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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 LGBTQ+ community.

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 also was a landlord of a three flat building in Rogers Park for over fifteen years and I am a licensed 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.
Ask me too about help with personal injury, divorce, and any other legal issues! I know plenty of people in the legal world and can refer you to the right person for your needs.

301 Greenview Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

773.818.9054 office/cell
866.381.4238 efax

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Monday, December 24, 2007

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Sorry I haven't posted anything in the last month or two...Between my trip to Ireland in the beginning of November and the holidays, things have been hectic!

A new post follows regarding the new Radon Awareness Act going into effect the first of the year.

Happy holidays and new year to all!

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Illinois Radon Awareness Act - Jan 1, 2008
The Illinois Radon Awareness Act goes into effect January 1, 2008. It requires that radon hazard information and a recommendation to test every home for radon must be provided to any potential buyer of residential real estate prior to the acceptance of any offer.

Three forms will be involved in this transaction:
1) A disclosure acknowledging the transfer of the required information from the Seller to the Buyer. This page also requires that any information regarding elevated radon levels inteh home, including prior test results be provided to the buyer.
2) Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) Form "Radon Testing Guidelines for Real Estate Transactions" describing protocols.
3) New IEMA Form/Brochure "Disclosure of Information on Radon Hazards".

The Act DOES NOT require Sellers to test their home prior to sale!

Radon is a known Class A human carcinogen causing lung cancer. Radon kills approximately 20,000 Americans each year and 46% of Illinois homes tested have scores above the "Action Level" of 4.0 pCi/l.

Radon enters the home from the underside of the footprint. When air is vented from a building by a natural or powered ventilation, Radon is drawn from the surrounding soil through openings between the house and the soil.

Radon testing should be performed by a licensed Radon Management Professional or Technician and Radon Mitigation should be performed by a licensed Mitigation Professional or Technician.

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