commercial Transaction Report for Q1 2019

April 24, 2019

2019 is off to a great start, keeping the momentum of several large transactions in 2018. While a few sales are still pending, our commercial properties are at record low vacancies with new leases signed in the first quarter. A review of 2019 Q1 Lease Transactions: Trade Centre: UIUC Division of Management Information signed a … Read more

Off Campus Leasing Tips

March 4, 2019

“Open Leasing” may sound (and feel) a little like the running of the bulls in Champaign-Urbana! Here are some insider tips to help find your perfect apartment home. Sample Lease First things first, we’ll start with the legalese involved in renting an apartment. In its most basic form, a lease is “a contract by which … Read more

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A New Center of Recovery for Central Illinois

January 7, 2019

As two individuals with a long history in real estate as well as community behavioral health, Alex Ruggieri and Jerry Ramshaw spent much of 2018 collaborating on several major transactions in excess of $8,000,000 that will change the face of substance abuse and recovery in Champaign/Urbana.  Alex explains, “our company has been involved in behavioral … Read more

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Todd Salen Named Champaign County Association of REALTORS® 2018 REALTOR of the Year

November 5, 2018

REALTOR® Todd Salen, a licensed real estate broker with SVN®/Ramshaw Real Estate in Champaign has been named the 2018 REALTOR of the Year for the Champaign County Association of REALTORS®. Salen received the award at the CCAR annual awards banquet on October 19th at the Champaign Country Club. The award is based on involvement to the … Read more