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Rent Vs. Buy

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Rent Vs. Buy, from most recent to least.

Increasing Rents Could Be Good For Home Sales

Increasing Rents Could Be Good For Home Sales

Erin Calandriello | February 24th 2012

Rising rents may be irksome to many out there, but it could be good for home sales, Chicago Agent Magazine reported today. ... read »

The $20,000 Rental

The $20,000 Rental

Erin Calandriello | February 17th 2012

YoChicago reported today on a unit at the Olympia Centre that is on the market for the tidy rental rate of $20,000 a month. ... read »

Landlords Losing Out: Apartment Supply Catching Up With Demand

Landlords Losing Out: Apartment Supply Catching Up With Demand

Erin Calandriello | February 15th 2012

In 2012, landlords in Chicago will likely have a strong year, but next year could be a different story. ... read »

An Insider Perspective on Home Ownership

An Insider Perspective on Home Ownership

Erin Calandriello | January 30th 2012

The responsibility of owning a home is quite different than renting, so UrbanTurf spoke with several young homeowners who shared what home owning is... read »

The Rent Versus Buy Debate, Chicago Style

The Rent Versus Buy Debate, Chicago Style

Erin Calandriello | January 13th 2012 | 3 Comments

As home prices begin to reach their bottom and average rents in Chicago remain high, the rent-versus-buy question is becoming a more frequent topic... read »

Less to the Landlord: Rents Drop in Chicago by Four Percent

Less to the Landlord: Rents Drop in Chicago by Four Percent

Erin Calandriello | January 12th 2012

If you are currently looking to rent in Chicago, chances are that you'll be paying a little bit less than a few months ago. ... read »

NAR: Renting on the Rise

NAR: Renting on the Rise

Erin Calandriello | January 5th 2012

On his blog today, National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun wrote about the growing trend of renters versus homeowners in the... read »

Cash Rules in Chicago’s Housing Market

Cash Rules in Chicago’s Housing Market

Erin Calandriello | December 23rd 2011 | 1 Comment

Crain's Chicago Business reported yesterday that the number of homes purchased with cash in Chicago rose to 35 percent this year, up from just 15... read »

Accidental Landlords, Location and Secondary Rooms: Housing Trends for 2012

Accidental Landlords, Location and Secondary Rooms: Housing Trends for 2012

Erin Calandriello | December 14th 2011

Real estate marketing consultant Taylor Johnson recently shared some of its housing market predictions for the upcoming year with UrbanTurf. ... read »

Working Hard to Make Homeownership Work

Working Hard to Make Homeownership Work

Erin Calandriello | December 13th 2011

Millennials are often portrayed as entitled, uncommitted, and the permanent roommates of their parents. Tim and Mena Malham defy these (however... read »

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