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Do you need legal counsel on mandatory disclosure requirements?

The simple answer to this question is, yes. Whether you are buying or selling real estate here in Illinois, having an understanding of the laws applicable to this topic is essential. Having legal counsel on mandatory disclosure requirements could keep a seller out of trouble and a buyer in the know.

What happens if you find one of these construction defects?

Like many other Illinois residents, you may believe that purchasing a brand new home can help you avoid the issues that come with buying an older home in which one or more families has lived over the years. The problem is that even newly constructed homes can have defects. Do the problems with your new home qualify as "construction defects" for filing a claim?

Building defects can destroy the joy of a real estate purchase

Buying property should be an exciting and satisfying experience for Illinois residents. Sadly, not all purchases turn out to be that way due to the discovery of defects in the structure. Building defects are supposed to be disclosed by the seller, but that does not always happen.