Renter's Guide

Renter's Guide

Just because you're a renter, doesn't mean you don't have rights.

High rent society

4:10 PM PDT, September 11, 2012

High rent society

No one knows better than Jeremy Dubin that now is a great time to buy a house.

What to do if you're moving

IRS Tax Help:

What to do if you're moving

If you changed your home or business address, you'll want to remember these six tips to ensure you receive any refunds or correspondence from the IRS.

Renters Insurance: What You Need To Know

COSTS AND COVERAGE

Renters Insurance: What You Need To Know

It is an all-too-familiar news image: An apartment building smolders in the hours after a major fire. In all likelihood, the residents have lost most of their possessions.

Smart technology helps renters stay connected

5:40 AM PST, November 15, 2013

Smart technology helps renters stay connected

You swipe a key fob at an apartment elevator that speeds you to your floor. Your smartphone sends an alert that your package has arrived. Then you head to the fitness center where Internet-connected equipment tracks your workouts.

Associations seeking ways to accommodate renters

November 15, 2013

Pamela Dittmer McKuen: Associations seeking ways to accommodate renters

The sentiment toward renters in community associations sways like a pendulum.

New app aims to improve landlord-tenant relationship

October 18, 2013

Mary Ellen Podmolik: New app aims to improve landlord-tenant relationship

Renters most often seek help from the Metropolitan Tenants Organization when they have problems with a landlord.

October 18, 2013

Mary Umberger: Rental study shows young adults leaving nests

Attention, parents of boomerang children: Those young adult children of yours who returned home to the family roost — sometimes to the discomfort of all — appear to be starting to build their own nests.

Simplifying a big move

1:24 PM PDT, October 11, 2013

Simplifying a big move

Sometimes, pizza just isn't enough to entice friends to help you move. After all, they've seen how much you've accumulated over the years.

Apartment business centers: All work and play

October 11, 2013

Comfortable work spaces allow tenants to multitask while working online, lounging or meeting with business associates.

Not long ago, apartment business centers were best described as all business. Today, new workspace amenities blur the line between business and leisure.

Arbors of Brookdale attracts diverse crowd

October 4, 2013

Arbors of Brookdale attracts diverse crowd

Lots of outdoor space and good schools — two reasons many head to the suburbs — have long attracted young families and young professionals to the Arbors of Brookdale in Naperville.

Small-space specialist: Libby Langdon's easy elegance

October 3, 2013

Small-space specialist: Libby Langdon's easy elegance

Whether it's a shoe box apartment or a particularly tiny bedroom, designer Libby Langdon has seen it all.

Urban living mixes with history at 13thirteen lofts

July 5, 2013

Urban living mixes with history at 13thirteen lofts

Floral motifs embellish the exterior of 13thirteen Randolph Street Lofts, but the art deco building's most distinctive features are the apartments inside.

Living the high life

April 5, 2013

Living the high life

Penthouses are increasingly defining the Chicago skyline as developers tap into a niche market for luxury residential properties and savvy buyers and renters see an opportunity to elevate their lifestyles.

Trio Tower offers refuge for busy professionals

March 8, 2013

Trio Tower offers refuge for busy professionals

Away from it all doesn't describe the actual location of Trio Tower, the 100-unit apartment building at 670 W. Wayman St. in Chicago, but it certainly describes its aura.

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