Real Estate Legal Services
Real Estate Legal Services
Wherever you call home, we understand the purchase or sale of real estate is probably the biggest transaction you may ever make. Every situation is unique and it can be a daunting process. This is why having an experienced and trusted law practice like Lauren and her team, who focuses on real estate, far outweighs any perceived benefit of tackling the process alone.
Whether you are flipping a house, a first-time homebuyer, buying your luxury dream home, or purchasing a commercial property, The Law Offices of Lauren E. Jackson, located in St. Charles and Elgin, Illinois is available to provide you with insight and legal guidance from start to finish. No matter which step in the process you are currently at, contact us today.
To help all of our real estate clients, we utilize the technology of DocuSign. DocuSign is the leading website for security, mobility, reliability, and ease of use to capture e-signatures. Speed and convenience are of the essence in real estate transactions. E-signatures help complete the process of the real estate transaction in a safe and secure way. We know that everyone lives a busy life, and this allows you to sign documents without having a big impact on your daily schedule.
Lauren has provided quality legal representation in all types of residential and commercial transactions to clients throughout Northern Illinois. This includes the entire Chicagoland area, Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, Lake County, DeKalb County, and McHenry County.
Real Estate Agents: Are you interested in learning how the Law Offices of Lauren Jackson can serve your clients? Click here for further information: Real Estate Agents.
Residential Real Estate Buyers: Our services are a flat fee and we collect our fee at the time of your closing. Attorneys do not get paid until the deal closes. Our flat fee includes everything to get the deal closed: review, modify and negotiate the terms of the purchase agreement (contract), negotiate issues raised by the property inspection, review the title insurance commitment and closing documents and provide complete representation through the closing of the transaction.
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Residential Real Estate Sellers: Our services are a flat fee and we collect our fee at the time of your closing. We review and if necessary negotiate and modify the terms of the real estate brokerage listing agreement, review, modify and negotiate the terms of the real estate contract, obtain the title insurance commitment and survey, prepare the deed and other closing documents and provide representation through the closing of the transaction. Lauren is a registered title agent for First American Title, Fidelity National Title, Stewart Title, Baird and Warner Title, Stark Title, and Landtrust Title so there is always a title office nearby for your ultimate convenience. Additionally, most sellers, elect to sign over power of attorney to Lauren to sign the settlement statement at the closing so that they do not have to take time off to attend.
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Commercial Real Estate: For our Commercial Real Estate clients we offer a very competitive hourly rate to handle your transaction. Commercial transactions have more unknown circumstances that come up throughout the deal as such there is no flat fee rate that applies.
Our services include:
- Short Sales
- For Sale By Owner
- Review your contract
- Work with your mortgage loan officer
- Negotiations with other parties
- Drafting of all necessary documents
- Review and explain important documents including
- The Deed
- Bill of Sale
- Legal Descriptions
- Mortgage Loan Documents
- Plat of Survey
- Title Insurance policies
- Attend your closing
- Commercial lease agreements
- Commercial Real Estate Sales
- Lease Agreements
- Quitclaim Deeds
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Frequently Asked Questions
- How does tax proration work at a real estate closing?
- What is the attorney review period for a real estate transaction?
- What can be done if the buyer of a house keeps delaying the closing?
- Can I get my earnest money back if I cancel my real estate contract?
- What is a real estate transfer stamp?
- When selling real estate, do I have to attend the closing?
- Can you cancel a real estate contract once signed?
- What on your real estate inspection report can you ask the seller to fix?
- What happens the day of your real estate closing?
- Do I need an attorney to purchase a new construction home?