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Some tips for renters, and an Arnell Cordero update

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Six weeks ago, prompted by a tipster, we reported that one Arnell Cordero was advertising rental finding services without being properly licensed. Cordero’s Craigslist ads linked to Blue City Chicago Apartments, a brokerage firm whose license was shown in the IDFPR database as expired. I called Cordero on December 30 to inquire about his status. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 30, 2013

State slaps $10K and $25K fines on Chicago rental agents

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The most recent summary of disciplinary actions (pdf) from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) includes the following: Eric Bolf, Chicago – real estate leasing agent license (473-010214) indefinitely suspended for a minimum of one year and fined $10,000 for advertising real estate property while his license was in an inoperative status. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 18, 2012