Getting Started: Buying a Home

  • Beginning the Home Buying Process

    Congratulations! You’re ready to buy your first home. While exciting, the process can be daunting. From the first open house to the final walk-through, there is a lot on the line. To help navigate the process, we highlighted common misconceptions and pain points first-time home buyers encounter.

  • The Attorney Review Period

    In Illinois, most standard form residential real estate contracts contain an “attorney review” clause. Typically, a buyer makes a written offer by submitting the contract with proposed terms to the seller. To assist buyers in understanding the attorney review period, we unpacked what the process looks like.

  • Closing - Initial Steps

    You are almost at the end of your home buying journey! 

  • Closing - Final Steps

    When the closing date approaches, there are a few items the buyer must consider. We rounded up a guide that walks the buyer through the process of closing the sale of their property and starting a new chapter.


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Chicago, Illinois 60601