Contract Negotiation

9 Reasons to Hire a Contracts Attorney

Contract formation can be extremely tricky for a person without relevant education on the subject matter. When it comes to drafting and reviewing contracts, consulting an attorney is imperative before entering into contract negotiations and before executing a contract. From small to medium size businesses, outsourcing legal work is common, particularly in relation to contracts.… Read More »

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Residential Real Estate Transactions

Best Locations to Invest in Real Estate This Year

Whether you are looking to invest in a rental property or considering relocating, understanding the real estate market is the first place to start when looking to buy a new home or condominium. Understanding the ever-changing real estate market means having a solid grasp on specific locations where job growth is high, population growth is… Read More »

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Estate Planning Today To Protect Your Tomorrow

Thinking about the death of a partner or spouse is never pleasant and people naturally avoid the discussion all together. Beginning the discussion of handling financial issues once a loss has occurred is even more difficult to do. From being “too young” to not having “enough money”, excuses range significantly as to why people avoid… Read More »

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Foreclosure

Top 10 Facts about Foreclosures

The housing industry is constantly evolving, making it difficult to make decisions in today’s economy. In 2017, Illinois real estate market trends point to a growth in sales, and that does not include foreclosure sales. Losing your home to foreclosure is scary for any homeowner. Foreclosures in Illinois are judicial, which means that the lender… Read More »

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The 4 Necessary Elements of a Contract

Understanding the ins and outs of entering into a contract is imperative, as contracts are legally binding agreements between two or more entities or persons which is enforceable in a court of law or in equity. Contracts are complex by nature and therefore require absolute attention to detail. As a result, contraction formation should never… Read More »

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7 Insider Tips for Selling Your Home

The real estate market can be tricky for a homeowner looking to sell their home. Whether you are a downsizing empty nester or a young couple looking to grow your family, getting into the process of selling your home can be complicated and stressful. While working with a real estate lawyer is not required in… Read More »

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Property Deeds Without a Real Estate Attorney

Since the nature of conveying and recording title is a quick process, many homeowners are under the impression that they can handle this task without calling upon the expertise of a real estate attorney. Property deeds are legal documents that transfer property rights in real estate. There are three common types of property deeds used… Read More »

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Common Issues in Commercial Real Estate Transactions

From financing to taxes and from titles to surveys, commercial real estate transactions require a special skillset of legal real estate knowledge, proactive responsiveness, and a dedication to serving in the best interests of the purchase and/or sale of a commercial property. In most cases, commercial real estate matters are far more complex than that… Read More »

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What to Consider When Preparing a Will

Do you and your loved ones have a will? While often overlooked until later in life, having an estate plan is absolutely essential for anyone. Whether you are old or young, married or single, a parent or without children, making sure that you develop an estate plan is important for people from all walks of… Read More »

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