Lifestyle

Chicago realtor specializes in homes that welcome fur babies

Chicago Pet Friendly Real Estate finds homes for the whole family
  • Jason Feldman, broker and owner of Chicago Pet Friendly Real Estate, specializes in finding apartments and condos that welcome all members of the family.
  • Most of Feldman's clients who own pets currently are dog owners.
  • Feldman does all the legwork after getting to know the whole family.

Jason Feldman, while relatively new to the real estate industry, has used his lifelong love of animals to find a niche in the Chicago market. With 38 million U.S. households owning dogs, and another 32 million living with cats, it stands to reason that accommodating the needs of the whole family is a very big niche. Feldman, broker and owner of Chicago Pet Friendly Real Estate Related Realty, specializes in finding apartments and condos that welcome all members of the family. Not only does Feldman ask the usual questions about a buyer’s wants and needs, he has clients complete a questionnaire about their pets. He asks about breed, weight and how much outdoor space is needed, among a variety of other things. He then does all the legwork to ensure that the pet is a match for the property, and the property for the pet. That way, he said, no client of his will fall in love with a property, only to find out that a key member of the family is not welcome. Feldman said that, ...