Property Management in Chicago, IL

Chicago property management you'll love at a smart price

We manage your single-family rental properties in the Chicago, IL area so you can achieve passive income for just $79/month

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NestEgg property management features at-a-glance:

Our team of rental managers delivers best-in-class service so you can be completely hands-off should you choose. Learn more about what makes NestEgg the only property management company in Chicago that more than pays for itself with unmatched cash flow benefits and savings.

Go hands-off with dedicated rental managers allowing you to enjoy passive rental income with none of the hassle

Lightning-fast payment processing puts rent money into your account faster than other rent collection platforms

24/7 maintenance ordering & coordination coupled with access to our nationwide network of vetted & certified contractors

Fill your rental vacancies fast with high-quality residents with us doing all the heavy lifting, and backed by an unbeatable 1-year resident placement guarantee

With NestEgg Pay, avoid cash flow hiccups with the ability to finance rental expenses such as maintenance and leasing at 0% APR over 6 months

Improve your residents' happiness and satisfaction with our dedicated resident portal and mobile app. Best of all, we handle communications with residents for you

Read what our satisfied property owners say about NestEgg

Chicago Rental Market Facts

Chicago is the largest city in Illinois as well as the third largest city in the United States by population. Containing no less than 77 distinct neighborhoods, Chicago is a cosmopolitan city nestled in America's heartland. Bordering Lake Michigan, the Windy City boasts a multitude of attractions and scenery that attracts roughly 86 million visitors each year.
With a vibrant sports scene, immense livability as well as a strong pedigree in business and finance, Chicago's real estate market sees steady gains year over year. As of 2022, Chicago home prices are up 7% over the previous year. With its population steadily nearing 3 million, the Chicago housing and rental market will continue to be strong in the foreseeable future.

Average Rent Year-over-year change Average property size Renter occupancy %



749 sq ft

46% of households

Source: RentCafe

The Top Property Management Companies in Chicago, compared

NestEgg boosts your cash flow and saves you thousands of dollars per year in management fees and maintenance costs.

Competitor Management Fee Leasing Fee Setup Fee Maintenance Rates Contract Length

NestEgg Chicago


50% of 1 month's rent


Below market rates

No contract required

Renter's Warehouse Chicago


1 month's rent


Market rates

12-month minimum

HomeRiver Group

8% of rent per month

1 month's rent


Market rates + 15% fee

12-month minimum

GC Realty & Development

8% of rent per month ($100 minimum)

1 month's rent


Market rates

12-month minimum

Baird & Warner

8-10% of rent per month

1 month's rent


Above market rates

12-month minimum

How is NestEgg different from other property management companies?

There are significant differences between NestEgg and HomeRiver Group in Chicago. The chief difference is pricing for full-service property management, where HomeRiver Group charges 8% of rent per month per rental, NestEgg only requires $79 per month per SFR. In addition, NestEgg processes rent payments quicker than other property managers, giving access to rental income sooner than the others.

The primary differences between NestEgg Chicago and Renter's Warehouse Chicago is the price for property management - just $79 per month per single-family home while Renter's Warehouse charges $99 per month per rental. Plus, there is a substantial setup fee for Renter's Warehouse, while there is no such property management setup fee with NestEgg Chicago. For maintenance, NestEgg's rates are consistently below market rates compared to other competitors.

NestEgg Chicago differs from GC Realty & Development in several ways. First, the monthly rate for managing your rental properties is just $79 per month per single-family home, while GC Realty charges 8% of rent each month per rental with a minimum of $100 per month. You will have flexibility with NestEgg as no contracts are required. However, with GC Realty, 12-month minimum contracts are typical.

NestEgg property management is available around Chicago, IL

We proudly manage single-family and multi-family rental properties in Chicago and surrounding areas

Albany Park, Andersonville, Avondale, Beverly, Bridgeport, Bronzeville, Chicago Chinatown, Edgewater, Gold Coast, Humboldt Park, Hyde Park, Irving Park, Jefferson Park, Kenwood, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Logan Square, North Park, Old Town, Pilsen, Pullman, Ravenswood, River North, Roscoe Village, South Loop, Magnificent Mile, Wicker Park, Wrigleyville, and more.

Surrounding Areas:

Addison, IL

Arlington Heights, IL

Aurora, IL

Bolingbrook, IL

Calumet City

Cicero, IL

Elgin, IL

Evanston, IL

Hammond, IL

Joliet, IL

Kenosha, WI

Naperville, IL

Orland Park, IL

Schuamburg, IL

Frequently asked questions

Yes, NestEgg serves the city of Chicago, IL as well as the surrounding areas and cities. By signing up for NestEgg to manage your rental properties, you'll get access to a full-service property management solution that includes automated rent collection, 24/7 maintenance ordering and coordination, finding high-quality residents, and much more!

It's simple to get started with NestEgg! Whether you'll be transitioning from another property manager or starting from scratch, our easy onboarding process will have you up and running in minutes. Best of all, with NestEgg, no contracts are required, giving you ultimate flexibility for you and your rentals.

Your dedicated rental manager handles the entire transition process, whether it's from another platform or a property management company.

Yes! Our extensive network of NestEgg contractors includes Chicago as well as the surrounding areas. You'll have full access to a wide selection of fully vetted and certified handymen, electricians, plumbers, and anyone else you may need to keep your rental properties in top condition and your residents happy.

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