REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS 2018-08-24T13:48:49+00:00

COOK COUNTY REAL ESTATE CLOSING LAWYER


Illinois Real Estate Transactions

If you are preparing to buy, sell or lease real estate in Cook, Will or DuPage, we invite you to retain the law offices of Sokol & Mazian in Orland Park.

PURCHASE, SALE, LEASE OF RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

Schedule  a consultation  with us. Learn about our real estate-related services. We are very experienced and proud of our reputation  and will  walk you through the process of buying, selling, closing or leasing for the following real estate:

  • Single family residences
  • Apartment complexes
  • Commercial real estate including office buildings, shopping  centers, gas stations, and stores
  • Townhomes
  • Condominiums
  • Co-ops

Our years of experience and reputation for quality  legal services have resulted in multiple repeat business and subsequent referrals. We have earned a reputation for handling clients’ transactions promptly, smoothly, and efficiently thereby, reducing and eliminating delays and disputes as much as possible. We will work  closely with realtors in a cooperative, non­ adversarial manner  and attempt  to mediate differences to reduce or alleviate animosity when it arises.

 

CLOSING, INSPECTION, TITLE ACTION, POST-CLOSING POSSESSION AGREEMENTS

Clients turn to us for information,  guidance  and assistance  in real estate transactions:

  • Assisting in making offers and counter offers to contracts
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating the sale & purchase of property and leases terms
  • Coordinating the transaction with real estate agents, loan officers, opposing counsel, and title company examiners and closers
  • Arranging for home inspections and assisting with resolving discovered  defects
  • Advise regarding home repairs
  • Preparing and reviewing title transfer documents: the deed, revenue declarations, Bill of Sale, Affidavit of Title, the Closing Disclosure & Master Settlement Statement and justifying the figures on the closing statements
  • Procuring and  reviewing , and resolution of the title insurance  commitments
  • Clearing the title commitment of objectionable, liens and encumbrances
  • Attending the closing and review and approval of Master settlement statement
  • Preparing post-closing possession agreements and real estate tax agreements where necessary
  • Acting as escrow agent for future real estate tax related issues when appropriate

 

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: LEASES AND SALES

As Cook , Will & DuPage County,  real estate lawyers, we will represent  clients in commercial  real estate  sales & purchases & leases, ordinance  issues and review of environmental  audits. We assist in negotiating  complex contracts for the sale or purchase or lease of buildings including stores, shopping centers, apartment complexes,   dental offices and insurance  agencies.

CONVERSION OF APARTMENTS TO CONDOS

For years owners and developers  of condo conversions  have entrusted the attorneys of Sokol & Mazian with all phases of the conversion  process in real estate transactions  including the following:

  • Preparing the Declaration of Condominium and Bylaws
  • Reviewing and resolving of any issues disclosed by structural engineering  reports and surveyors’  plat of survey
  • Compliance with village ordinances  and state condominium law
  • Communicating and corresponding with the title insurance company, real estate agents, attorneys, mortgage lenders and occupants of apartments.

The law firm of Sokol & Mazian will assist you with residential or commercial real estate transactions in Cook, Will & DuPage. Please contact us by phone or e-mail before your finalize the terms of your transactions  for advice that will protect  and improve your chances for a smooth rewarding  closing.