Local Real Estate Leader George Skidis Candidate for National Board The Illinois Real Estate Investors Association (Illinois REIA) announced today that George Skidis has been nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Real Estate Investors Association NaREIA.  The election will take place at...

Here is an article that I as a frugal landlord find that it supports my position on bottled water.   In my opinion you would be money ahead to install a home water filter for drinking water and reap the benefits at a fraction of...

What is an Insurance Appraisal? As real estate investors I need you to forget EVERYTHING you know about a real estate appraisal. An Insurance Appraisal and a Real Estate Appraisal have nothing in common with each other except the address of the property. Different rules are...

Spring has Sprung for sure. The old rhyme “April showers bring May flowers” is in overdrive here in the greater Saint Louis Metropolitan Area. Along with those showers landlords, property managers and property owners need to be prepared. We should all prepare for spring disasters. As...

What is a Public Adjuster? By George N. Skidis, Jr. President and Founder of Illinois REIA You had a fire! Things are not looking good for your claim settlement. What are your options? Settle for less Develop an ulcer Hire an attorney. Request “Appraisal” of the Loss Hire a...