Business Spotlight of the Week for June 18th- House of Rentals

Our next Chamber Business Spotlight is House of Rentals and Property Management!


House of Rentals provides full property management services throughout the Southern Illinois Area. We will help you maximize your real estate investment through Property Evaluation, Lease Compliance, Advertising, Maintenance and Accounting.


Property Evaluation

Help establish competitive rental rates based on:

Comparative market analysis
Owner return on investment
State and municipal codes compliance
Identify needed repairs and potential “fragile” areas for rental uses.


Continuous classified ads
Site specific ads extra at corporate rates
Yard signage
Listing sheets available at offices
Units shown by professional real estate agents
Periodic promotions

Tenant Selection

Maintain call record of potential tenants seeking rentals
Match tenants to available housing
Interview tenants
Check credit history
Check rental references
Make sure potential tenants meet standard income ratios

Lease Compliance

Negotiate lease terms and length on owner’s behalf
Insure proper disclosures are made according to current laws
Ensure utilities are promptly changed to tenant’s name
Maintain security deposits in escrow accounts
Assess damages and document (if necessary)
Help prepare estimates for damage repairs, to comply with state law for
Security deposit returns in a timely manner
Negotiate lease extensions and renewals on a timely basis


Emergency calls
Initiate repairs within 24 hours with notification when possible,
e.g. storm damage, power outage, heating failure, sewer stoppage
Corrective Maintenance
Evaluation: Determine Cause and tenant or owner responsibility
Initiate repairs: Property Management contractors, or certified
Routine Maintenance
Lawn mowing, pest control
Cleaning and maintenance when property is vacated
Preventative Maintenance
Inspection reports with suggested maintenance program
Painting, improvements, drainage problems, overall condition
Major Repairs
Obtain competitive bids/estimates as needed
Supervise projects to completion
Reports that identify upcoming major repairs (roofing, siding, parking lots, etc.)
Evaluate renovations as to value and income contribution


Pay monthly – (mortgages, pest control, etc.)
Monthly rental report
Annual rental report
Designed to facilitate Schedule E Preparation


House of Rentals


1212 S Division S.
Carterville, IL 62918
618-985-3900ms and Applications