Sales and Acquisitions. We represent buyers and sellers in traditional transactions involving acquisition and disposition of the various kinds of real estate including office buildings, retail centers, hotels, industrial properties, residential properties, as well as nontraditional acquisitions and sales, including but not limited to:
Pre-Foreclosure/ Distressed Sales
Deed In Lieu of Foreclosure Transactions
Quitclaim Transactions in Non-arms length deals between family members or business partners.
Our practice of real estate law involves a varied and often highly complex set of activities centering on sales and acquisitions, title, land use, environmental, development, leasing, finance, joint ventures, restructuring and workouts, and some litigation. We function as a full service transactional real estate law firm extending over 25 years of knowledge and work experience in the following areas: Commercial Real Estate Appraisals, shotsales, bankruptcy litigation, liquidations, over 1000 Ch7 & Ch13 re-organizations, over 50 probate Estates, Land Lord Tenant Forcible Detainer Actions.
Leave the Closings to Us
Why Assurance Legal, LLC. ?
You are making moves in your local real estate market as an investor or a perspective Buyer committed to making your first major acquisition in life and desire to find a partner you can trust to reach to greater heights.
No worries...with over 600 Full Service Real Estate Closings,
Assurance Legal stands for Closings done right!
Why Assurance Legal, LLC.?
More than just Closing Deals
Land Use and Environmental. Seek zoning variances and other land use entitlements, due diligence investigations, Zoning, Fair Housing, ADA, and environmental law review and compliance.
Land Development. Negotiating and preparing for development and construction agreements and the other documents required to develop and construct office buildings, affordable housing shopping centers, mixed-use projects, free-standing units, and industrial sites.
Examining title to real estate, abstracting title, crafting and executing on solutions to overcome title exceptions, and negotiating title insurance policies.
Easements & Servitude.
We negotiate procuring easements and draft easements.
Commercial Leasing. Negotiating and preparing office, retail, restaurant, industrial and other commercial leases and long-term ground leases.
Finance. Representing lenders and borrowers in real estate mortgage loans originations and other secured loan originations, loan sales, and purchases and other debt arrangements, including permanent financings, construction loans, bridge loans, conduit loans, mezzanine loans, shared appreciation loans, and portfolios of non-performing loans.
Why Assurance Legal, LLC. ?
We help our clients navigate through bureaucracy, form and execute on plans in order to improve their outcome!
Like-Property Exchanges. Establishing 1031 Exchanges with an Intermediary in order to help investors shield or defer capital gains tax liability at the time of sale of real estate.
Land Trusts. Creating hundreds of Land Trusts as a member of the ATG Trust Company in order to create a veil of secrecy over ownership, avoid probate, and provide lenders with collateral assignments of beneficial interests in Trust and providing lenders with UCC protection.
Living Trusts. Drafting and executing upon hundreds of estate plans, pre-mortem that enable settlers to avoid the court process known as Probate for Illinois and Florida residents. These plans offer transfer of real estate to a trustee while you are alive and healthy in order to protect beneficiaries in the event of your death or incapacity.
Restructuring and Workouts
Advising distressed property owners, lenders, borrowers, partners, landlords, tenants, and developers in the default of existing transactions. This may involve transactional work such as negotiating workouts or Deed-in-Lieu of Foreclosure, bankruptcy, tax, and litigation work. It will include loan modifications, foreclosures, discounted loan payoffs, loan forbearances, REO sales, joint venture modifications, buy/sells, forced sales, lease and development modifications, bankruptcies, receivership actions, and guarantee actions.
Property Tax Appeals
Annually visiting the property assessment of our clients’ properties by their County’s Appraiser or Assessor and proactively seeking reductions in the assessments. We utilize robust software with integrative technologies on a collaborative platform which helps us monitor, evaluate and maximize our clients’ tax savings. We have produce hundreds of winners.
PROBATE. A Post Mortem when your family member dies with or without a Will. Representing over 55 probate estates in order to protect and preserve ownership interests in real estate and see to disposition of real estate. Drafting small estate affidavits in order to obtain bank funds.
BANKRUPTCY. Representing thousands of consumers, business owners and distressed real estates in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and Southern District of Florida both Chapter 7 & 13. We accept Chapter 7 Cases and limit Ch 13 representation to lender motions to lift stay.
Other Litigation. WE DO NOT HANDLE DISPUTES of real estate such as breach of contract or any contract disputes, mechanics lien and construction disputes, eminent domain proceedings, title disputes, loan servicing and foreclosure court representation.
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Why Assurance Legal, LLC. ?
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