Shilan Afshani

Leasing Consultant

About Shilan Afshani

Shilan serves as a Leasing Consultant with Luxury Living Chicago Realty. Her primary focus has been assisting employees of our city’s largest companies and their re-location departments. With over 5 years of experience and over 500 transactions, Shilan has a proven track record of happy clients that utilize her services again and again.

Shilan moved to Chicago 13 years ago to pursue her Master’s degree in Industrial Design at UIC. After working in corporate America, her entrepreneurial spirit led her to obtain her real estate license. Over the last 5 years, Shilan has become an expert in all aspects of the real estate transaction, customer service, and building her brand. Combining her background in design and appreciation for Architecture, real estate has been the perfect balance for her passion.

Shilan enjoys traveling to and exploring places unknown to keep her balanced. She even started a small business on the Puerto Rican Island of Vieques! A trip that started out as a vacation turned into a business called Flirty Fruits selling local exotic fruits to tourists. While at home in Chicago, Shilan bikes the lakefront path, explores coffee shops and bakeries, and takes an annual architecture boat cruise.

First Chicago Apartment

A 2BD apartment in Little Italy

Favorite Thing About Chicago

The people, the food and the architecture!

Quote to Live By

"Happiness is only real when shared."

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My Insights & Knowledge

Jul 1, 2020

Why Work in Chicago vs. Austin?


If you’re contemplating making a move to Chicago, rest assured that the Windy City makes an excellent place to work and live. For those still undecided, the Luxury Living team is here to help answer the burning question, “why work in Chicago vs. Austin?” What Types of Job Markets Thrive [...]

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Jun 22, 2020

What is a One Bedroom + Den Apartment?


One of the first questions you need to ask yourself when looking for an apartment is “what size apartment am I looking for?”. You may or may not have noticed that Chicago’s terminology can be different from other cities. In Chicago, floor plan types include studio, convertible, junior [...]

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Jun 19, 2020

Tips and Tricks When Looking to Move


In case you missed the IGTV Live on June 10th with Ali Wenzke, author of The Art of Happy Moving, we wanted to be sure to share some key takeaways when looking to move including best practices, decluttering tips and top ways to save money. Can I Still Move During the Pandemic? Yes! [...]

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Jun 18, 2020

What It’s Like Renting in Chicago vs Austin


Are you considering making a move from Chicago to Austin? If so, discover what renting in Chicago vs. Austin looks like. What Neighborhoods to Search Similarly to Austin, Chicago is comprised of its own unique neighborhoods, each with different looks and feels. If you’re looking for [...]

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Jun 16, 2020

Chicago Apartments with Balconies


Chicago in the summer is a great place to be. You can walk the Lakeshore path, dine al fresco on restaurant patios, or relax with a book and a blanket in one of the numerous parks. Some lucky residents are able to enjoy the outside weather by just stepping out onto their apartment [...]

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Jun 10, 2020

Just Listed | Essex on the Park Penthouse


Introducing a brand new construction penthouse duplex floating hight in the sky! Arguably the nicest views in the city! This 4 bed 3 bath penthouse located at 808 South Michigan is unlike any other in Chicago. This brand new construction offers sweeping and unobstructed views of [...]

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