Making Illinois Commercial And Residential Real Estate Transactions Go Smoothly

Northern Illinois is a prime location both for businesses catering to travelers and for those who enjoy access to a bustling urban area while living in a country setting. As economic development makes changes to the greater Rockford area and beyond, both families and businesses find themselves with opportunities to move, change, grow and thrive.

At Schlueter Ecklund & Davitt, our attorneys have been serving Rockford and northern Illinois since 1974. Our firm was built on a commitment to optimal results for every client — large or small — combined with exceptional client service. If you are considering a residential, commercial or investment property transaction in the area, we would be happy to ensure it goes smoothly. Call our office in Rockford at 815-516-8264 or contact us using our online email form.

Professional Commercial Real Estate Transaction Services

Individual landowners and developers in northern Illinois are poised to benefit from the many opportunities for growth ahead. We provide practical, cost-effective services in real estate law, including smoothing the way for projects from negotiation of purchase or development agreements to the closing of the sale. We can assist you with zoning and land use, compliance with municipal regulations, commercial leasing, the tax consequences of various transactions and more.

Transactions are only part of our real estate practice. Our attorneys have substantial experience in a wide range of property issues ranging from setting up 1031 tax-deferred exchanges to protecting landowners from undue environmental liability.

Friendly Assistance With Residential Real Estate Transactions

Whether you are buying or selling a home, a lawyer can protect you from a number of potential problems and ensure your transaction goes smoothly. We can negotiate or review an existing purchase and sale agreement and handle each aspect of the deal with care and consideration:

  • Offers and counteroffers
  • Mortgages and financing issues
  • Title commitments
  • Escrow procedures
  • Required disclosures
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Homeowner association issues
  • Easements
  • Review of closing documents
  • Counsel during closings

We can also assist you if you plan to transfer or dispose of real property in another way, such as by donation or as part of your estate plan. We know the issues and can help you structure the transaction favorably for tax purposes.

Contact Us Now To Discuss Your Real Estate Transaction

At Schlueter Ecklund & Davitt, our goal is to help every client understand their options and get the deal they need. We invite you to call our Rockford office at 815-516-8264 or contact us online to discuss your specific situation and needs.