Chicago Area Real Estate Law
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Practice Area & Specific Service(s)
Attorney Fees* (US$)
Residential Real Estate Transactions
The following fees are applicable to the typical
residential real estate sale (i.e., properties owned
by individuals, not investment companies):

Seller(s) - All-Inclusive Fee:



Buyer(s) - All-Inclusive Fee:



Representation for Each Client Includes Services
Required in Each Important Stage of a Transaction:
Contract - consultation, negotiation &/or drafting
Pre-Closing - consultation, negotiation, doc. processing
Closing - Consultation and document prep./review
$300 Chicago / $375 Suburbs



$300 Chicago / $375 Suburbs
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Sale Transaction.
Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Consultation, research &/or document review
Contracts and other doc.'s – negotiation &/or drafting
$100/hour (initial retainers start at $100)
$150/hour (initial retainers start at $300)
Documents Drafting & Consultation
Deed (quitclaim, warranty, trustee, etc.):
Land Trust - Formation, property inclusion,etc.:
Mortgage & Trust Deed - Creation, release/satisfaction:
Leases - Creation, review (commercial/residential):
Recordation and other processing of transfer doc.'s:
$75-150
$150+
$75-$150
$150+
$50+
Litigation - Claims or Defense
Consultation, research and/or document review:
Negotiation with opposing party(s) and/or 3rd parties:
Document drafting, representation at court hearings,
at trial, etc.:
$100/hour
$150/hour

$150-200/hour
(Note: contingency fee options
available for certain claims.)
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3.)  All  fees referenced above are
flat rates unless otherwise noted.
4.)  All  fees referenced above relate
to Chicagoland properties only.
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