Chicago Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and
Chicago, Illinois, Real Estate Attorney
Over 20 Years of Experience
For many people, a residential real estate transaction is one of the largest investments they will make. The transaction includes several complex documents, including a mortgage or multiple mortgages, statements of title, title insurance policies and financing agreements. Mistakes and omissions can lead to significant legal problems, resulting in considerable expense. An experienced real estate lawyer will guide you through the process and safeguard your interests.
At the Slater Law Group, we represent buyers and sellers of residential real estate in Cook County, Lake County, and throughout Northern Illinois. B. James Slater is not only a lawyer but a licensed real estate broker and instructor, with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all issues involved in residential real estate transactions. Email or call us at (312) 861-0042 to schedule a free consultation.
Negotiating, Drafting and Closing Real Estate Transactions
We handle the sale or purchase of residential real estate, from negotiating and drafting agreements through finalizing the deal at the closing. We prepare and review all necessary documents, including the purchase agreement, deed, mortgage, note and any other financing instrument. We also go beyond these documents and investigate easements or restrictive covenants on the property. At closing, we protect your interests by reviewing the proposed closing statement and addressing any negative issues that may arise.
If you are purchasing residential property for investment or as a landlord, we can handle all matters related to the leasing of the property, including the preparation of a rental agreement. We also handle any litigation that arises out of residential real estate transactions.
We provide a free consultation for all new clients. To set up an appointment, email or call us at (312) 861-0042. Meetings can be arranged weekdays between 9 am and 5 pm, as well as evening, weekend and off-site consultations if necessary. Our office is located in downtown Chicago.