Tag: Brokers

Top 5 reasons to avoid Chicago apartment rental brokers

Top 5 reasons to avoid Chicago apartment rental brokers

Chicago's apartment rental brokers a/k/a locators a/k/a finders would like you to believe that it's difficult, time-consuming and frustrating to f ...
How to get the worst deal on a Lincoln Park or Lakeview apartment

How to get the worst deal on a Lincoln Park or Lakeview apartment

If you're apartment hunting in the prime near-lakefront areas of Lincoln Park or Lakeview, working with one of Chicago's apartment finders (a/k/a ...
How to turn one month’s free rent into two

How to turn one month’s free rent into two

This morning's email included the "hot sheet" from a newer high-rise offering renters a month's free rent and their brokers / finders a month-and- ...
How every high-rise renter can reduce rental service costs

How every high-rise renter can reduce rental service costs

Despite their wacky protestations to the contrary, rental services aren't free, and they aren't paid for by landlords. Every renter in a high- ...
How to find your best West Loop apartment

How to find your best West Loop apartment

If you've been searching for a new apartment in Chicago's West Loop / Fulton River District, the odds are that you've been exposed to one or both ...
Moving to River North? YoChicago trounces rental service brokers

Moving to River North? YoChicago trounces rental service brokers

If you've been searching for a new apartment in River North, you've probably been exposed to ads from Chicago's rental services. The ad picture ...
Are big brokers about to break with the MLS?

Are big brokers about to break with the MLS?

Local Multiple Listing Services (MLS) have long held a critical role in the purchase and sale of residential real estate. Home buyers and sellers take ...
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