The Wasserblawg

Information for Buyers and Sellers of Chicago Area Residential Real Estate.

FHA OKs expanded use of E-Signatures in Loan Process

Closing on residential properties in Chicago generates a lot of paperwork. Particularly if when mortgage financing is involved. Part of my job as an attorney for home and condo buyers is to help with loan application/documentation and to review the at-closing loanpackage with them.

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COOK COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS DUE MARCH 4

Nothing gets the phones ringing in my office quite like property tax bill season.  Cook County mailed out 1st installment bills this past week. They are due by March 4th. The taxing system is dreadfully complicated and consumers, particularly new property owners,have questions.

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