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Real Estate Law Defined

Real estate law is a legal area comprising land as well as those things that are attached to the land, such as houses, buildings, minerals, and foliage. The interests, benefits, and rights also fall under the umbrella of real estate, including drilling rights below the land and air rights above it.

If you are dealing with an issue regarding real estate law, it’s important to know your rights. Real estate law is an extensive legal area so it’s best to get the advice of a Schaumburg, IL, attorney who has experience in this area. Whether you need legal representation for commercial or real estate transactions, Robert M. Kaplan has the experience ...

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What You Should You Know About Real Estate Law

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For most people, buying and selling real estate can be very complicated. A lot of money is at stake, so it makes sense to work with an experienced real estate attorney to ensure your interests are protected. Whether you are dealing with commercial or residential transactions, and whether you are dealing with a situation that involves short sales, foreclosures, loan modifications, or title insurance concerns, it makes sense to learn more about real estate law in Hoffman Estates.

What Is Real Estate Law?

Real estate law, which is also called real property law, has to do with the rights to own, use, encumber, and transfer land and permanent additions—i.e., ...

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How a Lawyer Can Help During Your Real Estate Transactions

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Most first time home buyers know how complicated and overwhelming the purchase of real estate can be, which is why it may be beneficial to have an attorney walk you through the process. Even if you have plenty of experience in real estate, each purchase and sale is different and can have different legal obligations. Robert M. Kaplan is experienced in real estate law and can assist you in staying informed during the process of buying or selling your real estate.

Real Estate Law in Schaumburg


Buying a home is often one of the largest and most complicated purchases anyone will make during their life. There are many facets involved in ...

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Property Tax Exemptions

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Cook County Homeowners- There are currently four exemptions that must be applied for or renewed annually: The Homeowner Exemption, Senior Citizen Homestead Exemption, Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Exemption, and the Home Improvement Exemption.

Home Owner Exemptions in Cook County

1. Homeowner Exemption - Taxpayers whose single-family home, townhouse, condominium, co-op, or apartment building (up to 6 units) is their primary residence can save $250.00 to $2,000.00 per year, depending on local tax rates and assessment increases. First-time applicants must have been the occupants of the property as of January 1 of the tax year in question. The Cook County Assessor's Office now automatically renews Homeowners Exemptions for properties that were not ...

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