Attorney at Law
Fax: 773 275-7115
Skokie Real Estate Closings
Skokie is among the communities where Chicago closing lawyer practices law.
The Village of Skokie, Illinois, located 16 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and 12 miles east of O'Hare
International Airport, provides high-quality government services to the over 63,000 residents and 2,400 businesses.
When originally incorporated in 1888, the Village was known as Niles Centre. around 1910 the spelling was changed to Niles Center.
It was later changed to Skokie to avoid confusion with Niles.
It imposes a transfer tax of $3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000). In Skokie the local real estate transfer tax is the
responsibilty of the seller of the house, condo or other real estate.
It does not require an inspection, but does have its own transfer declaration which must be filed. Further, any outstanding debts
to Skokie, including the last water bill, need to be paid prior to transfer.
So if your looking to buy or sell real estate in Skokie and need a lawyer to advise, please contact the law office of Edward Balcsik
at 773 275-0754.
Edward Balcsik is an attorney whose practice includes real esate law, particularly the purchase and sale of residential real estate. Please note: The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and that the certificate, award or recognition is not a requirement to practice law in Illinois.
Single family house or condominium unit closing from just
purchasers - $295
sellers - $195
closing special details
Effective 1 January 2008 the sale of a house or condo unit is subject to another disclosure reuirement.
Sellers now must give a Radon Disclosure.
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