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If you live in a studio apartment or are thinking about renting one, you probably have space on your mind. Fitting all of life’s necessities into a studio might feel challenging, especially if you’re moving from a larger apartment or home. But, I promise you that not only is living in a studio apartment possible,[...]

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Chicago is packed full of head-turning views. What other city has a Great Lake, one of the world’s most recognizable skylines and a serene river snaking right through its downtown? Only Chicago, and we’re the lucky ones that get to call it home.  If you’re fortunate enough to live in downtown Chicago, you know that[...]

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If understanding the utility costs of your next apartment feels more like deciphering the tax code, you’re not alone. Are utilities included in rent? What about internet? And here in the midwest, renters always want to know about that pesky four-letter word: heat.  The good news is, while it sounds a bit confusing, it really[...]

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Millennials, who now make up the largest generation in the world, are renting more than the prior generations. Unlike Gen Xers or boomers, millennials have preferred renting an apartment rather than moving to the ‘burbs for the larger living space and backyard. They choose natural over pre-packaged. They seek small versus grandiose. But in their[...]

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If you live in downtown Chicago, you know how lucky you are. From practicalities like easy-to-use transit to indulgences like Michelin-starred restaurants, the city is bursting with reasons to put down roots.  Now, if you’re a resident at a luxury apartment in downtown Chicago...well, you know you’re one of the real lucky ducks. Your decision[...]

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Dogs. If you have one, you know how they can worm their way right into your heart and become family. You wouldn’t give your kid up because finding a kid-friendly apartment was challenging. For many of us, the same is true of our fur babies. If you’re looking for an apartment in Chicago for you[...]

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Studio unit at 3Eleven One of the most common dilemmas apartment hunters in Chicago face is whether to rent a studio or a one-bedroom. At HotSpot Rentals, we understand what a huge decision this is and that’s where we come in.   Helping you choose an apartment that fits your lifestyle and budget (and all your stuff[...]

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Whether you live in a new luxury apartment, traditional condo or urban loft, turning a house into a home means infusing the space with unique touches and design elements that express your personal style. For some of us, it’s off to Pottery Barn or West Elm to load up. But what if you are trying[...]

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With the growing tech and finance sectors, young professionals from across the country are flocking to Chicago for new opportunities. Depending on the neighborhood, residents are mere minutes from their workplace, but you may also be surprised to know that 3.1 percent of Chicago’s workforce works remotely at least half the time. This workplace flexibility[...]

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