Illinois Real Estate Law Questions

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Oct 9, 2013

Charles Snyderman's answer
One important question is who owns the property? Is it still in the estate, or did it automatically pass to the heirs upon the death of the owner? If the heris own it, the listing agreement should be signed by the heirs.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Mar 21, 2013

Stephen Sotelo's answer
It depends. If you are filling out the forms for yourself, in your own transaction, then of course it is perfectly legal. Generally, you cannot, however, fill out real estate forms for others, not even simple fill-in the blank forms, unless you are a ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Feb 14, 2012

Neal J. Wallace's answer
The small estate affidavit does not have to be notarized. It does need to be signed "under penalty of perjury." As far as whether you need to file it at the courthouse, it depends on what you want to use it for. Most of the time, you simply ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Nov 18, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
Check with your local bar association. Many of them have case type specific referral services.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Jun 10, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
Sure. However, she may be in violation of the mortgage provisions. You should read the mortgage very closely.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Jun 16, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
If you can afford it, refinance and buy him out. If not, then you need to sell and pay off the mortgage. Another possibility is to rent the property for the amount of the mortgage, etc., or take in someone to share the expense. If you dont want to have ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on May 13, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
If the fence is entirely on your property, you can have a lawyer sned a cease and desist letter. I would only do so, if the materials, etc. are damaging your fence or are actually on your property.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Jan 13, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
I am unaware of any limnitations on a fixed rate other than what the market place may be.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Jan 5, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
Your question requires an extremely long and complicated answer and is really not suited for this type of forum. I suggest that you consult with a real estate/tax attorney to determine what your options are. good luck.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Nov 4, 2010

Burton A. Padove's answer
If there is no other access to your drivein basement, you have what is commonly known as an easement. You may need to hire an attorney to send a cease and desist letter to the new owners and if that does not work, a lawsuit.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Jan 13, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
I know of no percentage. Basically, you are saying that they are requiring 6 months to be held in reserve. that amount is not unheard of. The nice thing is that you can always go elsewhere for a mortgage.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Jan 2, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
For governmental purposes, yes. such a voter registration, etc. Your lease terms may define residence differently for purposes of that agreement.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Feb 24, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
Check the county recorder's office to determine whether a mortgage is on the property. You can also check downstate to determine whether a UCC statement has been filed.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Jan 25, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
If you are asking about your deed, you may file the same at the Will County Recorder's Office in Joliet.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Dec 30, 2010

Burton A. Padove's answer
There are too many variables for a proper answer to be provided. It could be the owner, the management company, another tenant or a contractor. You need to post with more facts.