Are you thinking of buying or selling your home?
It’s important to work with an experienced real estate attorney early in the process.
Residential Real Estate Closings
Circle Closings handles real estate closings, including:
- Single family houses
- Cooperatives (Co-ops)
Multi-family Building Real Estate Closings
Circle Closings handles real estate closings for multi-family properties, including:
- Apartment buildings
- Mid rise apartments
- High rise apartments
Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Closings
Circle Closings handles real estate closings for commercial and industrial properties, including:
- Mixed use
- Office spaces
- Parking spaces
- Vacant lots
- Warehouse spaces
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Circle Closing Services
Our attorneys will walk you through the real estate closing process and protect your interests during this important transaction. Our services include:
Contract drafting, review, and negotiation
Document review (bill of sale, deed, HUD, mortgage, insurance, title)
Condo and HOA document review (questionnaires, bylaws, rules and regulations)
Disclosure review (building defects, hazardous materials)
Municipal requirements, lien and easement review
Property tax evaluation and property tax appeals
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eClosings = Convenience
Our eClosing services are designed for you to buy or sell your home from the comfort of home.
- Video Conferencing
At home, traveling, or at work? No problem. Jump on your computer or smart phone and we’ll answer your questions throughout the real estate closing process.
Electronic signatures allow for compliance and convenience when completing real estate closing documents.
- Online Notarization
We utilize Remote Online Notarization (RON) to legally verify your identity and digitally notarize closing documents.
- Remote Closing
You no longer need to travel to a title company or real estate agent’s office. We’ll arrange a virtual closing where all parties can complete the closing.
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With multiple Chicagoland offices, we’re also available to clients, realtors, and lenders who prefer or require hybrid or in-person closings.
Illinois Property Tax Appeals
Property taxes can be a significant factor in real estate closings.
Most real estate attorneys are marginally familiar with tax assessments and appeals.
What makes us different?
We have a dedicated property tax department that:
- Handles property tax assessment appeals for our clients from start to finish.
- Reviews any tax credit proration proposal in the agreement to ensure it is fair and accurate.
We also identify opportunities for a property tax appeal through our partnership with Appeal.Tax.
Since 2015, they’ve saved residential and commercial property owners over $100 million in reduced property tax assessments.