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Starting at $1,290
Updated 14 hrs ago
326 Raymond St
326 Raymond St
Elgin, IL
3 Bedrooms
$1,290
Starting at $1,090
Updated 14 hrs ago
335 Raymond St
335 Raymond St
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,090
Starting at $990
Updated 14 hrs ago
271 Douglas Ave
271 Douglas Ave
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$990
Starting at $1,495
Updated 1 day ago
2 Creekside Circle
2 Creekside Circle
Elgin, IL
3 Bedrooms
$1,495
Starting at $975
Updated 1 day ago
411 Arlington Avenue
411 Arlington Avenue
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$975
Starting at $1,495
Updated 2 days ago
468 Littleton Trail
468 Littleton Trail
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,495
Starting at $1,600
Updated 3 days ago
173 South Grove Avenue
173 South Grove Avenue
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
Starting at $900
Updated 3 days ago
458 RAMONA Avenue
458 RAMONA Avenue
Elgin, IL
3 Bedrooms
$900
Starting at $1,875
Updated 3 days ago
1429 Knotty Pine Drive
1429 Knotty Pine Drive
Elgin, IL
3 Bedrooms
$1,875
Starting at $1,600
Updated 3 days ago
2422 Emily Lane
2422 Emily Lane
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
Starting at $900
Updated 3 days ago
1499 Meyer St
1499 Meyer St
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$900
Starting at $900
Updated 7 days ago
1651 Maple Ln
1651 Maple Ln
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$900
Starting at $1,650
Updated 9 days ago
1570 Sheffield Drive
1570 Sheffield Drive
Elgin, IL
3 Bedrooms
$1,650
Starting at $1,250
Updated 12 days ago
2360 South Street
2360 South Street
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
Starting at $1,700
Updated 12 days ago
2464 Amber Lane
2464 Amber Lane
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
Starting at $950
Updated 13 days ago
1723 Maple Ln
1723 Maple Ln
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$950
Starting at $825
Updated 13 days ago
1622 Mark Ave
1622 Mark Ave
Elgin, IL
1 Bedroom
$825
Starting at $900
Updated 13 days ago
217 Washburn Street
217 Washburn Street
Elgin, IL
1 Bedroom
$900
Starting at $1,540
Updated 15 days ago
1203 Shawford Way
1203 Shawford Way
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,540
Starting at $2,840
Updated 19 days ago
150 NORTH BEND Way
150 NORTH BEND Way
Elgin, IL
4 Bedrooms
$2,840
Starting at $945
Updated 27 days ago
1429 Meyer Street
1429 Meyer Street
Elgin, IL
1 Bedroom
$945
Starting at $1,625
Updated 27 days ago
2461 Anna way
2461 Anna way
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,625
Starting at $2,895
Updated 30 days ago
784 Richwood Avenue
784 Richwood Avenue
Elgin, IL
4 Bedrooms
$2,895
Starting at $1,100
Updated 1 month ago
2153 Vernon Dr
2153 Vernon Dr
Elgin, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,100

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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!

October 2018 Elgin Rent Report

Welcome to the October 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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