Tag: Leasing agents

Should you braid hair or be a rental service leasing agent?

Should you braid hair or be a rental service leasing agent?

In Illinois, you'll need 300 hours of classroom training and practical experience before you can become licensed to braid hair. If you want to be lice ...
Want a lucrative career leasing luxury apartments?

Want a lucrative career leasing luxury apartments?

It's that time of year again. Chicago's rental services are advertising heavily at Craigslist, touting six-figure incomes, unlimited earnings pote ...
Is a career criminal working as a Chicago leasing agent?

Is a career criminal working as a Chicago leasing agent?

A tipster alerted me this morning that an individual with a lengthy criminal record is applying, using an alias, to work as a leasing agent at som ...
Leasing agents – how to cut your losses at tax time

Leasing agents – how to cut your losses at tax time

If you were lured into working at a Chicago rental service last year by the promise of a "lucrative career" and "steady earnings" the odds are you was ...
How churned-and-burned leasing agents can cut their losses

How churned-and-burned leasing agents can cut their losses

Last year 100s of people signed on with one of Chicago's rental services to begin what they were led to believe might be a lucrative career in rea ...
Suckers wanted for lucrative career leasing apartments

Suckers wanted for lucrative career leasing apartments

It's that time of year, kiddies. Chicago's apartment rental services a/k/a finders a/k/a locators are once again beginning to blitz Craigslist ...
Leasing agents wanted, naïve suckers preferred

Leasing agents wanted, naïve suckers preferred

When a real estate company breaks the law in its help-wanted advertising, there's likely to be nothing but trouble and sorrow ahead for anyone who ...
Leasing agent works 16 months on 120-day permit

Leasing agent works 16 months on 120-day permit

Rent Here Realty's Chardonnee Cunningham has five glowing reviews at Yelp, the most recent from two weeks ago. The earliest of the remaining four, ...
Leasing agents wanted – no experience or license required

Leasing agents wanted – no experience or license required

Head over to the real estate jobs section of Craigslist and you'll see repeated variations on that headline. Read the ads, and learn the minimal quali ...
Stay far, far away from New Market Realty

Stay far, far away from New Market Realty

The Craigslist recruiting ad pictured above prompted me to take a closer look at New Market Realty's website. Who, after all, wouldn't want to see ...
Job seekers need to shun no-name rental services

Job seekers need to shun no-name rental services

The Illinois Real Estate License Act ("License Act") requires brokers to include their name in ads, including ads recruiting new agents or brokers ...
Does tax time for leasing agents mean pain for Chicago rental services?

Does tax time for leasing agents mean pain for Chicago rental services?

Almost all of Chicago's rental services are revolving-door operations that attract naïve newcomers with the promise of entry into a lucrative career. ...
It’s the wrong the time of year to become a leasing agent

It’s the wrong the time of year to become a leasing agent

It's that time of the year. You're seeing the ads on Craigslist. Chicago rental services are starting to staff up for the upcoming rental season, ...
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