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Quarterly Newsletter June 2022

Hello Residents! We are happy to introduce and connect with you through our new newsletter. We hope this will help communicate important and upcoming information. Our mission is to provide clean and safe housing at an affordable price. We value being helpful, responsive, and respectful to our residents. We look forward to updating you with relevant and useful information throughout your residency. We thank all of you for choosing Winnemac Properties. Resident Referral Program Earn rent credit towards your monthly rent every time you refer your friends and family! Do you know someone looking [...]

2022-06-09T15:09:09+00:00June 9, 2022|News|

Exploring Rogers Park

Exploring Rogers Park The Rogers Park community is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country. There are over 70 nationalities and a variety of ethnic restaurants and culture. Loyola University, one of the nation’s largest Jesuit Catholic universities, is located right in Rogers Park. This great neighborhood is also one of the affordable places to live in Chicago. […]

2022-05-16T20:20:16+00:00May 16, 2022|News|

Guide to Living in Wicker Park

Guide to Living in Wicker Park Wicker Park is home to artists, families and young professionals who want to be in the hub of the northwest side of Chicago, with easy access to downtown. The neighborhood is extremely trendy known for hosting emerging bands, high fashion boutiques, cutting-edge gourmet restaurants and bakeries, European-style cafes, upscale independent grocers, and artsy businesses. Insider tips Start your day at the vibrant Six Corners area where North, Milwaukee, and Damen Avenues intersect. This is the always-bustling heart of the neighborhood, where you’ll find vintage stores, record shops, noodle joints, award-winning eateries, cool coffee houses, [...]

2022-04-20T20:42:19+00:00April 20, 2022|News|

Moving Into Your First Chicago Apartment

Moving into a new apartment in the city can be a stressful event for anyone. But, we’re not just talking about any city. We’re talking about Chicago, the third-largest city in the U.S. Moving doesn’t have to be as overwhelming as it seems. All you need is a little guidance to help you plan the perfect move. But, before we share our guide for moving into your new Chicago apartment, you first have to find the right apartment, right? Finding the Perfect Chicago City Apartment for You The Chicago apartment market is wide and varied. There’s something for everyone. [...]

2022-04-20T20:37:20+00:00March 16, 2022|News|

Benefits of Plants

The extra, life-enhancing benefits of loving a plant Besides instantly boosting a home’s artistic appearance, studies show that being surrounded by such greenery can help clean the surrounding air, create a sense of well-being, and enhance your life. Benefits of plants Lowers levels of anxiety. Constantly seeing and being around plants helps people feel more calm and relaxed, thus decreasing levels of anxiety. Increases attentiveness and memory. Being around plants, whether at home or work, helps improve memory and attention span by 20 percent and can increase concentration. Increases productivity. This study shows that employees were more productive when just a few houseplants were added to their workspace. Reduces [...]

2021-06-23T19:21:24+00:00February 3, 2021|News|

Happy Holidays

Wishing all our residents, clients, vendors and contractors a happy, healthy and safe Holiday season and a wonderful New Year.

2021-06-23T19:11:57+00:00December 18, 2020|News|

Holiday Reminders – COVID-19

HOLIDAY TRAVEL DURING COVID-19 Chicago residents are strongly advised to avoid all non-essential, out-of-state travel. If you are traveling during the holidays, remember to follow all guidelines and restrictions during your trip. Quarantining upon return is strongly recommended as well as practicing social distancing, wearing face covering and avoid touching surfaces frequently touched by others. If you plan on being away from your residence for an extended period of time, please remember to leave your heat set no lower than 55 degrees to prevent freezing/burst pipes. HOLIDAY GATHERINGS DURING COVID-19 While we understand and sympathize with our residents during [...]

2022-03-30T14:21:23+00:00December 4, 2020|News|

The 19 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Chicago

During the first two weeks of October, Chicago's trees shake off the last vestiges of summer in favor of red, orange and yellow splendor. You'll be treated to autumnal views on any old tree-lined city street, but for the most impressive results, it's best to head to Chicago parks, gardens and cemeteries packed with fall-friendly foliage (think birch, sumacs and the always resplendent red maple). You can even check out places like Millennium Park and other iconic Chicago attractions to soak in the sight of colorful leaves against cityscape vistas. Whether you prefer to wander amid nature preserves or crunch leaves on the [...]

2021-06-23T18:59:30+00:00September 11, 2020|News|

How to set up an effective home workspace

Working from Home Is a Good Thing, Right? Home is where the heart is, but it’s also where your spouse or roommates, kids, bed, giant TV, Playstation, laundry machine, and just about every other personal distraction is located. So, what’s a remote worker — or remote manager— to do? Introducing the 5 Tips for Remote Working video template: A guide that managers can share with remote employees and teams, explaining how to set up a workspace from home, stay productive and keep up employee morale — even when separated from your office and colleagues. Tip #1: Create a Dedicated Work [...]

2021-06-23T20:31:03+00:00August 25, 2020|News|

A How-To Guide to Conduct Virtual Apartment Tours

UPDATE July 1, 2020: At the onset of Illinois’ first round of stay-at-home orders in March 2020, many landlords had to quickly roll out alternative plans for showing vacant apartments in Chicago. The go-to solution was virtual showings, where a live video call or pre-recorded walkthrough video had to substitute for the traditional methods of in-person showings to slow the spread of Coronavirus in Chicago apartments. Now, Illinois and the City of Chicago have progressed beyond the most severe shutdowns and stay-at-home orders as new Coronavirus cases have declined across the state. The state’s reopening follows a phased approach and [...]

2022-03-30T14:14:38+00:00July 7, 2020|News|
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