Our HOA association chose Stellar Property Management after our contract was up with another property management company (feel free to ask via PM if you want the name of our previous property management company, they were horrid). Stellar has been amazing to work with, helped us get our HOA in a good financial state, creates a proactive maintenance calendar for our "vintage" building and is an active participant in the well-being of our building and condo community. I cannot say enough good things about Stellar, especially after previously being under the management of another company that was running our building into the ground, and charging more to do so. Mirsad (principal) attends our board meetings, stops by the building to address issues if one of his staff can't get there within 24 hours, and responds to requests in a timely manner. I am very impressed with Stellar's professionalism and furthermore, their knowledge in the property management industry. Mirsad has years of experience and truly understands building architecture and maintenance, and isn't just in the business to make money off of our HOA: Mirsad and his staff at Stellar have truly been partners with us, and genuinely care about the state of our building and association and have given useful, practical advice on short- and long-term repairs and practices we need to put in place to maintain our building and association for years to come. I highly recommend Stellar Property Management--within months of signing with Stellar, I knew we were in great hands. Our HOA has now been with Stellar for 2+ years, and we don't plan on going anywhere
I am happy to write this review for Connected Management. We are a smaller association with 23 units in Lakeview and have relied heavily on our manager to guide us through some major projects and legal issues over the past two years. Our manager has always been very quick to respond to all issues and is able to provide us with the instructions that we need to make informed decisions. We have made vast improvements to the financial condition through collecting on debt and using a proper budget; all of which were handled by our manager. They have great online tools that help us keep organized and allow unit owners to get nearly anything that they need immediately. My husband and I will be moving into a new townhome association within the next 90 days and will be keeping our unit as a rental. I will be recommending Connected to the new association as well. Overall they have been a big improvement over our previous company which I will not name.
Prairie Shores Management Company in my opinion is one of the top Management Companies in Chicago land area highly recommended by many Condominium Associations. Over 40 years experience in Condominium property management is the record that only a few can claim. Richard Holtzman is a thru master of he's occupation. What sets Prairie Shores Management apart from others? Customer service, applied knowledge, professional approach and simple solutions to all Condo problems are strength of Mr. Holtzman. Budget projections, lowering big ticket items utilities like gas, electric, water, property taxes, insurance, unnecessary projects, eliminating special interest groups dealing with friends and families, using proper vendors to achieve maximum productivity and common goal for Association while reducing cost across the board. Collections, is a top priority of Mr. Holtzman using proven method and techniques to maximize income and minimize losses.