| Jul 22, 2011
Renters insurance, a once nice-but-optional choice, is the new must-have in the booming rental market.
"Multiple trends are probably fueling this," said Raleigh Floyd, a spokesman for Allstate Insurance Co. "Apartment vacancy rates are trending downward,...
| Apr 2, 2009
| 2:30 PM
| Aug 2, 2009
I didn't know the Gold Coast could be so beige. But when Gayle Hallen, a licensed sales and leasing agent with Chicago Apartment Finders, takes me out to view apartments for rent in the neighborhood, each of five units we see is blanketed in that...
| Jul 9, 2009
| 7:49 AM
| Jun 14, 2009
Tara Morin and Coleman Hillstrom are refinishing the woodwork after discarding the green shag carpeting and re-tiling the bathroom in their one-bedroom condo.
Morin, like many first-time buyers, had cobbled together savings and gifts from parents last...
| Oct 5, 2009
| 7:25 AM
Chicago Apartment Finders
It's no secret that there are a lot of apartments sitting empty right now.
Converted condo properties and a tight economy have created a surplus in vacant units. Seasoned property...