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This office serves clients in real estate transactions of all types. I also assist clients with estate planning for everyone, including the GLBT community, and represent Illinois condominium associations as needed. I help real estate investors who are renting their properties deal with difficult renter issues, and I advocate for renters dealing with difficult landlords.

 
I work with clients in Chicago and all over the Chicagoland area, including Wilmette, Skokie, Morton Grove, Plainfield, Wheaton, Glencoe, Lake Forest, Naperville, Oak Park, Winnetka, Des Plaines, Orland Park, Berwyn, Carol Stream, Arlington Heights, Crystal Lake, Barrington, Palatine, Park Ridge, Gurnee, South Holland, Park Forest and more.

My goal is to give each and every client personal, friendly and competent service at a reasonable price. I also strive to use technology in the best way possible to keep my clients informed.
 
My legal background includes working for a major Chicago developer and working for a boutique firm in their real estate division. I am also a landlord of a three flat building in Rogers Park and I am managing broker of a small real estate brokerage.
 

I work with all different types of clients, including developers, first-time buyers, buyers of second (or third!) homes, all sellers and the LGBTQ community.

My real estate blog is below. Please make sure to check back on a regular basis to check out what's new. I update my blog about once a week and welcome any questions that you may have.
 
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Monday, July 16, 2018

Should I Have a Home Inspection?

I've had a few clients lately that have chosen not to conduct a home inspection on the properties they are purchasing. There's always a reason: "It's a condo, what can be wrong?" or "I am trying to save money." or "I did a walkthrough of the place with my dad/contractor/uncle and it looks fine."

You're spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on the biggest investment you will make in a lifetime. I'm not saying that your dad/contractor/uncle doesn't know their stuff. But it's always best to have a third party professional give your house the once-over. Buying a home is not the time to try to save money on such an item, or to be cheap. One thing that is missed at your once-over could cost you thousands of dollars. What if the HVAC goes out? Or the sump pump?

Please, please, please. Pay for a professional home inspection. 

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