Real Estate Lawyer -- Residential & Commercial

Serving Humboldt Park, Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village, Bucktown, Logan Square & throughout Chicago, IL.

Whenever you or your business is involved in a real estate transaction or dispute, the outcome could be critical. The Law Office of Michael A. Perez handles the entire range of legal matters involving real property, ensuring our clients are completely informed and getting the full benefit of the deal they are expecting.  With more than 30 years of legal experience handling real estate issues involving commercial, residential and investment properties.

Ensure Your Residential Transaction Or Dispute Is Handled Right

The Law Office of Michael A. Perez represents both sellers and buyers in residential real estate transactions and property disputes. We can handle all issues from the preparation of purchase and sale agreements, mortgage issues, ordering title commitments and preparation for closing. He will represent you at the closing and handle any post-closing issues you may experience.

The Law Office of Michael A. Perez believes that both buyers and sellers in "for sale by owner" (FSBO) transactions benefit from having an attorney. If you have real estate for sale or are considering buying property in Chicago, don't hesitate to contact us for advice and assistance from an experienced real estate lawyer.

Representation in residential real estate matters, we offer assistance with:

  • For sale by owner (FSBO)
  • Purchase and sale contract drafting and review
  • New construction contract and document review, and dealings with the builder
  • Post-closing warranty issues
  • Title examinations
  • Closings
  • Short sales

Professional Commercial Real Estate Transaction Services

Individual landowners and developers in Chicago are poised to benefit from the many opportunities for growth ahead. We provide practical, cost-effective services in real estate law, including smoothing the way for projects from negotiation of purchase or development agreements to the closing of the sale. Michael can assist you with zoning and land use, compliance with municipal regulations, commercial leasing, the tax consequences of various transactions and more.

Transactions are only part of our real estate practice. The Law Office of Michael A. Perez has substantial experience in a wide range of property issues ranging from setting up 1031 tax-deferred exchanges to protecting landowners from undue environmental liability.

Michael can also assist you if you plan to transfer or dispose of real property in another way such as by donation or as part of your estate plan. He knows the issues and can help you structure the transaction favorably for tax purposes.

Representation in commercial real estate matters such as:

  • Leases
  • Commercial buying and selling
  • Environmental concerns
  • 1031 (tax-deferred) exchanges
  • Zoning and land use disputes
  • Construction contracts
  • Large-scale development
  • Quiet title actions
  • Landlord-tenant matters (Evications & RLTO)
  • Mortgages and foreclosures

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