Seasonal defective disorder: how to work leads in the winter

Chicago's off season can leave you in a pinch to fill your lease
  • You must have a backup plan during the off season in case a tenant breaks their lease or you need to fill a unit for another reason
  • You can offer short-term leases or long-term leases to get your property on the market during peak rental months
  • In the city of Chicago, finding a renter is often not challenging, but you need to find the right one

Learn how to leverage seasonality to during the winter season in Chicago. Peak season, May to September, is when all real estate brokers and agents work round the clock trying to fit in as many showings as possible into a day to get leases signed or deals closed ASAP, before the snow begins to fall and everyone pulls on their winter coats.