Tag: Renting

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The Pelham, 326-34 W Dickens Ave, Lincoln Park

The Pelham, 326-34 W Dickens Ave, Lincoln Park

The Pelham is a 4-story mixed-use courtyard building built in 1888 at 326-34 W Dickens Ave in Lincoln Park. The building has retail space on the g ...
A roundup of Yo’s recent rooftop rambles

A roundup of Yo’s recent rooftop rambles

We love rooftops, and head for one every chance we get. Here's a brief look at some of what we've seen within the past few weeks, starting with th ...
How much is your rental service agent being paid?

How much is your rental service agent being paid?

In Chicago, unlike New York and some other cities, rental services are typically paid by the property rather than by the renter. That fact might l ...
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- ...
Is AptAmigo an outlaw enterprise?

Is AptAmigo an outlaw enterprise?

We recently called attention to the wholesale infringement of YoChicago's copyrighted images by the new AptAmigo website. Those photos have all be ...
Start your Chicago apartment hunt at a Habitat community

Start your Chicago apartment hunt at a Habitat community

If you're relocating to Chicago, you can minimize the stress of your apartment hunt by starting with a trusted brand. The Habitat Company has ...
AptAmigo is not a friend of YoChicago

AptAmigo is not a friend of YoChicago

Early last week I received a follow-up email pitch from Dan Willenborg, Co-founder and CEO of AptAmigo.com, inquiring about ways we might "work to ...
Chicago rental services’ biggest lie is one word: free

Chicago rental services’ biggest lie is one word: free

Chicago's rental brokers would desperately like you to believe that their service is free to renters. It's often not free, and it's frequently ver ...
Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 7/31/15

Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 7/31/15

JeffJack, a new West Loop apartment tower at 601 W Jackson, has leased all of its studio, convertible, 1-bedroom and penthouse apartments, and is ...
Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 7/30/15

Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 7/30/15

Move in to any currently vacant apartment at Kingsbury Plaza within two weeks of the date you apply, and the $400 admin fee will be credited to yo ...
Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment deals and finds, 7/29/15

Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment deals and finds, 7/29/15

3130 North Lake Shore has a small selection of two-bedrooms available for immediate and early August occupancy. The renovated apartments have hard ...
In Lincoln Park and Lakeview, a rental service is worse than useless

In Lincoln Park and Lakeview, a rental service is worse than useless

One of the many things that Chicago rental services don't want you to know is that there are many properties that they can't or won't show you. ...
Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 7/17/15

Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 7/17/15

The new Gateway West Loop has opened its on-site leasing center at 11 S Green St and has a furnished model available for viewing. Gateway West Loo ...
Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 7/16/15

Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 7/16/15

Move into any McClurg Court apartment by August 1 and enjoy a month's free rent. Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info for ...
Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment deals and finds, 7/15/15

Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment deals and finds, 7/15/15

Planned Property is waiving move-in fees at 634 West Cornelia and 536 W Addison. Dogs live free in Planned Property's vintage high-rise at 2756 ...
Mike Britton moves apartment pool from Uptown to South Loop

Mike Britton moves apartment pool from Uptown to South Loop

Want a renovated apartment in the South Loop with a pool and a sun deck? A Craigslist ad from Chicagoland Property Group's Mike Britton has just w ...
Is Brian Murphy Kale Realty’s worst rental scofflaw?

Is Brian Murphy Kale Realty’s worst rental scofflaw?

Several days ago we questioned whether Kale Realty is a rental service scofflaw, and suggested an affirmative answer. This morning we sampled a ...
Is Kale Realty a rental service scofflaw?

Is Kale Realty a rental service scofflaw?

Illinois law bars licensed real estate agents from advertising property without written permission and bans the "use of URL, domain name, metatag, ...
Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 6/26/15

Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 6/26/15

Echelon, a luxury tower across the street from Jewel in the Fulton River District, is offering a rent credit when you apply within 24 hours of yo ...
Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 6/25/15

Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 6/25/15

Four furnished models are available at the new State & Chestnut tower, which recently welcomed its first occupants. Some tiers are fully leased, b ...
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