I'm looking for a 2bedroom apartment to rent for a smoker in the Irving park/portage park area.

Asked by Rachel Deahl, Chicago, IL Sun Jan 13, 2013

Is there any tips to finding an apartment, first time renter.

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Randall Lanc…, Agent, Chicago, IL
Sat Jun 1, 2013
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David Hanna, Agent, Chicago, IL
Mon Jan 14, 2013
Check Craigslist. You are probably going to need to find an owner in a flat that smokes if you want to smoke in the unit.
Otherwise, there is no reason you can't rent many other places, but you will have to live with the building restrictions about smoking on or near the premises.
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Riccardo War…, Agent, Bolingbrook, IL
Mon Jan 14, 2013

I work with several realtors in that area that would be glad to help you out. Let me know if you still need some help.

Sean Cochran
Quality Mortgage Lending
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JIM Michaels, Agent, Chicago, IL
Sun Jan 13, 2013
email me at jmichaels@remax.net and I will send you my list
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Randall Lanc…, Agent, Chicago, IL
Sun Jan 13, 2013

Please feel free to use my free website http://www.idealhomesinchicagolancd.com. You will be able to see up to date information for the area(s) you have selected. At anytime, please feel free to contact me with your search, and I will be more than happy to help you.
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Peter Kassis, , Chicago, IL
Sun Jan 13, 2013
Please give me a call at 312-531-2327 so we can understand your need and help you find a plcae
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Matt Laricy, Agent, Chicago, IL
Sun Jan 13, 2013
Craigslist may be a good option for you.
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Joe Schiller, Agent, Chicago, IL
Sun Jan 13, 2013
nobody allows smokers in a building
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Philip Sencer, Agent, Chicago, IL
Sun Jan 13, 2013
try realtor.com, craigs list or find an agent to help you. They do not charge you anything.
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Manuel Brown, Agent, Chicago, IL
Sun Jan 13, 2013
Dear Rachel,

1) Run your own credit so you know what is on it. creditkarma.com is free.
2) Your monthly household income should be about three times the rent.
3) Determine your price range.
4) Starting looking at lease 45 days prior to your move-in date.
* If dog allow more time.
5) Be prepared to write application fee, first months rent, and security deposit.
6) If you see an apartment you like, apply. Because if you don’t someone else will.

Any experience broker or leasing agent will be happy to work you.

Best of Luck,

Manuel Brown, Broker
iMove Chicago
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