When you buy, sell, or lease real estate in Illinois, we invite you to retain the law offices of SOKOL & MAZIAN. Our experienced attorneys and legal secretaries will advise you throughout your transaction.

WE REPRESENT CLIENTS IN THE FOLLOWING REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
A. Single Family Residences
B. Apartment Complexes
C. Townhomes
E. Condominiums
F. Vacant Land
G. Commercial Real Estate – Including office buildings, shopping centers, and stores.

Our years of experience and reputation for providing high-quality legal services have resulted in repeat business and referrals.

We have earned a reputation for handling clients’ transactions promptly, smoothly, and efficiently.

We work hard to reduce and eliminate delays and disputes as much as possible. We will work closely with realtors and other attorneys in a cooperative, non-adversarial manner, and attempt to mediate differences to reduce or alleviate animosity when it arises.

INFORMATION, GUIDANCE, AND ASSISTANCE IN REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
A. Assisting in making offers and counteroffers to contracts.
B. Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating the sale & purchase of property and leases terms.
C. Coordinating the transaction with real estate agents, loan officers, opposing counsel, and title company examiners and closers.
D. Arranging for home inspections and assisting with resolving discovered defects.
E. Advice regarding home repairs.
F. Preparing and reviewing title transfer documents: the deed, revenue declarations, Bill of Sale,
G. Affidavit of Title, the Closing Disclosure & Master Settlement Statement and justifying the figures on the closing statements.
H. Procuring and reviewing, and resolution of the title insurance commitments.
I. Clearing the title commitment of objectionable, liens and encumbrances.
J. Attending the closing and review and approval of Master Settlement Statement.
K. Preparing post-closing possession agreements and real estate tax agreements where necessary.
L. Acting as escrow agent for future real estate tax related issues, when appropriate.
M. Communicate with city departments for compliance with ordinances.
LEASES AND SALES
A . We represent clients in commercial real estate sales/purchases/leases, ordinance issues and review of environmental audits.
B.  We assist in negotiating complex contracts for the sale/purchase/lease of buildings, including stores, shopping centers, apartment complexes, dental offices, and insurance agencies.
For years owners and developers of condo, conversions have entrusted the attorneys of SOKOL & MAZIAN with all phases of the conversion process.
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING
A. Preparing the Declaration of Condominium and Bylaws.
B. Reviewing and resolving of any issues disclosed by structural engineering reports and surveyors’ plat of survey.
C. Assisting with compliance with village ordinances and state condominium law.
D. 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.

Contact us today for a free consultation.