Potential renters can find single-family homes for rent in and around Elgin, Illinois, by searching properties through dedicated websites such as RentalHouses.com, Homes.com and Zillow, as of April 2015. Each website allows users to refine and sort searches by various criteria.
On RentalHouses.com, you can refine the search by price range, bedrooms, bathrooms, ZIP code and county. You can also sort the list by lowest rent to highest rent or by newest listings first. Each page contains 20 listings, and most entries have photographs, contact phone numbers and listing numbers for easy reference.
On Homes.com, featured properties appear across the top of the main list, while the website defaults to preferred listings down the center of the Web page. You can change the website to photo view or map view and sort searches by newest listing first, number of photos, price, number of bedrooms and which properties have virtual tours.
Zillow has a virtual map that shows where each house sits in relation to major roads, parks and landmarks. Listings appear on the right side of the Web page, with newest listings first. You can alter the search to see price ranges or square footage of houses and then save your results for future browsing.