Please provide more information on the loft and lease terms.

Asked by Laura Pauly, Chicago, IL Thu Jul 14, 2011

We are relocating from Houston and need an apartment within the Lincoln Elementary School district. Currently, my husband is in Chicago living in corporate housing. We will eventually buy, but do not have time to sell our house and buy before school starts.

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Robert Pratt, Agent, Chicago, IL
Wed Jul 20, 2011
Hi there, Laura!
Welcome to Chicago in advance.
If you and your family have not yet hired a leasing expert to assist you in finding a proper rental in this school district, PLEASE do not hesitate to give us a call. We have several agents who specifically specialize in handling leasing in this area.
Thank you! And best of luck to you!
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Michael Hobbs, , Chicago, IL
Fri Jul 15, 2011

I agree with Matt.
Get a GREAT professional to work with. Preferably someone who is full-time rental agent oriented.
Consider TJ @ Fulton Grace, they are great and the feedback is very positive from our rental property owners.

Michael Hobbs
PahRoo Appraisal & Consultancy
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Matt Laricy, Agent, Chicago, IL
Fri Jul 15, 2011
The rental market here is very competitive right now. Things are literally flying off the shelves. I would get a good leasing agent, and have them do the leg work for you. Its free for you, and this way, you will entrust someone who is familiar with the area to help you out.

Matt Laricy
Americorp Real Estate
Managing Broker/Partner, e-PRO
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Philip Sencer, Agent, Chicago, IL
Thu Jul 14, 2011
Depending on how much space you need you might not have many choices sinc eyou need to be in a rather limited area. The rental market here has firmed up in the past year, but if you give me some criteria I can send you what is available. My web site has some information that you might find helpful as a buyer and you can search the MLS from it if you want to see what is out there on your own.
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Cindy Wilson, Agent, Chicago, IL
Thu Jul 14, 2011
Laura, the map and the information provided don't match up. I live a block from Lincoln School know the neighborhood well. Please contact me and I will assist you in finding a home quickly. I handle a lot of rentals in Lincoln Park.

Warm regards,

Cindy Wilson
Koenig & Strey Lincoln Park Office
1940 N. Clark St.
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Jeff Stewart, Agent, Chicago, IL
Thu Jul 14, 2011
Hi Laura!

Unfortunately, the Trulia listing doesn't give an exact address for this listing so it's a big like taking a shot in the dark on finding it. I'm one of the founding members of my company's rental division so I'm well versed in finding rentals in Lincoln Park that fit your needs of staying within the elementary school boundaries. Like Evelyn said, 3Bed rentals and their prices are at all ends of the spectrum. You get 3Beds near $1500/month but they're generally not updated and you have rentals that are over $10,000/month and are absolutely amazing.

When you have a minute, give me a call or shoot me an email so we can talk about what you're looking for, your time frame, budget, needs, etc. and I can take 10 minutes to look up available rentals! It's really easy for me and I can email you listings with photos, room dimensions, descriptions, maps, everything!

Jeff Stewart
REALTOR®, @properties
3101 N. Greenview Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
309-269-3499 CELL
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Joe Schiller, Agent, Chicago, IL
Thu Jul 14, 2011
the one you selected has some sort of horse trading going on but my office is in LP and I do 2-3 rentals a month with my sales and have 15 years experience..see web site.. you need good credit, a 12 month window to rent, and a income source to rent a place ..900 a bedroom is common and goes up to 2000 a bedroom... good units rent in 5 days..if they are on longer than 15 days they are too high or something is up. mark as helpful, contact me and lets roll.
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Evelyn S. Fr…, Agent, Chicago, IL
Thu Jul 14, 2011
Hi Laura,

Most leases run for a 12/month period. Rents in Lincoln Park really vary but for a 3/bedroom 2 bath unit it ranges from $1945/month to $14,000. I assumed 3/beds & 2/baths based on the unit you selected.

How many bedrooms & baths do you need? Do you need parking? Do you have pets? Must it be a loft style? These and other questions determine the price point.

You can call me direct to further discuss or feel free to email me directly:
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