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818 Harrison Street, Suite 210

Oak Park, IL 60304 

clufrano@lufranolaw.com

Tel: 800.627.2179

Local: 708.628.3380 

Fax: 844.721.6019

Lufrano Law, LLC’s experienced real estate closing attorneys represent purchasers and sellers, residential and commercial clients, in real estate closings in River Forest, Illinois.  Real estate transactions can vary greatly depending upon the unique circumstances of the parties, the property and the location where the transaction takes place.  Our services vary depending upon your needs and the nature of the real estate transaction.  

 

However, the real estate transaction process generally falls into several phases:

  1. Real estate negotiation and execution of sales contract;

  2. Pre-closing due diligence on property (attorney review, inspections, title review);

  3. Funding (i.e loan approval);

  4. Real estate closing; and

  5. Post-closing.

We will guide you through the complex real estate transaction process and negotiate the best deal possible - always with your goals and needs in mind.  Below are some of the unique steps involved with closing a transaction in River Forest.

The Village of River Forest requires a pre-transfer inspection of all property prior to closing.  In order for a seller to transfer a property, all municipal violations must be cleared up prior to closing with few exceptions.

River Forest assesses a transfer tax  of $1.00/$1,000 (round up by $1)  plus a final water bill ready must be ordered and paid prior to closing. 

Lufrano Law, LLC can assist both purchasers and sellers navigate this process.