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Residential Real Estate Closings


For most, buying or selling a single family home, townhome, or condominium will be one of the largest financial transactions of their lifetime.   At RKF Law Offices LLC our practice is focused on real estate and we have decades of experience on closing the purchase and sale of homes.  Having been there so many times before, we can walk you through an efficient closing process.  We deploy the latest technology to effectively manage every step of the transaction, keep you informed, and seamlessly close the purchase or sale transaction.  We encourage buyers and sellers of real estate to contact us at the outset.  Let us walk you through the purchase and sale process and counsel you on customary practices.  We review each contract from start to finish using our experience and knowledge to guard against risk, eliminate closing barriers, and negotiate proper contract terms to assure a smooth closing.  

We know Buyers and Sellers aren't familiar with surveys, title commitments, title policies, affidavits, real estate taxes and tax pro-rations, transfer taxes, earnest money escrows, and indemnifications.  We assist with all your document review and contract negotiations, drafting of contingencies, amendments and modifications, home inspection issues, survey and title review, financing documents, and closing.


We provide closing services throughout the Chicago Metropolitan Area, including the City of Chicago, Lake, Cook, Kane, Kendall, DuPage and McHenry Counties. 

At RKF Law Offices LLC, we offer trusted guidance on new home construction and home renovation.  We have extensive experience working with homeowners and builders on home construction projects.  We routinely review Vacant Land Purchase Agreements, General Contractor's Agreements, Subcontractor's Agreements, Architect Agreements, and Engineering Agreements for residential construction projects. We are familiar with AIA standard forms as well as standards and practices in the industry.  We can walk you through a proper construction process and timeline.  We can familiarize you with the construction draw process, mechanic's and materialmen's liens, builder performance and warranties, title insurance issues, construction financing, closing and post closing punch list items.


We also counsel on residential rental properties whether a single family home, two flat, six flat or apartment tower.  We are familiar with standards for residential leasing, residential lease forms, investment property financing, title insurance and survey and engineering studies, as well as landlord tenant law, including evictions.  At RKF Law Offices LLC we are capable of completing all the necessary due diligence and contract negotiation for closing the transaction.  

Our experience helps us overcome the most challenging obstacles to home closings.  You can depend on RKF Law Offices LLC to provide the guidance you need and the capable, personal representation you deserve.  We are relationship driven and have long standing relationships as a member of some of the most prominent title companies in the Chicagoland area.  


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