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Deciding whether to rent or buy is a very personal and involved decision. If you’re living in the Windy City of Chicago and are curious about how much a rent check or a mortgage payment will get you, here are a few homes to help start your search.

Compare Rent vs Buy Monthly Payment Under $1,500:

For Rent - 1343 W Foster #2, Chicago, IL 60640 (below):

For Sale - 10224 S Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL 60643 (below):

Compare Rent vs. Buy Monthly Payment Under $2,000:

For Rent – 2239 W Armitage Ave #1, Chicago, IL 60647 (below):

For Sale – 4511 N Kenneth Ave, Chicago, IL 60630 (below):

Compare Rent vs. Buy Monthly Payment Under $2,500:

For Rent – 7207 N Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL 60645 (below):

For Sale – 4320 W Berwyn Ave, Chicago, IL 60630 (below):

There’s lots more where these came from! Check out more Chicago homes for sale and homes for rent, or post a home for sale

About the Author

Lauren Riefflin manages news around Zillow Mobile communications and works closely with Zillow's real estate economists in preparing Zillow's real estate market reports. She also focuses on celebrity real estate news as both a Zillow Blog author and manager of celebrity content relationships.

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