Chicago Agent magazine is Chicagoland’s leading brand of news and information for Realtors on the business of residential real estate trends, practices and personal financial planning. Chicago Agent platforms include  a monthly magazine and robust website, as well as electronically distributed market information, e-blasts, events and conferences, blogs and more. Our core audience is composed of top-level real estate executives, brokers and agents with all levels of experience, along with developers and mortgage professionals.

Chicago Agent is distributed to thousands of Realtors, mortgage professionals, builders and developers. It is the only magazine that serves the entire residential real estate industry in Chicagoland. As a multi-channel source, the publication uses print and online delivery to bring actionable information to our local real estate community. Chicago Agent has established itself the definitive source of industry trends and news, informing readers of the best practices of their peers in addition to reliable advice from the experts. We offer advertisers a multifaceted, highly efficient opportunity for business development in a rich environment of editorial excellence. 

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Prices on this page reflect 2023 prices. For 2022 prices, please download the 2022 media kit.








Display Advertising

Page Unit 1x 6x 13x
*Outside Back Cover $3,990 $3,570 $3,350
*Inside Front Cover $2,920 $2,800 $2,600
*Inside Back Cover $2,590 $2,310 $2,230
*Center Spread $4,050 $3,700 $3,460
*Across from TOC $2,535 $2,255 $2,040
Full Page $1,735 $1,460 $1,270
2/3 Page $1,420 $1,270 $1,100
1/2 Page $1,185 $1,045 $935
1/3 Page $880 $795 $680
1/4 Page $715 $635 $550

Premium display advertising units indicated with * include color processing.
All other display advertising units are in black and white.

Add $360 per insertion for 4-color processing.
Add $780 for color spreads.



Ad Dimensions

Ad Size Live Area
2/3 H 9.5″ X 7.066″
2/3 V 6.23″ X 10.5″
1/2 H 9.5″ X 5.225″
1/2 V 4.6″ X 10.75″
1/3 H 9.5″ X 3.38″
1/3 V 2.96″ X 10.5″
1/4 V 4.6″ X 5.225″
Spread 21″ x 12″ – trim (add 1/8″ all around for bleed)
Full Page Measurements:
Trim: 10.5″ x 12″
Live Area: 9.5″ x 10.75″
Bleed: 10.75″ x 12.25″


Web Advertising


Unit Size Rate
Billboard Ad 970 x 250 (desktop dimensions) $575/30 days
  300 x 120 (mobile device dimensions)  
Pop-up Ad 700 x 700 $575/7 days
  320 x 320 (mobile device dimensions)  


Designed to keep Realtors informed of industry updates, eBlasts are great for announcing incentives, grand openings and special events. The eBlasts are a perfect tool to keep your listing or community in the mind of the agents. eBlasts are sent out Tuesday through Sunday and target Realtors with ready buyers.


Zone/Unit Size 1x 10x 20x
Chicago/North Shore 600 x 650 $975 $925 $870
Suburbs 600 x 650 $975 $925 $870
Both 600 x 650 $1,450 $1,375 $1,325


Email Newsletter Advertising

The ads appear in our bi-weekly email newsletters. Newsletters are sent every Monday and Thursday to our entire reader database.

Unit Size Rate
Email Newsletter Ad 970 x 250 px $500/week

Premium Content

Sponsored Post | $700
Position your story to drive additional exposure for your brand and promote your business.

Developing Chicagoland | $2,400
Digital Only Option
| $1,800
A multichannel feature – including a full page in Chicago Agent magazine – that showcases a new development, with full-color photos and information on its special amenities, affordability or luxury features, community impact and more.

Listing of the Week | $375
The perfect opportunity to highlight a home for sale that deserves a greater spotlight, including full-color images and listing information for potential buyers.

Real Influencers | $1,475
Share your individual real estate success story – including your most noteworthy career experiences and accomplishments, and what inspires you to create a positive impact in the industry.

Team/Company Feature | $1,995
A creative and compelling way to showcase your brand. This profile allows companies to demonstrate their expertise and gain exposure for their products, solutions and industry achievements.

Tech Watch | $2,500
Present your real estate tech solution – CRM software, mobile apps, data analytics platforms, and more – and share how and why agents use it to grow their business.


Contact us for advertising

Read our Advertising Terms and Conditions

For advertising inquiries, please contact Anne Hartnett at or 773.296.6025.

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