Posts filed under: Residential Real Estate

Spooky season is nearly over, and even if you’re someone who loves a good scare, there’s one thing that should never send shivers down your spine—your real estate transaction. Yet, without the guidance of a seasoned real estate attorney, your...
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As we move out of the busy summer season, it’s a good time to take stock of the Chicago real estate market. Here’s what’s happening… Moderate Dip in Sales Coupled with Price Uptick Illinois has witnessed a moderate decline in...
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Occasionally, home inspections reveal unexpected (and unwelcome!) surprises, leaving buyers wondering what their options are. Some significant issues that frequently show up on inspection reports include radon, mold, and water intrusion. Radon and mold can have serious health implications. Water...
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If you are in the market for a new home, you may wonder if you should buy previously owned or newly constructed property. While there are many considerations related to floor plans, fixtures, design, and neighborhood (just to name a...
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Pro Bono organizations offer free or reduced-rate representation in civil legal matters for clients who lack the resources to hire an attorney on their own. The legal system in Illinois strives to provide equal justice to all citizens. Still, it...
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With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s that time of year when we begin reflecting on what we are truly thankful for. You might feel grateful for family and friends like we are, or maybe you’re thankful for a warm home...
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Having just celebrated our Ten Year Firm Anniversary, we’re taking some time to reflect on all that we are grateful for as we approach this holiday season. As many of you already know, we (Stephanie and Michelle) started out as...
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It’s close to Halloween And something terrifying is lurking in the dark Under the lamplight You see a sight that almost stops your heart You want to scream But the horror takes the sound before you make it You start...
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“Closing” in real estate is the process when ownership of the property officially transfers from the seller to the buyer. It’s an exciting moment, but one that’s not well-understood. So whether this is your first closing or your fifth closing...
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For a long time now (throughout 2021 and well into 2022) the real estate market has been a Seller’s market. Prices were sky high and rates were continually rising. But now, in mid-2022, the real estate market is once again...
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