Rent Collection

Rent Collection Services

Our Rent Collection Services

We use a state-of-the-art online portal that is compatible with a variety of electronic payment methods to protect your cash flow. Our software meticulously tracks payments and automates the process to increase efficiency and eliminate errors.

What is the Online Portal?

Tenants in residential properties, commercial properties, student housing tenants, and association homeowners can activate Online Portals to securely pay recurring charges, submit maintenance requests, access shared documents, and more. The Online Portal is accessible from any mobile device. Tenants and homeowners can also access their Online Portal through the Online Portal mobile app.

  • We accept Electronic Rent & Fees using ACH, eCheck, Debit/Credit Cards.
  • Tenants and Residents can also pay rent and fees at any 7/11, CVS, Walmart, or Walgreens.
  • All methods are automatically recorded in our system for easy accounting – included

What's in the Online Portal?


Displays important information such as account balance, upcoming charges (from the 17th through the end of the month) and maintenance requests. Tenants will also see the option to purchase a renters insurance policy.

Property Details

View or download online lease documents, or read insurance coverage if enrolled in Liability to Landlord Insurance. Additionally, HOA homeowners can mark their unit as renter occupied and upload lease details for the renter.


Submit one-time payments, set up auto payments, edit or delete auto payments, or view an Account Ledger. Charges show up to 15 days in the future. A message says if there is an existing credit on the account. Even if there is a credit, outstanding charges show in full but the balance due is adjusted for the credit. Section 8 and tenant-owed rent show as separate balances, if applicable.


Submit maintenance requests with photos, or view a history of submitted requests.


Purchase a renters insurance policy or upload proof of insurance for an existing policy.

Shared Documents

View or download documents.


Links to a help page with FAQs and step by step instructions for each feature the tenant or homeowner sees.


Only HOA homeowners see this tab if you allow them to submit architectural reviews online.


Only HOA homeowners who are board members see this tab where they can vote and comment on approvals.

View Another Unit

You only see this tab if they manage multiple units in the same HOA Online Portal.

Account Profile

Change a number of different settings including login credentials, contact phone number or language.

Spanish Language

Your Spanish-speaking tenants and association homeowners can switch the default language of their Online Portal from English to Spanish. Once they change this setting in their Online Portal, all payment reminder emails, payment confirmation emails, and other emails triggered from the Online Portal are delivered in Spanish as well.

The best rent collection in Chicago

Thanks in part to our property marketing and tenant screening system, we provide our clients with timely rent collection and smooth bank transactions.

What clients say
“Arthur and staff have been very informative, insightful, and professional. My first impression was great! It’s nice to know and respect the amount of knowledge and wisdom that Arthur has accumulated.”
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"I highly recommend Three Pentacles PLLC. They have great attention to detail and go above and beyond to provide excellent service."
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Our guarantees ensures that you have peace of mind knowing that we are working hard for you. 

You will have a single point of contact. No more running around from a rep. to a rep. to know what’s going on with your property. You will be exclusively working with a dedicated Asset Manager.

Since 2010, we have been managing properties in receivership for the State of Illinois Courts and the United States District Court Northern District of Illinois.

We have been closely working with attorneys, judges, and banks. Our managing broker is an Associate Member of the Chicago Bar Association and a member of different committees.

We are Real Experts in Real Estate™, experienced in property management, real estate investing, mortgages, title insurance, construction, and real estate law. Obtained the following real estate designations and certifications: CCIM, CAI, AARE, PRI, CNE, CIPS, CRB, CRS, GRI, ABR, RECS, SRES, ePRO.

Don’t settle for a Monday through Friday company, while Three Pentacles is working overtime to facilitates showings of vacant units 7 Days a week!

Our managing broker graduated from an Air Force Academy with an aviation engineering background, which helps us be systems-oriented, focused, disciplined, and able to help property owners turn their properties around.

We perform tenant screening and background checks using a Private Detective Agency.

We combine modern technology, online-systems, and decades of real estate experience with old fashion values. We run this company the way our grandparents taught us: “Anything worth doing, is worth doing right.” TM

Our team has helped landlords across the Cook County, Illinois to get more from their real estate investments. Let us put our expertise and hard work for you, too.

Art holds equivalency of three PhDs in real estate: (1) 2002, a CCIM designation, Certified Commercial & Investment Member of the CCIM Institute. (2) 2010, CAI designation, Certified Auctioneers Institute. Both are graduate level curriculum that take years to complete and require qualifying experience. (3) Since 2010, he has been serving as the Illinois Receiver managing properties under courts’ jurisdiction in Illinois State and Federal Courts.

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