Tag: Reviews

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Chicago rental services ramp up rookie recruiting

Chicago rental services ramp up rookie recruiting

The naïve youngsters who joined Chicago rental services last year in pursuit of a decent living have almost all gone back to tending bar, dreaming ...
The 2016 Chicago rental service do-not-call list

The 2016 Chicago rental service do-not-call list

New renters in Chicago are often confused or misled by Craigslist and other ads into believing that they’re contacting a landlord or management co ...
A rental service is your worst move when moving to Chicago

A rental service is your worst move when moving to Chicago

If you're moving to New York, you'll need a rental service broker to gain access to some of that city's best apartments. If you're moving to Ch ...
Searching Streeterville apartments on Craigslist is a fool’s errand

Searching Streeterville apartments on Craigslist is a fool’s errand

A recent Craigslist apartment search for Streeterville returned 2,500 results – Craigslist's maximum. Further limiting the search by adding "Chic ...
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- ...
Looking down on River North apartment sundecks and pool decks

Looking down on River North apartment sundecks and pool decks

We're fortunate to see Chicago from many vantage points, and we're always eager to share what we see. Join us for a look down, from a helicopter a ...
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- ...
Moving to Streeterville? YoChicago or a rental service broker?

Moving to Streeterville? YoChicago or a rental service broker?

If you've been online looking for an apartment in downtown Chicago, the odds are that you're seeing ads similar to the screen cap shown here. The ads ...
The easy way to find a Loop / New East Side apartment

The easy way to find a Loop / New East Side apartment

There are only seven apartment buildings in Chicago's Loop proper, and another seven in the part of the Loop known as the New East Side. You'll f ...
Jon Zolecki leads in Craigslist apartment spam race

Jon Zolecki leads in Craigslist apartment spam race

We've written about Chicagoland Property Group ("CPG") a number of times, and singled the firm out as the most prolific source of spam apartment a ...
Why YoChicago is your best Streeterville apartment source

Why YoChicago is your best Streeterville apartment source

There are only 16 apartment complexes in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood and you'll find all of them on YoChicago's at-a-glance list. The lis ...
South Loop apartments for rent – an up-to-date list

South Loop apartments for rent – an up-to-date list

If you want to rent in the South Loop, you can see all of your managed apartment building options on YoChicago's South Loop availability list. ...
Evanston apartments – YoChicago’s list and reviews

Evanston apartments – YoChicago’s list and reviews

We've just published the first draft of our at-a-glance list of Evanston apartments in a Google spreadsheet. Use the scroll bar at the bottom of t ...
How to get an edge on renting the best apartments

How to get an edge on renting the best apartments

If you're working with a rental service, the odds are high that you're not going to able to rent some of Chicago's most desirable apartments. ...
945 West Fulton lofts, 945 W Fulton St, Fulton Market / West Loop

945 West Fulton lofts, 945 W Fulton St, Fulton Market / West Loop

945 West Fulton is a 3-story mixed-use building in the Fulton Market section of the West Loop. The building, which dates to the 1920s, has ground- ...
Circa 922 apartments, 922 W Washington St, West Loop

Circa 922 apartments, 922 W Washington St, West Loop

Circa 922 is an 11-story, 104 unit apartment building in the West Loop. The building is an expansion of 123 North Sangamon, an existing loft build ...
Chicago’s best free apartment finder

Chicago’s best free apartment finder

If you're searching for an apartment in Chicago's downtown, Lincoln Park and Lakeview neighborhoods, YoChicago is the best way to yelp you find on ...
YoChicago launches condominium review series

YoChicago launches condominium review series

Late last year we began a series of apartment reviews and they've proven popular, contributing to a more than 70% year-over-year increase in our t ...
Some amusing Yelp reviews for Vesta Preferred’s Joe Rush

Some amusing Yelp reviews for Vesta Preferred’s Joe Rush

A new agent starts at a Chicago rental service and, within a matter of days, is receiving five-star reviews at Yelp from people writing their firs ...
Bypass 1,000s of Craigslist apartment spam ads with a single click

Bypass 1,000s of Craigslist apartment spam ads with a single click

Chicago's rental services promise to make your apartment search swift and painless. To encourage you to use their services they attempt to make yo ...
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