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Spring Property Inspection: Ensuring Safety and Minimizing Liabilities

May 2, 2024

After enduring the challenges of a long and harsh winter, it’s crucial for property owners and managers to conduct thorough inspections of their properties. Identifying and addressing potential hazards not only protects your investment but also ensures the safety of tenants, their employees and customers. At Caton Property Management, we prioritize […]

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Christina Caton Kitchel Steps in as CEO of Caton Commercial Real Estate Group

April 3, 2024

Naperville, IL – Caton Commercial Real Estate Group is pleased to announce Christina Caton Kitchel as its new Chief Executive Officer. Taking over from her father, Bill Caton, the company’s founder, Christina is positioned to lead the company into its next phase, focusing on collaboration, community, and a commitment to nurturing […]

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Property Management: Finalizing Year-End Reports

February 21, 2024

As property managers, our responsibilities extend beyond overseeing day-to-day operations of our managed properties – we are entrusted with the crucial task of managing property finances effectively. Paramount in this regard is finalizing the prior year’s financial reports, which is critical for many reasons. 1. Accuracy and Completeness Completing financial reports […]

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Beyond Mortgages: The Multifaceted Role of Appraisals

January 9, 2024

When most people hear the word “appraisal,” their minds often jump to real estate transactions. While it’s true that property appraisals play a crucial role in mortgage lending, their significance extends far beyond that. Here are three lesser known but equally important areas where appraisals play a pivotal role: Estate Planning, […]

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New Year’s Property Management Checklist: A Guide for Success in 2024

January 9, 2024

The start of a new year brings with it a myriad of responsibilities and tasks to ensure the smooth operation of investment properties. January is the perfect time to review and refresh your property management strategies for the upcoming year. Here is a comprehensive New Year’s Property Management Checklist to help […]

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