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Old 07-14-2008, 11:31 PM
 
Location: Near Chicago
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Default What is the average rent in Chicago

I just want to know what is the average rent price for apartments in Chicago ?
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Old 07-15-2008, 06:56 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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I just want to know what is the average rent price for apartments in Chicago ?
Chicago is a big city, with average rent varying widely depending on the location. So an average rent for the entire city is kind of a meaningless statistic.
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Old 07-15-2008, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Volker, Kansas City, MO
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We'd have to know the kind of neighborhood you're looking for. On the whole the average rent is probably far lower than what it costs to live in a decent, moderately safe neighborhood.
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Old 07-15-2008, 10:24 AM
 
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I just want to know what is the average rent price for apartments in Chicago ?
Over the whole city... $500 a mo - $5000 a mo
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Old 07-15-2008, 01:42 PM
 
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Default Maybe this link will help

Hi,

I'm not from Chicago, but feel that this table gives you a fairly good idea based on area.

Locals, please feel free to give your opinions.

Chicago Apartment Finder - Chicago.com
(In the middle of the page it states:
To learn more about current apartment prices in various Chicago neighborhoods, please click here.)
Click and a table will pop up.
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Old 07-15-2008, 08:53 PM
 
Location: Lincoln Park
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Default apt rent

There are plenty of high end apts that go beyong 5000 in Chicago

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Over the whole city... $500 a mo - $5000 a mo
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Old 07-16-2008, 07:39 AM
 
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There are plenty of high end apts that go beyong 5000 in Chicago
Oh I'm very well aware of that, but the OP said AVERAGE. So ballpark most rents are between about $500 for a studio and $5000 in Gold Coast area with of course some being higher.
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Old 02-16-2009, 08:10 PM
 
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Default Are Chicago rent prices dropping?

http://finance.yahoo.com/real-estate...acancies-Spike
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Old 02-16-2009, 08:16 PM
 
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I don't see Chicago on that list. The last figures I saw showed residential rents climbing in Chicago, while office and retail rents are diving fast. People are putting off buying real estate, so they rent instead.
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Old 02-16-2009, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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I sure hope so.
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