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Updated 4 hrs ago
1196 Meagan Court
1196 Meagan Court
Elgin, IL
4 Bedrooms
$2,100
Starting at $675
Updated 4 hrs ago
55 Park Row
55 Park Row
Elgin, IL
Studio
$675
Starting at $750
Updated 4 hrs ago
55 Park Row
55 Park Row
Elgin, IL
1 Bedroom
$750
Starting at $1,550
Updated 11 hrs ago
1370 Cimarron Court
1370 Cimarron Court
Elgin, IL
3 Bedrooms
$1,550
Starting at $825
Updated 3 days ago
1616 Mark Ave
1616 Mark Ave
Elgin, IL
1 Bedroom
$825
Starting at $2,845
Updated 3 days ago
150 NORTH BEND Way
150 NORTH BEND Way
Elgin, IL
4 Bedrooms
$2,845
Starting at $900
Updated 4 days ago
1635 Maple Ln
1635 Maple Ln
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$900
Starting at $950
Updated 4 days ago
743 Jefferson Ave
743 Jefferson Ave
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$950
Starting at $900
Updated 4 days ago
1651 Maple Ln
1651 Maple Ln
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$900
Starting at $1,675
Updated 5 days ago
1230 Bradley Circle
1230 Bradley Circle
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,675
Starting at $1,250
Updated 5 days ago
1208 Kenneth Circle
1208 Kenneth Circle
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
Starting at $975
Updated 6 days ago
235 Robert Drive
235 Robert Drive
Elgin, IL
1 Bedroom
$975
Starting at $1,300
Updated 6 days ago
753 West Highland Avenue
753 West Highland Avenue
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
Starting at $1,100
Updated 7 days ago
264 North Jackson Street
264 North Jackson Street
Elgin, IL
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
Starting at $2,600
Updated 7 days ago
4080 CONIFER Court
4080 CONIFER Court
Elgin, IL
4 Bedrooms
$2,600
Starting at $1,192
Updated 9 days ago
112 N Spring St
112 N Spring St
Elgin, IL
Studio
$1,192
Starting at $1,700
Updated 11 days ago
1050 Reserve Drive
1050 Reserve Drive
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
Starting at $1,295
Updated 14 days ago
1104 Yorkshire Ct
1104 Yorkshire Ct
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,295
Starting at $1,250
Updated 14 days ago
608 Glenwood Ave
608 Glenwood Ave
Elgin, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,250
Starting at $2,250
Updated 17 days ago
2784 Randall Ridge Dr
2784 Randall Ridge Dr
Elgin, IL
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
Starting at $1,250
Updated 17 days ago
459 Jefferson Avenue
459 Jefferson Avenue
Elgin, IL
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
Starting at $1,475
Updated 18 days ago
1684 College Green Drive
1684 College Green Drive
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,475
Starting at $1,200
Updated 19 days ago
336 Lilac Lane
336 Lilac Lane
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
Starting at $2,900
Updated 1 month ago
1128 Championship Drive
1128 Championship Drive
Elgin, IL
4 Bedrooms
$2,900

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City GuideElgin

Greetings, present and future residents of Elgin! Situated about 40 miles northwest of downtown Chicago on the banks of the Fox River, Elgin is a popular residential destination for leasers who covet Chicagoland lodgings without having to pay typical Chicagoland prices. Sound like a good fit for you? Then journey on, bold apartment hunter, because the dwellings of your dreams may be just a few clicks anyway.

First, though, let’s take a moment to answer the questions we know you must have about life in Elgin …

What’s so special about Elgin, anyway?

There’s a reason Elgin is one of Illinois’ fastest growing communities: The city boasts a mixture of ornate Victorian homes, newly-constructed estates, and rental units of all varieties for remarkably affordable prices. 1-BR rentals usually go for between $700 and $900, while lucky leasers can often find spacious luxury units for under a grand.

Is it easy to find an apartment there?

Yep. Waiting lists are nearly unheard of in Elgin, and plenty of complexes have vacant units year-round. Whether you’re in the market for a basic studio unit, a lavish condominium, an ultramodern downtown loft, or any other type of crash pad, you’ll find a variety of options in Elgin. Just arm yourself with proof of income, banking statements, and a list of previous addresses, and you’ll be living it up in Elgin!

How about entertainment? Am I going to be bored in Elgin?

The city is dotted with parks, equestrian paths, biking and hiking trails, as well as a petting zoo, symphony orchestra, and sports complex. The downtown area serves up a handful of chic lounges, pubs, and club. The Grand Victoria Casino downtown features live bands, karaoke, national comedy acts, and a variety of dining options.

Where are the best places to rent in Elgin?

Downtown Elgin has undergone a renaissance in the past couple decades and now boasts an assortment of chic lofts and spacious condos, most of which are available for under a grand. The various rental properties in South and West Elgin has a more suburban vibe. Featuring tons of newly-constructed homes and apartments replete with all kinds of bells and whistles.

What’s my best option for bumming around town?

The Metra rail service, which runs daily routes between the Elgin and Chicago. The PACE city bus, meanwhile, is a viable option for bumming around Elgin alone, but your best bet for navigating the streets of Chicagoland is via your own set of wheels. Elgin’s attractions, businesses, shopping centers, banks, and restaurants are so spread out that the only way to work and play conveniently is with your own vehicle.

Any other tips for renting in Elgin?

Just be sure to read your lease carefully and give your new pad a solid inspection before settling in. Make sure your appliances function properly, your pipes and sinks don’t leak, your toilets flush, and your walls, floors, and ceilings are blemish-free. Keep in mind that it’s always easier to get management to fix things up before you’ve moved in than after, so ensure that your new place is in tip-top shape from day one.

And now, we’re happy to say, you’re ready to begin your bold apartment hunting adventures! So welcome to Elgin, and happy hunting!

August 2018 Elgin Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2018 Elgin Rent Report. Elgin rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Elgin rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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