Tag: Leasing agents
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?
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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 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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