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5 Tips for Renegotiating a Chicago Apartment Lease

January 9, 2012 by

Finding a Place & Moving, Home, Renting, Renting 101 When I first moved to Chicago, I saw my living situation as temporary. I’d planned on finding a less-expensive apartment... Read Full Story

Finding the Right Apartment

May 23, 2011 by

Finding a Place & Moving, Home, Renting, Renting 101 Searching for a new apartment is an exciting process—but it can also be incredibly stressful. Sure, we all want a... Read Full Story

Tips for Renting in a Tough Market with Low Vacancy Rates

October 4, 2010 by

Finding a Place & Moving, Home, Renting  At the end of 2009, the apartment-vacancy rate soared to a 30-year high to approximately 8 percent. For many Americans, this meant... Read Full Story

The Big Move to Your New Apartment: Tips for Packing Efficiently

August 10, 2010 by

Finding a Place & Moving, Home, Renting Once you’ve made the decision to move, there is one important step lying between you and your new pad: packing.... Read Full Story