Get Paid To Shop

Become an Ellis Apartment Mystery Shopper and get paid to shop while you help us help our clients.

Ellis contracts with individuals to conduct over 8,000 apartment mystery shops monthly. We’re fair to our shoppers, and our staff is available to answer questions and help with challenges.

Become an Ellis apartment mystery shop contractor today.

  1. Fill out the application
  2. Complete the independent contractor agreement and review reference material
  3. Choose the shop contract opportunities you want online
  4. Complete the shop contracts in a timely manner
  5. Get paid once a month by direct deposit

Apartment Mystery Shopping is:

  • A tool to measure quality of and gather information about products and services
  • Widely recognized as an effective marketing and re-training strategy for customer service

Apartment Mystery Shopper:

  • Poses as a “real” customer
  • Makes sure their shopper identity is not known by the person being evaluated
  • Might be asked to purchase a product
  • Might have to ask specific questions or register a complaint to see how they are handled
  • Will observe a typical customer’s experience
  • Provides detailed, objective feedback about their experience

Helpful links about Mystery Shopping
Federal Trade Commission Mystery Shopping Consumer Alert
Mystery Shopping Providers Association — “The Truth About Becoming a Mystery Shopper”

BEWARE of Email Shopping Scams
Ellis has been made aware of an email scam regarding shop contracts for our company. Please be advised you can verify the legitimacy of ALL Ellis shop contracts that are available by logging into your Ellis shopper account or contacting us by email or phone. Ellis does not offer apartment shop contract opportunities by mail. If you have reason to believe you have received a fraudulent email or other type of communication involving Ellis shop contract opportunities (especially for any type of assignment other than a multifamily housing mystery shop), please notify us immediately so we can take proper action.