Downers Grove, Illinois Real Estate Attorneys Serving the Chicagoland Area

Buying or selling real estate can be an exciting event, but it also can be a challenging endeavor that is rife with potential errors — and costly ones at that. For most of us, a home purchase will be the largest transaction or investment we will ever make. As a result, it is important to enlist the services of a qualified and experienced lawyer. The Law Offices of Borla, North & Zaba's Downers Grove, Illinois real estate attorneys have years of experience helping clients throughout the Chicago area navigate the process to ensure everything runs smoothly. Our real estate transaction timeline provides clarity on the steps that are involved.

Affordable, Flat Fees for Home Purchase / Sale and Commercial Closings

Our real estate lawyers will protect your rights and represent you in every facet of the transaction — from contract negotiation through attending the actual closing — for a low, flat fee. We have comprehensive knowledge of the rules and regulations regarding Illinois residential real estate transactions, and we will work hard to ensure that the contract represents your best interests. Our attorneys have more than 25 years of experience. We have handled thousands of real estate transactions throughout the Chicagoland area.

Whether you have a closing date approaching or are simply in negotiations to purchase, sell or lease a property, contact our experienced real estate lawyers today to ensure you are protected. We represent both buyers and sellers in all types of real estate transactions.

A qualified lawyer can truly become your greatest asset. Real estate contracts are complex; we are committed to providing the highest levels of expertise and integrity in the area of real estate law. We represent clients in the following areas:

The Bank Covers All Legal Fees on Short Sales

A short sale is a real estate transaction in which the selling price of the property is less than the total amount of mortgages or liens owed on the property. The lien holder agrees to accept the lesser amount and release the homeowner from the remaining balance.

In today's market, many lenders are now offering short sales to individuals who have experienced any type of hardship that is preventing them from paying their mortgage. A short sale is also a way to prevent a foreclosure without the large negative credit impact associated with a foreclosure. In addition to normal real estate transactions, our real estate attorneys have years of experience in representing sellers involved in a short sale all over the Chicagoland area. Best of all, our clients pay nothing to us in legal fees whether or not the short sale is successful because we are compensated by the lender.

Schedule a Free Consultation with Our Real Estate Attorneys

We are ready to resolve your real estate needs today. Call (630) 442-0520 or use our online contact form to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your real estate legal needs with an experienced real estate lawyer. We currently serve all of the Chicagoland area, with our offices conveniently located in Downers Grove, Illinois.

Title Services

Real estate transactions are notorious for having stacks of legal documents to sign. It may feel excessive to buyers or sellers, but every document serves a purpose — usually to protect one party or the other. Our Illinois title insurance services… Read More

Real Estate Purchases & Sales

The real estate attorneys at The Law Offices of Borla, North & Zaba, in Downers Grove protect their clients’ best interests and bottom lines by providing a wide array of services in home sales as well as purchase or sale of other resident… Read More

Real Estate Transaction Timeline

Below you will find a timeline of a typical residential real estate transaction in Illinois. Please note that due to a variety of factors and circumstances, the process for buying or selling a home can often vary from this timeline, which your attorn… Read More

Land Trusts

Real estate — including your family home — is the most valuable asset in many investment or retirement portfolios. Rather than own real estate in their own names, a number of individuals transfer ownership of property to a land trust. A land trus… Read More