Is iMove Chicago circling the drain?

We’ve written repeatedly about iMove Chicago, one of the rental services / apartment locators / apartment finders on our do-not-call list. The company is a spinoff of Rent Smart, a failed enterprise.

If the tales we’ve been hearing lately are true – and one should always be skeptical – iMove is teetering on the brink of extinction.

A number of agents have recently left the company. The company is reported to be slow-paying agents and ducking bill collectors. It continues to engage in wholesale illegal advertising of properties without the written authorization Illinois law requires.

Any renter who writes a check or gives a card authorization to a firm experiencing financial difficulties risks losing their money. Be careful out there.