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Chicago Office:
321 N. Clark Street 5th Fl
Chicago, IL 60654
Tel: 847-518-8000
Fax: 847-518-8006



Chicago Office:
By Appointment Only:
Tel: 312-861-1166



Randy W. Franklin

Admitted: Georgia, Illinois, Wisconsin
Law School: Massey Law College, JD.
College: Bradley University, B.A.
Randy@FranklinLawOffices.net

Real Estate Law


Whether you are buying or selling a home, it is important to know your rights and have them explained to you by a real estate lawyer. Real estate law encompasses a broad range of issues in relation to property law that you may have never thought about before. As your expert Real Estate attorney, Franklin Law Offices takes pride in keeping ahead of potential issues and eliminating confusion in your real estate transaction.

Buying/Selling Real Estate


Buying or selling a home will likely be one of the largest and most important transactions of your life. That is why hiring a real estate lawyer is advisable. Issues can arise at all stages of home buying and selling process. There are many people involved at various stages in real estate transactions. Any one of them can make a mistake, potentially costing you a lot of time and money and potentially your property. It is important to have a real estate attorney who is primarily looking out for your concerns. An experienced real estate attorney will review all your real estate documents for accuracy and most importantly for your protection.

Real estate law can be a complicated and a time-consuming experience but you can be assured that your residential real estate transaction will be well-prepared and accurate. We will protect your best interests as a buyer or seller. We make every effort to provide realistic and practical legal advice that allows your closing to proceed smoothly, without costly disruptions and surprises.

Mr. Franklin is your experienced real estate attorney. Contact Franklin Law Offices for your real estate law needs.



Buyer’s Services

  • Review Contract & Disclosures
  • Negotiate and resolve inspection issues
  • Discuss best options for taking title
  • Review preliminary title commitment
  • Confirm property tax prorations & expenses
  • Review closing figures
  • Review all closing and lender documents and deed
  • Personally attend closing
  • Examine final title policy and recorded deed

Seller's Services

  • Review Contract & Disclosures
  • Negotiate and resolve inspection issues
  • Order title commitment and survey (if necessary)
  • Review trust documents (if applicable)
  • Prepare deeds, affidavits, bills of sale, transfer tax forms, powers of attorney and other closing documents
  • Confirm property tax prorations & expenses
  • Review closing figures
  • Personally attend closing
  • Examine final title policy and recorded deed
  • Personally attend closing