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If you love the idea of living in a neighborhood where you can walk to anything you need, then the River North and Fulton River neighborhoods are for you - but for different reasons. I've lived on the border of these two neighborhoods for four years now and I spend a ton of time in[...]

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If you're like me, living in the city is about being in the action and having everything close to you. But even for us city folk, I love being able to escape the hustle and bustle and just enjoy the quietness of a nice neighborhood. If this sounds like home to you, then check out[...]

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Hardwood flooring, amenities, and parking… no wait, natural light, balcony and updated kitchen… yikes, I meant pool, doorman and closet space. Figuring out your must haves is no easy task when finding your next apartment, so here is a list of the top 3 "must haves" we see from our customers: Location This is the[...]

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I hear it all the time: “I’m moving in two months and I want to see as many apartments as I can so I can make an informed decision.” Intuitively, it makes sense. Who wouldn’t want to see every option that’s right for them? But in a world gone mad with overwhelming choices, it’s hard[...]

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What's more exciting than finally finding that perfect pair of jeans that fit just right? For me, it's turning over that price tag and seeing those two little words: "ON SALE!" I love a deal, and if you do too, it's no different when you're shopping for apartment rentals in Chicago. In this business, building[...]

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If understanding the utility costs of your next apartment feels more like deciphering the tax code, you’re not alone. The good news is, while it sounds a bit confusing, it really is simpler than you think. Starting with the basics, if you’re looking to live in a low, mid or high-rise apartment, you’re likely to[...]

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Have you ever sat down and really done a budget for yourself—you know, the one that tracks income and expenses on a monthly basis? If crickets are chirping and you're sliding down in your chair at the coffee shop, you're not alone. According to Gallup, only about one-third of us are keeping a monthly budget.[...]

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Whenever I'm in the West Loop, I feel like reenacting the scene in Oliver. You know, the one where the orphaned kids are dancing around their bowls of gruel singing "Food, Glorious Food", right? Well, actually no. Mostly I'm thinking of the scene where the rulers of the house are tucked away in the back[...]

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If you have ever looked for an apartment and wondered what separates one experience from another, it might be more than the apartments themselves— it might be your leasing agent! Here's a look at some simple, but important skills that separate the good agents from the rest. Keep these in mind when hiring your Chicago[...]

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