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Q: in Illinois if the house next to me is for sale, does the realtor have to have the property surveyed if i request it.

i know that the property line isn't at the current fence line. i want to know the exact line for myself and so the new owner won't be misled thinking they own for than they do.

Kori Maria Bazanos
Kori Maria Bazanos answered on May 28, 2019

Your neighbor most likely will order a survey for the buyer of their property. However, your neighbor (or the buyer or their property) is under no obligation to share that survey with you. The new buyer may purchase the property, aware that the fence encroaches on your property. If you are... Read more »

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Q: In a home sale can a real estate agent that is acting as a Dual agent represent the buyer at closing, in state of IL?
Kori Maria Bazanos
Kori Maria Bazanos answered on May 2, 2019

No. To do so would be considered the unauthorized practice of law.

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Q: How do I transfer ownership of my house without a sale?
Kori Maria Bazanos
Kori Maria Bazanos answered on Oct 5, 2018

You may transfer any rights you have in the house by way of a quit claim deed. I recommend that you retain an attorney to assist you with this, to ensure it is done properly.

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